Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

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

The Champions League group stage match between Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk kicks off at 20:00 on Wednesday at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Stats

  • Real Madrid have won the last 10 matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have scored in the last 11 matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Real Madrid have won the last 5 home matches in a row
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Shakhtar Donetsk played, both teams scored
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have won 4 of the last 5 matches

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Lineups

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In their last six Champions League home matches, Real Madrid racked up five strong wins, but no draws as they lost once. They scored 14 and conceded six goals. Carlo Ancelotti’s men have been in imperious form of late, winning five of their last six matches, the only exception to their winning run being the weekend’s 1-1 draw with Osasuna. Still, Real Madrid will be delighted with their start to the season.

In their last six Champions League away matches, Shakhtar Donetsk have three wins, they’ve drawn zero and lost one three. They scored eight while also conceding eight times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats. A return of four points from their first two group matches will more than suffice for Shakhtar Donetsk, who have made a fantastic unbeaten start to this season.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk H2H

Real Madrid won the last two meetings against Shakhtar Donetsk, as they followed up a 5-0 win by beating their upcoming opponent by a 2-1 score. Real Madrid go into their upcoming match against Shakhtar Donetsk with a 67% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 4-0-2 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Betting

Real Madrid claimed six wins, drew three and lost one of their last 10 home games across all tournaments. Shakhtar Donetsk won six, drew one and lost three of their last 10 games away. Real Madrid will feel optimistic about scoring on Wednesday, with Shakhtar Donetsk managing a clean sheet once in the previous 10 away games. The hosts fought their way to five clean sheets in their previous 10 matches played at home.

Both Teams to Score

Real Madrid beat Shakhtar Donetsk in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 5-0 win with a 2-1 victory.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came up five times in the previous six encounters between Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk, as Real Madrid scored 2.83 goals on average per game and Shakhtar Donetsk averaged 1.5 goals. Both teams scored three times in these matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Real Madrid’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 2.5 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.8 times in those matches.

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