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Bundesliga Predictions (and a 2,500/1 acca)...

Friday 22nd May 2020

In your Across the Leagues EXTRA email today:

  • Bundesliga Predictions…
  • 2,500/1 Acca…
  • Correct Scores…

The German football continues behind closed doors this weekend. There’s a full set of 9 games in the Bundesliga, with every match live on the BT Sport channels.

Play kicks off this evening, with the Berlin derby at 7.30pm.

With the Premier League not due back until mid-June at the very earliest, we’re using the stats from our Across the Leagues website to offer up our Predictions for the Bundesliga this weekend – see below.

Meanwhile, one rung down the German ladder…

Low corners in the lower league…

The second division is also in action in Germany. Dresden have got players testing positive for coronavirus, so their fixtures are postponed for a couple of weeks. The other teams in Bundesliga II got underway last weekend though, and this stat could be worth looking out for…

  • There were Under 10.5 Total Corners in 7 of the 8 games played in Bundesliga II last weekend

The only game that went ‘Over’ that betting line was St Pauli at home – they have the highest average in the division, so no surprise there. But even still, there were only 11 corners in St Pauli’s 1-0 win over Nuremberg, so only one over the Over 10.5 Corners line.

  • In comparison, in the previous fixtures, ‘pre-lockdown’ in March, 6 out of 9 Bundesliga II games went Under 10.5 Corners

Are last week’s low corner totals down to the empty stadiums, no fans and a lack of pace in the games? And/ or tired legs with players perhaps not yet at full match fitness in the second division? We’re not going to pretend to know. But it could be a trend worth keeping an eye on.

For this weekend’s games in Bundesliga II, bookies including Bet365, Skybet, BetVictor, Paddy Power & Betfair Sportsbook have Total Corners markets up. If last week’s stats are anything to go by, then the Under 11 Corners or Under 10.5 Corners options are the ones to look out for….

  • For example, leaving out St Pauli’s game this weekend, a 7-fold acca on the other Bundesliga II games to all go Under 10.5 Corners comes out as a 45/1 shot with BetVictor. Multiples and combos involving those games might also be worth considering. We’ll keep an eye on trends like that in the weeks to come

The Bundesliga II games kick off from 5.30pm today.

Back to the top tier now…

Bundesliga Predictions…

Here are our own predictions for this weekend:

Hertha Berlin v FC Union Berlin 1-1 2-2
Borussia Monchengladbach v Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 3-1
SC Paderborn v 1899 Hoffenheim 1-1 1-1
SC Freiburg v Werder Bremen 2-1 1-0
VfL Wolfsburg v Borussia Dortmund 0-2 0-2
Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0 4-0
FC Schalke v FC Augsburg 3-1 3-1
Mainz v RB Leipzig 2-2 1-1
FC Koln v Fortuna Dusseldorf 3-1 2-0

The Weekend Acca…

When our Match Result predictions match up, Shaun & I will be rolling those picks into an accumulator.

This weekend we have the same opinions on the full set of 9 Bundesliga games…

The Weekend Acca:

  • Hertha Berlin v Union Berlin – Draw
  • Paderborn v Hoffenheim – Draw
  • Mainz v RB Leipzig – Draw
  • Borussia Monchengladbach
  • Freiburg
  • Bayern Munich
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Schalke
  • Koln

That’s a big 9-fold acca, with the combined odds for the full house (!) clocking-in at over 2,500/1 with William Hill, Betway and Sportingbet.

We also have matching Correct Score predictions on four of those games…

  • The 1-1 draw for Paderborn v Hoffenheim is a 13/2 (7.50) shot
  • Dortmund to win 2-0 at Wolfsburg is 17/2 (9.50)
  • Bayern Munich to beat Frankfurt 4-0 is 9/1 (10.00)
  • Schalke to beat Augsburg 3-1 is 14/1 (15.00)

Those Correct Score prices are from Bet365.

Plenty of attractive prices to consider in Germany there.

And if you want to get the full lowdown on the Bundesliga betting this weekend, take a look at what’s going on over on our members-only site…

Head-2-Head stats for every game…

Our Across the Leagues website is fully loaded ready for all the Bundesliga games…

As well as League Stats, Team Stats, Form, Totals and Results sections for the Bundesliga, we also have Head-2-Head stats comparisons for all of this weekend’s fixtures.

Giving you an at-glance guide to the home v away form and standout stats & betting markets for each game.

Within each Head-2-Head, you’ll then find the info spilt into the following headings: Match Results, Goals, Cards & Bookings, Half Time Results, and Player Stats.

For example, here’s the Head-2-Head home page, with Monchengladbach v Leverkusen as the selected game:

Bundesliga - Head-2-Head Stats

You can find out more about Across the Leagues and get instant access to all of this weekend’s stats, analysis & advice here.

Have a good weekend.

We’ll be back next week with more German stats & predictions…

Best wishes,

Oliver & Shaun

Oliver Upstone & Shaun Humphris

Across the Leagues Extra


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