Champions League Betting: Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid - 10 Vital Statistics



10. Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid played in the group stage of this season’s UEFA Champions League, the German side winning their home tie 2-1. Another Dortmund victory on Wednesday is priced at 2.80.
 
9. Madrid, however, boast two wins and three draws from their six previous meetings with Dortmund and are 2.50 to win.
 
8. The Spanish giants have lost just once in their last 15 competitive matches (a 3-2 defeat at Galatasaray two weeks ago) and a bet of Madrid/draw on the Double Chance is available at 1.46.
 
7. Dortmund have won six of their last seven matches, including a 3-2 victory over Malaga to qualify for this semi-final. Jurgen Klopp’s men are 1.54 to win/draw on the Double Chance.
 
6. Robert Lewandowski scored the opening goal when these sides last met in Germany (see below). The Dortmund striker has scored 29 this season and is 5.25 to net first.

5. Real have scored twice or more in 12 of their last 13 matches, while Dortmund have kept just two clean sheets in eight. Madrid are 3.60 to net two or three goals on Wednesday.
 
4. Cristiano Rolando drew a blank against Betis last weekend, ending his eight-match goalscoring streak for Real. The Portuguese winger is 1.75 not to score.
 
3. Ronaldo, however, is the Champions League top scorer with 11 goals and has had more shots on target (49) than 16 competing clubs including Celtic (46), Arsenal (43) and Man City (41). He is 15.00 to score a hat-trick.
 
2. Madrid have scored more goals from outside the box in Europe this season (nine) than any other team. Mesut Ozil is 18.00 to net from outside Dortmund’s area.
 
1. Dortmund’s Marcel Schmelzer has covered a distance of 111.5 km in the Champions League this season, more than any other player bar Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo. Schmelzer is 4.00 to get a card on Wednesday.

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