Manchester City vs Borussia M’gladbach Betting Tips

Manchester City are hosting Borussia M’gladbach at Puskas Arena in Hungary on 17th March 2021 Wednesday at 01:30 IST. Manchester City have a 2-0 aggregate score going into the home fixture and given both the teams’ form which is in two extremes of a spectrum, It is most probably going to be a walk in the park for Manchester City into the next round. 

Manchester City Form & Team News

Manchester City qualified as the number one team in Group C with a total of 16 points from six games. They have won five games while drawing the rest. They have conceded just a solitary goal all through the league stages which shows the dominance they have exerted over the opponents. In the round of 16 first leg away fixture, City went to win 2-0 against the German club Borrusia M’gladbach. Manchester City are well on course to seal the Premier League title this season with 71 points from 30 games so far netting the highest number of goals while keeping the lowest goals conceded. They were bulldozing the opposition to submission in 21 games straight winning all and then the Manchester derby brought an end to the record when the side from Old Trafford went on to win the game.

Nathan Ake is the only injured player in the Manchester City squad. Pep is least expected to make any changes to the squad which won against Fulham on Sunday. Ferran Torres has netted the most goals in Champions League this season for City so far with as many as four goals to his name while the likes of Gundogan, Jesus and Aguero have all chipped in with a couple of goals each. Kevin De Bruyne has been stellar too providing four assists in this championship so far. Per might just break the jinx this season with a European title which he last won with Barcelona in 2011. 

Borussia M’gladbach Form & Team News

Borussia M’gladbach qualified as the second-placed team from Group B with eight points from six games winning, drawing and losing two games each. In the first leg home match against Manchester City, they lost the game 0-2. In the Bundesliga, they are in the tenth position with 33 points from 25 games. With more draws than wins and losses, M’gladbach have been failing to close out games. They have drawn nine while winning and drawing eight matches each. They have a slender GD of +1 with 41 goals hit and 40 goals conceded. They have not won for eight games straight now after having lost seven of those and drawing one game. Their last game against FC Augsburg also had M’gladbach losing 1-3.

Ramy Bensebaini, Famana Quizera, and Christoph Kramer are the three injured players in the Monchengladbach squad. Marco Rose has been chopping and changing the squad hoping to produce a favourable result to no effect. He is expected to bring in some changes to the eleven that faced Augsburg. Alassan Plea regardless of the teams’ bad performance has been in outstanding form this season in the champions league netting as many as five goals and also assisting on three occasions making him the highest in terms of both goals scored and the assists provided. Stindl has also been in some form with four-goal contributions to his name which includes a couple of goals and a couple of assists as well.

Odds by Casumo

Manchester City are favorites to win this game according to the Casumo sportsbook. They are placed at 1.23 and Borussia Monchengladbach at 13.50. The odds for a draw is 6.50.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Manchester City are expected to cruise through to the next round with the sort of form they are in. M’gladbach if in all possible scenarios manage to keep City in check to fewer goals and an improved performance themselves, they can hold their heads high after the match. Many Goals expected from this fixture. 

Tip 1: Manchester City To Win

In the last ten matches across all competitions, Manchester City have won nine games and lost just a one-game against the mighty Manchester United at home. At home, they have won four out of the last five matches they have played. In this tournament, City have won two in the last three matches they played while playing at home in this tournament, City have won the last game by a big margin of 3-0. Playing against M’gladbach head to head, City have never lost winning four games while drawing one game. M’gladbach on the opposite have lost their last six games and looking down the barrel for some inspiration from individuals going forward. So we can say Manchester City are most likely to win this encounter. According to the Casumo Sportsbook, the odds for Manchester City to win is 1.23.

Tip 2: Total Goals Over 2.75

In the last five head to head matches between the two squads, the total goal count has been more than 2.75 on three occasions. While playing with Manchester City as the home, the total goal count has been more than 2.75 on the last two occasions. In the last five matches, City have played across all competitions, they have had four matches where the total goal count has been more than 2.75. At home, City have a similar record with four matches out of the last five where the total goal count was more than 2.75. Playing away, M’gladbach have had three matches out of the last four where the total goal count has been more than 2.75. In this tournament, they have had three matches out of the last five which had more than 2.75 goals in total. So with the above stats, we can conclude that it is more likely that the total goal count would be more than 2.75 in this fixture. The odds for the Total goals to be more than 2.75 is 1.64 according to the Casumo Sportsbook.


Manchester City have one foot in the next round even before the game starts. They can cruise through even if they have an average day in office considering the two-goal cushion they have from the away fixture. M’gladbach would hope for a miracle display and an inspired performance from individuals for a turnaround this time. Summarising on a couple of tips from above.

  1. Manchester City To Win @ 1.23
  2. Total Goals Over 2.75 @ 1.64

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