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Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund odds, prediction, start time: Champions League picks, bets for March 7, 2023



Chelsea attempt to bounce back and advance to the quarterfinals when they host Borussia Dortmund in the second leg of their 2022-23 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie on Tuesday. Chelsea won their final four group stage matches before dropping a 1-0 decision in the first leg of this showdown on Feb. 15 in Germany. Dortmund haven’t won both legs of a Champions League tie since 1996-97, when they captured their first and only title.

Kickoff at Stamford Bridge in London is set for 3 p.m. ET. The Blues are the -118 favorites (risk $118 to win $100) in the latest Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Dortmund are +310 underdogs. A 90-minute draw is priced at +260 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before locking in any Borussia Dortmund vs. Chelsea picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green has to say.

After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Green is 52-47-1 on his SportsLine soccer picks since the conclusion of the 2022 World Cup, generating almost $900 for $100 bettors.

Now, Green has broken down Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund from every angle and just revealed his picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Green’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Borussia Dortmund vs. Chelsea: 

  • Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund money line: Chelsea -118, Dortmund +310, Draw +260
  • Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund over/under: 2.5 goals
  • Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund spread: Chelsea -0.5 (-115)
  • CHE: The Blues have failed to score in five of their last seven matches across all competitions
  • BVB: Dortmund haven’t posted a clean sheet on the road in the Champions League since November 2020
  • Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund picks: See picks here

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Why you should back Chelsea

The Blues have been strong defensively in the competition as they have yet to allow more than one goal in a match, surrendering a total of five over seven contests and posting a pair of clean sheets. Chelsea netted nine goals during their four-game winning streak in the Champions League, with striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converting twice to match winger Raheem Sterling for the team lead. The 33-year-old former Gabonese international was left off the team’s roster for the knockout stages, however, so the Blues will be looking for more production from others.

One of those players is Kai Havertz, who is the club’s leading scorer in the English Premier League with five goals but has scored just once in this competition. Sterling has converted four times in the EPL and opened the scoring in Chelsea’s 2-1 triumph over Dinamo Zagreb in their final group stage match. Defender Wesley Fofana has recorded one goal in two Champions League outings and netted the lone tally in the Blues’ 1-0 Premier League victory against Leeds United on Saturday.

Why you should back Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund are red hot as they have won 10 consecutive matches across all competitions. Winger Julian Brandt and forward Karim Adeyemi have scored four goals apiece during the run, although the latter is expected to miss Tuesday’s contest with a thigh injury after netting the lone tally in the first leg victory against Chelsea. Also making significant offensive contributions have been midfielders Marco Reus and Giovanni Reyna, who both have converted three times during the winning streak.

Dortmund have been led in the Champions League by Jude Bellingham, who has scored four goals in six contests. The 19-year-old midfielder has recorded the same amount of goals in 22 German Bundesliga matches this season. Defender Raphael Guerreiro, who has notched six assists in Bundesliga, has scored twice for BVB in the Champions League.

How to make Borussia Dortmund vs. Chelsea picks

Green has broken down the Champions League match from every possible angle and he’s locked in his two best bets. You can only see his Champions League picks and analysis at SportsLine.

So who wins Chelsea vs. Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Dortmund vs. Chelsea have all the value, all from the soccer expert who has generated almost $900 for $100 bettors since the conclusion of the 2022 World Cup, and find out.

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