B. Dortmund challenges Manchester City at Etihad Stadium this coming Tuesday in the 1st leg of their Quarter Finals meeting in the Champions League. Manchester City aim to take full advantage of playing this 1st leg on home soil, thus continuing their fine run. Winning 5 and losing none of their last 6 matches in the Champions League they look well suited to keep momentum going.
B. Dortmund have proved tough to break down and enter this next encounter in the Champions League undefeated in their last 6 matches. Naturally, B. Dortmund have their sights on keeping in that way when facing Manchester City. Manchester City enter the match as big favorites against B. Dortmund, and they will be aiming to have qualification sealed before the 2nd leg.
Stats and facts for Manchester City and B. Dortmund.
- Manchester City has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Manchester City unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- Manchester City has won the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Manchester City has won in the last 7 of 8 matches.
- B. Dortmund unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- B. Dortmund has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- B. Dortmund scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in B. Dortmund’s last 6 of 8 matches.
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Form Manchester City vs B. Dortmund
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The Sky Blues looking formidable.
Manchester City go into this encounter high on confidence following 5 wins from their last 6 games. In their 3 latest outings The Citizens got a 2-0 win against B. M’gladbach in the Champions League and went on to a 2-0 win against Everton. Their latest game produced a 2-0 win against Leicester.
Manchester City sailed through the Round of 1/8 with 2 wins beating B. M’gladbach with a 4-0 aggregate score.
B. Dortmund hoping for fresh start.
B. Dortmund will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their last 3 matches B. Dortmund got a 2-0 win against Hertha Berlin, followed by a 2-2 draw against FC Koln. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 defeat against Eintracht.
B. Dortmund followed up on their good results in this tournament by knocking out Sevilla. In the Round of 1/8 they secured their place in next round with a win and a draw to their name and an aggregate score of 5-4.
Just limiting an expected defeat might be the target for B. Dortmund here. Siding with The Sky Blues at odds 1.30 is a no-brainer in the kind of form they are displaying.
Manchester City v B. Dortmund Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
As B. Dortmund and Manchester City have not been paired in Champions League lately, they face off against each other for the first time in 8 years. The most recent meeting between the two dates back to 4th December 12 when B. Dortmund won 1-0 at Signal Iduna Park. The Citizens have won 0%, while B. Dortmund have won 50% of their last 2 encounters in the Champions League resulting in a total of 0-1-1.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Manchester City have a 77% chance of beating B. Dortmund. That equals odds of 1.30 on The Sky Blues to win, while the draw sits at 6.00. Placing a bet on the away win for B. Dortmund returns you odds 10.50. Manchester City won 8 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast B. Dortmund lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 52%. This equals odds 1.91 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.91. The last 10 home league games for Manchester City averaged 3.6 goals per game with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for B. Dortmund the average total goals were 3 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 64% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.57 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.55. Manchester City’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 3.6 goals per match. 5 of Manchester City’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. B. Dortmund’s last 10 away league games averaged 3 goals per game. 8 of B. Dortmund’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.