These two teams met a few weeks ago for the first leg of the Round of 16. Bayern Munich gave a beating to Lazio, ending the game 4-1. The defending champions made a statement and are hear to defend their championship.
Now the second leg is headed to German soil. Can Bayern keep the lead? Or will Lazio have a chance to keep their chances alive? We dive into the latest game preview, Champions League odds and expert pick for Bayern Munich vs. Lazio. Be sure to check out for more soccer odds in our online BTC sportsbook.
Bayern Munich vs. Lazio Game Info
- When: Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 | 3:00 PM ET
- Where: Fußball Arena München, Munich, Germany
- TV: Fox Sports / ESPN
- Live Stream: UEFA.tv
- Champions League Odds Odds: Bayern Munich -312 / -1.5 (-104) / Over 3.5 (+111) | Lazio +742 / +1.5 (-118) / Under 3.5 (-139) | Draw +425
Why is Bayern Munich a safe bet in Game 2?
The performance of reigning champions has been superb. The German squad has an aggregate score of 18-3 under the leadership of Hansi Flick. They took first place of Group A with ease, with only one draw.
Munich is hosting Lazio for the first time in a European competition. One fact to mention is that the last 21 teams that played Bayern on their turf for their first time in this tournament have all lost except for one, which was Bordeaux back in November 2009.
Their latest statistics indicated Bayern’s average goals scored is 3.00 per game, with 0.83 goals conceded per game. Robert Lewandowski has been involved in 33 goals in 31 home games since he’s been with the team. Fun fact, they’ve won all of their 21 home games in the tournament when Lewandowski has scored.
- Form: DLWWW
- Latest: Win, 4-2 vs. Borussia Dortmund (06/03)
- Current Standing:: 1st Place of Bundesliga
Why is Lazio a safe bet in Game 2?
Lazio’s performance during the group phase was pretty good. They didn’t lose any matches, but did take four draws. This is the first time an Italian team has faced Bayern Munich at home since March 2016, when Juventus lost 4-2.
They’ve won only one of the last 15 away games in the Champions League and haven’t won their last eight games of this campaign. Also, in the last 13 games of the tournament has had both Lazio and the opposing team score, makin git the longest run in the competition’s history.
Latest stats indicate Lazio is scoring 1.83 goals per game, with 1.17 goals conceded. They need to get at least four goals to still keep their chance alive to the next round. They haven’t scored four goals in a away game of the tournament or more since October 1999.
- Form: WLLLW
- Latest: Won, 3-2 vs. Crotone (06/03)
- Current Standing:: 7th Place of Serie A
- Lucas Leiva
- Luis Alberto
Bayern Munich vs. Lazio Champions League Betting Trends
- Bayern Munich has won all three games.
- Bayern Munich has scored three goals or more in three of of their three games.
- Bayern Munich has scored 13 goals in the last three games.
- Lazio has gone three games with a defeat.
- Lazio has conceded nine goals in three games.
- Lazio has scored in five consecutive home games.
Bayern Munich vs. Lazio Betting Prediction
What more can be said in this matchup? It’s going to be really hard for Lazio to take down the champs. Not that they can’t do it, but the odds are definitely not in their favor.
It’s best to stay on the safe side for this one. The probability of changing the outcome is slim and none. Regarding a possible score, I can definitely see it going down the same road like before.
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*All stated odds are subject to change without prior notice.