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Bundesliga – Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: Betting Preview

Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich
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Sports Innovation previews the Bundesliga match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Top spot in the Bundesliga is the prize on offer for the victor as Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich square off at the BayArena.

Four goals are literally all that separate the two teams in the Bundesliga table. Both sides are level on 16 points with five wins, one draw and one defeat in their opening seven games. Thanks to a greater goal tally, Bayern pip Leverkusen for second place.

Given the recent meetings and the prize on offer, an entertaining encounter is expected over in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Facts and figures for Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

  • Bayer Leverkusen has won the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Bayer Leverkusen has won in the last 5 of 6 matches;
  • Bayer Leverkusen scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Bayer Leverkusen’s last 6 of 8 matches.
  • Bayern München unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Bayern München has won in the last 5 of 6 matches;
  • Bayern München scored in the last 100 of 102 matches;
  • Bayern München scored the last 37 matches in a row when playing away.

Current form — Bayer Leverkusen v. Bayern Munich

Die Werkself mean business

Bayer Leverkusen keep brushing aside all resistance adding more points to their tally last time out. Gerardo Seoane’s side have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-0 win against Mainz 05. They went on to beat Celtic by 0-4, before also getting the better of Arminia Bielefeld in a 0-4 victory.

The Bavarians continue to collect points

Bayern Munich will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their last 3 matches, Julian Nagelsmann’s side first took out Greuther Fuerth by 1-3 before downing Dynamo Kyiv by 5-0. The winning streak came to an end against Eintracht who ran out 1-2 winners.

According to the bookmakers, Bayern Munich are favourites to win. Betting on the away win will get you odds of 1.70 meaning, the bookies predict they are in with a strong chance of beating Bayer Leverkusen. Placing your bet on the home side returns a best price of 4.90 at the time of writing.

Bayer Leverkusen v. Bayern Munich — fixture history

The last match between these two clubs was a Bundesliga match back on 20 April 2021 and saw Bayern Munich claim a 2-0 victory.

Bayer Leverkusen head into their upcoming match against Bayern Munich with a 20% winning record in recent Bundesliga meetings. In 10 encounters that amounts to a 2-1-7 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 70%. The last 10 encounters saw over 2.5 goals as the winning bet 8 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 8 times in those 10 matches.

Current table in the 1. Bundesliga

Top goalscorer

It is difficult to look past Florian Wirtz, when on the search for a marksman. He seems on a strong run and hit the target 5 times for Bayer Leverkusen in their last 6 games. Robert Lewandowski has managed to hit the target 6 times in the last half dozen matches for Bayern Munich. It is probably safe to say that he will both be looking to add to his tally here once again.