RB Leipzig vs Celtic – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 3, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 3, 2022

RB Leipzig head into a qualifying encounter against Celtic this coming Wednesday. Played out at Red Bull Arena Leipzig, they are fighting over a place in the Champions League knockout stages in this group stage fixture.

RB Leipzig vs Celtic Stats

  • RB Leipzig have scored in 18 of the last 20 home matches
  • RB Leipzig have lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • RB Leipzig have not won 4 of the last 5 matches
  • RB Leipzig have conceded in 4 of the last 5 matches
  • RB Leipzig have conceded in 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • Celtic have not lost 24 of the last 26 away matches
  • Celtic have scored in 26 of the last 28 matches
  • Celtic have not lost 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Celtic have scored in 14 of the last 15 away matches
  • Celtic have conceded in 7 of the last 9 away matches

RB Leipzig vs Celtic Lineups

RB Leipzig vs Celtic Preview

RB Leipzig only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Champions League matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew one and lost three, as they scored nine and conceded 13 goals. Losing four of their last six matches in all competitions, RB Leipzig are not in the form they would’ve hoped for coming into the season.

Celtic won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Champions League. The scoreline from these matches says seven goals conceded and nine scored. Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic have won seven of their first eight matches in the Scottish Premiership this season, but are still awaiting their first victory in the Champions League following a defeat and draw with Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk, respectively.

RB Leipzig vs Celtic H2H

Celtic visit RB Leipzig for their first meeting since November 2018, when Celtic put a 2-1 win on the board at Celtic Park. RB Leipzig picked up one win in their previous two matches against Celtic, while the latter claimed one win in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies’ best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 4.50.

Full Time Betting

Red Bull Arena Leipzig saw RB Leipzig winning six, drawing one and losing three of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Celtic won six of their 10 most recent away games, drew three and lost one. Strap yourselves up for goals at Red Bull Arena Leipzig since both teams scored in seven of the last 10 home matches for RB Leipzig. The same occurred in six of the last 10 league games away from home for Celtic.

Both Teams to Score

RB Leipzig face off against Celtic for the first time in a while, with Celtic claiming a 2-1 win at Celtic Park back then.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out one time in the last two encounters between these two teams. RB Leipzig managed an average of 1.5 goals, with Celtic averaging one goal in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet one time in this run of matches. RB Leipzig saw over 2.5 goals in eight of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored three times in those matches.

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