This week is similar to matchday 2 in the sense that most of the good teams are playing away again. It didn’t go too well back then with the top 4 failing to register a win but we expect them to avoid a repeat of last time.


Mainz 05 Vs Bayer Leverkusen (Saturday 17th October/1:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-3

H2H: B04 1-0 M05 | M05 0-1 B04 | M05 1-5 B04

Home team last 3: FCU 4-0 M05 | M05 1-4 VFB | RBL 3-1 M05

Away team last 3: VFB 1-1 B04 | B04 1-1 RBL | WOB 0-0 B04

Insights:

  • Bayer Leverkusen have won each of their last 5 Bundesliga games against Mainz, scoring 10 and conceding just 1.
  • Mainz are only on a longer losing streak against Bayern.
Our prediction: M05 0-2 B04

Hoffenheim Vs Borussia Dortmund (Saturday 17th October/1:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-2

H2H: BVB 0-4 TSG | TSG 2-1 BVB | BVB 3-3 TSG

Home team last 3: SGE 2-1 TSG | TSG 4-1 FCB | KOE 2-3 TSG

Away team last 3: BVB 4-0 SCF | FCA 2-0 BVB | BVB 3-0 BMG

Insights:

  • Hoffenheim haven’t lost any of their last 5 games against Dortmund since losing 1-2 away in December 2017
  • Key player Andrej Kramarić who has scored in every game this season and last 2 games against Dortmund including 4 the last time these teams met will be out after testing positive for Covid-19.

Our prediction: 1-3


Augsburg Vs Leipzig (Saturday 17th October/1:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-2

H2H: FCA 1-2 RBL | RBL 3-1 FCA | RBL 0-0 FCA

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

Away team last 3: RBL 4-0 S04 | B04 1-1 RBL | RBL 3-1 M05

Insights:

  • Augsburg have only won 1 of their 8 Bundesliga games against Leipzig.
  • Leipzig have only lost one of their 18 Bundesliga games and are on an 8 game unbeaten away run.

Our prediction: 0-2


Hertha Vs Stuttgart (Saturday 17th October/1:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 2-1

H2H: BSC 3-1 VFB | VFB 2-1 BSC | VFB 1-0 BSC

Home team last 3: FCB 4-3 BSC | BSC 1-3 SGE | SVW 1-4 BSC

Away team last 3: SCF 0-3 VFB | VFB 1-1 B04 | M05 1-4 VFB

Insights:

  • The last six meetings between these two teams have all been won by the home team.
  • Hertha have only lost 2 of their last 19 against Stuttgart and have only taken more points against Frankfurt and HSV.

Our prediction: 2-1


SC Freiburg Vs Werder Bremen (Saturday 17th October/1:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 2-1

H2H: SCF 0-1 SVW | SVW 2-2 SCF | SVW 2-1 SCF

Home team last 3: BVB 4-0 SCF | SCF 1-1 WOB | VFB 2-3 SCF

Away team last 3: SVW 1-0 DSC | S04 1-3 SVW | SVW 1-4 BSC

Insights:

  • Bremen only have a better win percentage against Bielefeld (61%) than they do against Freiburg (57%).
  • Freiburg have only lost more games against Bayern and Dortmund than Bremen. They have won only one of their last eight competitive games against them.

Our prediction: 2-1


Arminia Bielefeld Vs Bayern Munich (17th October/4:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 0-3

H2H: These teams haven’t played each other in the Bundesliga since 2009.

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

Away team last 3: FCB 4-3 BSC | TSG 4-1 FCB | FCB 8-0 S04

Insights:

  • Bayern has a (25W 5L) record against Arminia.
  • Bielefeld have suffered more losses against Bayern than any side.

Our prediction: 0-4


Borussia Vs Wolfsburg (17th October/6:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 2-1

H2H: BMG 3-0 WOB | WOB 2-1 | BMG 0-3 WOB

Home team last 3: KOE 1-3 BMG | BMG 1-1 FCU | BVB 3-0 BMG

Away team last 3: WOB 0-0 FCA | SCF 1-1 WOB | WOB 0-0 B04

Insights:

  • 10 of Gladbach’s 12 wins over Wolfsburg have come at home.
  • The last three meetings between these teams at Borussia Park have ended 3-0 (2x BMG, 1x WOB).

Our prediction: 3-0


FC Köln Vs Eintracht Frankfurt (18th October/1:30 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-2

H2H: KOE 1-1 SGE | SGE 2-4 KOE | SGE 4-2 KOE

Home team last 3: KOE 1-3 BMG | DSC 1-0 KOE | KOE 2-3 TSG

Away team last 3: SGE 2-1 TSG | BSC 1-3 SGE | SGE 1-1 DSC

Insights:

  • Köln have lost just one of their last 16 games against Frankfurt in all competitions.

Our prediction: 1-3


Schalke 04 Vs Union Berlin (18th October/4:00 PM GMT)

 

Most popular prediction: 1-1

H2H: FCU 1-1 S04 | S04 2-1 FCU

Home team last 3: RBL 4-0 S04 | S04 1-3 SVW | FCB 8-0 S04

Away team last 3: FCU 4-0 M05 | BMG 1-1 FCU | FCU 1-3 FCA

Insights:

  • Schalke are unbeaten against Union in all competitions.

Our prediction: 0-2


Joker 

 

Our joker pick for this week is Arminia Bielefeld 0-4 Bayern Munich. We think it is the most likely scoreline for this week. Schalke 0-4 Union Berlin is another honourable mention.


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