Champions League Betting Tips

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid betting tips: UEFA Champions League preview, predictions & odds

Man City to win and both teams to score (12/5)

Manchester City should be too strong for Atletico, especially at the Etihad.

Pep Guardiola's side are undefeated in seven matches.

However, Atletico head into the match in fine form, having won seven of their last eight matches.

Riyad Mahrez to score anytime (11/8)

Mahrez has enjoyed an excellent Champions League campaign netting six times.

The winger is expected to return to the line-up having been rested against Burnley.

Match preview: Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid

Manchester City remain fighting on three fronts in the league, FA Cup and the Champions League.

City returned to the top of the table with a comfortable 2-0 win over Burnley.

They are now one point ahead of Liverpool ahead of a massive fortnight for the club.

After their first-leg against Atletico, they face Liverpool in the league before the second-leg and then an FA Cup semi-final against the Reds.

Guardiola's men cruised past Sporting Lisbon in the Round of 16 as they won the tie 5-1.

Atletico Madrid back in form

Atletico Madrid are starting to come back into form having won seven of their last eight matches in all competitions.

Atleti eliminated Manchester United in the last round as they won 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Renan Lodi scored the only goal of the game to send the Spanish champions into the Round of 16.

In La Liga, they are back up into 4th place following six straight wins.

They defeated Deportivo Alavés 4-1 on the weekend and head into Tuesday's tie in full confidence.

Manchester City team news

Ruben Dias is Manchester City's only injury concern for the match.

The defender is set to miss the next two weeks with a thigh injury.

City could also bring back in the likes of Mahrez, Silva and Stones who were all rested at Burnley.

Atletico Madrid team news

Yannick Carrasco will be missing the first-leg as he misses the final game of a three-match ban.

Meanwhile, Hector Herrera and Jose Gimenez are both injury concerns for Atletico.

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