Bundesliga. Round 7
Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04
Stadium: Signal Iduna Park (Dortmund)
17.09.2022 16:30 (UTC+3)
Borussia Dortmund will face Schalke in the seventh round of the German Bundesliga. The famous Ruhr derby is back in the Bundesliga, and bookmakers give a big advantage to Borussia in the pair.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
After a three-match winning streak, Borussia lost two matches in a row, away to Leipzig in the Bundesliga, and to Manchester City in the Champions League. It should be noted that the BVB gave the British a fight and even distinguished themselves first. However, Stones and Haaland did their job, scoring on 80 and 84 minutes to give City a 2-1 win. Before the start of the seventh round, Borussia is in fifth place, two points behind the leading Union. It should be noted that the BVB would do well not only to win the derby, but also improve the goal difference, which is now only +1.
Unlike Borussia, Schalke does not play in the UEFA competitions, so they had the opportunity to prepare for the upcoming game throughout the week. In general, the Miners have scored six points in six rpunds, achieving one victory over Bochum and three draws. This result allows them to be 12th in the standings, ahead of Wolfsburg, located in the transition zone by only one point. On the road, Schalke played two draws with one defeat.
Injuries and suspensions
- Borussia: Bynoe-Gittens, Dahoud, Kobel, Morey, Haller;
- Schalke: Kaminski.
Borussia and Schalke have played each other 138 times: +53=42-43, 231-195 goal difference in favor of Borussia. The teams have played in five domestic tournaments, and Bundesliga has seen 98 head-to-head encounters: +36=30-32, 158-137 goal difference in favor of the BVB. As you can see, Borussia's lead is not that big. Dortmund accounted for 67 head-to-head encounters: +32=20-15, 128-77 in favor of the home team. The teams did not cross paths last season; in general, Borussia has a three-match winning streak over Schalke.
Expert Betting Tips
Matches featuring Schalke are often productive, with only one game against Wolfsburg in the current Bundesliga being a low-scoring one. Dortmund also regularly plays through TO (2.5), although far from always winning. We hope that the upcoming game will be productive. As for the outcome, after the devastating defeat by RB and falling down to fifth place, Borussia has nothing else to do but win. We offer these betting options for the meeting:
W1+TO (2.5) for 1.77 at 1xbet;
W1+BTTS for 2.50 at Betway;
Correct Score 3-1 for 10.0 at Bet365.
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