Dortmund vs Leipzig – Betting Preview
In the Bundesliga derby between Borussia Dortmund and Leipzig, all eyes will be on Signal Iduna Park. The Yellow-Blacks currently appear unstoppable, and a victory versus Leipzig would allow them to pass star-studded Bayern Munich for first place!
Both teams have been drawing a lot lately with Dortmund drawing three of last five and Leipzig two of three. A draw will do neither side a favour in their respective aims but they might have to settle for a share of the points.
With the same number of games played as Bayern Munich, Dortmund entered the international break in second place, six points behind Bayern.
Dortmund has now gone six games without a loss in the league, with three of their past five games ending in a tie.
Dortmund has only suffered two league losses at Signal Iduna Park in their last 17 games, making it a challenging place to visit.
12 of the last 17 Dortmund have played have seen both teams score and six of nine when just looking at home games. Leipzig five of their last seven in the Bundesliga have both teams manage to net.
Manager Edin Terzic can bank on crucial players for Friday’s matchup despite the fact that Julian Ryerson, Karim Adeyemi, Julien Duranville, Youssoufa Moukoko, Abdoulaye Kamara, and Mateu Morey are all still in the recovery room.
The Red Bulls hope to build on consecutive victories against Wolfsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt. With their offensive potential, the over 2.5 goals betting option should be taken into account.
Leipzig defeated Dortmund 4-1 in their previous match at Signal Iduna Park, but a home victory this time around should be taken into account because Edin Terzic’s team has been strong in 2023.
Moreover, Leipzig has gone six Bundesliga games without a loss, with two of their most recent three games finishing in draws. Leipzig has now won four of their previous five games when travelling, with Bayern being the only loss.
For the visiting team, Konrad Laimer is suspended for the game, and injuries have ruled out Emil Forsberg, Lukas Klostermann, Dani Olmo, Abdou Diallo, and Peter Gulasci.
1×2 Betting Odds
Let’s analyse the 1×2 betting market.
We are after goals here because this is the perfect meeting to see high efficiency. Although regularly recording clean sheets, both clubs play football more or less aggressively, emphasising the offence. The tradition of face-to-face interactions also compels us to think in this way!
A look at the betting market will tell you Dortmund are the slight favourites to win this @ 2.38.
Leipzig who will be the away side in this are the slight underdogs @ 3.13.
The market odds of a draw and points shared between the two, stands @ 3.94.
Total goals over/under
Let’s analyse the over/under market.
The odds that the total number of goals scored will be over 2.5, stands @ 1.71.
While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 2.39.
In the last 6 games that have happened between these two, a total of 25 goals have been scored at an average of 4.17 goals per meeting!
That’s the way these two play and that’s the way I expect even this match to play out!
Expect above 2.5 goals in this one easily!