Leipzig vs Zenit: Leipzig and Zenit face off this Thursday at the Red Bull Arena on a match of the 1st leg of the Europa League’s 8th finals.
Leipzig occupies the 6th place of the Bundesliga with 39 points conquered, thanks to a record of 11 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses.
On the 25 rounds played so far, they count with 38 goals scored and 34 goals conceded, which results on an average of 2.9 goals per match.
Their record at the Red Bull Arena has been very positive, getting 7 wins on the 13 matches they’ve played in front of their fans, which makes Leipzig the team with most points conquered at home, right behind Bayern.
On the previous round of this Europa League, the German side has eliminated one of the strongest contenders to the final victory Napoli.
Zenit is in 4th place of the Russian league with 38 points conquered, thanks to a record of 10 wins, 8 draws and 3 losses.
Their goal average tells us that they count with 31 goals scored and 13 goals conceded, presenting an average of 2.1 goals per match.
Their away record has been poor, with the team getting 4 wins in 11 matches they’ve played as visitors. Still, they’ve been delivering on this competition, having eliminated Celtic on the previous round.
RB Leipzig vs Zenit – Betting Tip and Prediction:
Despite the value on these odds not being very high, I believe this is a safe investment and, on the worst-case scenario, a void bet.
Leipzig, on the Bundesliga, has had at least 2 goals in 22 of their 25 matches, while on the European competitions, between the Champions League and the Europa League, the German side has already played 8 matches and in all of them the “Over 1.5 Goals” line was fulfilled.
As for Zenit, on the 6 group stage matches they’ve played, all of them also had at least 2 goals.
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