Odds shown as:
FT
CHE
1-3
RMA
Odds & Stats
FT
FCB
1-1
VIL
Odds & Stats
AET
RMA
2-3
CHE
Odds & Stats
FT
LIV
3-3
SLB
Odds & Stats
FT
ATM
0-0
MCI
Odds & Stats
FT
MCI
4-3
RMA
Odds & Stats
FT
LIV
2-0
VIL
Odds & Stats
FT
VIL
2-3
LIV
Odds & Stats
AET
RMA
3-1
MCI
Odds & Stats
Sat 28 May20:00
LIV
v
RMA
Odds & Stats

Real Madrid vs. Man City Betting Tips: We've studied the data and picked you out a 33/1 bet-builder

Real Madrid vs. Man City Stats: Riyad Mahrez is City's top scorer and was so close to scoring in the first leg.
Real Madrid vs. Man City Stats: Riyad Mahrez is City's top scorer and was so close to scoring in the first leg.

The Champions League semi-final second legs conclude on Wednesday with Real Madrid versus Manchester City. We will have a full match preview and best bets on the site from our regular tipsters, but we've also asked our statman @OddsT3rrier to take a deep dive into the recent history between the two sides, and look into this season's stats to see if there are any angles which you can use to your betting advantage. He's also selected four picks and combined them into a 33/1 bet-builder for you. 

Real Madrid vs. Man City Tips

Four-fold - 33/1 @ bet365 (bet builder)

Real Madrid vs. Man City Odds

What an unbelievable match it was at the Etihad last week, which has tipped the head-to-head record between the two clubs in City's favour. They now have a record of 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses -  the three wins have incidentally come in the last three matches between the two clubs, signifying City's recent dominance in this competition.

COMP date home SCORE away
Champions League 26/04/2022 Man City 4-3 Real Madrid
Champions League 07/08/2020 Man City 2-1 Real Madrid
Champions League 26/02/2020 Real Madrid 1-2 Man City
Champions League 04/05/2016 Real Madrid 1-0 Man City
Champions League 26/04/2016 Man City 0-0 Real Madrid
Champions League 21/11/2012 Man City 1-1 Real Madrid
Champions League 18/09/2012 Real Madrid 3-2 Man City
Real Madrid v Man City Odds
Realfoulsv2
Cityfouls 1

We start our data study with the cards markets and one thing that is immediately obvious is the odds are significantly shorter across the board than in last weeks fixture. I would put that down to a couple of reasons:

  • 2nd legs are notoriously better for bookings - In last season's semi-final second legs in the Champions League, 13 yellows and one red card were shown. Compare that to last weeks first leg fixtures, where just four cautions were accumulated. There is simply more on the line and players get more desperate and frustrated. 
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is a far more intimidating atmosphere than the Etihad. The noise will be louder, the fans will be baying for blood and the referee and players will be under more pressure.

Nevertheless, Madrid players are in the main priced lower than their City counterparts. That is unusual for a home team, but they are behind in the tie and will be the more desperate to force the game. 

In terms of individuals, two men stand out to me here. Nacho, who will likely be a direct replacement for David Alaba who is rated as extremely unlikely to play due to injury, picked up a booking in the 93rd minute last week and I fancy him to do so again here. He has two already in the Champions League from four starts and five from just 13 starts in La Liga. 

For City, Gabriel Jesus stands out again. He is full of confidence after scoring six in his last three games, but is also a decent bet for a yellow card. He puts himself about and is up against Nacho and Militao here who never shirk a challenge. He has three yellow cards in the Champions League and also picked up a recent yellow in the FA Cup Semi Final vs Liverpool. 

Nacho is best priced 8/5 at BetVictor and Jesus is 11/2 at Unibet. 

Football Tips

Realshotsv2
Cityshots 1

We move into the shots and goals markets and again there appears to be plenty of value on offer. This should be a fun market to bet in if the first leg is anything to go by. Goalscorer and shots on target boosts were raining in after just 20-30 minutes last week and hopefully its the same story here.

Obviously the main man here is Champions League top scorer Karim Benzema who has raced to the top of the charts with nine goals in his last four games in Europe. The 1/3 for a shot on target looks skinny but in the form the 34-year-old Frenchman is in the 6/5 on offer for him to score at Unibet looks on the large side. 

City's main man in this competition has been Riyad Mahrez who leads the side in goals, shots and shots on target and he was extremely unlucky not to register a shot on target last week  - he had three shots, two just missed and the other hit the post. He's 4/9 at BetVictor for one this Wednesday.

I've combined the four selections above, which pays a whopping 33/1 with bet365's bet-builder algorithm, compared to a paltry 18/1 for the same selections at William Hill. Bet365 are giving out a free £5 to new and existing customers for this game so this could be a great selection for that. 

Good luck and enjoy the game!

Nacho & Jesus to be booked, Mahrez 1+ Shot on target and Benzema to score
33/1
Odds correct as of 2022-05-03 15:50 Odds subject to change.
Opt-in
Sign up for market leading stats and exclusive expert picks delivered to your inbox from next season
Click to sign up to receive tips
By clicking opt-in you agree to our privacy policy and terms and conditions below
Opt-in
Your Details
Complete your details below to enter:
Full Name
Email
SUBMIT
Please fill in both your name and email
Opt-in
SUCCESS!
Thank you for your submission.

You'll now receive our expert tips and predictions from next season.

Optawide
Champions League Odds
Advert Disclaimer
Bettingodds.com is a free online resource which endeavour to provide helpful and useful content and odds comparison to its visitors. Please be advised that Bettingodds.com accepts affiliate commission from the companies appearing on the site, and agreed commission levels impact the location and order in which the companies (and/or their products) are presented on the website. Any ratings that appear on this site is determined by our subjective opinion of the brand but also based on market share and reputation, each brand's conversion rates, commission paid to us and general consumer interest. Company listings on this page don't imply our endorsement. We do not feature all providers on the market. Except as expressly set forth in our terms and conditions, all statements and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. The information, including odds, which appear on this site is subject to change at any time.
Bet £10 Get £20 In Free Bets
#AD Min stake £10. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). First bet only. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out bets won’t apply. Payment method restrictions. Online UK customers only. 30 days to qualify for £20 in Free Bets. 18+. T&Cs apply
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets
#AD 18+. Play Safe. New customers using Promo code H30 only, Min £10/€10 stake,  min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15, free bets credited after  settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after  the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply.
Welcome Offer
#AD Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets + 100 Free Spins
#AD 18+ New customers only. Opt in, bet £10 at odds 2.00+ within 7 days, no cashout. Get 3x £10 Free Bets, set events at odds 2.00+. Plus 100 Free Spins on Big Bass Bonanza, no wagering. Free Bets and Spins expire in 7 days. Card payments only. T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly.
Bet £10 Get £60 in Bonuses
#AD New UK customers only. Register using the promo code BETFRED60, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. £20 in Free Bets to be used on Sports, £10 in Free Bets to be used on Lotto and 50 Free Spins (20p per spin) credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. Further £20 in Free Bets credited 5 days after settlement. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply.
Bet £20 & Get It Back As CASH If It Loses
#AD New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any Football market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using cards will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
Get Up To £100 In Free Bets
#AD New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. Payment restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets (APP Only)
#AD New UK, IE & Malta users only. Min. £10/€10 first deposit only using Debit Card or Trustly. Free bets expire in 90 days. T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 On Football & Get £40 In Free Bets + £10 Bonus
#AD £/€10 deposit using promo code "10FREE" - Minimum stake £/€10 at odds of 1/2 (1.5) - Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns - Casino Bonus must be claimed within 7 days • To withdraw bonus/related wins, wager the bonus amount 40 times within 14 days • Casino Bonus expires after 60 days - Withdrawal restrictions, payment methods, country & full T&Cs apply
Get £35 In Free Bets
#AD Place a qualifying £25 fixed odds bet at odds of 1/2 or greater. Qualifying bet cannot be placed in-play or cashed out early. A first free £5 fixed odds bet will be credited upon settlement of the qualifying bet. 4 x following £5 free fixed odds bets will be added to your account on consecutive days. T&C's apply, 18+ begambleaware.org