Gladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction (German Bundesliga) – May 23, 2020, 21:30 (GMT +8)
Borussia Monchengladbach aim to wrest second spot in the Bundesliga when they tackle visiting Bayer Leverkusen. Both sides continue their campaign in the league which resumed last week. Read on for Gladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction and football tips.
Gladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen Match Previews
A Gladbach win over Leverkusen moves them to second spot. At present, they are at third with 52 points, just two points behind second-placed Borussia Dortmund, who play a day later on Sunday.
IN HOT PURSUIT
Leverkusen are also in hot pursuit of a place in the top 4. They are just a point behind fourth-placed RB Leipzig at 50 and two points behind Gladbach.
Gladbach and Leverkusen both scored wins in their respective matches last week. Marco Rose’s men won 3-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt, whilst Peter Bosz’s squad won at Werder Bremen 4-.
In their earlier four games in the league before they beat Frankfurt, Gladbach won 2-1 at home over Koln and hey will now aim to make it three straight wins should they overcome Leverkusen. Gladbach also had a 3-2 win at Augsburg and a 1-1 draw against visiting Hoffenheim. Their only loss was 1-2 against visiting Borussia Dortmund.
UNBEATEN IN 5 LAST 5 MATCHES
As for Leverkusen, they are also hoping for a third straight triumph as they are unbeaten in their last five league fixtures. They had earlier routed Frankfurt 4-0 prior to beating Bremen. Their other wins were 3-2 at Union Berlin and 2-0 over visiting Augsburg, whilst they had a lone draw 1-1 at RB Leipzig.
Gladbach prevailed over hosts Leverkusen 1-0 in their last Bundesliga showdown held at Bay Arena. Gladbach also won 2-0 the last time they met in the league at Borussia Park.
Forward Marcus Thuram, who had a goal in their win against Frankfurt, will lead Gladbach along with fellow forward Breel-Donald Embolo. Both have seven goals so far in the league. For Leverkusen, the man to watch out for are winger/striker Kevin Volland and striker Lucas Alario.
|1.83||Avg Goals Scored Per Match||2.00|
|1.17||Avg Goals Conceded Per Match||1.37|
Head to Head (last 20 match)
|Previous Meetings (Last 20)|
|Bayer Leverkusen (1-2) Gladbach|
|Bayer Leverkusen (0-1) Gladbach|
|01.11.18||Gladbach (0-5) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Gladbach (2-0) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Bayer Leverkusen (2-0) Gladbach|
|Gladbach (0-1) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Gladbach (1-5) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Bayer Leverkusen (2-3) Gladbach|
|28.08.16||Gladbach (2-1) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Gladbach (2-1) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Bayer Leverkusen (5-0) Gladbach|
|Gladbach (3-0) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Bayer Leverkusen (1-1) Gladbach|
|08.02.14||Gladbach (0-1) Bayer Leverkusen|
|Bayer Leverkusen (4-2) Gladbach|
|Gladbach (3-3) Bayer Leverkusen|
|23.09.12||Bayer Leverkusen (1-1) Gladbach|
|Bayer Leverkusen (1-2) Gladbach|
|15.10.11||Gladbach (2-2) Bayer Leverkusen|
|23.01.11||Gladbach (1-3) Bayer Leverkusen|
Gladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction
• There is a crucial clash at the top of the table with 3rd placed Gladbach taking on 5th placed Leverkusen with just 2 points separating the two sides.
• Gladbach have one of the best home records in the league, with only Dortmund recording a better points per home game ratio. In their first match back from the break, they recorded a 3-1 win away to Frankfurt, in what was their 4th consecutive league game of scoring three or more goals.
• In all competitions, Leverkusen have won 10 of their last 11 games, and have 14 goals in their last 4 matches, including a 4-1 win over Werder Bremen last weekend.
• Whilst a high scoring game should be anticipated, the goal line in the market reflects this already. A better bet appears to be on the home side on the 0 ball handicap.
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