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Real Madrid will host Union Berlin on Wednesday as the 2023 UEFA Champions League competition gets underway on Paramount+. The visiting German side sits eighth on the Bundesliga table after winning their first two league matches but losing the next two. They visit a Spanish side that is unbeaten to start the La Liga season and are looking for redemption after being booted from Champions League last year by Manchester City. Stream the match live on Paramount+, which you can now try free for the first seven days and get half-off an annual plan when you sign up here

Kickoff from Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid is set for 12:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday. The latest Real Madrid vs. Union Berlin odds list Madrid as the -260 favorites (risk $260 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line, with Union Berlin as the +700 underdogs. A draw is priced at +360 and the over/under for total goals is 2.5. Wednesday's match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan, which you can now try free for the first week and take half-off an annual plan.  

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How to watch Union Berlin vs. Real Madrid

  • Real Madrid vs. Union Berlin date: Wednesday, Sept. 20
  • Real Madrid vs. Union Berlin time: 12:45 p.m. ET
  • Real Madrid vs. Union Berlin live stream: Paramount+ (take half-off an annual plan)

UEFA Champions League picks for Union Berlin vs. Real Madrid

Before you tune in to Wednesday's match, you need to see the Champions League picks from betting expert Martin Green. After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since last year's World Cup, Green has been profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+4.78 units), the FA Cup (+3.07), the EFL Cup (+3.64), Euro 2024 qualifiers (+3.01) and the Europa League (+1.60).

For Real Madrid vs. Union Berlin, Green is picking Madrid with a -1.25 handicap for a -135 payout. The expert states that the German side doesn't have the same level of talent as Los Blancos, even though they retooled the roster during the offseason, so it will be more competitive. Meanwhile, Madrid's offseason acquisitions are making up for the fact that Karim Benzema departed for Saudi Arabia and they have a spotless 5-0-0 record to start off their La Liga campaign.

"Die Eisernen have lost their last two Bundesliga matches, which does not bode well for a trip to the Spanish capital to face one of the world's greatest teams," Green told SportsLine. "As such, Real Madrid should win this one comfortably." Stream the game here.

How to watch, live stream the UEFA Champions League on Paramount+

Now that you know what to pick, get ready to watch the UEFA Champions League. Visit Paramount+ now to see the Champions League, your live local CBS sporting events, some of the world's top soccer matchups and much more. Don't forget you can now try Paramount+ free for the first week and get half-off an annual plan.

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