The Catalan giants make the trip to the Allianz Arena, trying to win their first match in four head-to-heads against Bayern Munich. It’s no secret the best Champions League betting and props are found in our sportsbook.
Bayern’s Struggling in Bundesliga
Bayern Munich are the third choice to win the Champions League title., That/s behind only Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. Champions in 2020, the club from Bavaria has a surprisingly subpar record over the last five years. The last two campaigns saw Bayern knocked out in the quarterfinals, premature elimination for a club that goes into every season aiming to lift the trophy.
Julian Nagelsmann’s side has drawn each of its last three games in the Bundesliga. That’s only because their main objective is to make it out of their Champions League group. The Bundesliga champs had the perfect start to their Group C campaign last Wednesday, 2-0 shutout over Inter.
Robert Lewandowski’s replacement, Sadio Mane, has done quite well in Germany, with three goals so far in the domestic season. However, the key player to their offense is veteran Thomas Muller, who will once again connect the play in the midfield and distribute to the wingers or strikers. Bayern’s missing Kingsley Coman and Bouna Sarr for this match, but the German champions didn’t have any further issues in the 2-2 draw against Stuttgart.
It’s not easy predicting a duel between two giants of European football, and that’s the same now. If you’re betting online, do not touch the money line here. Focus on the goals market instead, Expect a high-scoring affair.
Barcelona’s Been Superb
The former Bayern Munich striker has begun life at Barcelona in style. Robert Lewandowski already has nine goals (and two assists) in just six appearances with the Catalans. It will be interesting to see the reception Lewandowski receives on his return to Germany, as the manner which he left was unconventional.
This Barca side are well on their way back to repeating past glories. Enjoyed a superb summer transfer window, they are title contender in both La Liga and Champions League, too. With 13 points in five fixtures, it’s a strong start to their La Liga season. The group draw for the Champions League was more difficult than anticipated. Barcelona did begin by beating minnows Viktoria Plzen, 5-1, in their opener.
Visitors last won the Champions League in 2014/15, beating Juventus in the final game, Imagine how hungry they are now, and how determined they are to go all the way. Lewandowski, Pedri, Ousmane Dembele, Jules Kounde, and Eric Garcia are expected after being rested against Cadiz. We will include Barcelona in our soccer picks and parlays quite often. We won’t touch the winners market here, however.
Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Head-to-Head
Bayern have enjoyed playing Barcelona of late, winning, 3-0, in Germany and Spain in the group portion last season. Of course, that infamous 8-2 quarterfinal rout in Lisbon, when the games were played at neutral venues. Barcelona’s only won twice in 13 meetings between the sides. Barcelona’s surrendered only two goals so far in six competitive games this season. Bayern Munich scored 26 goals in eight matches across all of the competitions.
Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Match Information
- Game: Bayern Munich (1-0-0) vs Barcelona (1-0-0)
- Location: Allianz Arena (Munich)
- Day/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 13th, 3:00 p.m. ET
- Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Live Stream: fubo.tv
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Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Betting Lines
Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Prediction
The Bavarian giants enter this clash as favorites, priced at -125 on the three-way moneyline, according to the latest soccer odds. The goal line is set at 3½.
The last five games between the two sides have produced at least three goals in each, Bayern Munich winning four of the matches. Barcelona are looking very strong this season. Xavi’s men shave something to prove against the very best sides on the continent, and their defensive unit faces a thorough examination against a Bayern team that’s been creating scoring chances at will of late, despite some mixed results. Expect a high-scoring affair between two of the best offenses in Europe.