Juventus vs Bayer Leverkusen Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

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The German side have a solid defensive record on the road in Europe and we think it will be a low scoring game at the Allianz Stadium this week

Serie A champions Juventus host Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen on matchday two in Group D of the Champions League with both team looking for their opening victory in the competition.

Max Allegri's men were held to a 0-0 draw by Atletico Madrid on matchday one, while Leverkusen were beaten 2-1 at home by Lokomotiv Moscow

Latest odds

Juventus are offered at 1.45 by Sportsbet to pick up three points with the draw available at 4.00 and the visitors at 7.00.

Juventus vs Bayer Leverkusen Team News

Cristiano Ronaldo returned from a thigh injury at the weekend and should be fit enough to start once more.

Juve have a long list of absentees however with Giorgio Chielini, Mattia De Sciglio, Mattia Perin, Douglas Costa and Danilo all set to be unavailable.

Leverkusen are still without Leon Bailey who picked up a muscle injury against Lokomotiv Moscow on matchday one.

Juventus vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview

Juve remain extremely tough to be in front of their own fans, although last season did see them lose three times at home in the Champions League.

The Turin outfit are unbeaten in the seven competitive games they have faced this season and Peter Bosz's side are unlikely to change that record.

Leverkusen have won just one of their last nine matches on the road in Europe's premier club competition although they do tend to keep things pretty tight.

Seven of those last nine away games have seen under 2.5 goals scored and after a shaky start in the Bundesliga, Leverkusen have kept consecutive clean sheets.

Tips and predictions

Under 2.5 goals in the game is offered at 2.12 and this looks like a great value bet.

Both sides will be difficult to break down, and while Juve are clearly the favourites we should not underestimate the visitors' ability to keep the score down. 

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Betting Banner - Best Bet Under 2.5 goals at 2.12 for a 1pt stake with Sportsbet

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