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Bundesliga: Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen – Match preview

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Ace Football previews the Bundesliga round 19 match between Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

The Bundesliga clash at WWK Arena on Friday sees home team Augsburg battling it out for three points with Bayer Leverkusen.

A look at the Bundesliga standings shows that six points and five places currently separate the two teams.

Team form: Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen

Augsburg Form

It is all or nothing with Augsburg presently. They first went down 4-3 in an encounter with B. Dortmund, to which they replied by beating B. M’gladbach1-0. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 3-1 against Freiburg. In their last six Bundesliga home matches, the hosts have two wins, while they’ve drawn two and lost two. They scored seven and conceded seven goals.

Bayer Leverkusen Form

Despite losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last three matches for Bayer Leverkusen. They first took out B. M’gladbach by 2-3 before downing Bochum by 2-0. The winning streak came to an end against B. Dortmund, who ran out 0-2 winners. Die Werkself claimed two wins against one draw and three defeats in their last six away matches in the Bundesliga. The scoreline from these matches reads 16 goals conceded and eight scored.

Betting facts for Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • In 7 of the last 8 Augsburg home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Augsburg have lost 6 of the last 8 matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 Augsburg home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Augsburg have not won 6 of the last 8 matches
  • Augsburg have scored in the last 4 matches in a row
  • Bayer Leverkusen have conceded in 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won 9 of the last 11 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Bayer Leverkusen away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Bayer Leverkusen have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Players to watch: Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen

Mergim Berisha looks like value in the goal-scoring market with three strikes to his name in six Bundesliga matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Moussa Diaby adds to his four Bundesliga goals come this coming Friday.

Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at WWK Arena across all tournaments Augsburg won four times, drew one and lost five times. Bayer Leverkusen claimed three wins, two draw,s and five defeats in their last 10 games away. Bayer Leverkusen have not lost to Augsburg in 11 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Augsburg scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Bayer Leverkusen scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Die Werkself have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. Augsburg scored the first goal of the game in four of their last 10 games. Bayer Leverkusen have scored in 11 consecutive meetings with Augsburg when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Augsburg, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Bayer Leverkusen, who scored 1.9 times on average in those matches.

To sum up, the upcoming match between Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Bundesliga game.