Bayer Leverkusen vs Dortmund Prediction and Betting Preview 08 Feb 2020

The Match Is Over. Score: 4-3
Bayer Leverkusen vs Dortmund PredictionFollowing their early exit from the DFB Pokal, Borussia Dortmund will be looking to give their fans a taste of success once again, with a win over tough customers Bayer Leverkusen.
Match status: 2019/20 Bundesliga - Matchweek 21
Venue: BayArena (Leverkusen)
With no less than six sides in the running for the Bundesliga title, we have hardly witnessed a more competitive German league campaign in recent years. It used to be a serial two-horse race between Munich and Dortmund, but a couple of other teams have risen to the occasion this time around.

Having amassed a whopping 39 points from 20 games, Borussia Dortmund are well on-course for Bundesliga success come the end of the season. For that, Die Borussen will be required to continue churning out positive results on a regular basis.

Expect a battle of wits between these two Champions League-hungry sides at the Bay Arena on Saturday evening, with a couple of really good goals already in the works.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Team News

In an exciting DFB Pokal fixture at the BayArena on the last match-day, Die Werkself made light work of German second-division outfit VfB Stuttgart to advance to the quarter-finals of the cup competition. 

Expected to be a stroll in the park for Peter Bosz’s men, the home side were made to scrap really hard to secure victory.

Huffing and puffing throughout the course of the game, the hosts did enough to nick a narrow 2-1 win over Stuttgart to book a place in the last-8 of the competition. At the sound of the final whistle, the home supporters could heave a huge sigh of relief as they made their way home with victory in the bag.

In the league, Hoffenheim abruptly ended their three-game winning streak, so with Monchengladbach getting a point off Leipzig, Champions League football steered further away from Bayer Leverkusen who still occupy 5th place, tied with Schalke 04.

At the BayArena, you never know with Peter Bosz’s men as they have been pretty much inconsistent all campaign. In fact, they have turned the Robin Hood of the Bundesliga, stealing points from fellow league giants and gifting them to relegation candidates.

Borussia Dortmund, on the other hand, narrowly missed out on the DFB Cup quarter-finals. They suffered a surprise elimination from the competition following a shocking 3-2 defeat away to Werder Bremen.

The Black and Yellows have strung up three straight Bundesliga victories in the New Year and thanks to Leipzig’s recklessness, are once again back in the title race. They current sit third on the log, table toppers Bayern Munich just three points clear of Lucien Favre’s charges.

Die Borussen have had their fair share of missteps on the road in league, with the most recent one being a blunder against Hoffenheim - a game where they saw their one-goal advantage overturned with just ten minutes of the game left to play. 

Injured or Suspended Players

Bayer Leverkusen: Demirbay, Paulinho, Aranguiz, Baumgartlinger and Sven Bender.

Borussia Dortmund: Delaney, Marco Reus and Raphael Guerreiro.

Pre-Match Odds

Bayer Leverkusen: 3.13
Draw: 3.88
Borussia Dortmund: 2.25

All odds are with 1xBet and are subject to change.

Who will win the match?

Bayer Leverkusen vs Dortmund Predictions

This is one of the biggest games the German Bundesliga will witness this campaign with two top-four hopefuls battling for maximum points. Both sides are currently enjoying decent spells of their own and this game could go either way.

However, Borussia Dortmund look a determined bunch and have been on a roll in recent weeks. With the form newly-signed striker Erling Haaland has been since arriving at the club, the visitors should see off this Leverkusen side fairly easily on Saturday evening.
Our Betting Tip:
BTTS & Over 3.5 @ 2.15
Correct Score:
Bayer Leverkusen 1-4 Dortmund @ 29.00

Predicted Score-Related Betting Tips

Both Teams To Score:
BTTS @ 1.65
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