When the best defence in the league in RB Leipzig travels to face Arminia Bielefeld, I expect them to dominate the game and make for a perfect joker pick in this week’s Bundesliga Predictor picks.


Arminia Bielefeld Vs RB Leipzig (Friday 19th March 8:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-3

H2H: RBL 2-1 DSC

Home team last 3: B04 1-2 | DSC 0-2 SVW | DSC 0-0 FCU

Away team last 3: RBL 1-1 SGE | SCF 0-3 RBL | RBL 3-2 BMG

Arminia Bielefeld guide: W-L-D-L-L (15th)

RB Leipzig form guide: D-W-W-W-W (2nd)

Insights:

  • RB Leipzig have never lost a Bundesliga game against a newly promoted team in their 18 matches against them (W15, D3). Every other Bundesliga team in history has been defeated by a promoted team at least once.

My prediction: 0-3


Eintracht Frankfurt Vs FC Union Berlin (Saturday 20th March 3:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 2-1

H2H: FCU 3-3 SGE | SGE 1-2 FCU | FCU 1-2 SGE

Home team last 3: RBL 1-1 SGE | SGE 1-1 VFB | SVW 2-1 SGE

Away team last 3: FCU 2-1 KOE | DSC 0-0 FCU | FCU 1-1 TSG

Eintracht Frankfurt form guide: D-D-L-W-W (4th)

FC Union Berlin form guide: W-D-D-W-D (7th)

Insights:

  • Union Berlin are unbeaten in their last five Bundesliga games (W2, D3).

My prediction: 2-1





FC Bayern Munich Vs VfB Stuttgart (Saturday 20th March 3:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 3-1

H2H: VFB 1-3 FCB | FCB 4-1 VFB | VFB 0-3 FCB | FCB 1-4 VFB

Home team last 3: SVW 1-3 FCB | FCB 4-2 BVB | FCB 5-1 KOE

Away team last 3: VFB 2-0 TSG | SGE 1-1 VFB | VFB 5-1 S04

Bayern Munich form guide: W-W-W-L-D (1st)

VfB Stuttgart form guide: W-D-W-W-D (8th)

Insights:

  • Stuttgart have scored 55 away goals against Bayern in 51 Bundesliga games. FCB have only conceded more goals at home against SV Werder Bremen (57).
  • Bayern Munich haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last nine Bundesliga home games.

My prediction: 3-1


FC Köln Vs Borussia Dortmund (Saturday 20th March 3:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-3

H2H: BVB 1-2 KOE | BVB 5-1 KOE | KOE 1-3 BVB | KOE 2-3 BVB

Home team last 3: FCU 2-1 KOE | KOE 1-1 SVW | FCB 5-1 KOE

Away team last 3: BVB 2-0 BSC | FCB 4-2 BVB | BVB 3-0 DSC

FC Köln form guide: L-D-L-L-L (14th)

Borussia Dortmund form guide: W-L-W-W-D (5th)

Insights:

  • FC Köln ended a seven-game winless run against Dortmund with a 1-2 win in the reverse fixture. Their first win against BVB since December 2015.
  • Köln have scored in each of their last eight Bundesliga home games against Borussia Dortmund. The only team they have a longer goal scoring run at home against currently is Schalke (10)

My prediction: 1-2


SV Werder Bremen Vs Wolfsburg (Saturday 20th March 3:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-2

H2H: WOB 5-3 SVW | SVW 0-1 WOB | WOB 2-3 SVW | WOB 1-1 SVW

Home team last 3: SVW 1-3 FCB | DSC 0-2 SVW | KOE 1-1 SVW

Away team last 3: WOB 5-0 S04 | TSG 2-1 WOB | WOB 2-0 BSC

SV Werder Bremen form guide: L-W-D-W-L (12th)

Wolfsburg form guide: W-L-W-W-D (3rd)

Insights:

  • Wolfsburg have scored more goals (84) and have only won more games against Borussia (22) than they have against Bremen (19).

My prediction: 0-1


FC Schalke 04 Vs Borussia Mönchengladbach (Saturday 13th March 6:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-2

H2H: BMG 4-1 S04 | S04 2-0 BMG | BMG 0-0 S04 | S04 0-2 BMG

Home team last 3: WOB 5-0 S04 | S04 0-0 M05 | VFB 5-1 S04

Away team last 3: FCA 3-1 BMG | BMG 0-1 B04 | RBL 3-2 BMG

Schalke form guide: L-D-L-L-D (18th)

Borussia form guide: L-L-L-L-D (10th)

Insights:

  • Borussia currently have the worst form in the Bundesliga with just one point from their last six games.

My prediction: 2-2


TSG Hoffenheim Vs FSV Mainz 05 (Sunday 21st March 1:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 2-1

H2H: M05 1-1 TSG | M05 0-1 TSG | TSG 1-5 M05 | M05 4-2 TSG

Home team last 3: VFB 2-0 TSG | TSG 2-1 WOB | FCU 1-1 TSG

Away team last 3: M05 1-0 SCF | S04 0-0 M05 | M05 0-1 FCA

Hoffenheim form guide: L-W-D-W-D (11th)

FSV Mainz 05 form guide: W-D-L-W-D (17th)

Insights:

  • Hoffenheim have scored at least once in each of their last 12 Bundesliga games against Mainz. They’ve only had a longer goal scoring run against Bremen (17 games), whereas, Mainz have only gone longer without a clean sheet against Bayern Munich (17 games).

My prediction: 2-1


Hertha BSC Vs Bayer Leverkusen (Sunday 21st March 3:30 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-2

H2H: B04 0-0 BSC | BSC 2-0 B04 | B04 0-1 BSC | BSC 1-5 B04

Home team last 3: BVB 2-0 BSC | BSC 2-1 FCA | WOB 2-0 BSC

Away team last 3: B04 1-2 DSC | BMG 0-1 B04 | B04 1-2 SCF

Hertha BSC form guide: L-W-L-L-D (16th)

Bayer Leverkusen form guide: L-W-L-D-D (6th)

Insights:

  • Since matchday 15, only Hertha have scored fewer goals (5) and won fewer points (5) than Schalke’s eight goals and six points in the same period.

My prediction: 1-2


SC Freiburg Vs FC Augsburg (Sunday 21st March 6:00 PM CET)

 

Most popular prediction: 2-1

H2H: FCA 1-1 SCF | FCA 1-1 SCF | SCF 1-1 FCA | SCF 5-1 FCA

Home team last 3: M05 1-0 SCF | SCF 0-3 RBL | B04 1-2 SCF

Away team last 3: FCA 3-1 SCF | BSC 2-1 FCA | M05 0-1 FCA

SC Freiburg form guide: L-L-W-L-D (10th)

FC Augsburg form guide: W-L-W-D-L (13th)

Insights:

  • Freiburg have lost just once in their last 10 Bundesliga games against Augsburg.

My prediction: 1-1


Joker 

 

Leipzig are unbeaten against newly-promoted teams and when the best defence in the league goes up against the second-worst attack in the league, I expect it to be one-way traffic with the final result being Arminia 0-3 RB Leipzig. It is my joker pick for the week.


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