Borussia Dortmund welcome Monaco to the Westfalenstadion for Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg, in a match where goals will be expected from both teams.
Borussia Dortmund have a loss, three wins, and a draw in their last five games in all competitions. They were thrashed at Bayern Munich 4-1 on Saturday, even though they currently occupy fourth position in the Bundesliga standings, and are still in the race for Champions League and DFB Pokal trophies. Tuchel's side are unbeaten at the Signal Iduna Park with 17 victories and four draws from 21 matches in all competitions this campaign.
AS Monaco have four wins and one loss in their last five games in all competitions. They won 0-1 at Angers in Ligue 1 on Saturday. Although they lost the Coupe de la Ligue final to PSG, they secured a place in the Coupe de France semis, while staying three points clear at the Ligue 1 summit. Leonardo Jardim’s men have won four straight away matches since the 5-3 loss to Manchester City at Etihad Stadium and are on offer at (4.70) by SportyBet to win this first leg encounter.
Only one of Dortmund's last 12 fixtures has ended in a draw, but you can get odds of (4.50) on them being held to a stalemate in this clash.
With both teams possessing such huge ability to score, odds of (1.45) for over 2.5 goals and both teams to score look reasonable. Both teams to score is priced at (1.45) with SportyBet. In the correct score market, Dortmund to win 2-1 is priced at (8.29).
Monaco have scored a total of 190 goals in 51 matches in all competitions (average 3.73 goals per game), while Dortmund have scored 138 goals in 41 matches this season (average 3.37 goals per game) in all competitions.
For Champions League, Monaco's 12 Champions League matches have produced 39 goals (average 3.25 goals per game), while Dortmund's eight Champions League fixtures have produced 35 goals (average 4.34 goals per game). Over 3.5 goals is well worth taking considering the average goals per game of both teams, over 3.5 goals in this tie is priced at (1.98) by SportyBet.
Radamel Falcao has scored 23 goals in 31 appearances in all competitions this season and has four in four in the Champions League, whilst Aubameyang has scored 33 in 36 for Dortmund and has seven goals in seven Champions League matches this season. Aubameyang to score anytime against his former team is priced at (1.60) with SportyBet, while Falcao is priced by the same firm to score anytime in the encounter.
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