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Bundesliga – Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Saturday’s Der Klassiker at Signal Iduna Park brings a top-of-the-table showdown between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.

The prize up for grabs is first place in the Bundesliga table. Bayern Munich currently hold the spot and will retain or extend their one-point advantage over Dortmund by avoiding defeat at the very least.

Dortmund, however, have Erling Haaland back and can take a big step towards ending the Bavarians’ nine-year domestic bliss by claiming all three points to become the new league leaders.

Our tip

Stats and facts for B. Dortmund and Bayern Munich in 1. Bundesliga.

  • B. Dortmund has won the last 11 matches in a row at home;
  • B. Dortmund has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
  • B. Dortmund has won in the last 13 of 14 matches at home;
  • B. Dortmund scored in the last 45 of 47 matches.
  • Bayern Munich has won in the last 5 of 6 matches;
  • Bayern Munich has won in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
  • Bayern Munich scored in the last 106 of 108 matches;
  • Bayern Munich scored the last 40 matches in a row when playing away.

Current form — B. Dortmund v. Bayern Munich

The Black and Yellows hope to boost points tally

Results have been on par for B. Dortmund in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Marco Rose’s side are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat VfB Stuttgart by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 3-1 against Sporting CP, before claiming 3 points in a 3-1 win against Wolfsburg.

The Bavarians can build on recent win

Bayern Munich look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Julian Nagelsmann’s side look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Augsburg, they were left empty-handed in a 2-1 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Dynamo Kyiv in a 1-2 win. They followed that up with a 1-0 win against Arminia Bielefeld in their most recent outing.

Judging by the strong performances mentioned above, Bayern Munich seem in with a good chance of another win against B. Dortmund. The bookmakers currently settle the price for a home win at 3.80, while a win for the visitors gets you odds 1.86. Depending on your betting strategy, one could always consider a well-paid accumulator.

B. Dortmund v. Bayern Munich — fixture history

The last meeting between these teams was a 1. Bundesliga match back on March 2021 and saw Bayern Munich claim a 4-2 victory.

B. Dortmund have been able to win 20% of their last 10 encounters against the Bavarians in the 1. Bundesliga. In other words, they have a 2-0-8 recent record, with the latter winning 80% of the matches.

The last 10 matches between B. Dortmund and Bayern Munich have been highly entertaining, when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 5 times in those 10 matches.

Current table in the 1. Bundesliga

Glancing at the 1. Bundesliga table, it is obvious this match is vital for the opposing teams. There is currently only 1 point between them. To put that into perspective, B. Dortmund have an opportunity to catch up or even climb past visitors Bayern Munich in the league standings on Saturday.

Top marksman

Marco Reus has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. B. Dortmund will no doubt look to him, and the returning Erling Braut Haaland, for more goals in their next match against Bayern Munich.

The visitors are surely hoping Robert Lewandowski adds another to his current total. With 8 goals in recent matches, the Pole boasts an excellent goal ratio right now.