Ace Football previews the 1. Bundesliga clash between Borussia Dortmund and Bochum and offers team stats, fixture history, betting tips and the latest odds.
Position in the 1. Bundesliga table: Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum
Looking at the current 1. Bundesliga standings, the two clubs are currently 27 points and 11 places apart. Borussia Dortmund will without a doubt attempt to grab all three points to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Bochum will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Borussia Dortmund and Bochum.
Current form and previous 1. Bundesliga encounters between Borussia Dortmund and Bochum
Borussia Dortmund hope to boost points tally
B. Dortmund are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out VfB Stuttgart by 2-0, before downing Wolfsburg by 6-1. The winning streak came to an end against Bayern München, who ran out 3-1 winners.
Bochum hoping for fresh start
Only a single point prevents Bochum from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They claimed a point in a 0-0 draw against Bayer Leverkusen before getting trounced against Freiburg by a 3-0 score. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Augsburg ran out 0-2 winners.
Fixture history: Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Borussia Dortmund played Bochum at Vonovia Ruhrstadion. The pair split the points in a 1-1 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Betting on Bochum will get you odds 7.50, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 13% chance of victory. You can get a price of 1.36, should you wish to add Borussia Dortmund to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Highlights from the last game between Borussia Dortmund and Bochum:
Betting stats and facts for Borussia Dortmund and Bochum
Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Borussia Dortmund and Bochum. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.
- B. Dortmund have scored in the last 30 matches in a row
- In 4 of the last 5 matches B. Dortmund played, both teams scored
- In 5 of the last 7 home matches B. Dortmund played, both teams scored
- Bochum have conceded in the last 10 away matches in a row
- In 4 of the last 5 away matches Bochum played, both teams scored
- Bochum have not won the last 3 matches in a row
- B. Dortmund have not lost the last 8 home matches versus Bochum in a row
- B. Dortmund have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches versus Bochum
- In 8 of the last 10 B. Dortmund matches versus Bochum the sum of goals was under 3.5
Players to watch in Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum
After failing to score last time out, Erling Braut Haaland will be eager to get his scoring boots back on for Borussia Dortmund this weekend. Meanwhile, Bochum will be looking to Takuma Asano in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 2 goals in his last 6 games.
Best tips for the match: Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum
To sum up, the upcoming 1. Bundesliga clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.