Augsburg take on Bayer Leverkusen for a match in the Bundesliga on Friday at WWK Arena.
A look at the Bundesliga standings shows that six points and five places currently separate the two teams.
With both Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen coming off disappointing defeats in their previous outing, we could be in for a cautious battle. Both will be eager to get back to winning ways sooner rather than later.
On the back of their recent run of results, we expect Bayer Leverkusen to claim another win, when they travel to face Augsburg.
Bayer Leverkusen were knocked out cold when Augsburg took a 2-1 win in their latest encounter. It served as pay back for the 5-1 defeat, Bayer Leverkusen handed out in the game before.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction
In their previous three games, Augsburg lost 4-3 against B. Dortmund, beat B. M'gladbach 1-0, before losing 3-1 against Freiburg. Augsburg managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Bundesliga. In the remaining four, they drew two and lost two, as they scored seven and conceded seven goals.
Bayer Leverkusen Form
Bayer Leverkusen won twice in their last three matches as B. M'gladbach were defeated by 2-3, before they beat Bochum 2-0. B. Dortmund proved too strong, though, and a 0-2 defeat followed. Bayer Leverkusen, meanwhile, won twice, while they've drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Bundesliga.
Augsburg are looking at a record of five wins, three draws and ten defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Bayer Leverkusen put seven wins, three draws and eight defeats on the board in the Bundesliga.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats
- In 7 of the last 8 Augsburg home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Augsburg have lost 6 of the last 8 matches
- In 4 of the last 5 Augsburg home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Augsburg have not won 6 of the last 8 matches
- Augsburg have scored in the last 4 matches in a row
- Bayer Leverkusen have conceded in 16 of the last 18 away matches
- Bayer Leverkusen have won 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 Bayer Leverkusen away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Bayer Leverkusen have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Team News
Augsburg could be looking at four players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Bayer Leverkusen.
Elvis Rexhbecaj, Andre Hahn, Noah-Joel Sarenren-Bazee and Tobias Strobl are all absent from the Augsburg squad that faces Bayer Leverkusen at WWK Arena.
Bayer Leverkusen are juggling with four absent players on this coming Friday when travelling to Augsburg.
Bayer Leverkusen need to do without Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Charles Aranguiz, Joshua Eze and Patrik Schick, who are not fit enough to travel to WWK Arena.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen H2H
Augsburg triumphed in a 2-1 win against Bayer Leverkusen, the last time they faced off. However, Bayer Leverkusen secured a 5-1 win in the match before that. Augsburg enter the match against Bayer Leverkusen with a 1-2-7 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 10%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Results
Both teams scored six times in the last ten matches between Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Betting Tips
Mergim Berisha look like value in the goal scoring market with three strikes to his name in six Bundesliga matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Moussa Diaby adds to his four Bundesliga goals come on Friday.
Augsburg won four of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at WWK Arena. They drew one and lost five as well, while Bayer Leverkusen won three of their last 10 games away. They drew two and lost five. Whereas Bayer Leverkusen scored the opening goal in four of their last 10 away games, Augsburg scored the first goal seven times in 10 at WWK Arena.
In the last ten encounters between Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen over 2.5 goals came out six times, as Augsburg averaged 0.7 goals a game. Bayer Leverkusen scored an average of 2.4 goals in these, while both teams scored six times. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of Augsburg’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.2 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Bayer Leverkusen, who managed to score 1.9 times in those matches.