Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich Prediction, 12/1/2020 Champions League Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Location: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain
TV: CBS All Access
Odds/Point Spread: Atletico Madrid (+170) Bayern Munich (+122)
Estadio Wanda Metropolitano is the venue where Joao Felix and Atletico Madrid (1-2-1 in Champions League) will play Bayern Munich (4-0-0 in Champions League) on Tuesday. The goalies expected to start will be Jan Oblak for Atletico Madrid and Alexander Nubel for Bayern Munich. Atletico Madrid are at +170 while Bayern Munich are at +122. The over/under has been set at 3.
Atletico Madrid took the field against Valencia in their most recent match and took home the win by a score of 1 - 0. Atletico Madrid attempted 12 dribbles in this contest and converted 8 of those tries for a rate of 66.7%. In sharing the ball, they had a 88.6% passes received percentage by converting 583 out of their 658 passing targets in their last game. In terms of shooting accuracy, Atletico Madrid ended this match at a 35.7% rate by hitting 5 shots on target of 14 shots. Atletico Madrid sports an average of 2.00 goals per 90 minutes (18 total goals) and are sitting with 14 assists in all competitions this year.
Joao Felix is a guy who can be a difference maker for Atletico Madrid. Felix has had a starting assignment in 48 matchups during his pro soccer career while scoring 0.57 goals per 90 minutes. The forward representing Portugal has totaled 26 goals in 4,082 minutes. He has accounted for 10 assists while accumulating 10 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career. Someone else who should impact this match is Yannick Carrasco, the forward who is from Belgium. Carrasco has been on the field for 15,702 minutes during 176 starts and has been handed a total of 42 yellow cards. He has assisted on a goal 42 times thus far in his career and he has scored 59 goals. He sports an average of 0.34 goals per 90 mins for his career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Atletico Madrid is Jan Oblak. Oblak has defended the goal for a total of 23,215 mins and is sitting with 650 saves during his soccer career. His GA/90 is 0.76 (197 total goals given up) and his save % is .778. The keeper taking the field for Atletico Madrid has had 834 shots sent in his direction in 259 starts. Oblak (146-63-48 mark during his soccer career) has totaled 133 clean sheets, which has him sitting with a 51.4% clean sheet percentage.
For their last match, Bayern Munich walked away with a victory by a final of 3 - 1 against Stuttgart. They finished the contest by connecting on 504 out of their 605 passing attempts for a percentage of 83.3%. Bayern Munich had a 80.0% successful dribble percentage by completing 8 out of the 10 dribbles they pursued. Bayern Munich converted 6 SoT out of 13 shots attempted earning them a 46.2% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having a total of 31 goals and 25 assists in all their matches, Bayern Munich has an average of 3.44 goals and 2.78 assists per 90 minutes.
Thomas Muller should provide a lift for Bayern Munich. The forward from Germany has earned 26,781 mins while he has scored 122 goals. He has tallied 23 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has helped on a goal 122 times. He sports an average of 0.41 goals per 90 mins and has started 308 outings so far in his career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Serge Gnabry, the forward representing Bayern Munich. Gnabry has been given 2 yellow card cautions in 8,437 professional minutes played (102 career starting assignments). His G/90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.51. He has accounted for 48 goals so far in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 21 times.
Alexander Nubel will be looking after the net for Bayern Munich. During his professional soccer career, Nubel has given up 69 goals and has tallied 130 saves in 44 starts. He has given up 1.57 goals per 90 minutes while he holds a record of 12-15-17. He is the owner of a save % of .679 and his shutout rate is 22.7%. Nubel has tallied 10 shutouts while seeing 193 shots attempted against him in 3,948 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's Champions League game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Bayern Munich (+122)
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