Bayer Leverkusen vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Date: 8 April 2023, Saturday
Kick-off at 14:30 UK / 15:30 CET
Venue: BayArena (Leverkusen).
Bayer Leverkusen host Eintracht Frankfurt in one of the most exciting games of Matchday No 27 on Saturday afternoon at BayArena.
The hosts will be looking to prolong their spectacular spell of form and record the fifth league win on the spin against the direct rival in the battle for the European positions next season.
Xabi Alonso has completely shifted Bayer’s fortunes around since taking over Swiss manager Gerardo Seoane on the bench in October last year.
Die Werkself have moved from the bottom half of the standings to the battle for European places. They are now 7th in the league, sitting just seven points below Freiburg in fourth place, meaning the Champions League qualification in well and truly on the cards.
Alonso’s men continued their dazzling run with a 0-3 thumping of Schalke 04 last weekend in Gelsenkirchen. It was another dominant performance from Leverkusen who found all three goals in the second half.
Bayer are big form favorites in this matchup against Frankfurt who are winless in five straight Bundesliga outings.
Eintracht continued their struggles with a disappointing 1-1 stalemate to Bochum last Friday on the home patch.
The team led by Oliver Glasner did manage to boost up the confidence with a 2-0 victory over Union Berlin on Tuesday night in the DFB Pokal quarterfinal.
Randal Kolo Muani confirmed his great form by completing an early brace on the occasion. He will no doubts be the main threat to Bayer’s goal on Saturday.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Eintracht Frankfurt Head-to-head
- The home court edge has played a crucial role in this matchup in the last several years. We have thus witnessed home wins in all of the last eleven head to head meetings between these rivals.
- Eintracht Frankfurt celebrated a demolishing 5-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen in the return game in the first part of the season.
- The Over 2.5 goals FT & Both Teams To Score pick landed in five of the last six head to head encounters between these rivals.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Eintracht Frankfurt Prediction
Bayer Leverkusen won seven and drew one of the last eight games across competitions, scoring at least two goals in each of these seven victories. They have also improved their defensive displays of late, allowing just one goal in the previous three wins.
We fancy the home win pick at the 1.85 odds, while you can also take the 3.25 odds offered for Bayer Leverkusen to keep a clean sheet on Saturday.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Eintracht Frankfurt Betting Tips
Bayer Leverkusen to win @ 1.85 (17/20)
Bayer Leverkusen to keep a clean sheet @ 3.25 (9/4) odd.