UCL 2021-22: Bayern Munich vs Villarreal prediction and betting tips (April 12)
Bayern Munich host Villarreal in the second leg of their UCL quarter-final fixture. The Yellow Submarine won 1-nil in the first leg. The Bavarians have the chance to turn the situation around.
Arnaut Danjuma had a key performance in Villarreal's victory in the first leg
Arnaut Danjuma had a key performance in Villarreal's victory in the first leg

Bayern Munich play Villarreal in the quarter-final of the 2021-22 Champions League season. This is the second leg of the fixture.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 12 April 2022. The match venue is Allianz Arena, Munich, Bavaria.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Bayern Munich vs Villarreal (April 12) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Bayern Munich vs Villarreal latest odds on betting sites

Bayern Munich to win odds are priced at 1.22 (-450 American; 2/9 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 7.00 (+600; 6/1), while Villarreal to win odds are priced at 11.00 (+1000; 10/11).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Bayern Munich — 80%, draw — 14%, Villarreal — 6%.

Latest betting odds on Bayern Munich vs Villarreal (12 April 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 3.00 (+200; 2/1)
  • Asian handicap (-1.5, -2.0) on Bayern Munich — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Asian handicap (+1.5, +2.0) on Villarreal — 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)

Bayern Munich vs Villarreal match preview and statistics

Bayern Munich have three wins, a draw and a loss in their previous five matches. The Bavarians beat Augsburg 1-0 in their last match.

Robert Lewandowski scored the match winner from the penalty spot in the 82nd minute of the second half. He took a short run-up and fired his shot into the top right corner of the net, Gikiewicz dived the wrong way but wouldn’t have stood a chance anyway.

Joshua Kimmich had a good performance in the match, with 5/6 long balls, one tackle, three interceptions, six ball recoveries and four duels won. Thomas Muller gave two key passes, 2/2 long balls, won three tackles, one interception and won six duels.

Julian Nagelsmann’s men had 68% of the possession with 88% pass accuracy, completed 592 passes, and committed 10 fouls. They created one big chance and had 1.71 expected goals (xG), 14 total shots with four on target, three corners and one yellow card.

Bayern Munich team news: Alphonso Davies, Bouna Sarr, Niklas Sule, Corentin Tolisso and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting are sidelined due to injuries.

Villarreal have two wins, a draw and two losses in their last five matches. Following the 1-0 victory against Bayern, the Yellow Submarine drew 1-1 with Athletic Bilbao in their next match.

Bilbao took the lead in the 43rd minute of the first half. Raul Garcia opened the scoring with a right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal, assisted by Iker Muniain. Alfonso Pedraza equalized in the 60th minute of the second half with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Samuel Chukwueze.

They had 60% possession with 85% pass accuracy, completed 487 passes, created one big chance and a 1.20 expected goals (xG), 11 totals with five on target, 17 fouls, one offside, seven corners and two yellow cards.

Villarreal team news: Alberto Moreno is ruled out due to an ACL injury.

Bayern Munich vs Villarreal H2H

Villarreal beat Bayern Munich 1-0 in the first meeting last week Tuesday. The Reds have two wins and a loss in their last three h2h game. Arnaut Danjuma scored the match winner for the Yellow Submarine in the eighth minute of the game, Daniel Parejo got the assist.

Bayern Munich vs Villarreal lineups and key players

Bayern Munich projected starting lineup:

  • Manuel Neuer
  • Benjamin Pavard
  • Dayot Upamecano
  • Lucas Hernandez
  • Alphonso Davies
  • Joshua Kimmich
  • Leon Goretzka
  • Leroy Sane
  • Thomas Muller
  • Leroy Sane
  • Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski is the key player to watch out for. The Polish striker saved the day as he scored the match winner in their last game against Augsburg. Lewandowski needs to pick up his scoring boots for this match. He has 12 goals and three assists in the competition.

Villarreal projected starting lineup:

  • Geronimo Rulli
  • Juan Foyth
  • Raul Albiol
  • Pau Torres
  • Pervis Estupinan
  • Daniel Parejo
  • Etienne Capoue
  • Francis Coquelin
  • Giovani Lo Celso
  • Gerard Moreno
  • Arnaut Danjuma

Arnaut Danjuma is the key player to watch out for. He had a key performance in their victory in the first leg and scored the match winner. The Dutch is on six goals and one assist in the competition. Danjuma should be able to score again in this second leg.

Bayern Munich vs Villarreal predictions and betting tips

Both teams are in good form ahead of this match. Villarreal did a very good job to get a win at home, but the Job is not done as they have to face the German side away. Bayern Munich have struggled to score goals in their last two matches judging by their standards. Their match winner in the previous game wasn’t an open play goal.

Unai Emery rotated the squad in their last match, changed the starting lineup including the goalkeeper to make sure players are well rested and fit for the second leg. Even though Bayern Munich might have the home advantage, you can’t look down on Villarreal. The Yellow Submarine shocked the Bavarians, beating them 1-0 in the first leg.

Predictions for this match are Asian Handicap (+1.5) on Villarreal. The Spanish team are definitely going to defend this lead by any possible means. If they don’t win, I don’t think they’ll lose by two or more goals in regular time.

Betting prediction: Asian Handicap (+1.5) on Villarreal

Odds: 2.15 (+115 American; 23/20 Fractional)

Football UEFA Champions League . Quarter-finals. Leg 2
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Asian Handicap (+1.5) on Villarreal
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