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European Football Weekend Preview - Predictions and Free Tips

Preview and picks for Saturday and Sunday action in European Football with tips for German Bundesliga, Spanish La Liga and English Premier League matches.

 European Football Weekend Preview

The month of February is an exciting time of the year in the footballing world, with the winter transfer window officially closed for business, clubs across Europe have dug in for the stretch run as the look for both league supremacy and survival to next season.

The new month also brings European competitions, with Champions and Europa League play set to start a new chapter in the race for the top Club in the world, matches will now hold even more significance as the room for error has been decreased.

Enjoy another round of the best football and footballers in the land, the opportunity to maximize your profits based on the proper research and knowledge of the sport is at an all time high, those who put in the proper time and effort will be rewarded at the end of each round of play.

Germany Bundesliga - Match Day 21

10519 Borussia Monchengladbach - 10520 RB Leipzig

Borussia-Park,  Mönchengladbach, Germany

2-3-2018 - 12:30 pm ET

The day in Germany concludes with a must see affair, a battle of top 10 clubs with aspirations of playing in Europe next season, the Foals of Mönchengladbach welcome the young Redbulls of Leipzig to Borussia-Park for this Match Day 21 event.

RB Leipzig take their annual trip to eastern Germany for this Bundesliga prime time special, with all the eyes of the country on this remaining star studded fixture, the Redbulls are content on stacking positive points with their goal of playing in the Champions League for a second straight year.

RBL start the round 5th in the top flight table, having put together a overall record of 9-5-6, with 32 points the Bulls only sit 2 points back of top two standing in the league.

Ralph Hasenhüttl will have his work cut out for him as he takes his side on the road, the Austrian head man has been challenged to get results away from Red Bull Arena, Hasenhüttl's men have failed to register a Win in their last 5 away fixtures during league play.

The second year head man has enjoyed much of the teams success playing out of a 4-4-2 - 4-2-2-2 formation, the visitors are lethal on the wings with explosive pace consistently running at their defenders, while getting the maximum benefits from the left hand side of the attack, his squad is full of quality and pace.

The Redbulls continuously create multiple shots on goal per match, with a stable of talented attackers whom possess above average individual skill, they always have the ability of generating offense with their style of play.

Timo Werner will headline much of the attention heading into this encounter, the young German International continues too flourish in his second season at the highest level of competition, look for Werner on the end of effective through balls and quick counter attacking situations, with 14 Goals scored in all Competitions he has proven to be a world class finisher when given the best opportunity to succeed.

RB Leipzig have lacked their usual firepower away from home, scoring an average of 1.1 Goals per match in their last 10 Bundesliga road games.

The Leipzig defense has had its struggles keeping the opposition off the score board during their travels, conceding an average of 1.7 Goals per match in their last 10 Bundesliga road games.

Monchengladbach welcome their unruly guests to Borussia-Park with their own plans of climbing the Bundesliga table, after coming off a tough 0-2 road loss to Eintracht Frankfurt, the Foals are poised to put that performance behind them and get back too their winning ways.

Gladbach enter the Match Day only 1 point back from the Redbulls in the standings, currently positioned 7th with a overall record of 9-4-7, with 31 points a positive result could place the hosts in upper echelon of the league.

Dieter Hecking has continued to keep the German giants in European contention, after being brought into rescue the club last season the veteran manager continues to invoke confidence into his side.

Hecking has been flexible in his formations during the new campaign, often rotating from a 3-4-3 to a more traditional 4-4-2 alignment, the German headman will look to field a strong attacking array of players, as the visitors have been challenged to keep clean sheets while on the road.

Thorgan Hazard, Raffael and Lars Stindl will look to employ their managers plan of attack, using quick short passes to their advantage, the Foals are most dangerous when positioned on the right hand side of the pitch, their skilled tally's men have the ability to create their offensive with individual genius, with 20 combined Goals scored in all competitions, this is a perfect spot to see danger men excel.

Borussia Monchengladbach have performed at a high level while on their own pitch, scoring an average of 1.5 Goals per match in their first 10 Bundesliga home games.

The Monchengladbach defense has been challenged to keep their opponents off the score-line, conceding an average of 1.1 Goals per match during their first 10 Bundesliga home games.


This match up is truly worthy of its primetime billing, with attacking talent housed on both clubs front-lines, we are certain to see plenty of offense on display during this Match Day 21 affair.

Monchengladbach have been in stellar form while at Borussia-Park, the hosts have failed to lose in their last 5 matches, while scoring an average of 1.8 Goals during that span of play.

Leipzig have been on the opposite side of the spectrum, the Redbulls have failed to capture a victory in their last 5 away fixtures, while conceding a minimum of 2 Goals per match in 5 of their last 6 road games.

The Total has Exceed 2.5 Goals in 2 of their last 3 meetings, while seeing an average of 3 Goals being posted on the scoreboard during their recent combined performances.

The home side will own a added advantage in this fixture, having shown they perform best in front of their home crowd, we should expect a multiple goal performance from the Foals.

While the visitors should bag at least one away goal during their travels, the Redbulls possess enough talent to leave east Germany with multi-goals themselves.


Draw  +255 / 3.55 - Full Game

Over  1.25  +110 / 2.1 - Total 1st Half Goals

Over  1.5  -120 / 1.83 - Total 2nd Half Goals

Over  2.75  -125 / 1.8 - Total Full Game Goals

Both Teams To Score and Over 2.5  -115 / 1.87

RB Leipzig - Team Total Over  1.25 -125 / 1.8 Goals

Monchengladbach - Team Total Over  1.25  -135 / 1.74 - Goals

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10504 Freiburg - 10505 Bayer Leverkusen

2-3-2018 - 9:30 am ET

Over  1.5  -125 / 1.8 - Total 2nd Half Goals

Over 2.75  -125 / 1.8 - Total Full Game Goals

Both Teams To Score and Over 2.5 Goals -110 / 1.91

Bayer Leverkusen  -0.25  +100 / 2.0 - 1st Half Spread

Bayer Leverkusen   -0.5  -120 / 1.83 - Full Game Spread

Bayer Leverkusen - Team Total Over 1.5  -135 / 1.74 - Goals

10510 FSV Mainz - 10511 Bayern Munich

2-3-2018 - 9:30 am ET

Over  1.25  -125 / 1.8 - Total 1st Half Goals

Over  1.75  -110 / 1.91 - Total 2nd Half Goals

Over  3  -125 / 1.8  - Total Full Game Goals

Both Teams To Score and 2.5 Goals  -110 / 1.91

Bayern Munich To Score in Both Halves  -120 / 1.83

Bayern Munich To Win and Over 2.5 Goals  -135 / 1.74

Bayern Munich - Team Total Over  2.25  -130 / 1.77 - Goals

England Premier League - Match Day 26

10334 Manchester United - 10335 Huddersfield Town 

Old Trafford, Manchester, England

2-3-2018 - 10:00 am ET

The Theatre of Dreams will be in full voice as their beloved Red Devils return home off a dreadful 2-0 loss in London to Spurs, with newly promoted Huddersfield Town making the trip to the legendary stadium, the Terriers must now deal with a wounded Manchester United side ready to redeem themselves off a putrid performance.

Huddersfield Town are in the midst of a free fall during domestic play as of late, the tiny side have over-performed for much of their time in the top flight league, but the Terriers have began to come back down to earth as their goals have dried up, and their defense has continued to fail them, after a demoralizing 0-3 home loss to Liverpool on Match Day 25,a trip to yet another big six club is not the best option to turn their fortunes around.

The Town start the match day having dropped to 17th in the EPL table, with a overall record of 6-6-13 the guests sit only 1 point from the drop zone with 24 points tallied through the first 25 rounds of play.

David Wagner continues to search for answers to help turn this slide around, the second year German manager is realizing just how competitive the Premier League is from week to week, with many of the best players and managers positioned throughout the England landscape, Wagner must find a way get his sides confidence back with only 13 matches remaining in the EPL schedule.

Wagner strayed away from his traditional 4-2-3-1 formation against the Reds, choosing a more attacking 5-3-2 alignment with two dedicated Striker's at the top of the Terriers front-line, unfortunately his tactic failed to produce the results he had anticipated as his side were unable to break the Liverpool defense down and score a goal, we should see the visitors revert back too their traditional line up.

Huddersfield will step onto the hallowed pitch knowing they have had success against the Red Devils during this campaign, knocking the English giants off 2-1 on Match Day 9 at the John Smith's Stadium, they must know they will encounter a fully motivated Man U side with intentions of avenging their early season loss, the Terriers must try and duplicate their prior performance by absorbing the Red Devils pressure, and attempting long balls over the defense in quick counter attacking situations.

Aaron Mooy should be called upon to provide a spark from his Midfield position, the Australian International has been a bright spot for the minnow club throughout the shaky season, with 4 Goals and 2 Assists totaled in all competitions, Mooy will draw much of the attention from the Red Devil defenders.

Huddersfield Town must improve their contact struggle to find the back of the net away from home, having been held off the score sheet 9 times during their travels, while scoring an average of 0.7 Goals in their last 12 Premier League road games.

The Huddersfield defense has been equally dreadful during their travels, conceding an average of 2.1 Goals per match in their first 12 Premier league road games.

Manchester United must be chomping at the bit to get back onto the pitch after their deflating midweek defeat to Tottenham, add in the opportunity to provide a bit of revenge on the bottom of the table visitors, Match Day 26 is setup for a enjoyable day to be both United players and a their loyal supporters.

Man U were not affected in the table by their rare misstep, still holders of the 2nd spot in the EPL table, the Red Devils own a overall record of 16-5-4 and 53 points in their race to remain in the top 4 of the league.

Jose Mourinho will certainly have his squad focused ahead of Saturdays fixture, the "Special One" is a master motivator with world class tactics for his players to carry out each time they step onto the pitch, expect  Mourinho to have a brilliant game plan devised ahead of this match up, as he knows how crucial it is to come out and have a dominant showing for his sides confidence, and to stack critical points as the season is nearing the end.

Mourinho will also have more flexibility in his formations, with the addition of former Arsenal man Alexis Sanchez in his ranks, the opportunity to swap from his standard 4-2-3-1 alignment to a more attacking 4-3-3 line up should be in the cards for the Portuguese.

The Chilean opens up so many more different options with his creative play with the ball at his feet, his rare dribbling and passing abilities will no doubt place the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial, and Marcus Rashford in the best positions to succeed, with 41 Total combined Goals scored in all competitions the talented Strikers are sure to see those numbers rise by seasons end.

The Special One would be wise to rotate in new players for this particular match up, after his starting eleven were less than effective while in London, it is not a stretch to think changes to his normal rotation would not be out of the ordinary in this spot, still expect Mourinho to urge his side to get out an run as they use their superior athleticism too their advantage, with much of the possession expect a barrage of shots created on goal through both crisp team play, and sparkling individual talent possessed all along the Man U front-line.

Manchester United have unquestionably been a much better side while at Old Trafford this EPL season, the hosts are scoring an average of 2.3 Goals per match in their first 12 Premier League home games.

The Manchester United defense has been spectacular while own their storied pitch, keeping 8 clean sheets while conceding 0.4 Goals per match in their last 12 Premier League home games.


This have all the makings a lopsided event from the drop of the ball, as the guests are short on confidence while failing to score in 9 or their last 11 away fixtures, while conceding a minimum of 2 in their last 4 EPL matches.

Manchester United also own a impressive home record, failing to taste defeat in 28 of their last 29 domestic league games, they have truly been in great form while at Old Trafford during that span of play.

This match should be pretty straight forward, Man United will hold the bulk of the possession while have their way in Hudderfield's side of the pitch, using their explosive wing play to take advantage of less talented defenders, the guests will stay on the back foot throughout their visit to Manchester.

Look for United to also force the Terriers into plenty of mistakes when they do get their rare share of possession, determined defense will lead to fast breaking offense that is sure to net the Red Devils goals.

Expect a crooked score-line as the home side get back to their winning ways in dominant fashion, I would be surprised to see less than 3 Goals being scored by the hosts on match Day 26, while Huddersfield's chances of getting ion the score sheet are very slim, their run of failing to score away from home is certain to stay in tact for another week.


Over  1.25   -110 / 1.91 - Total 1st Half Goals

Over  1.5  -115 / 1.87 - Total 2nd Half Goals

Over 2.75  -125 / 1.8 - Total Full Game Goals

Manchester United To Win To Nil  -125 / 1.8

Manchester United To Score In Both Halves  -125 / 1.8

Manchester United - Team Total Over 2.5  -110 / 1.91 - Goals

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10304 Bournemouth - 10305 Stoke City

2-3-2018 - 10:00 am ET

Both Teams To Score - 'YES'  -130 / 1.77

Over  1  -110 / 1.91 - Total 1st Half Goal

Over  2.5  -115 / 1.87 - Total Full Game Goals

Bournemouth - Team Total Over 1.5 -110 / 1.91 - Goals

10331 Leicester City - 10332 Swansea City

2-3-2018 - 10:00 am ET

Both Teams To Score - "YES"  +100 / 2.0

Swansea City  +0.5 +100 / 2.0 - Full Game Spread

10340 Arsenal - 10341 Everton

2-3-2108 - 12:30 pm ET

Over  1.25  -105 / 1.95 - Total 1st Half Goals

Over  1.5  -120 / 1.83 - Total 2nd Half Goals

Over  3  -105 / 1.95 - Total Full Game Goals

Arsenal  -0.75  +105 / 2.05 - 1st Half Spread

Arsenal To Score In Both Halves  -110 / 1.91

Arsenal To Win and Over  2.5 Goals  -120 / 1.83

Arsenal - Team Total Over 2.25  -110 / 1.91 - Goals

Both Teams To Score and Over 2.5  Goals  +110 / 2.1

10313 Liverpool - 10314 Tottenham

2-4-2018 - 11:30 am ET

Over  1.25  +110 / 2.1 - Total 1st Half Goals

Over  1.5  - 125 / 1.8 - Total Full Game Goals

Over  2.75  -135 / 1.74 - Total Full Game Goals

Liverpool  -0.5  +105 / 2.05 - Full Game Spread

Liverpool - Team Total Over  1.5  -125 / 1.8 - Goals

Tottenham - Team Total Over 1.25 - 110 / 1.91 - Goals

Both Teams To Score and Over  2.5 Goals  -120 / 1.83


Spain La Liga - Match Day 22

15807 Real Betis - 15808 Villarreal

2-3-2018 - 10:15 am ET

Over  1  -130 / 1.77 - Total 1st Half Goal

Over  1.5  -115 / 1.87 - Total 2nd Half Goals

Over  2.75  -110 / 1.91 - Total 2nd Half Goals

Villarreal  -0.25  +105 / 2.05 - Full Game Spread

Villarreal  - Team Total  Over  1.25 -125 / 1.8 - Goals

Real Betis - Team Total  Over 1.25 -110 / 1.91 - Goals

Both Teams To Score and Over 2.5 Goals  -110 / 1.91

15810 Alaves - 15811 Celta Vigo

2-3-2018 - 12:30 pm ET

Both Teams To Score - "YES" -125 / 1.8

15813 Levante - 15814 Real Madrid

2-3-2018 - 2:45 pm ET

Over  1.5  -110 / 1.91 - Total 1st Half Goals

Over  3.5  -115 / 1.87 - Total Full Game Goals

Real Madrid  -1 -105 / 1.95 - 1st Half Spread

Real Madrid  -2  -120 / 1.83 - Full Game Spread

Both Teams To Score and Over  2.5 Goals  +100 / 2.0

Real Madrid - Team Total Over  2.5  -140 / 1.71 - Goals

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