Real Madrid vs Liverpool prediction
Real Madrid will face Liverpool in the second leg of the Champions League Round of 16. The game will kick off on March 15 at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid. The Spanish side can be more or less confident as Real beat Liverpool 5:2 in the first leg game. They need to keep on being focused to prevent Liverpool from advancing to the next round.
Bookmakers don’t believe that the English side can make it to the quarter-finals. Real Madrid vs Liverpool odds hint that chances are almost unreal - 16.00-16.50. As for the odds for winning this particular match, they’re almost equal. Real Madrid to win at 2.25-2.30, Liverpool to win at 2.70-2.75, and a draw at 3.65-3.70. Let’s take a look at our Real Madrid vs Liverpool tips.
Real Madrid preview
Real surprisingly have not played really brightly after beating Liverpool. Two games in La Liga were tied: against Atlético Madrid (1:1) and Real Betis (0:0), and one game was lost, and this was a rivalry with Barcelona in Copa del Rey (0:1). The team probably lost all emotions at Anfield so there was not enough motivation for the games that followed.
Real is currently second in La Liga, almost ten points behind Barcelona. Real Madrid will still try to reach Barcelona as they will have a head-to-head match right after this Champions League game. This factor can affect the Champions League game.
The English side needs a miracle to advance to the quarter-final. Liverpool have had such an experience in their history. An amazing victory in the Premier League when Liverpool beat Manchester United 7:0 is the thing that is supposed to ignite the faith in a positive result for Merseyside. They should be really confident after this weekend.
Liverpool have had a very difficult Premier League season. They have managed to reach top 5 thank to a successful streak in recent games. It’s obvious that the team doesn’t try to get the title, the only thing they need is reaching the top 4 to be able to get to the Champions League for the next season.
Betting tips Real Madrid vs Liverpool
The teams know each other very well. Everybody still remembers the last Champions League final. Real Madrid and Liverpool have played against each other in the Champions League 7 times within the last 10 years. The head-to-head statistics stand for Real for sure as Liverpool have lost 6 games with 1 ending in a draw. Four times Real Madrid have managed to make a clean sheet. Liverpool have only managed to score at least twice once in the games versus Real Madrid. It was on February 22.
Let’s move to our Real Madrid vs Liverpool prediction. Liverpool will hardly be able to reach the quarter-finals. If Real manage to score the first goal, Liverpool are likely to save the energy to play better in the Champions League. We assume that Liverpool won’t score more than one goal in this match. Our tip for this game is Liverpool Under 1,5 at 1.65-1.70