Bayer Leverkusen have been really good lately and are getting in form at just the right time. They will now return home for their next match, where they will host Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich have also been in really great form lately and are looking to make a good run in the second half of the season in order to challenge Borussia Dortmund for the top spot.
Date/Time: 2-2-2019, 09:30 EST
Spread: Bayer Leverkusen +1
Total: 3.25 Goals
Bayer Leverkusen (8-8-3) are coming off an excellent performance on the road against Wolfsburg the past weekend. They took the lead from the penalty spot at the end of the first half and went on to score twice in the second half for the final 3-0. That was their fifth win in their last seven matches in all competitions but have kept just two clean sheets in that span. Bayer Leverkusen are now sitting at the 9th spot of the league table with 27 points, one behind the top-six. They have been hit or miss at home so far in the league (4-4-1) but they lost just once of their last six home matches in all competitions (4-1-1). They also have two more wins and a draw at home in the Europa League, but out of a total of 12 matches at home they kept just five clean sheets.
On the other hand, Bayern Munich (13-3-3) were not very good in the first half of their home match against Stuttgart. The two teams entered the half-time break tied at 1-1 but Bayern Munich destroyed them in the second half with three more goals and a missed penalty kick. That means that they are now undefeated in their last ten matches in all competitions (8-0-2) but kept just four clean sheets in that span. Bayern Munich are still sitting 2nd in the Bundesliga with 42 points, six behind the top spot. They have the best away record in the league (8-2-0) and are undefeated in their last five in all competitions (4-0-1). Moreover, they have four more away wins and a draw in other competitions, and have scored at least twice in each of their last ten competitive matches.
Bayern Munich had an easy job against Bayer Leverkusen in the first round, beating them by 1-3 at home. They also won both matches last season, and one more match for the German Cup. Bayern Munich have won each of the last four, while also remaining undefeated in the last eight (6-0-2).
They have won each of their last two in this venue but that’s all in the last five years (2-1-4). Both teams score a lot so the Over 3.25 Goals is a really solid bet on this match.
Bundesliga Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich Prediction: Over 3.25 Goals (-104)
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