Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund
Date: Saturday, 11 September 2021
Kick-off at 14:30 UK/ 15:30 CET
Venue: BayArena (Leverkusen).
Goals are expected when Leverkusen and Dortmund renew their rivalry in the Bundesliga fixture on Saturday evening.
Both teams started the new season with hiccups, though Leverkusen are unbeaten with 2 wins and 1 draw.
They were held to a 1-1 draw at Union Berlin, since going on an excellent form beating Monchengladbach 4-0 at home and Auguburg 4-1 in the away fixture just before the international break.
Dortmund started the season with a crushing 5-2 win over Frankfurt. But were brought back to ground with a 2-1 away defeat at Freiburg. Confidence was restored in the next week, a 3-2 win over Hoffenheim, however it needed a very late goal from Erling Haaland.
The team in Black and Yellows under the new leadership of Marco Rose rarely looked comfortable in the matches played so far. However, Rose has an excuse of missing senior players at the back and was forced to play Axel Witzel in the back four.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Head-to-head
- There had been a winner in the 7 Bundesliga h2h between the sides with Dortmund leading on 5 wins as against 2 Leverkusen wins.
- All 7 games registered over 2.5 goals with both teams scoring in 5. Also worth to note that 6 of them saw over 3.5 goals.
- At home, Leverkusen performed better in this duel, having won 3 of the last 5 with a draw and a loss.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction
This has been a fixture to watch in the recent editions of Bundesliga with goals promised on either ends. Early form of these teams suggest a similar encounter at the BayArena on Saturday.
Thus btts and over 2.5 goals in combination come good for neutral fans.
On the merit of odd, we may back both teams to score in the second half. The same was seen in 4 of their last 5 head-to-head encounters across all venues. Also, all Bundesliga games of Dortmund this season saw btts in the last 45 minutes.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips
Over 2.5 goals and Both teams to Score in the match @ 1.61
Both teams to Score in the second half @ 2.10.