Bayer Leverkusen vs FC Köln Betting Tips & Prediction

Bayer Leverkusen looks destined for a win in their upcoming match on Saturday against FC Koln. The form looks great, while the latter looks to have landed themselves in a bit of a slump of late in the 1. Bundesliga. Placed 6th in the table, Bayer Leverkusen have amassed 44 points after 28 games. On 23 points, FC Koln is ranked in 17th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

It has been a few rounds since FC Koln last taste of success in the 1. Bundesliga and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Bayer Leverkusen.

Stats and facts for Bayer Leverkusen and FC Koln.

  • teamlogoBayer Leverkusen scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoBayer Leverkusen conceded the last 10 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 2.5 in Bayer Leverkusen’s last 4 of 6 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 2.5 in Bayer Leverkusen’s last 5 at home matches in the row.
  • teamlogoFC Koeln did not win the last 8 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln has lost the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln has lost in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln conceded in the last 15 of 17 matches.


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Form Bayer Leverkusen vs FC Koln

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Bayer Leverkusen hope to stop the rot.

Bayer Leverkusen will enter the match, hoping to end their disappointing run of form in the league finally. In their 3 latest outings, Bayer Leverkusen was trashed by Hertha Berlin in a 3-0 defeat and a 2-1 win against Schalke 04. Their latest game produced a 0-0 draw with Hoffenheim.

FC Koln continue to look blunt.

FC Koln goes into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches, FC Koln ended with a 2-2 draw against B. Dortmund and a 1-0 defeat against Wolfsburg. Their latest match served up a 3-2 defeat against Mainz 05.

In a match between these two seemingly equal sides, home advantage could prove the deciding factor with both in the same shape. A win for Bayer Leverkusen at odds 1.67 looks the best call this coming Saturday.

Bayer Leverkusen v FC Koln Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Bayer Leverkusen look to extend winning streak

Bayer Leverkusen left FC Koln begging for mercy when they clattered them 4-0 and 3-1 in their previous meetings in the 1. Bundesliga. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Bayer Leverkusen enters the match against FC Koln with a 4-3-3 record in their previous 10 encounters in the 1. Bundesliga.

Current standings

Placed 6th in the table Bayer Leverkusen have amassed 44 points after 28 matches. On 23 points FC Koln are ranked in 17th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

Full Time Betting

According to the bookies, Bayer Leverkusen is favourites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.67, as bookies predict Bayer Leverkusen to have a 60% chance of beating FC Koln. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 4.00 on offer, while an away win for FC Koln pays out at 5.00. Bayer Leverkusen won just 4 of their last 10 home league games. FC Koln lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.


The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 57%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.75 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly, betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.00. The last 10 home league games for Bayer Leverkusen averaged 3.4 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 9 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for FC Koln, the average total goals were 2.7, with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 55%. This equals odds 1.83 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 2.05. The last 10 home league games of Bayer Leverkusen had an average of 3.4 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 7 went over 2.5 goals. FC Koln’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. Meanwhile, 7 of FC Koln’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.

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