Schalke vs RB Leipzig
Germany – Bundesliga
Date: Saturday, 6 February 2021
Kick-off at 14:30 UK/ 15:30 CET
Venue: Veltins Arena (Gelsenkirchen).
At the ultimate bottom of the table so far this season, Schalke has been a punching bag for the other teams in the mix. The host has been winless for the past four clashes in the campaign. The 1-1 draw on the road with Bremen last time out in their schedule will improve their morale a bit.
Leipzig is lurking behind the reigning champions at the second point on the table. The away team has lost two of their recent five fixtures in the league. The visitor is still 7 points behind Bayern Munich and will need all points they could get in the campaign. They will visit on the back of a 1-0 win at home against Leverkusen in the last league clash.
Schalke vs RB Leipzig Head-to-head (h2h)
- The visitor has recorded four of the last five overall wins.
- Their previous encounter gave a 4-0 home win for Leipzig.
- Both teams have scored in one of their recent five fixtures.
- Only one of their last five matches has ended in a draw.
- The guest has been unbeaten for the past two meetings.
- The host has only one win in their four clashes at home.
Schalke vs RB Leipzig Prediction
There is no doubt that the match is sizing to be a high-scoring affair at Veltins Arena. Leipzig has scored 32 goals in their 19 attempts so far this season. The visitor has lost only two of their recent five fixtures in the campaign. This puts a slight edge for the away team over the host.
Schalke will not have any use of the ground advantage with their poor performance this season. Having won only one of their 19 league appearances, this term in Bundesliga. Besides, the home team is on a winless streak for the past four clashes in their schedule.
Based on these stats, the tip for over 2.5 goals will probably work well for the punters. The tip for RB Leipzig to win with a -1 handicap will probably be the best bet in the encounter. Regarding their recent h2h clashes with the host, we can expect a good margin win for the away team.
Schalke vs RB Leipzig Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.57 (4/7).
RB Leipzig to win with a -1 handicap @ 1.80 (4/5).