Bayern Munich vs Arsenal Odds – Wednesday 15th February 2017 – 19:45 – BT Sport 2
Bayern are 1/2 with the draw at 100/30 and Arsenal are 5/1
Betting tips and match preview | UEFA Champions League
Bayern Munich welcome Arsenal to the Allianz Arena in a huge Champions League match, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.
The German Champions come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win, away against Ingolstadt in an excellent win.
Arturo Vidal (90) scored the opening goal late on in the match, ensuring that Bayern secured a battling three points.
It didn’t end there though, with Arjen Robben (90+1) scored Bayern’s second goal just before the final whistle.
The win is an excellent result for the Bavarians, they now find themselves seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
Bayern In Great Form
Carlo Ancelotti’s men come into this match in great recent form, with five wins and a draw in their last six.
Wins against Ingolstadt, Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen, Freiburg and RB Leipzig have all come in the last few weeks, a hefty fixture pile up.
Bayern will be looking to transfer that form to the Champions League, they have an excellent record against the Gunners.
They finished as runners-up in Group D, with Atletico Madrid beating them by three points losing two matches.
Bayern go into this match as the favourites, with their excellent recent form and home advantage.
They will be looking to register their fifth win of the competition, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.
Bayern will be looking to complete their sixth Champions League win over the Gunners, with this their 11th meeting.
Gunners In Mixed Form
The Gunners come into this match in mixed form, with a narrow win against Hull ensuring they avoided three successive defeats.
Alexis Sanchez (34) opened the scoring for Arsenal, with the Chilean handling the ball into the net.
It was a controversial opener, Mark Clattenburg and his assistants failed to see it, although they did apologise at half time.
Sanchez (90+3) scored what proved to be a more legitimate goal from the spot, with Sam Clucas sent off late on as well (90+1).
The Gunners were very lucky to have ten men on the pitch, with Keiran Gibbs fouling Lazar Markovic earlier in the piece
Gunners Down And Out
The Gunners now desperately need to register a win in this competition, with the Premier League ambitions over.
Poor results against Chelsea and Watford now mean they have lost two of their last six matches.
Arsenal did finish top of Group A, with a surprise draw for PSG in their last match ensuring Arsenal ended top.
They drew old foes Bayern Munich as a result, with the Bavarians dumping the Gunners out of 3 of the last 4 Champions League campaigns.
Arsenal come into this match as the underdogs, with their last visit resulting in a 5-1 defeat to the Gunners.
Wenger’s men will be looking to avoid their sixth defeat against Bayern, they will be looking to avenge the recent knockouts as well.
Arsenal will be looking for just their fourth win against the Germans, giving Wenger a welcome boost.
Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Bayern are Robert Lewandowski at 5/2 with Thomas Muller and Arjen Robben at 9/2. For Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez is at 7/1 with Olivier Giroud at 15/2.
The last time that these two sides met Bayern won 5-1 and the odds of the same result are 40/1.
Bayern Munich vs Arsenal Odds
Tip 1 – Muller to score first @ 9/2
Tip 2 – Bayern to win 3-1 @ 10/1