Sports Innovation previews the Bundesliga match between Greuther Furth and Bayern Munich and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
It’s a David faces Goliath clash on Friday evening as Greuther Furth and Bayern Munich lock horns in the Bundesliga.
Greuther Furth, who won promotion to the Bundesliga in May for only the second time, have begun life back in the German top-flight on a disappointing note. The Cloverleaves are rock bottom in the league table on one point in five games. They’ve yielded one draw, four defeats, three goals, and conceded 15 goals so far.
Bayern Munich, on the other hand, sit 12 points above their opponents in first place. The Bavarians appear to be hitting their sweet spot under new manager Julian Nagelsmann. They arrive in Furth off the back of a 7-0 victory over VfL Bochum from their most recent Bundesliga outing last weekend.
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
Greuther Furth enter the match with a poor record from their last 10 Bundesliga fixtures. The Cloverleaves have scored 10 goals for an average of 1.0 goals per game. They’ve kept 2 clean sheets and conceded 21 goals, which is an average of 1.5 per game.
The goals have been flying in for Bayern Munich in comparison. In their last 10 Bundesliga fixtures, the Bavarians hit the target 3.6 times on average per game, scoring 36 goals along the way. They have kept 4 clean sheets and conceded 10 goals for an average of 1.0 per game.
Facts and figures for Greuther Furth vs Bayern Munich
Fun stats Greuther Fuerth
- Greuther Furth has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- Greuther Furth did not win the last 7 matches in a row;
- Greuther Furth did not win the last 19 matches in a row at home;
- Greuther Furth has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches.
Fun stats Bayern Munich
- Bayern Munich has won the last 4 matches in a row;
- Bayern Munich unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- Bayern Munich unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Bayern Munich has won in the last 5 of 6 matches.
Form Greuther Furth vs Bayern Munich
Hosts slumps to new low.
Results have been abysmal lately for Greuther Furth, who will be desperate to get a positive result in their upcoming fixture. In their last 3 matches, Stefan Leitl’s side played out a 3-0 defeat against Mainz 05, followed by a 2-0 defeat against Wolfsburg. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 defeat against Hertha Berlin.
Reigning champions continue to sparkle.
Bayern Munich look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win last week. In their last 3 matches, Julian Nagelsmann’s side crushed RB Leipzig 4-1, followed by a 3-0 win at Barcelona in the Champions League. Their most recent match saw them breeze past VfL Bochum with a 7-0 victory.
Greuther Fuerth v Bayern München – Fixture history
The last time the two clubs squared up against each other, which was back on 19 January 2013, Bayern Munich ran away with a 2-0 victory.
Greuther Furth enter the match against Bayern Munich with a 0-0-2 record in their previous 2 encounters in the Bundesliga. To put that otherwise, the home side are winless in each of the last 2 encounters.
Branimir Hrgota is on 3 goals in the last 6 games for Greuther Furth, so he certainly catches the eye as a possible goalscorer. As for Bayern Munich, It is hard to look past Robert Lewandowski when it comes to finding the back of the net. The Pole has carried off from where he left off last season with 10 goals in his previous 6 appearances.