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Bayern Munich will look to pick up a comfortable home win in the Champions League this week. The German giants are up against Benfica. 

The two sides will meet on the 2nd of November at 20:00 pm BST.

Bayern Munich bounced back from their humiliating defeat against Gladbach with a win over Union Berlin at the weekend and the German giants will look to build on that performance. They managed to score five goals last time out and Julian Nagelsmann’s side will be hoping for another big win this week. 

Benfica are in mediocre form coming into this game and they will have to improve immensely in order to get anything out of this contest. The Portuguese outfit are massive underdogs here. 

Bayern Munich vs Benfica team news

Bayern Munich have no notable injury concerns. Valentino Lozaro, Gil Dias, Haris Seferovic, Andre Almeida and Rodrigo Pinho will miss out for Benfica with injuries. 

Bayern Munich possible starting line-up: Neuer; Pavard, Sule, Upamecano, Davies; Kimmich, Sabitzer; Sane, Muller, Coman; Lewandowski

Benfica possible starting line-up: Vlachodimos; Verissimo, Otamendi, Vertonghen; Goncalves, Weigl, Mario, Grimaldo; Silva, Yaremchuk, Nunez

Bayern Munich vs Benfica form guide

Bayern Munich are coming into this game on the back of four wins and two defeats in their last six matches across all competitions. They are also unbeaten in their last five meetings with Benfica. 

The visitors are winless in four of their last six matches across all competitions. They have conceded 14 goals in their last five outings against the German giants. 

Bayern Munich vs Benfica betting odds

Here are the latest betting odds for Bayern Munich vs Benfica from Betfred:

Match-winner:

• Bayern Munich 1/6
• Draw – 15/2
• Benfica – 16/1

Total goals:

• Over 2.5 – 10/17
• Under – 19/12

Bayern Munich vs Benfica prediction

Bayern have won 22 of their last 24 matches in the Champions League. They have also kept a clean sheet in their last 4 matches in the Champions League.

Given their current form and head to head record against Benfica, it is safe to assume that another home win is on the cards this week. 

Prediction: Bayern Munich to win. 

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