Borussia Dortmund vs Ingolstadt
Date: Friday, 17th March 2017
Kick off at 19:30 UK / 20:30 CET
Venue: Signal-Iduna Park, Dortmund.
Borussia Dortmund 4 games winning streak ceased after they lost to Hertha Berlin last weekend. However, the Yellow were quick to reply to that unlucky defeat by cruising pass Lotte in the quarter-final stage of the DFB Pokal. Dortmund sits 3rd on the log with 43 points from 24 games, and 16 points behind league leaders.
On the other hand, Ingolstadt battle for survival continues. The Bavarian side came back twice in their last league game with Koln, scoring a goal in each half. Moreover, Ingolstadt sits in deep in the red zone with 19 points, and 7 points behind safety.
Borussia Dortmund vs Ingolstadt: Key Facts
Borussia Dortmund currently enjoys 11 home league games unbeaten run in the on-going 2016/2017 Bundesliga season. BVB is one of the 3 league side who have failed to taste defeat at home, winning 8, and sharing point in 3 of their first 11 home games this season.
In addition, Dortmund is the 2nd highest scoring side in the league, with over 53% of their goals coming from games played at home, and netting 15 goals in their last 5 league at home.
Ingolstadt currently nurses 3 games win-less run. Maik Walpurgis could only savage 1 win in their last 5 league games, losing thrice in their last 5 league games. Moreover, Ingolstadt have been able to scoop 2 wins in their last 5 league away game.
In addition, Ingolstadt is the 2nd lowest scoring side in the league so far this season, averaging less than a goal per game.
Borussia Dortmund: Predicted Line-Up (3-4-2-1)
Burki: Schmelzer, Ginter, Bartra: Guerreiro, Castro, Weigl, Durm: Kagawa, Pulisic- Schurrle
Ingolstadt: Predicted Line-Up (3-4-3)
Hansen: Matip, Tisserand, Bregeria: Hadergjonaj, Cohen, Morales, Suttner: Kittel, Lezcano, Leckie
Borussia Dortmund vs Ingolstadt: Head to Head Statistics
The first leg of this tie this season ended in a 6 goal even encounter at the Audi Sport Park in Ingolstadt. Dortmund overturn a 3-1 score line to savage a point as they game ended 3-3 after full time.
Moreover, Ingolstadt are in search of their first win over Bvb, haven lost twice in their last 3 meeting, sharing points in their last meeting. In addition, Ingolstadt last league visit to the Signal Iduna Park ended in 2-0 for their host.
Borussia Dortmund Vs Ingolstadt: Predictions
Borussia incredible home record is a big factor many bookmaker will consider going into this clash on Friday. BVB have failed to taste defeat in all competitive home games played since September.
Therefore, I will predict an over 2 goals margin win for Borussia Dortmund.
Borussia Dortmund vs Ingolstadt: Bet Tips
Asian Handicap -1.5 for Dortmund at 1.80 with Bet365
HT/FT – Dortmund/Dortmund at 1.78 with Unibet.