Borussia Dortmund vs Manchester City Prediction, 4/14/2021 Champions League Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Borussia Dortmund vs Manchester City
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Location: Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England
TV: CBS All Access
Odds/Point Spread: Borussia Dortmund (+425) Manchester City (-550)
Erling Haaland and Borussia Dortmund (5-2-2 in Champions League) play Manchester City (8-1-0 in Champions League) at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. The expected starting goaltenders will be Marwin Hitz for Borussia Dortmund and Ederson for Manchester City. Borussia Dortmund are at +425 while Man City are at -550. The total has been set at 2.5.
Borussia Dortmund faced Manchester City in their most recent game and ended up losing by a score of 2-1. Borussia Dortmund tried 6 dribbles in this match and were able to convert 4 of the tries for a percentage of 66.7%. In sharing the ball, they ended with a 87.8% passes received percentage by connecting on 395 of the 450 pass attempts last match. In regard to shooting accuracy, Borussia Dortmund wrapped this game up at a 42.9% clip by putting 3 shots on target of 7 total shots. Borussia Dortmund sports an average of 2.00 goals per 90 minutes (54 total goals) and have earned 43 assists In all contests this season.
Erling Haaland is a player who should be able to impact this game for Borussia Dortmund. He has 15 assists while accumulating 8 yellow cards so far in his career. Haaland has had a starting assignment in 64 outings so far in his pro soccer career while he scores 0.98 G/90. The forward representing Norway has 65 goals in 5,985 mins played. Another player who could decide the outcome is Marco Reus, the forward representing Germany. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 72 times during his soccer career and he has scored 134 total goals. Reus has totaled 25,806 minutes in 300 starts and has been given a total of 37 yellow card cautions. He is currently averaging 0.47 goals per 90 mins for his career.
The man who will protect the net for Borussia Dortmund is Marwin Hitz. Hitz (65-42-63 mark in his career) has recorded 54 shutouts, which gives him a 32.0% clean sheet rate. The keeper representing Borussia Dortmund has seen 813 shots tried against him in 169 career starts. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.33 (225 goals allowed) and his save percentage is 73.2. Hitz has seen the pitch for 15,240 minutes and has tallied 591 stops in his career.
In their win over Dortmund, Man City finished the contest by completing 661 out of their 716 pass attempts for a rate of 92.3%. Manchester City ended the game with a 57.1% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 8 out of the 14 dribbles they tried. Manchester City had 5 SoT out of their 11 shots tried which had them stting at a 45.5% clip in their last outing. With 65 goals and 41 assists for all their matches, Manchester City averages 2.10 goals and 1.32 assists per 90.
Kevin De Bruyne will need to provide a lift for Manchester City. The midfielder from Belgium has played 27,566 minutes and he has scored 79 goals. He has accumulated 33 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted on a goal 136 times. He is averaging 0.26 goals per 90 mins and has been a starter in 317 games during his career. You should also keep an eye on Ilkay Gundogan, the midfielder representing Manchester City. He has earned 43 goals in his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 23 different times. Gundogan has been handed a total of 26 yellow card cautions in 19,544 mins (221 starts). His goals per 90 average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.20.
Ederson will look after the goal for Manchester City. Ederson has 97 clean sheets and has defended 548 shots attempted against him in 18,962 minutes throughout his career. He has a save % of 73.4 and his clean sheet rate sits at 45.8%. He has conceded 0.76 goals per 90 minutes while holding a mark of 146-34-32. In his career, Ederson has allowed 161 goals and has 400 stops in 212 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Champions League game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Borussia Dortmund (+425)
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