Mid-placed Borussia Monchengladbach face relegation-threatened Schalke 04 at Borussia-Park in round 19 of the Bundesliga in a match that kick-offs this coming Saturday. The visitors have a lot more at stake, but are lacking in quality.
The current difference in the Bundesliga standings between the two teams clashing at Borussia-Park this coming Saturday is 15 points.
Their upcoming match is a difficult challenge for Schalke 04, who next face Borussia Monchengladbach in their continuous fight to avoid relegation. They should be highly motivated to spring a surprise, even against a tough opponent like Borussia Monchengladbach.
Borussia Monchengladbach should be too strong at Borussia-Park to drop any points against Schalke 04, and combining the home win with over 2.5 goals looks the value bet.
It was an enormously entertaining 2-2 match, when these two sides last played each other. A similar feast of goals would go down well on Saturday.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Schalke 04 Prediction
Borussia Monchengladbach Form
Borussia Monchengladbach lost twice in their last three matches, as they were defeated 2-3 by Bayer Leverkusen and 1-0 against Augsburg. They turned the table by winning 1-4 against Hoffenheim. It has been a bit hit-and-miss for Borussia Monchengladbach but at least mostly hit, as they put four wins on the board in their previous six Bundesliga matches. They didn't draw any matches, but lost twice, scoring 18 goals while conceding 11.
Schalke 04 Form
Schalke 04 came away from their previous three games with just one point, as they lost 3-0 against Eintracht. A 1-6 defeat against RB Leipzig followed, before a 0-0 draw with FC Koln. Schalke 04 didn't manage a single away win in their last six Bundesliga matches, but managed one draws, while suffering five defeats. They conceded 13 and scored three goals themselves.
Borussia Monchengladbach took 16 points from their last ten encounters with teams from the bottom half of the Bundesliga table. This amounts to five wins after scoring 20 times and conceding 16. Schalke 04 claimed zero wins and two points from their last nine encounters with teams in the top half of the Bundesliga, while scoring four goals to 26 against. Borussia Monchengladbach are looking at a record of seven wins, four draws and seven defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Schalke 04 have two wins, four draws and 12 defeats in the Bundesliga.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Schalke 04 Stats
- B. M'gladbach have scored in 23 of the last 25 home matches
- B. M'gladbach have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- B. M'gladbach have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 B. M'gladbach home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 5 of the last 7 home matches B. M'gladbach played, both teams scored
- Schalke 04 have not won 17 of the last 18 matches
- In the last 8 Schalke 04 away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Schalke 04 have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
- Schalke 04 have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches
- Schalke 04 have lost 6 of the last 7 away matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Schalke 04 Team News
Borussia Monchengladbach could be looking at three players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Schalke 04.
Nathan N'Goumou, Lars Stindl and Stefan Lainer nurses various injuries and won't take part for Borussia Monchengladbach against Schalke 04 at Borussia-Park.
Schalke 04 could have up to seven players on the injured and absent players for their match on Saturday atBorussia-Park
Schalke 04 need to do without Niklas Tauer, Justin Heekeren, Alex Kral, Thomas Ouwejan, Leo Greiml, Rodrigo Zalazar and Sepp van den Berg, who are not fit enough to travel to Borussia-Park.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Schalke 04 H2H
Borussia Monchengladbach and Schalke 04 had to make do with a point each in their latest encounter, which finished with a 2-2 scoreline. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 7/2. Borussia Monchengladbach seem to have a great read on Schalke 04, winning five times of the previous ten matches in the Bundesliga. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 8/15.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Schalke 04 Results
Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last ten matches between Borussia Monchengladbach and Schalke 04. Odds on under 2.5 goals are at 11/8 with bookies.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Schalke 04 Betting Tips
Jonas Hofmann found the target four times in his previous six matches, whereas Simon Terodde just scored once in a similar number of matches.
Borussia Monchengladbach won six of their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while losing four times. Schalke 04 won one of their last 10 games away from home, with two draws and seven defeats as well. Borussia Monchengladbach hammered in the opening goal six times in their last 10 matches played in front of their usually euphoric crowd at Borussia-Park. Schalke 04 were first off the mark in two of their 10 most recent away games.
Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Borussia Monchengladbach managed an average of 1.9 goals, with Schalke 04 averaging one goal in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Borussia Monchengladbach, who scored an average of 2.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Schalke 04, who managed to score one time in those matches.