Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Predictions

Vedran Ostojic 04 Oct 2019
  • RB Leipzig sit a point behind Bayern Munich after two disappointing displays over the past seven days

  • Can they return to the winning ways on their trip to Leverkusen?

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Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Score Prediction

Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Match Info

Match date: 5th October 2019

Kick-Off: 2:30 pm

Stadium: BayArena, Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

6 Apr 2019 Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 4 RB Leipzig
11 Nov 2018 RB Leipzig 3 – 0 Bayer Leverkusen
9 Apr 2018 RB Leipzig 1 – 4 Bayer Leverkusen

Matches played: 6

Bayer Leverkusen wins: 1

RB Leipzig wins: 4

Draws: 1

Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Stats

  • Bayer Leverkusen saw Juventus (3-0) end their streak of two Bundesliga wins
  • RB Leipzig saw losses to Schalke (1-3) and Lyon (0-2) in their last two outings
  • ‎ Die Bullen bagged four wins in six head-to-head clashes, including a 2-4 win on their last trip to this ground in April

Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Match Preview

Bayer Leverkusen made the top 6 cut with quite confident Bundesliga wins over Union Berlin (2-0) and Augsburg (0-3) as Kevin Volland led the attacking line with two goals. However, they’ve seen the winning streak ended by Juventus (3-0) in Champions League on Tuesday and now have another tough task on their hands as they host RB Leipzig.

Die Werkself have been tougher to beat at home ground but still have a lot to prove, as they struggled for consistency and earned seven points in three Bundesliga outings but saw Lokomotiv Moscow (1-2) snatch all three in Champions League along the way. Peter Bosz found it hard to get stability from his back line and this could be just as worrying.

RB Leipzig have seen just as much trouble over the past seven days, as they saw Schalke (1-3) end their lengthy unbeaten streak on Saturday and failed to bounce from it, as Julian Nagelsmann’s men struggled to create chances and two defensive errors saw Lyon (0-2) snatch the Champions League points at Red Bull Arena.

Die Bullen have been more convincing beforehand and we’ve seen six wins in seven outings across competitions, only Bayern Munich interrupting the streak with a 1-1 draw in Leipzig. They will now be desperate to rediscover such form in the final third but a lot could still depend on the back line without Ibrahima Konate at the center of it once again.

We still feel RB Leipzig will be able to outgun Bayer at this point, though, and we’ll now stick our necks out for them to bounce to the winning ways at a very important time. We’ll thus go for an Away win, which comes at 2/1 with bet365 and looks like a lively longshot.

We should be in for goals and both sides have based success on an attacking approach, which promises excitement on the day as well. With that in mind, going for Over 2.5 Goals FT feels like more of a banker bet and we’ll go for it at 8/15 with bet365.

Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Betting Tips

RB Leipzig to win @ 2/1 with bet365

Over 2.5 Goals FT @ 8/15 with bet365

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    Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Match Info Match date: 5th October 2019 Kick-Off: 2:30 pm Stadium: BayArena, Leverkusen Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 6 Apr 2019 Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 4 RB Leipzig 11 Nov 2018 RB Leipzig 3 – 0 Bayer Leverkusen 9 Apr 2018 RB Leipzig…