Liverpool v Bayern Munich Predictions & Betting Odds – 19th February 2019

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Liverpool v Bayern Munich Betting Tips – Champions League, 19th February 8.00pm

Liverpool’s failure to win a tough group has left them with another big challenge in this season’s tournament. Next up for them is Bayern Munich in the round of sixteen. The Reds will be looking to make the most of home advantage in this first meeting with the German Champions since 2001. Read our predictions for Liverpool v Bayern Munich.

Liverpool v Bayern Munich Betting Odds*

Liverpool evens
Bayern Munich 23/10
Draw 14/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 17th, 2019 at 6:42 p.m.)

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Liverpool News and Form

In the group stage of this season’s competition, Liverpool came home second to PSG. That gave them a tougher round of sixteen draw. This is only the sixth game between Liverpool and Bayern. Their most recent meeting was a 3-2 success for Liverpool in the 2001 European Super Cup. Liverpool are W1 D3 L1 in their five previous matches against Bayern.

Both previous meetings at Anfield have ended 0-0. Liverpool are W5 L1 in their last six round of sixteen ties in the Champions League. They also have a W5 L1 record in their last six games of this stage. The Reds have won each of their last three meetings with German opposition, their most recent being back to back wins over Hoffenheim in last season’s playoffs.

Liverpool have an impressive W14 L2 record in two-legged ties against German opposition. They have also put together a six-match winning streak at Anfield against German teams. Liverpool have collected a win in 14 of their 17 previous home games against German visitors, which is a fantastic record. Home and away the Reds are unbeaten in eight and have lost only one of their last sixteen games against German sides.

Looking back further, their great record extends to being unbeaten at home in their last 19 European home fixture (W14 D5). They have though, lost five of their last eight European games, all of those losses happening away from Anfield. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has a W9 D4 L16 managerial record against Bayern.

Liverpool v Bayern Munich Head to Head

Liverpool won 3-2 against Bayern in the 2001 European Super Cup
The Reds are undefeated in three against the Germans (W1 D2)
The last meeting at Anfield ended in a 0-0 draw in the 1981 European Cup
Liverpool are W2 D4 L1 against Bayern overall

 

Key-Facts – Liverpool v Bayern Munich

  • Liverpool are unbeaten in 19 European home games
  • The Reds are on a six match winning streak against German teams at home
  • Bayern have scored at least two goals in each of their last eight road games in Europe

 

Bayern Munich News and Form

Bayern have a strong record at this stage of the UEFA Champions League. It stands at W11 L3 with them currently on a seven-match streak of success in round of sixteen ties. They have won each of their last five matches played at this stage of the competition. Bayern Munich have tallied a staggering 31 goals in their last seven games at this stage.

The last time they went up against an English side was against Arsenal in the 2016/17 round of sixteen. Bayern took back to back 5-1 victories over the Gunners. In fact, the Bavarians have scored 15 goals in their last three games against English opposition now (all against Arsenal).

The record of Bayern against English sides is W10 L5, winning each of their last five. Robert Lewandowski is the top scorer in this season’s Champions League with eight goals on the board. He scored in each of their group away games (W2 D1). The Bavarians have gone undefeated in their last eight European away games, winning six of those.

In each of those eight away games, they scored at least two goals as well. They will be missing Thomas Muller though for this entire tie because of suspension. Bayern are W8 D1 in their nine games since the end of the group stage (all competitions).

Liverpool v Bayern Munich Tips & Odds

Over 2.5 goals at 4/7
Robert Lewandowski anytime goalscorer at 11/8
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 17th, 2019 at 6:42 p.m.)

Liverpool v Bayern Munich Predictions

Liverpool to win: This has the look of goals flying around. Bayern have taken time to get going under Niko Kovac but are getting there. Still, Liverpool at home pose a tough challenge for them. Home win & both teams to score looks a solid proposition.


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