Bayer Leverkusen are at the BayArena for the final home game of the campaign with the team taking on Schalke in this decisive encounter. Leverkusen are in a battle with as many as four teams for the final Champions League place. Even though Frankfurt currently occupy the fourth place ahead of Leverkusen, Peter Bosz’ men enjoy momentum coming into the game. Schalke are safe from relegation after opening up a seven-point advantage over Stuttgart. Follow all our predictions, free bets, and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Bayer Leverkusen registered a whopping 6-1 win over Frankfurt at the BayArena to gain a significant advantage in the race for the top four. This was the fourth consecutive victory for Leverkusen.
Schalke were able to manage a goalless draw against Augsburg to add to the impressive win over Borussia Dortmund in the previous game. Schalke have lost only once in the last four matches.
Leverkusen were able to pick up a 2-1 victory over Schalke in the reverse fixture, while it was the turn of Schalke to pick up a victory when they last travelled to the BayArena. Schalke witnessed an early red card in the Leverkusen in this match and they went on to register a 2-0 win. Our betting tips and predictions would go with a win for Leverkusen.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Bayer Leverkusen win at 1.33[/bet_tip_now]
Schalke are likely to experience a drop in intensity after achieving mathematical safety. The last two games of the campaign will not mean much for Schalke apart from preparing well for the next campaign. Meanwhile, Leverkusen will look to continue their recent momentum and get into the top four by the end of this weekend. The win over Frankfurt in the last game changes the complexion of Leverkusen’s campaign. Bosz’ men are looking to get one over last season’s fifth-place finish. Our preview would back a win for Leverkusen.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Bayer Leverkusen win at 1.33[/bet_tip_now]
Bayer Leverkusen vs Schalke draw odds: 5.75
Schalke win odds: 8.00
Correct Score odds
Leverkusen have been demolishing opponents with ease in the last few games. Since players like Havertz are on amazing form, it is difficult to see the goals go down in the last two matches. Schalke were able to pick up a clean sheet in the recent game, but they can be exposed by the Leverkusen’s players. Our correct score prediction would opt for a 3-0 win for Leverkusen.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 win at 10.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Schalke have not been amazing going forward and the intensity is likely to go down even further with the team achieving safety. Leverkusen, meanwhile, have come up with 13 goals in the last four matches. Especially when it comes to home games, Leverkusen have been outstanding with an average of almost 3 goals per game in the recent six matches. Our total goals prediction would back over 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals over 2.5 at 1.36[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Kai Havertz has become the top scorer at Leverkusen following his goal against Frankfurt. The midfielder now has 15 goals – one ahead of Kevin Volland. The 19-year-old has experienced a remarkable run of form since the last international break and he has five goals in as many games coming into this encounter. Our first goalscorer prediction would pick Havertz.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Kai Havertz at 6.50[/bet_tip_now]
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