Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions

Vedran Ostojic 24 Jan 2019
  • Wolfsburg still sit in the top 6 after a 2-1 loss at Schalke but have five sides breathing down their necks

  • Can they build on their spot with important points on Saturday?

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Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Match Prediction

Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Match Info

Match date: 26thJanuary 2019

Kick-Off: 2.30pm GMT

Stadium: VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

1 Sep 2018 Bayer Leverkusen 1 – 3 Wolfsburg
3 Mar 2018 Wolfsburg 1 – 2 Bayer Leverkusen
15 Oct 2017 Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 2 Wolfsburg

Matches played: 44

Wolfsburg wins: 17

Leverkusen wins: 20

Draws: 7

Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats

  • Wolfsburg have picked it up in front of the home fans since late November
  • Leverkusen have seen a loss to Monchengladbach (0-1) end their five-match winning streak last week
  • Die Wolfe have snatched a 1-3 win at BayArena earlier this term, ending a five-match winless streak in head-to-head clashes

Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Match Preview

After returning to Bundesliga with a thriller 2-1 loss at Schalke, Wolfsburg head into another tough contest as they host Bayer Leverkusen for their Matchday 19 clash on Saturday afternoon.

Die Wolfe have picked it up at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA and now hope to show off such a character once again, desperate for points to build on their top 6 spot – with five sides including the visitors still breathing down their necks. They beat Stuttgart (2-0) here midway through December and Augsburg (2-3) afterwards, which should make the task of lifting their team spirits an easy one for Bruno Labbadia.

Bayer Leverkusen come into the match with similar ambitions after seeing Borussia Monchengladbach (0-1) snatch all three points at BayArena with a single goal from Alassane Plea. They’ve thus had their five-match winning streak across competitions ended and struggles for consistency on the road could prove costly.

Peter Bosz’ men had snatched all three points at Schalke (1-2) beforehand but this was only their first win in four Bundesliga trips, which will surely be more worrying despite scoring goals on the road regularly. Leverkusen do promise a strong challenge but we don’t see them snatching anything from the fixture this time around.

We’ll thus stick our necks out for a Home win at 17/10 with Betfair, which feels like a lively longshot at this point and attracts many value seekers. Wolfsburg have been very solid here recently and we expect more of the same on the day.

However, it feels like they’ll have to outgun the rivals to secure such a success and with that in mind, we’ll now also go for a high-scoring contest with Over 2.5 Goals FT at 3/4 with Unibet. We’ve seen such clashes in all of the last 11 head-to-head occasions, which does look like further evidence for such a bet.

MORE: Find more of our Bundesliga tips and in-depth match previews here. Alternatively, get to our other Over 2.5 tips and check our other high-scoring clashes looming!

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Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions

Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Match Info Match date: 26thJanuary 2019 Kick-Off: 2.30pm GMT Stadium: VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, Wolfsburg Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 1 Sep 2018 Bayer Leverkusen 1 – 3 Wolfsburg 3 Mar 2018 Wolfsburg 1 – 2 Bayer Leverkusen 15 Oct 2017 Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 2 Wolfsburg…