Manchester City - Crvena Zvezda. This is an intriguing match in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. Historically, it happened that Manchester city, who have dominated the Premier League, come into this match as clear favorites. The team is in excellent form, having won six wins in a row and demonstrating their attacking power, scoring several goals in almost all matches. Red Star, although a dominant force in the Serbian Superliga, does not show the same level of consistency, especially in defense. Both teams have their last victories in the championship, but City a slightly more intense schedule - in 4 days he is playing again in the Premier League.
Manchester city known for its possession-based football, as evidenced by its high rate of corner kicks in recent matches. Red Star, on the contrary, looks like a more unstable team; it has both victories with large scores and several defeats.
The odds reflect a significant difference in the quality of teams, with City is the overwhelming favorite. However, the bet on victory City with such low odds will not bring much profit.
Event: Total goals
Bid: Total goals over 3.5, EF 1.55
Why: Manchester City have demonstrated unprecedented attacking power in recent matches, winning victories with varying numbers of goals. Despite the fact that Red Star is the underdog of the match, the Serbian team is also capable of scoring. Given City's attacking style and the vulnerability of Red Star's defense lately, it is likely that we will see at least 4 goals in this match.
Given the recent results of both teams, as well as the attacking power of Manchester City, it is highly likely that there will be a lot of goals scored in this match. Odds of 1.55 is a good bet that matches the tendencies of both teams.
Event: Total corners
Bid: Total corners over 10.5, EF 1.8
Why: Manchester City's possession-based game often forces the opposition deep into their own half, resulting in more corners. In recent matches, Manchester City have been consistently taking a large number of corners. At the same time, Red Star demonstrates the potential to win corners. Combining the tendencies of both teams, we can expect there to be more than 10 corners in the match.
Event: Total yellow cards
Bid: Total yellow cards over 2.5, EF 1.42
Why: The competitive nature of UEFA Champions League matches often results in physical action resulting in players being sent off. Crvena Zvezda's recent matches in the Serbian Championship indicate the team's penchant for receiving cards. At least three yellow cards in a high-stakes match seems likely.
Event: Total yellow cards Red Star
Bid: Total yellow cards Crvena Zvezda over 1.5, EF 1.43
Why: The Serbian team has shown in recent matches of the championship that they are not shy about getting into physical fights, which often leads to yellow cards. In a game where a team will defend frequently and deeply, it is likely that they could receive more than one yellow card.
Event: Handicap (Handicap)
Bid: Handicap Red Star +3. 5, CF 1. 65
Why: Even though Manchester City are the dominant force and are likely to win, it must be taken into account that they have a Premier League match coming up soon after. If City can secure a comfortable lead, they may not have to push themselves as hard, saving their energy for upcoming matches. This handicap provides a cushion, so even a City win by three goals will make this bet successful.