Stadium: BayArena (Leverkusen)
One of the central matches in round 4 of the German Bundesliga is to take place in Leverkusen, where local Bayer will face Borussia Dortmund. They are direct competitors for a place in the Champions League and, despite the field factor, Borussia is quite a favorite for the upcoming match.
Bayer Leverkusen form
Before round 4 starts, Bayer is 2nd in the championship standings, above Bayern, but below Wolfsburg. The team started off with a draw against Union in Berlin, continuing with two defeats over Mönchengladbach and Augsburg. So far, Seoane has been doing quite well in Leverkusen, let's see if the success will stay. Also, Bayer beat Lok Leipzig 3-0 in the first round of the DFB-Pokal.
Borussia Dortmund form
Borussia also made it to the second round of the German Cup confidently, although they have already lost two official matches: 1-3 to Bayern in the German Super Cup and 1-2 to Freiburg in the Bundesliga. It’s also important that Borussia conceded in all three Bundesliga games. Before round 4, Borussia is 5th in the standings, 3 points less than the leading Wolfsburg and 1 point behind Bayer, their current rival.
Injuries and suspensions
- Bayer Leverkusen: Alario, Baumgartlinger, Bellarabi, Tapsoba, Fosu-Mensah.
- Borussia Dortmund: Hazard, Can, Zagadou, Coulibaly, Morey, Meunier, Hummels, Schmelzer, Schulz.
Expert Betting Tips
Matches between Bayer and Borussia regularly delight us with many goals scored. In the last 7 head-to-head encounters, Total Over 2.5 has invariably happened, and in 5 of the last 6 games, both teams scored. It is also important that the home team factor is also crucial in this confrontation, in their last 5 matches, it was the host team who won. Also, Bayer is in very good form, not having lost a single match since the beginning of the season. So it’s safe to expect them not to lose in the upcoming confrontation. Here are the betting options: 1X+TO (1.5) for 2.00, W1 for 3.10, TO (3.5) for 1.94.