Sports Innovation previews the Bundesliga match between Borussia M’gladbach and Borussia Dortmund and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
A ‘Borussen Derby’ awaits on Saturday evening as old rivals Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund square off in the Bundesliga.
Gladbach need a result following a poor start to life under Adi Hutter this season. The Colts sit down in 16th place in the Bundesliga, having collected a mere four points from their opening five games.
Dortmund, on the other hand, are out to make it five successive wins across all competitions. Despite losing Jadon Sancho in the summer, BVB are flying high at the moment. They continue to be a formidable attacking threat and currently sit third in the league table.
Let’s have a look at the form of both sides and the stats from their previous encounters to come up with a reasonable betting prediction.
Stats and analysis in the Bundesliga
Results have been up and down for Borussia Monchengladbach in their last 10 Bundesliga fixtures. The Colts have scored 17 goals for an average of 1.7 goals per game. They conceded 22 goals, an average of 2.2 per game, and kept just 1 clean sheet.
The goals have been flying in on both ends of the pitch for Borussia Dortmund. In their last 10 Bundesliga fixtures, the Black and Yellows hit the target 3.0 times on average per game, scoring 30 goals along the way. They kept 2 clean sheets, conceding 15 goals for an average of 1.5 per game.
Facts and figures for B. M’gladbach vs B. Dortmund
Fun stats B. M’gladbach
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in B. M’gladbach’s last 13 of 15 matches;
- B. M’gladbach conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- B. M’gladbach conceded the last 8 matches in a row;
- B. M’gladbach scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Fun stats B. Dortmund
- B. Dortmund has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- B. Dortmund has won in the last 11 of 12 matches;
- B. Dortmund has won in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
- B. Dortmund scored in the last 39 of 41 matches.
Form B. M’gladbach vs B. Dortmund
Gladbach enjoy steady progress.
It has been a rollercoaster couple of weeks for Borussia Monchengladbach with performances showing little sign of stability. In their last 3 games, Adi Hutter’s side first went down 2-1 in an encounter with Union Berlin, to which they replied by beating Arminia Bielefeld 3-1. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side when they lost 1-0 against Augsburg.
Visitors mean business.
Borussia Dortmund keep brushing aside all resistance adding more points to their tally last time out. In their 3 latest outings, Marco Rose’s side achieved an action-packed 4-3 win against Bayer Leverkusen and went on to a 2-1 win against Besiktas in the Champions League. Their latest game produced a 4-2 win against Union Berlin.
B. M’gladbach v B. Dortmund – Fixture history
On 02 March 2021, these two clubs went toe-to-toe against each other in their most previous meeting, when Borussia Dortmund ran away winners with a 1-0 scoreline.
The Black and Yellows have the following 9-0-1 meeting statistics with Borussia Monchengladbach.
Lars Stindl is the player to look out for as he will be gunning for more goals. He has been on target 3 times in the last 6 matches for Borussia Monchengladbach. It is tempting to look for Erling Braut Haaland to shine once again for Borussia Dortmund, as he has been their most prolific marksman on 6 goals in their previous 6 outings.