Werder Bremen continue to be on the edge of a Europa League place when they take on Schalke at the Weserstadion on Friday night. Bremen have a 10-point advantage over Schalke and this puts them in a comfortable spot with regards to avoiding relegation, while the team are also only six points away from sixth-placed…
SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 – Betting Tips for the game
Werder Bremen were able to force a draw against Wolfsburg courtesy of a late goal. The equaliser from Max Kruse in the 1-1 draw was the 24th occasion in which Bremen have scored at least a goal.
Domenico Tedesco received a major shock when his Schalke team were ripped apart 4-0 by Fortuna Dusseldorf despite playing at the Veltins Arena. This was the fourth defeat in five matches for Schalke.
The reverse meeting between these two teams witnessed Werder Bremen getting a 2-0 win over Schalke, who had picked up a 2-1 victory in their recent visit to the Weserstadion. Our betting tips and predictions for this match would go with a win for Werder Bremen.
SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 – Match odds
Schalke have been quite disastrous over the last few weeks with the team suffering a defeat in four out of the last five matches. The club are also winless in six league outings. Even though Bremen are unbeaten in seven matches, they have become the recent draw specialists in the league with an incredible five stalemates in the last six. Bremen have proved a resilient during this period but they may not require such a quality against a struggling Schalke outfit.
Werder Bremen vs Schalke draw odds: 3.50
Schalke win odds: 3.80
SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 – Correct Score odds
Bremen have been able to score a string of goals on a consistent basis. Even though they may not have set the charts on fire, the team has produced a steady flow of goals. Schalke’s defence has taken a beating in the last couple of games and Tedesco may go with a defensive approach for this match in order to stop the rot. Our correct score prediction would opt for a 2-0 Bremen win.
SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Even though the win over Augsburg is the only example of a high-scoring game for Werder Bremen in the last five league matches, this game has the potential to end up with plenty of goals. Schalke have conceded over 2.5 goals in four out of the last five matches. Still, the lack of goals within Bremen means that our total goals prediction would opt for under 2.5 goals.
SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 – First Goalscorer odds
Max Kruse is now level with Eggestein in the Werder Bremen scoring charts this season with five league goals. However, the importance of Kruse is far greater with the midfielder often being entrusted with the penalty duties. The goal against Wolfsburg was Kruse’s first of 2019 and he has now scored or assisted a goal in his last two games. Our first goalscorer prediction would pick Max Kruse.
SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 – Free bet offers
Below we have all our free bet offers and bonuses for this weekend.
Bet £20 get a £20 Free Bet. New players only. Qualifying bet(s) must have minimum odds of 4/5 and must be settled before triggering free bet
£50 staggered free bet. Place your first bet and get £10 matched. After 5 bets get a free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your 5 bets. Then after your 10th bet, get another free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your last 5 bets.
Basically, to claim the free bets, place a £10 bet when you join to get £10. Then after 5 £20 bets, you get another £20. This then repeats so you can claim the final £20.
Min. odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater required to qualify.
Werder Bremen win at 2.00
Total goals under 2.5 at 1.90