Real Madrid enter Estadio Santiago Bernabéu for a match against opponents Shakhtar Donetsk this coming Wednesday. They are entering the final stretch of the Champions League group stages this fall, as we have reached the fourth round.
Real Madrid are rather decent in the goal scoring department, with 2 goals scored per. game at present in the Champions League. Bookmakers do not expect them to be outscored against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday, though, as they average of 0.8 goals against.
Shakhtar Donetsk average 2.7 goals per 90 minutes at present in the Champions League, while also conceding an average of 0.8 goals a game. Playing with such attacking verve at present, they could prove a handful when going up against favourites Real Madrid at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Shakhtar Donetsk enter the Champions League as big outsiders for actually winning the title, when once again going up against the big guns. However, getting through to the knock out round does not look beyond them, should they gain a bit of momentum.
Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk stats and analysis
Analysing the prices with the betting sites, Real Madrid have an 82% chance of beating Shakhtar Donetsk. That equals odds at 1.22 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 6.00. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 12.00.
After collecting 6 points from their first three Champions League outings, Real Madrid have their target set on advancing from the group. Naturally, they hope to keep their momentum going in this round 4 match. A win could be enough to reach the knock out-stage already, while 1st place remains within reach.
Shakhtar Donetsk are still chasing a first win this season in the
According to the bookmakers, Real Madrid are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 12.00 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with an 8% chance of beating Shakhtar Donetsk. Placing your bet on Shakhtar Donetsk, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.22.
Stats and facts for Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk.
- Real Madrid scored the last 12 matches in a row at home;
- Real Madrid scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Real Madrid's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Both teams scored in Real Madrid's last 4 at home matches in the row.
- Shakhtar Donetsk did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Shakhtar Donetsk's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Shakhtar Donetsk conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Shakhtar Donetsk's last 2 of 4 matches.
Lineup Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk
Current form — Real Madrid v. Shakhtar Donetsk
Real Madrid look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Barcelona by 2-1, before drawing 0-0 with Osasuna. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Elche 2-1.
Shakhtar Donetsk look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Real Madrid, they were left empty-handed in a 0-5 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Vorskla in a 2-0 win. They followed that up with a 4-1 win against Desna in their most recent outing.
Real Madrid v. Shakhtar Donetsk — fixture history
Shakhtar Donetsk got rolled over, when Real Madrid took a 5-0 win in their latest Champions League encounter. It served as pay back for the 2-0 defeat, Shakhtar Donetsk handed out in the reverse match. Real Madrid enter the match against Shakhtar Donetsk with a 3-0-2 record in their previous 5 encounters in the Champions League. This amounts to a 60% winning ratio for Real Madrid, with Shakhtar Donetsk victorious in 40% of the last 5 encounters. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 4 times in the past 5 matches between Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk. Both teams found the back of the net 2 times in those 5 matches.
Full Time betting
Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Real Madrid are given a 82% chance of beating Shakhtar Donetsk. That equals odds at 1.22 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 6.00. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 12.00.
It is hard to look past Vinicius Junior when searching for a goalscorer for Real Madrid. Vinicius Junior managed to hit the target 4 times in 6 previous outings for Real Madrid. It is tempting to look for Fernando to shine once again for Shakhtar Donetsk, as he has been their most profilic marksman, with 4 goals in their previous 6 matches.