As Manchester City travels to RB Leipzig on Wednesday for the opening leg of their 2022–23 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 matchup, they want to revenge their loss from the previous season. Last year’s tournament saw Manchester City advance to the semifinals despite suffering two defeats in the group stage, including a 2-1 defeat to RB Leipzig. This year’s edition saw the Citizens finish group play 4-2-0, while the Red Bulls dropped their first two games before winning four straight.
The match will begin at Red Bull Arena at 3 p.m. ET on CBS and Paramount+. According to the most recent Manchester City vs. RB Leipzig odds from Caesars Sportsbook, the Citizens are the -118 favourites (risk $118 to win $100), while the Red Bulls are the +330 underdogs. The odds of a tie after 90 minutes are +260, and 2.5 goals are predicted to be scored overall. Check out Martin Green’s predictions for RB Leipzig vs. Manchester City before committing to any choices. Martin Green is a reputable SportsLine soccer analyst.
Green became a professional sports journalist and handicapper after working in the sports betting sector for a number of years. He has covered the sport internationally. His predictions for European soccer have proven accurate ever since. During the 2017–18 season, Green has produced roughly $33,000 for $100 bettors.
In addition to picking the USMNT to progress (+100), Kylian Mbappe to win the Golden Boot (+900), and Netherlands, England, and Argentina to all win their groups (+210), Green just completed demolishing his World Cup predictions on the Early Edge.
Now that Green has thoroughly analysed Man City vs. RB Leipzig, he has now unveiled his Champions League predictions. Visit SportsLine right now to see Green’s predictions. The odds and trends for RB Leipzig vs. Man City are as follows:
Money lines for Manchester City vs. RB Leipzig are as follows: Man City -118, RB Leipzig +330, and Draw +260. The total for Manchester City vs. RB Leipzig is 2.5 goals.
• Manchester City -0.5 in the RB Leipzig vs. (-120)
RBL: The Red Bulls have advanced to the Round of 16 for the third consecutive season. MCY: The Citizens have a plus-12 goal difference in the UCL group stage.
the benefits of backing City of Manchester
It has been difficult to score against the Citizens since they tied Bayern Munich for the fewest goals surrendered in the Champions League with their two group-play goals allowed. Before winning 3-1 against Sevilla in their last encounter, they had four clean sheets in their first five games and three straight. In 11 of their previous 13 games, Manchester City has allowed less than two goals, demonstrating how frugal they have been lately in all competitions.
Erling Haaland, who has five goals in four games and is tied for third in the Champions League, is the Citizens’ top offensive performer. The 22-year-old Norwegian striker is now leading the English Premier League with 26 goals in 23 games and has scored 38 goals in 37 games this season across all competitions. In this tournament, winger Riyad Mahrez has scored two goals and provided an assist, while forward Julian Alvarez has tallied two goals and two assists.
Why you ought to support RB Leipzig
The Red Bulls had a four-game winning run in the tournament, outscoring their opponents 12-3. Andre Silva and Christopher Nkunku each have three goals and three assists between them in the campaign. Last year, in the group stage, Leipzig defeated Man City 2-1 thanks in large part to the 27-year-old Silva, who scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal in the 71st minute.
Nkunku, 25, is second in the Bundesliga with 12 goals after making his comeback in the Red Bulls’ triumph against Wolfsburg on Saturday after missing three months due to a knee injury. The only other club member with multiple goals in the Champions League is Timo Werner, who has two goals and two assists. After only scoring four goals for Chelsea in the Premier League the previous season, the 26-year-old striker is Leipzig’s second-leading scorer in league play with five goals.
How to make predictions for RB Leipzig vs. Manchester City
Green has examined every facet of the UEFA Champions League game. He has set three more best bets for the game and is leaning Over on the goal total. His predictions and analysis for the UEFA Champions League are exclusively available at SportsLine.