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The spotlight is on both Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund, as the Bundesliga rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other on Sunday in the at BayArena.

A tough game is in stall for Bayer Leverkusen, who will be wary of the threat Borussia Dortmund pose in their current form. A victory for Bayer Leverkusen would be massive in their quest to move up the table.

Ahead of their coming Bundesliga match, Borussia Dortmund look in excellent goal-scoring shape. In their previous ten games, they hammered in an average of 2.2 goals a game. A highly respectable total of 22 goals, while also letting in 18 goals. The latter leaves an average of 1.8 per outing, in which they managed two clean sheets.

Bayer Leverkusen claimed a 5-2 win, while Borussia Dortmund answered back with a 1-0 win in their two most recent meetings.

Bayer Leverkusen are scoring freely these days, Borussia Dortmund are doing just fine in that department as well, and we expect a match with plenty of goalsthis coming Sunday.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction

Bayer Leverkusen Form

Bayer Leverkusen are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 2-0 win against VfB Stuttgart. They went on to beat B. M'gladbach by 2-3, before also getting the better of Bochum in a 2-0 victory. Bayer Leverkusen put four wins on the board in their previous six Bundesliga matches at the BayArena. They drew twice while losing none, scored 16 goals while conceding three.

Borussia Dortmund Form

In their last three matches, Borussia Dortmund lost against B. M'gladbach by 4-2, beat Augsburg by 4-3 winning 1-2 against Mainz 05. In their last six away matches in the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund won twice, while also recording zero draws. They endured four defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying 13 goals conceded and eight scored.

Bayer Leverkusen have taken seven points from their last eight games against teams from the top half of the Bundesliga table. They won two of these matches with a scoreline of 13 goals to 19. Borussia Dortmund won three of their last eight matches against teams from the top half of the Bundesliga table, scoring ten and conceding 15 goals. They collected ten points from these. Bayer Leverkusen are looking at a record of seven wins, three draws and seven defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Borussia Dortmund enjoy a record of ten wins, one draw and six defeats in the Bundesliga.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Stats

  • Bayer Leverkusen have won 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Bayer Leverkusen have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won 7 of the last 9 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Bayer Leverkusen have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won the last 5 home matches in a row
  • B. Dortmund have won the last 3 matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 5.5
  • In the last 3 B. Dortmund matches the sum of goals was over 5.5
  • B. Dortmund have won the last 3 matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 4.5
  • B. Dortmund have won the last 3 matches in a row while scoring more than 3.5 goals
  • In 6 of the last 8 B. Dortmund matches the sum of goals was over 4.5

Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Team News

At the time of writing, Bayer Leverkusen have four players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Borussia Dortmund on Sunday.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Charles Aranguiz, Joshua Eze and Patrik Schick are all absent from the Bayer Leverkusen squad that faces Borussia Dortmund at BayArena.

Borussia Dortmund could have up to nine players on the injured and absent players for their match on Sunday atBayArena

Borussia Dortmund need to do without Emre Can, Thomas Meunier, Mats Hummels, Anthony Modeste, Marius Wolf, Tom Rothe, Abdoulaye Kamara, Mateu Morey and Sebastien Haller, who are not fit enough to travel to BayArena.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund H2H

Bayer Leverkusen claimed a 5-2 win, while Borussia Dortmund answered back with a 1-0 win in their two most recent meetings. Bayer Leverkusen enter the match against Borussia Dortmund with a 3-0-7 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 30%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Results

As both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous ten matches, betting on BTTS naturally would have been profitable. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 4/9 with the bookies.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips

Moussa Diaby look like value in the goal scoring market with four strikes to his name in six Bundesliga matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Giovanni Reyna adds to his three Bundesliga goals come on Sunday.

BayArena have been a happy hunting ground for Bayer Leverkusen lately, claiming seven win from 10 across all tournaments. They drew two and lost one of these, while Borussia Dortmund won six of their most recent 10 games away. The latter drew one and lost three as well. Bayer Leverkusen claimed a clean sheet in six of their 10 most recent matches on home soil. They hope to do so again this coming Sunday, when Borussia Dortmund come visiting on the back of one clean sheets in their last 10 away games.

Over 2.5 goals came out nine times from a possible ten encounters between Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund, as Bayer Leverkusen averaged 1.9 goals per game. Borussia Dortmund served up an average of 2.9 goals. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times over the same period. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Bayer Leverkusen’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 2.4 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten games for Borussia Dortmund, who managed to hit the net 3.2 times on average in these games.