Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips
Bayern Munich’s once commanding lead at the top of the Bundesliga is down to just two points. On matchday 24, they will host archrival Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker at the Allianz Arena and could be in second place when kicking off.
Second-place RB Leipzig could leapfrog Bayern Munich in the standings with a win versus Freiburg away earlier in the day. The pressure will be on Bayern Munich to either keep a distance between themselves and RB Leipzig, or to return to the top of the table at the end of Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund have recovered from their terrible run of form in December and January. The Yellow and Black are fifth in the division with 39 points from 23 games. They are three points off of fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt thanks to a run of three games without a loss. Back-to-back Borussia Dortmund matches finished in wins.
Thirteen points separate Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga standings. Any hope of winning the title evaporated in December for Borussia Dortmund. Bayern Munich have won four straight matches in all competitions against Borussia Dortmund. Will Saturday’s Der Klassiker be just another Bayern Munich victory?
Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Odds
The Allianz Arena has been a graveyard for Borussia Dortmund in recent seasons. Borussia Dortmund have not won in Munich in the league since the 2013-14 campaign. They have struggled away in Bavaria as six straight games at the Allianz Arena in the Bundesliga have ended in wins for Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich thrashed Borussia Dortmund in their last three games played in the Bundesliga at the Allianz Arena. The Bavarians scored a combined 15 goals against Borussia Dortmund over the course of their last three fixtures at home while conceding zero goals.
Hansi Flick’s team are at odds of 13/20 to win at home yet again versus Borussia Dortmund. Bayern Munich took 13 points from their last 18 on offer in the Bundesliga. They outscored opponents 18-7 over the course of that time. Borussia Dortmund are at odds of 4/1 to win at the Allianz Arena. Interim coach Edin Terzic’s team claimed 10 points from their last 18 available. They outscored opponents 15-9 in those six games.
Bayern Munich went to Signal Iduna Park in November and claimed a 3-2 victory. Marco Reus scored in the 45th minute but just seconds later, David Alaba equalised. Robert Lewandowski tallied a second goal for Bayern Munich just after halftime and Leroy Sane added a third with 10 minutes to play. Erling Haaland pulled a goal back in the 83rd minute, but that was as close as Borussia Dortmund could get.
Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Team News
Borussia Dortmund are coming off of a DFB Pokal quarterfinal win versus Borussia Monchengladbach in midweek. The Yellow and Black can still lift a piece of silverware and are just two games away from claiming a trophy in what has been a very difficult campaign. Terzic has four players that are out or likely to miss the fixture. Manuel Akanji is ruled out with a muscle tear. Full-back Marcel Schmelzer is ruled out due to a knee issue and Axel Witsel remains sidelined with an Achilles’ tendon injury. Thomas Delaney is ill and likely to miss the fixture.
Although Roman Burki is back in the team following an injury, Marwin Hitz will remain in goal. Haaland should be paired with Giovanni Reyna in attack with Reus and Jadon Sancho -- who scored in the cup on Tuesday night -- playing behind them.
Flick may play Niklas Sule at right-back once more with Benjamin Pavard still not fully recovered from an injury. Douglas Costa remains out due to a foot injury. Corentin Tolisso is ruled out with a thigh muscle injury. Thomas Mueller is back from a positive COVID-19 test and will play in attack in support of Robert Lewandowski.
Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction
Both teams to score: YES @ 4/11 - BET NOW
The last two matches between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in all competitions finished with both teams scoring goals. Although Bayern Munich have won their last three Bundesliga matches against Borussia Dortmund at home by a combined scoreline of 15-0, they should concede goals to an in-form Yellow and Black. Bayern Munich’s defence hasn’t been great, conceding 32 times in 23 Bundesliga matches.
Over 3.5 goals scored @41/50 - BET NOW
Ten of the last 13 games between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund saw over 3.5 goals scored. Saturday’s Der Klassiker is unlikely to be a low-scoring match. Both sides have tremendous offensive firepower. The pressure could be on Bayern Munich to get a win as RB Leipzig have the opportunity to move into first-place with a win earlier in the day against Freiburg. This could Die Roten Bullen’s season to win silverware, but need help from Borussia Dortmund in the derby against Bayern Munich.
Jadon Sancho to score anytime @ 14/5 - BET NOW
Sancho has had a poor season despite scoring 13 goals and tallying 17 assists. How can he be having a poor season with that kind of return? Sancho has struggled to step up in big games and only recently played well under Terzic. All of Sancho’s six Bundesliga goals have come in his last 10 games.
Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Tips
Here are our Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund tips for Saturday's Der Klassiker in the Bundesliga.
1. Both teams to score: YES @ 4/11
2. Over 3.5 goals scored @41/50
3. Jadon Sancho to score anytime @ 14/5
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