M Gladbach vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips
The DFB Pokal returns this week with eight teams left in the competition fighting for the German domestic cup. One name that is not in the tournament is Bayern Munich, who were beaten by second division club Holstein Keil in the previous round. The door was left open with Bayern Munich’s elimination and both Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund have their sights on lifting the trophy.
Marco Rose is currently Gladbach’s coach but will take over Borussia Dortmund next season. The Foals are not in form and go into the game fresh off of a 3-2 loss to RB Leipzig at the weekend. They raced out to a 2-0 lead at halftime but conceded three goals in the second half to lose. Borussia Monchengladbach are on a five-game winless run in the league and also fell to Manchester City 2-0 in the Champions League last 16 first leg a week ago. Things are not going well for Rose and company.
Borussia Dortmund have had their own issues this term. They are in good form going into the game on Tuesday night with two wins and a draw from their last three Bundesliga matches. The Yellow and Black also claimed Champions League last 16 first leg win versus Sevilla.
The teams have met twice already this season with the home team claiming a win in each match. Will the home side claim another victory when Borussia Dortmund visit Borussia Monchengladbach?
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Odds
When these teams met at Signal Iduna Park earlier this season, Borussia Dortmund claimed a 3-0 win thanks to a goal from Giovanni Reyna and two from Erling Haaland. Borussia Monchengladbach got revenge on that loss when the teams met at Borussia Park. Unlike the previous match, it was a back-and-forth affair.
Nico Elvedi opened the scoring for the Foals but Haaland cancelled out the goal with two of his own. Elvedi struck back with a second goal just before halftime as the teams went into the half at 2-2. Borussia Monchengladbach’s Ramy Bensebaini and Marcus Thuram added two further goals in the second half to give the Foals the victory.
Borussia Monchengladbach are underdogs to get a win and progress to the last four of the DFB Pokal. They are at odds of 23/10 to win at full-time versus the Yellow and Black. Borussia Dortmund are at odds of 6/5 to win and progress to the next round. Twelve of the last 13 matches between Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund were won by the latter.
The Foals’ win at home earlier this season ended a 12-game losing streak versus the Yellow and Black. Rose’s team’s home record is poor at just 6W-5D-5L.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund Team News
Rose will name his strongest team possible for the fixture with the aim of getting Borussia Monchengladbach into the DFB Pokal semifinals. Florian Neuhaus is expected to start the game while Jonas Hofman moves to the bench due to a knee injury. Christoph Kramer is ruled out of the game as well.
Rose has a big decision to make over whether to start Patrick Herrmann or Valentino Lazaro for the match. Stefan Lainer and Tony Jantschke are both ruled out through injury and won’t play until later in March. Gladbach have a big Bundesliga match versus Bayer Leverkusen at the weekend.
Borussia Dortmund interim coach Edin Terzic will want to get some of his players fit for the games ahead and could use the quarterfinal to bring some players back into the side. Roman Burki, Thorgan Hazard, Dan-Axel Zagadou, and Lukasz Piszczek are all in training once more and could play a part in the game.
There is the possibility of Terzic rotating the side with Borussia Dortmund fighting for a Champions League qualification place in the Bundesliga. Borussia Dortmund face off with Bayern Munich in a massive league fixture at the weekend before meeting Sevilla in the Champions League last 16 second leg next week. Haaland could make way in the team for 16-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction
Both teams to score: YES @ 1/2 - BET NOW
Ten of the last 16 matches between Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund in all competitions finished with both teams finding the back of the net. That includes their match played at Borussia Park earlier this season. Four of the Yellow and Black’s last six league matches saw both teams find the back of the net. Back-to-back Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga finished with both teams scoring.
Over 2.5 goals scored @51/100 - BET NOW
Four straight matches in all competitions between Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund saw over 2.5 goals scored. Four of Borussia Dortmund’s last six league matches finished with more than 2.5 goals scored, while the Foals saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last six matches in the Bundesliga. That includes conceding three goals in the second half to RB Leipzig at the weekend.
Giovanni Reyna to score anytime @ 2/1 - BET NOW
Giovanni Reyna is linked with a transfer to Manchester City and could be one of the players Borussia Dortmund are forced to sell in the summer. Reports indicate that Reyna, Haaland, and Jadon Sancho will all be sold to make up for money lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American playmaker is having a breakout campaign for the Yellow and Black. He has scored four goals and assisted six in 32 games in all competitions. One of those goals came in the DFB Pokal. Although the 18-year-old is in a bit of a drought in the final third, he could get a start in the team on Tuesday night and given the keys to running the Borussia Dortmund attack.
Gladbach are in poor form and fall out over Rose agreeing to join Dortmund has been high amongst supporters. It has affected the team and should continue to cause issues. Borussia Dortmund should continue their good form with a win and make the final four of the DFB Pokal with a win.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund Tips
Here are our Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund tips for Tuesday's DFB Pokal match at Borussia Park.
1. Both teams to score: YES @ 1/2
2. Over 2.5 goals scored @51/100
3. Giovanni Reyna to score anytime @ 2/1
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