Bet of the Day: Leipzig to get vital win in Champions League race

But it won’t be easy against Schalke

The Bundesliga returns from its winter break this weekend. And Saturday evening brings a huge game as RB Leipzig take on Schalke.

Bayern Munich are way out in front at the top of the table. But the race for the rest of the Champions League places is very tight.

Schalke are in second place on 30 points. And Leipzig are one of four clubs immediately behind them on 28 points.

These two clubs have only met each other three times in the past. Two of those games have been won by the home side. The other ended in a draw at Schalke’s Veltins-Arena last season.

Leipzig have home advantage this time. They’ve only lost once in league action at the Red Bull Arena this term, while Schalke have failed to win any of their last three games on the road. The away side will also be without key man Leon Goretzka.

The Coral News Team have gone for Leipzig to win and Both Teams to Score at 21/10 as today’s Coral Bet of the Day.

Timo’s Time?

In two of the three meetings between these clubs, the side that’s scored first has gone on to win.

Timo Werner has scored eight goals in league action so far this term. The speedy forward is 4/1 to open the scoring here.

Plenty of Goalmouth Action

There’ve been Over 2.5 Goals in three of the previous four games Leipzig have played in front of their own fans.

Two of Schalke’s last three outings have seen Over 2.5 Goals too.

It’s 5/6 for this one to produce the same goal tally.

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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing