Big Al's Daily Angle: UEFA Champions League Preview

by Big Al Staff

The Tuesday sports card features the first eight matches in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage Matchday 4. These matches are all reverse fixtures of the games played on November 4th in the round-robin group stage six-match schedule.

Two matches start at 12:55 PM ET. Chelsea travels to Rennes following their 3-0 victory against them that helped them stay tied in first place in Group E with 7 points. The Blues have scored seven times in their three matches without conceding a goal. Rennes is tied for last place in the group with just one point from a draw. They have scored just one goal while conceding five times. Chelsea is a -1 goal line favorite with the total set at 2.75 (all odds from BetOnline).

Sevilla maintained pace with Chelsea with seven points in Group E with their 3-2 victory over Krasnodar. They have scored four times in their three matches while allowing only two goals. Krasnodar hosts this rematch tied with Rennes with just one point in group stage play. They have scored three goals but conceded eight times. Sevilla is a  -1 goal line favorite with the over/under at 2.75.

The remaining six matches take place at 3 PM ET. Istanbul Basakshir travels to Manchester United after upsetting the Red Devils by a 2-1 score. They have three points in Group H with two goals scored and five allowed. Man United is tied in first place with six points in the group with two victories. They have scored eight times while conceding three goals. Man United are -1.75 goal line favorites with the total at 3.25. 

RB Leipzig joined Man United in first place with six points in this group of death after they upset PSG by a 2-1 score. The Red Bulls have scored four goals while allowing six. PSG hosts the rematch with three points in Group H. They have scored four goals and conceded six times in group play. The 2019-20 Champions League finalists are a -1 goal line home favorite with an over/under of 3.5.

Barcelona maintained their perfect record in Group G with a 2-1 victory at home over Dynamo Kyiv. They have scored nine goals while allowing just two goals. Dynamo Kyiv hosts this rematch tied for the bottom in the group with one point. They have scored three goals while allowing six goals. Barcelona is a 0.75 goal line favorite with the over/under at 3.25.

Juventus is in second place in Group G after their 4-1 win at Ferencvaros. They have scored six goals while conceding just three. Ferencvaros has allowed 11 goals while scoring four times in group stage play. They only have one point in group play. Juventus is a -2.25 goal line favorite with the total set at 3.5.

Lazio hosts Zenit after these two teams settled for a 1-1 draw. Lazio is in second place in the group with five points. They have scored five goals and allowed three goals. Zenit is in last place in the group with just one point. They have scored two goals while allowing five goals. Lazio is a -0.75 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.75. 

Club Brugge looks to avenge a 3-0 loss at home to Borussia Dortmund. Club Brugge is in third place in the group with four points. They have scored three goals while allowing five goals. Dortmund hosts the rematch in first place in the group with six points. They have scored six goals while conceding three times. 

All eight games are available on the CBS Sports All-Access package. Alternatively, the CBS Sports Network broadcasts a whip-around show during the six 3 PM ET games.

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