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Liverpool vs Leipzig Betting Tips

Teams Status

Liverpool finished at the top of the group D with 13 points from six matches and just two points above Atalanta. They had four wins, one draw and one loss. In the six group stage matches, they had scored ten goals and had conceded just three goals. They are currently in the eighth position of the English Premier League with 43 points from 28 matches including 12 wins. They are currently on a two match losing streak in the Premier League. They have scored 47 goals and have conceded 36 goals this season. Diogo Jota and Mo Salah are the team’s leading goal scorers with four goals each. Even Salah is the team’s leading goal scorer in the English Premier League with 17 goals to his name. Roberto Firmino and Andrew Robertson are the team’s leading assist providers with five assists each. Liverpool have a long list of injuries as Virgil Van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, Jordan Henderson and Roberto Firmino are doubtful for the Leipzig clash.

Leipzig finished in the second position of the group H including PSG, Manchester United and Istanbul. They finished in level terms with PSG but were behind on goal difference. They have scored 11 goals and have conceded 14 goals in the champions league so far this season. The German side is in the second position on the Bundesliga points table with 53 points from 24 matches including 16 wins, five draws and three losses. They are currently in a four match winning streak across all competitions. In the Champions League, Angelino is the team’s leading goal scorer with three goals and he also leads the assists charts with three assists under his belt. But in the Bundesliga, Christopher Nkunku has been their star player as he has six goals and four assists to his name. Marcel Sabitzer, Dominik Szoboszlai, Willi Orban, Marcel Halstenberg and Konrad Laimer are more likely to miss the round of 16 clash against Liverpool.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

According to the Dafabet sportsbook, Liverpool are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 2.44, Leipzig are placed at 2.90 and the draw is at 3.60 odds. Liverpool are placed at 2.35 according to the 10Cric sportsbook, Leipzig are placed at 2.85 and the draw is at 3.50 odds. According to the Betway sportsbook, Liverpool are placed at 2.30, Leipzig are placed at 2.90 and the draw is at 3.60 odds.


Tipster’s Angel

This heavyweight clash is expected to be a high scoring encounter. By considering the recent form, Leipzig are having an edge over Liverpool. But Liverpool are more likely to qualify for the next phase as they are already leading the tie by two goals.

Tip: Draw No Bet Leipzig @ 2.10

Despite the fact that Liverpool won the first leg of this round of 16 clash by two goals to nil away from home. This is the only head to head match that these two teams have played against each other. In the last five matches, Liverpool have won just two matches and have lost three matches. They are coming into this fixture with two back to back losses in the Premier League. Also, Liverpool have lost all their last five home matches. Apart from the first leg loss to Liverpool, Leipzig hasn’t lost a single match in their last nine matches. Apart from that, Leipzig have just lost one match in their last five away matches played in all competitions. So it is more likely that Leipzig might win this match with a draw no bet at 2.10 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Tip: Leipzig Win or Draw & Over 1.5

Both the teams have excellent goal scoring threats who can score at regular intervals. Over 1.5 goals were scored in the first leg of this fixture. Over 1.5 goals were scored in three of the last five matches that Liverpool played in all competitions and also they lost three of those matches. In the last five matches that Leipzig played in all competitions, Leipzig won four matches and over 1.5 goals were scored in all five matches. Similarly, over 1.5 goals were scored in all the last five away matches that Leipzig played and also Leipzig were unbeaten in four of those matches. In the form that Liverpool are in currently, Leipzig are more likely to fancy their chances to win the match and we could see at least two goals in it at 2.05 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

Liverpool are in the driver’s seat after the first leg after scoring two away goals, but they are really struggling to score at home as they have scored just one goal in their last five home matches. If Leipzig could explore this weakness, then they have a really good chance of wiping the deficit of two goals and making it to the next round.

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