Dortmund vs Bochum Prediction & Match Preview

Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum Bundesliga Predictions and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum
German Bundesliga
Date: 30 April 2022, Saturday
Kick-off at 14:30 UK / 15:30 CET
Venue: Signal-Iduna-Park (Dortmund).

The season pretty much ended for Borussia Dortmund after a 3-1 loss to Bayern Munich seven days ago at Allianz Arena.

Dortmund’s defeat in Munich mathematically clinched the new title for the Bavarians heavyweights, leaving Borussia at the second position.

Der BVB have also secured the qualification to the group stage of UEFA Champions League next season and they need only a single point here to secure the second-place finish being eight points clear off third-placed Bayer Leverkusen with only three matches left to play.

Head coach Marco Rose might thus rotate his starting eleven in the remaining three rounds of the season, starting with this Saturday’s home clash against Bochum.

Bochum travel to Signal-Iduna-Park off the back of consecutive defeats to Freiburg and Augsburg. They have shipped five goals in these two outings without scoring a single at the opposite end in the process.

The team led by Thomas Reis have thus failed to find the back of the net in any of the last three Bundesliga games.

They have particularly been struggling for goals on travels throughout the season, having notched only 11 goals in 15 away fixtures (10 of which they lost).

Dortmund vs Bochum Head-to-head

Bochum held Borussia Dortmund to a 1-1 draw in the reverse game played in mid-December last year at Vonovia Ruhrstadion.

Both teams scored in each of the previous seven head to head clashes between the two teams, but five of these were friendlies.

Borussia Dortmund won 18, drew 7, and lost 6 of the last 31 home matches against Bochum.

Dortmund vs Bochum Prediction

Bochum are 13th in the Bundesliga table and they need a point to mathematically secure another top-flight campaign. Their form does not promise much ahead of the clash with Dortmund who have won 12 of 15 home outings in the league this season.

Since Bochum failed to find the net in three successive Bundesliga matches, we like the 2.50 odds offered for Borussia Dortmund to win to nil here. We will also back the hosts to have the lead at the half time and win the match at the end at the 1.95 odds.

Dortmund vs Bochum Betting Tips

  • Borussia Dortmund to win to nil @ 2.50 (6/4)
  • HT/FT Dortmund/ Dortmund @ 1.95 (19/20) odd.