Our betting experts preview the DFB-Pokal match between Bochum and Borussia Dortmund and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Bochum welcome Borussia Dortmund for a round of 16 clash in the DFB-Pokal at Vonovia Ruhrstadion this Wednesday.
Bochum vs Borussia Dortmund Preview
Bochum lost twice in their last three matches, as they were defeated 2-0 by Bayer Leverkusen and 5-2 against Mainz 05. They turned the table by winning 5-2 against Hoffenheim. The Blues won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the DFB-Pokal, while also drawing zero. They suffered three defeats, while they scored 13 and conceded 14 goals.
Borussia Dortmund Form
Borussia Dortmund look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Mainz 05, who were defeated by 1-2. Then, Bayer Leverkusen got outclassed in a 0-2 win, before beating Freiburg by 5-1. BVB recorded no less than five in their previous six DFB-Pokal away matches, as well as losing once and drawing none. They hit the target 14 themselves while allowing three goals against them.
Bochum vs Borussia Dortmund Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Bochum and Borussia Dortmund. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Bochum have lost 4 of their last 10 home games (W4 D2).
- Bochum have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 10 games.
- Borussia Dortmund have won 7 of their last 10 away games (D1 L2).
- Borussia Dortmund scored the first goal in 7 of their last 10 away games.
Bochum vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips
Bochum claimed four wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing two and losing four. Borussia Dortmund won seven of their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost two of these matches. Borussia Dortmund have 6 wins on the trot.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Bochum only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Borussia Dortmund scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Bochum managed to keep a clean sheet in zero of the last 10 games, Borussia Dortmund kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 matches.
Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Bochum, who scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in eight of Borussia Dortmund’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 3.7 goals in these matches. Somehow Bochum failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 11 matches.
Match predictions: Bochum vs Borussia Dortmund
To sum up, the upcoming match between Bochum and Borussia Dortmund seems to be a good betting opportunity.