Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund
Date: 11 March 2023, Saturday
Kick-off at 17:30 UK / 18:30 CET
Venue: VELTINS-Arena (Gelsenkirchen).
Schalke and Borussia Dortmund will meet each other in another big Ruhr derby in the last game of Saturday’s Bundesliga program at VELTINS-Arena.
Both teams will enter the tie in high spirits and we are in for a thrilling afternoon of football in Gelsenkirchen without a doubt.
Borussia Dortmund made it ten wins on the bounce across competitions last Friday when they dispatched RB Leipzig 2-1 at Signal-Iduna-Park.
The amazing run of form has moved them lock on points with reigning champions Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga standings.
The team led by Edin Terzic will be hoping to extend this extraordinary run here against bitter local rivals Schalke this weekend.
Nevertheless, it will be easier said than done for BVB given their counterparts have also raised the level of their game of late.
Schalke made it six consecutive league matches with a defeat last weekend when they saw off Bochum 0-2 on the road.
The back-to-back victories over Stuttgart and Bochum have Schalke a glimmer of hope after a wobbly campaign in the first half of the season.
The Miners are now level on points with the likes of Stuttgart and Hoffenheim who sit right on the brink of the red zone.
They have shipped no more than a single goal in the last six league outings, four of which ended in goalless draws.
Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund Head-to-head
- Borussia Dortmund lead the head to head tie by four wins going into the 101st meeting with their fierce Ruhr enemies.
- BVB will come into this on the back of four consecutive wins over Schalke.
- Schalke have failed to find the back of the net in the previous five matches against Dortmund.
Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction
Schalke are unbeaten in six straight outings but the quality is on Dortmund’s side. The visitors have won all league games this year and we expect them to keep this phenomenal streak alive on Saturday afternoon in Gelsenkirchen.
You can back Dortmund to win at the 1.60 odds, while we are also tempted to back the visitors to keep a clean sheet at the 2.50 odds knowing they did not concede in the last five Ruhr derbies.
Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips
Borussia Dortmund to win @ 1.60 (4/5)
Borussia Dortmund to keep a clean sheet @ 2.50 (6/4) odd.