Paris Saint-Germain vs. Borussia Dortmund in UCL: Predictions and Betting Tips

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Borussia Dortmund in UCL: Predictions and Betting Tips

Chukwu Ikechukwu
September 18, 2023 at 1:38 PM
  • Paris Saint-Germain kick off their 2023/24 Champions League on Tuesday
  • The Parisians will host Borussia Dortmund in a tie at the Parc des Princes
  • PSG have been drawn in Group F with Dortmund, AC Milan, and Newcastle

Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund are set to go head-to-head in the opener of Group F as the 2023 UEFA Champions League kicks off on Tuesday, September 19.

The Parisians will be hoping to kick off their new Champions League campaign on a winning note against the Bundesliga club after faltering over the weekend in Ligue 1.

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Borussia Dortmund's contingent have arrived in France ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group F opener against Paris Saint-Germain. Photo by Hendricks Deckers
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According to Sportskeeda, PSG come into this game against Dortmund on the back of a 3-2 loss to Nice, as Kylian Mbappe’s brace could not save them from a disappointing home defeat.

On the other hand, Borussia Dortmund defeated Freiburg 4-2 in their most recent Bundesliga game, with a brace from Mats Hummels and further goals from Donyell Malen and Marco Reus.

Sports Brief takes a look at the key predictions and betting tips for the Group F opener between PSG and Borussia Dortmund, which will be played at the Parc des Princes.

Head-to-head stats and key numbers

Paris Saint-Germain have won one, lost one, and drawn two of the four meetings against Borussia Dortmund, Soccervital reports.

Kylian Mbappe has scored seven league goals in three starts for Paris Saint-Germain this season. This season, Spanish winger Marco Asensio has three goals in three league starts for PSG.

Donyell Malen, a Dutch forward, has three goals in four league appearances for Borussia Dortmund this season. Mats Hummels has two goals in three league starts for the Germans this season.

PSG vs. Dortmund key predictions

PSG are expected to win the tie against the Germans as the Parisians have been given winning odds of 1.82 against Borussia Dortmund’s 4.1 by 1XBET.

The number of goals predicted in the tie between PSG and Dortmund is not expected to exceed four, with both teams expected to find the back of the net.

Mbappe is expected to score at any point in the game, with 1XBET giving the PSG forward odds of 1.7 to find the back of the net at some point during the UCL encounter.

Betting tips and 1XBET odds

  • Paris Saint-Germain to win (1.82)
  • Both teams to score (1.6)
  • Over 2.5 goals (1.5)
  • Kylian Mbappe to score at any time (1.7)

PSG relaxed ahead of UCL

Earlier, Sports Brief reported PSG coach, Luis Enrique insisting that PSG will not obsess about the UCL and winning the European competition this season.

The Parisians host Dortmund on Tuesday in their first match in a heavyweight Champions League group, which also features AC Milan and Newcastle United.

The French giants have endured one frustration after another in the UCL recently, with a loss to Bayern Munich last season seeing them exit in the last 16.

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