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Tottenham vs RB Leipzig 02/19/2020 Betting Odds, Soccer Game Analysis and Predictions
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Tottenham vs RB Leipzig 02/19/2020 – The second night of this week’s Champions League action will have Tottenham Hotspur hosting RB Leipzig in London. Injuries are piling on Tottenham heading into this game while RB Leipzig is coming off a confidence-boosting win in the Bundesliga. However, Online Betting Sites are still favoring Tottenham to get the win over RB Leipzig despite injuries to Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min.
Tottenham vs RB Leipzig 02/19/2020
Tottenham made it past the group stages again this season even though they were playing badly in the first half. Jose Mourinho has his players ready for the knockout stages despite injuries to Harry Kane and Son Heung-min. They are currently on a seven-game unbeaten run in all competitions with this match against RB Leipzig a big test. The Spurs have the advantage since they are playing at home and it will be their first matchup against the Red Bulls ever. However, Tottenham lost 7-2 at home the last time they faced a German club, which happened this season against Bayern Munich. But with Mourinho on the helm, nothing is impossible for the Spurs.
Players to Watch: Dele Alli (1 G, 2 A), Lucas Moura (1 G, 1 A), Tanguy Ndombele (2 A), Erik Lamela (1 G, 2 A), Steven Bergjwin (Spurs UCL debut), Hugo Lloris (0 clean sheets).
RB Leipzig is on the Champions League Knockout Stages for the first time in their history. The Red Bulls finished first in their group that also had Lyon, Benfica and Zenit. They won a total of three games, two draws and one defeat. Leipzig had an amazing start to their season under new manager Julian Nagelsmann. However, they have only won one game in their last five games in all competitions. In that span, they lost to Frankfurt in the Bundesliga and in the DFB-Pokal, drew with Bayern and Monchengladbach. Their lone win was a 3-0 beatdown of the relegation-threatened Werder Bremen.
Players to Watch: Emil Forsberg (3 G, 1 A), Timo Werner (3 G, 1 A), Marcel Sabitzer (2 G, 2 A), Yussuf Poulsen (1 A), Lukas Klostermann (A), Peter Gulacsi (1 CS).
Tottenham vs RB Leipzig Betting Numbers
For the very first time, Tottenham Hotspur faces off against the RB Leipzig and it is happening in the knockout stage of the Champions League. Tottenham is missing two of its best attackers against a strong RB Leipzig squad. However, Tops Sports Betting Sites are still in favor of Tottenham to defeat RB Leipzig at home.
Moneyline: Betting on Tottenham is the safer option since they have a -120 moneyline compared to Leipzig’s +275. Another option is to bet on a draw with a moneyline of +260.
Score Prediction: Tottenham beats RB Leipzig 2-1.