Bayer Leverkusen vs Tottenham Betting Preview, Champions League Betting Tips

Bayer Leverkusen vs Tottenham Odds – Tuesday 18th October 2016 – 19:45 – BT Sport 

Leverkusen are 11/10 with the draw at odds of 5/2 and Tottenham are 12/5

Betting tips and match preview | UEFA Champions League

Bayer Leverkusen welcome Tottenham to the BayArena on Tuesday evening, in the third round of matches from the Champions League group stages.

The German side come into this match on the back of a 2-1 defeat against Werder Bremen.

Goals from Junuzovic (13) and Manneh (59) were enough to give Bremen all three points, despite Calhanoglu equalising in the 27th minute.

That result leaves Leverkusen in 10th position in the Bundesliga, a gap of seven points between themselves and the leaders Bayern Munich.

Leverkusen In Mixed Form

Leverkusen had gone into the weekend’s fixtures in great form, having beaten second-placed Borussia Dortmund 2-0 before the international break.

They have remained unbeaten in their opening two matches, drawing against both Monaco and CSKA Moskva.

That leaves them third in the group, behind both the visitors Tottenham and French side Monaco, a result in this match could see them move top of the group.

Bayer Favourites

Despite their indifferent form in the league the German side remain favourites, with home advantage crucial in the Champions League.

They will be looking to register their first win of the competition this season, they will also be looking for great consistency.

Their overall record against English sides is poor, they have played 10, won 3, drawn 2 and lost 5 of those matches.

A 5-0 defeat against Manchester City in the 13/14 Champions League was their last fixture against an English side.

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Tottenham Strive For Consistency

Tottenham travel to the BayArena on the back of a 1-1 draw against West Brom at the weekend.

It’s a result that Mauricio Pochettino will have been disappointed with, his side failing to break down a stubborn Baggies defence.

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Former player Nacer Chadli opened the scoring in the 82nd minute, with Dele Alli equalising seven minutes later to keep Spurs unbeaten record intact.

Tottenham have been in excellent form this season, they have tasted defeat just once, with a 2-1 defeat on matchday one against Monaco at Wembley.

Spurs Target Progression

Tottenham will have targeted progression as the minimum requirement in this group, despite the presence of some top sides.

The opening defeat against Monaco was a setback but they put in an improved performance against CKSA Moskva.

Heung-Min Son has emerged as a key player for Spurs, especially with Kane a long-term injury absentee.

Dele Alli has also scored in his last two matches, with Tottenham third in the Premier League they remain in a great position this season.

Spurs Underdogs

Tottenham come into this match as underdogs, they will be looking to register their second win in the Champions League this season.

This will be a tough fixture for Spurs, with any away game in Germany tough, Leverkusen have not lost a Champions League home game since 2014.

Pochettino’s men will be looking to better their record in Germany, in 10 matches they have won 3, lost 6 and drawn 1.

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Both teams are 8/13 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Leverkusen are Javier Hernandez at 4/1, with Stefan Kiessling at 6/1. For Tottenham, Heung-Min Son is at 13/2 with Vincent Janssen at 7/1.

The last time that these two sides Tottenham won 1-0 and the odds of the same result are 10/1.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Tottenham Odds

Tip 1 – Hernandez to score first @ 4/1

Tip 2 – Bayer Leverkusen to win 2-1 @ 15/2

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