Roma v Real Madrid Predictions & Betting Odds – 27th November 2018

Giallorossi can sink Real Madrid

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Roma v Real Madrid Betting Tips – Champions League, 27th November 8.00pm

This could be a winner takes all scenario in this Group G showdown. Roma and Real Madrid are sat level on nine points at the head of the table. A win for Roma puts them in the driving seat to top the pile. A win for Madrid wins them the group because of the head to head over Roma. If CSKA Moscow fails to beat Plzen on the night, both Roma and Real Madrid will be through. Read our predictions for Roma v Real Madrid.

Roma v Real Madrid Betting Odds*

Real Madrid 23/20
Roma 5/2
Draw 13/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on November 26th, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.)

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Roma News and Form

Roma have to avoid defeat in this to keep their chances of winning the group alive

They lost 3-0 against Real Madrid on matchday one

Roma responded in fine fashion with three straight wins, scoring ten goals in their following three games

Over 2.5 goals is at 8/15 odds* (betting odds taken on November 26th, 2018 at 8:16 pm)

Roma won five of their six games at the Stadio Olimpico in last season’s UEFA Champions League campaign (D1)

The Italians took five clean sheets in their first five home games last season

The Giallorossi have taken eight wins in their last 15 home games in the Champions League (including qualifying) losing four

They did get a home win against Barcelona last season, snapping a home run of four games against Spanish opposition without a win

Roma are just W2 D2 L7 from previous matches against Spanish opposition

Roma have failed to score in three of their last four home games against Real Madrid

They have lost just two of their last eleven games in all competitions (W7 D2 L2)

Roma have not taken a clean sheet in any of their last five games in all competitions

Both teams to score is at 4/9 odds* (betting odds taken on November 26th, 2018 at 8:16 pm)

Roma v Real Madrid Head to Head

This will be the 12th meeting between the two sides
Real Madrid are W7D1 L3 against Roma
Real Madrid have averaged two goals per game against Roma
Real Madrid are on a three-match winning streak against Roma
The Spaniards have a clean sheet in each of their last three against Roma

Real Madrid News and Form

Real Madrid opened the campaign with a big win over Roma but suffered a shock defeat against CSKA Moscow on matchday two

They recorded with back to back wins over Plzen to leave them level on points with Roma

In new manager Santiago Solari’s first game in charge as permanent boss, Real Madrid were hammered 3-0 by Eibar in La Liga on the weekend

That snapped a four match winning streak in all competitions that they were on scoring fifteen goals in that sequence

Real Madrid have finished second in their last two group stage campaigns in the Champions League

In the correct score market the 1-1 draw is the shortest-priced option at 6/1 odds* (betting odds taken on November 26th, 2018 at 8:16 pm)

Real Madrid have won 12 of their last 20 European away matches (D7 L1)

They were on a six-match winning streak against Italian sides before losing against Juventus in last season’s quarterfinals

Los Merengues are on a three-match winning streak in Italy

That was after failing to win their eight previous visits there (D4 L4)

Karim Benzema has five goals in his last seven appearances for the club

Benzema is at 11/10 in the anytime goalscorer market* (betting odds taken on November 26th, 2018 at 8:16 pm)

In last season’s group stage, Madrid picked up six points from their three games

Their overall record against Italian sides is W36 D11 L26

Real Madrid’s record in Italy is W7 D8 L18

Roma v Real Madrid Predictions

Roma to win: The Giallorossi were well below their best at the Bernabeu, but they have the good home from behind them and need to come out and play for the win to try and hold on to that top spot. Real Madrid were poor on the weekend. Home win.

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