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Man City vs RB Leipzig Tips - Back City to cover line

  • UEFA Champions League Group A Round 1 match will take place at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday (20:00 BST)
  • This is the first meeting between the two sides
  • Man City have won to nil in their last 3 matches
  • Leipzig have lost their last two games
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola (JOSE COELHO/AFP via Getty Images)
Man City have made a blistering start to the season while RB Leipzig are in poor form. 

I am tipping City to cover a -1 handicap and win to nil. City defeated Leicester 1-0 in the Premier League on Saturday, their third consecutive win without conceding. 

Pep Guardiola’s side deserved the victory, with 61% possession and 25-6 shots. Bernardo Silva broke the deadlock on 62 minutes.

City are in top form after comfortable 5-0 victories against Arsenal and Norwich at home before the international break. 

Leipzig fell to a heavy 4-1 home defeat against Bayern Munich, their third Bundesliga loss in four.

Jesse Marsch’s side were 3-0 down before Konrad Laimer pulled a goal back. Leipzig remained on the back foot and conceded a fourth late on. 

Marsch has struggled at the Red Bull Arena since taking charge in July. He lost star players Dayot Upamecano and Marcel Sabitzer and has one league win, a 4-0 home victory against Stuttgart. 

Verdict

City are in fine form, scoring plenty of goals and keeping clean sheets. They should comfortably beat out-of-form Leipzig to nil.
Value Bet: Man City -1.5 Line $1.85 at bet365 Australia - 1 Unit
Correct Score: Man City 2-0 Correct Score $7.00 at bet365 Australia - 1 Unit
  • Bookmaker
    Bet Type
    Odds
  • Bookmaker
    Bet Type
    Man City -1.5
    Line
    Odds
    $1.85
  • Bookmaker
    Bet Type
    Man City 2-0
    Correct Score
    Odds
    $7.00
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