Manchester City Seek 11th Straight Win vs. Undefeated Real Madrid

Manchester City will put their 10-game winning streak in the UEFA Champions League on the line on Tuesday when they visit Real Madrid in the first leg of their quarterfinal matchup. The defending champions have won all eight of their UCL matches this season and are favorites against Los Blancos, who are unbeaten in all competitions since mid-December.

Here are the betting lines and trends for Real Madrid vs. Manchester City:

Manchester City vs. Real Madrid money line: Citizens +155, Los Blancos +175, Draw +240 Manchester City vs. Real Madrid over/under: 2.5 goals Manchester City vs. Real Madrid spread: Citizens -0.5 (+140)

Why you should back Manchester City The Citizens have been led by their lethal strike partnership of Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez, who have combined for an astounding 35 goals in all competitions this season.

Haaland, who led Manchester City with 16 goals in the Champions League last year, has scored in each of his five contests this year and is tied for the tournament lead with Joselu of Real Madrid. The Norwegian striker had been held without a goal in five straight matches across all competitions but found the back of the net against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Alvarez, who is tied for fifth in the Champions League with five goals, has factored in four of the five matches Haaland has scored in this year. The Argentine forward has tallied in four of his last five appearances in this competition.

Midfielder Phil Foden, who set a career-high with 14 goals in the EPL this season, has converted four times in this competition and is tied for fifth with three assists. The 23-year-old did not play on Saturday but registered a hat trick on Wednesday against Aston Villa.

Why you should back Real Madrid Despite Manchester City's success, Real Madrid also have been on a tear and have not lost since Oct. 16 in La Liga. They have won nine of their last 10 matches across all competitions and are 26 consecutive games unbeaten at home, their last loss coming in April 2023.

The Spanish giants have been led offensively by midfielder Jude Bellingham, who is tied for ninth in the Champions League with four goals. The 20-year-old is also tied for first with four assists and has factored in seven of the team's last 10 goals.

Striker Joselu, who is tied for the Champions League lead with Haaland at six goals, has tallied in three of his last five appearances in all competitions. Brazilian wingers Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo have combined for seven goals and seven assists this year and both have converted three times in the Champions League.

How to make Manchester City vs. Real Madrid picks Before making any picks or predictions, check out what SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green has to say.

After working in the sports betting industry for years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. His expertise has paid dividends for his followers, and he has been profitable in multiple avenues this season.

In 2023, Green was solid on his Champions League picks, including the FA Cup (+3.07), EFL Cup (+4.47) and Euro 2024 Qualifiers (+6.30). He also was on an 8-2 run on Premier League picks and posted five-unit winners on heavy favorites in both the Champions League and Premier League.

Green has broken down Tuesday's match from every possible angle and has found a pair of confident best bets that pay plus money. He's also backing the total, which has been a high-scoring affair with plenty of value. He's sharing his Champions League picks and analysis only at SportsLine.

So who wins Real Madrid vs. Manchester City, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Real Madrid vs. Manchester City have all the value, all from the soccer expert who started 2024 on an 8-2 run on Premier League picks, and find out.

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