Bayer Leverkusen take on Fortuna Dusseldorf at the BayArena looking to snatch the fifth spot from the clutches of Frankfurt. An impressive set of results have led Leverkusen to now being just goal difference behind Frankfurt and just five points behind the top four places. Fortuna Dusseldorf have also been quite impressive of late and the team has been able to make sizeable places away from the drop zone. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Bayer Leverkusen were involved in a midweek Europa League encounter against Krasnodar with the team picking up a goalless draw in this first leg match. During the weekend, Leverkusen thrashed Mainz 05 with a 5-1 score at the Opel Arena.
Fortuna Dusseldorf produced one of their best performances to beat Stuttgart 3-0 at home. This was the fourth victory in the last six matches for Friedhelm Funkel’s men.
The reverse fixture between Leverkusen and Fortuna Dusseldorf was a 2-1 victory for the former, who will be hosting Fortuna Dusseldorf at the BayArena for the first time since 2012. Back then, Leverkusen were able to get a 3-2 win despite being down to 10 men. Our betting tips and predictions for this match expect a win for Leverkusen.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Bayer Leverkusen win at 1.44[/bet_tip_now]
Fortuna Dusseldorf have been in stunning form of late and the team has been able to open up a 10-point advantage over the bottom three. It is a remarkable rise from the team that had been struggling with the likelihood of relegation for a significant part of the campaign. Leverkusen may have been involved in a midweek Europa League game, which required a lengthy travel, but home advantage should favour Peter Bosz’ team, who have won four in the last five matches at home. Our preview would pick a win for Leverkusen.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Bayer Leverkusen win at 1.44[/bet_tip_now]
Bayer Leverkusen vs Fortuna Dusseldorf draw odds: 4.75
Fortuna Dusseldorf win odds: 6.50
Correct Score odds
Leverkusen have been destroying Bundesliga opponents over the last few weeks. The team has averaged 3 goals per Bundesliga match in 2019 while Fortuna Dusseldorf have been quite inconsistent. Even though Funkel’s men were able to score 3 during the weekend, Leverkusen’s defence is much better than the backline of Stuttgart. Our correct score prediction would go with a 3-1 win for Leverkusen.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 win at 10.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
All of the recent three Bundesliga matches involving Bayer Leverkusen have produced more than 2.5 goals and it is to be expected when Bosz’ team have been delightful going forward. Even Fortuna Dusseldorf have confidence going forward and our total goals prediction would go with more than 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals over 2.5 at 1.44[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Julian Brandt has been in stunning form for Leverkusen after coming up with four goals and three assists over the last five matches. Even though he has not opened the scoring in 2019, his recent form is a strong factor – in our first goalscorer prediction – to back the midfielder to score the opener.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Julian Brandt at 7.50[/bet_tip_now]
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