Bundesliga is back, and so are we with a thorough preview of the most interesting games Round 25 has to offer. We’ve covered several events in the German championship, did the analysis, and made some picks, which will eventually help you earn some cash. Therefore, stay with us for a few minutes, and test our knowledge.
Leverkusen VS Bayern Munich
The absolute derby of the round is in Leverkusen, where Bayer hosts the Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich. Bayer played last Thursday night in Budapest against Ferencvaros, whom they defeated 0-2. It was the fourth consecutive win for this unit and a sixth event in a row in which they haven’t lost, scoring at least twice in all but one during that stretch.
Bayern finished its European obligations a week earlier, eliminating PSG from the UCL round of 16. The Bavarians, too, have four straight victories, netting multiple goals in each one. Overall, the champs suffered one loss in the past nine games and had eight triumphs.
These two units are extremely offensive-minded, and the history of their head-to-head encounters is filled with high-scoring affairs, which would be our pick here as well. Both teams scoring over 2.5 goals are in our opinion, inevitable.
Pick: Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals 1/2 at BetXchange
Dortmund VS Koln
The Millionaires haven’t lost a game since the World Cup ended until the one against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. After that, Borussia failed to win in the Riverside derby, playing 2-2 with Schalke in Gelsenkirchen. It seems that luck abandoned Edin Terzic’s crew in the moments when they needed it the most. The team from Dortmund must win this one and stay in the title race, and having six wins in a row at Signal Iduna Park boosts their morale in that intention.
The Billy Goats were in an excellent mood until mid-February, after which Koln failed to deliver a triumph in four straight contests. Their record is three losses and a draw, but an alarming fact is zero goals throughout those 360 minutes of play.
We don’t see them making a sensation in Dortmund for two reasons. The first is their terrible form, and the second is Borussia’s desperation for three points, which will force the hosts to give all they got in Saturday’s battle.
Pick: Borussia Dortmund wins 9/20 at BetXchange
Bochum VS RB Leipzig
Bochum’s win last week was just what this team needed following a poor stretch that saw them losing several games in a row. It also pushed them outside the relegation zone, which could be a morale boost for the hosts, who have the worst defense in league with 56 allowed goals in 24 events.
On the other hand, the Bulls come to town following a massive humiliation they suffered at the Etihad Stadium, where Manchester City won 7-0, putting an end to their Champions League participation. It was the second defeat for RB in the previous three games, both on the road.
Leipzig plays high-scoring games away from home, with four of the most recent five road contests concluding with at least three goals. Bochum’s defense is, as said, terrible, and that’s why we pick the guests to score at least twice at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion.
Pick: RB Over 1.5 Goals 1/2 at BetXchange
Hoffenheim VS Hertha
The battle of the relegation strugglers. The hosts are dead last in the standings, while Hertha sits just above the red line, with the difference between these two teams only two points.
Hoffenheim has seven straight Bundesliga defeats and is without a triumph in the league games since mid-October. When playing at home, their events are rich with goals, yet usually in their net.
Hertha is trying to bring some life into its games, and over the past five events, it had two wins and losses with one draw. Though, the Old Lady from Berlin is terrible on the road, with seven consecutive losses.
This is do or die for the hosts, as they meet an equally poor team but have the home-court edge. That’s why we pick Hoffenheim to win.
Pick: Hoffenheim 11/10 at BetXchange