FC Koln could be worth a punt against visitors B. Dortmund on Saturday at RheinEnergieSTADION. The latter are not displaying the kind of form usually associated with their title-winning results. FC Koln lie 14th in the table on 22 points after 25 matches. 20 points ahead after 25 games, B. Dortmund find themselves in 5th place.
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 B. Dortmund.
Stats and facts for FC Koln and B. Dortmund.
- FC Koeln did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
- FC Koeln has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- FC Koeln conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- FC Koeln conceded the last 9 matches in a row.
- B. Dortmund has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
- B. Dortmund scored in the last 25 of 27 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in B. Dortmund’s last 9 of 11 matches;
- B. Dortmund scored the last 12 matches in a row when playing away.
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Form FC Koln vs B. Dortmund
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
FC Koln continue to look blunt.
FC Koln go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their last 3 matches FC Koln were humiliated by Bayern München in a 5-1 defeat, followed by a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 defeat against Union Berlin.
B. Dortmund on a roll.
B. Dortmund look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches B. Dortmund were hammered by Bayern München in a 4-2 defeat, followed by a 2-2 draw against Sevilla in the Champions League. Their most recent match brought a 2-0 win against Hertha Berlin.
With B. Dortmund in such good form in recent weeks and FC Koln performing poorly, siding with B. Dortmund at odds 1.91 seems like a no-brainer.
FC Koln v B. Dortmund Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
B. Dortmund have historical advantage
B. Dortmund were left reeling when FC Koln took a 2-1 win in their latest 1. Bundesliga encounter. It served as pay back for the 5-1 defeat B. Dortmund handed out in the reverse match. Entertainment seem close to guaranteed with over 2.5 goals paying out as a winning bet 7 of the previous 10 times FC Koln faced off with B. Dortmund. In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with B. Dortmund enjoying a slight advantage having won 4 matches in the 1. Bundesliga. FC Koln grabbed all 3 points in 2 matches while 4 matches ended all square.
Placed 14th in the table FC Koln have amassed 22 points after 25 games. On 42 points B. Dortmund are ranked in 5th place with as many matches as the home side.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: FC Koln to win pays out at 6.50, the best prize for a draw is 2.55, while an away win for B. Dortmund returns you odds 1.91. FC Koln won just 1 of their last 10 home league games, while B. Dortmund won 4 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 78% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.29 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 3.50. FC Koln’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.4 goals per match. 5 of FC Koln’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. B. Dortmund’s last 10 away league games averaged 4.1 goals per game. 8 of B. Dortmund’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.