Real Madrid vs. RB Leipzig Odds, Picks, Stream: March 6, 2024 Champions League Score Prediction

Real Madrid vs. RB Leipzig odds, picks, stream: After a weekend filled with emotions and fatigue, Real Madrid aims to confirm their place in the Champions League quarterfinals in their second-leg match against RB Leipzig in Round 16.

Real Madrid vs. RB Leipzig odds

Despite the challenges, Carlo Ancelotti expressed confidence, stating, “We will sleep well tonight knowing we are top of La Liga.”

They carry a 1-0 advantage from the first leg into this match, buoyed by the support of their home crowd at the Bernabeu.

On the other hand, RB Leipzig came off a convincing victory against Bochum in their recent league match. However, their prior loss to a struggling Bayern Munich reminds them to bring their best performance to Madrid.

Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig odds

Despite recent challenges, Real Madrid is the favored team in their upcoming home fixture, with just a need to maintain their lead in the aggregate to progress, indicating that even a draw would suffice.

The game is anticipated to be high-scoring, with expectations of more than three goals.

For predictions

  • Betting tendency: Toward a Draw (+360)
  • Anticipated final score: Real Madrid 2, RB Leipzig 2

Although Real Madrid has shown signs of vulnerability lately, they are likely to barely secure their advancement in the Champions League.

Defeating Madrid this season has proven to be a formidable challenge facing RB Leipzig.

While the German team has consistently scored throughout the season, and Madrid has shown some defensive weaknesses, expecting a victory for RB Leipzig at the Bernabeu is considered ambitious.

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Real Madrid vs. RB Leipzig Match Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  • Kickoff Time: 9 p.m. local time (3 p.m. Eastern Time/noon Pacific Time)
  • Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain
  • Officials: Referee – Davide Massa (Italy), VAR – Massimiliano Irrati (Italy)
  • Previous encounter: RB Leipzig 0-1 Real Madrid (February 13, 2024, Champions League)

Key Statistics:

  • Real Madrid has been eliminated before the quarterfinals in the Champions League only twice since 2010, losing to Ajax in the 2018/19 season and Manchester City the following year.
  • Real Madrid has prevailed in their last seven Champions League knockout clashes against German teams since losing to Borussia Dortmund in the 2012/13 semifinals.
  • RB Leipzig has only once overturned a first-leg defeat to progress in the Champions League, which occurred during their debut season in the competition in 2018.

Team News:

  • Real Madrid plans to appeal Jude Bellingham’s recent red card in domestic play; he remains available for this European fixture. Besides long-term injuries to Thibaut Courtois, Eder Militao, and David Alaba, Carlo Ancelotti’s squad is at full strength.
  • RB Leipzig will be without Mohamed Simakan due to a suspension, and Lukas Klostermann is sidelined with a hip injury. Castello Lukeba is expected to step in as center-back.

Betting Insights:

  • Best bet: Over 3.0 total goals, Odds: -130 (DraftKings)
  • Prop bet: Over 10.5 total corners, Odds: -108 (DraftKings)
  • Longshot bet: Vinicius Jr to score at least two goals, Odds: +650 (DraftKings)

Even with keeping a clean sheet in the first leg, Real Madrid’s recent defensive errors and RB Leipzig’s attacking potential suggest a match rich in goals and corners.

Vinicius Jr, in particular, is highlighted as a potential standout performer, capable of overcoming his first-leg misses.


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