Germany Bundesliga predictions: 2021-22 season preview
Bundesliga is ranked fourth best league in Europe according to UEFA League coefficient, as the competition remains one of the best in the world. The 2021-22 Bundesliga season is contested among 18 teams. The squad with the most points wins the champions title. Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga last season as they secured their ninth title in a row.
Bundesliga teams that finish in the top 4 qualify for the next season of the UEFA Champions League. The fifth-placed team qualifies for the Europa League, as well as the winner of the DFB-Pokal. But if the winner of the Cup finishes in the top 5, the Europa League spot will be given to the sixth-placed team. The seventh-placed team qualifies for the newly formed UEFA Conference League as it depends on if the DFB-Pokal winner finishes in the top 5.
Teams that finish in the bottom two automatically relegate to the Bundesliga 2. The last relegation spot is decided in the Bundesliga relegation play-off. The team that finishes 16th in the Bundesliga and the third team of Bundesliga 2 compete in the relegation play-off.
You are sure to find free Germany Bundesliga betting tips for grand events like the winner of the league and the top 4 finish as well as tips on decisive matches.
Bayern Munich is still the strongest side in the league as they will be looking to win their 10th consecutive Bundesliga title. All top teams of German football were busy in the transfer window as they got some great players to improve their squad and compete for the title.
Full list of teams participating in the 2021-22 Bundesliga:
- Bayern Munich
- Borussia Dortmund
- RB Leipzig
- Borussia Monchengladbach
- Bayer Leverkusen
- Mainz 05
- 1. FC Koln
- Union Berlin
- TSG Hoffenheim
- Arminia Bielefeld
- VfB Stuttgart
- Hertha BSC
- Greuther Furth
Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title in the 2021-22 season with 78 points scoring 99 goals throughout the tournament. Hansi Flick resigned as Bayern Munich manager at the end of the last season, as he became the new head coach of the German National team.
Die Roten announced former RB Leipzig manager, Julian Nagelsman, as their new head coach. The 33-year-old joined the club after an excellent season with RB Leipzig, where he led them to a second place finish as well as the final of the DFB-Pokal.
Bayern Munich signed Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig for a reported fee of €42.5m, after they lost David Alaba on a free transfer. Marcel Sabitzer also joined Bayern from RB Leipzig on a fee of about €16m. Bayern Munich lost Jerome Boateng on a free transfer too.
Bayern Munich had a defensive problem last season as they conceded 44 goals in the league last season, the most they have conceded in 30 years. Losing David Alaba and Jerome Boateng on free transfers also means the defence will be more open.
Robert Lewandowski is currently the best striker in the world with his impressive goalscoring record. In the 2021-22 season, Lewandowski broke Gerd Muller's record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season (40), as he set the new record after scoring 41 goals. Lewandowski scored the most goals in Europe's top five domestic leagues. The Polish striker won the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award in the 2019-20 season after leading Bayern Munich to the Champions League title. Lewandowski scored 41 goals outperforming his expected goals of 32.33, while also providing seven assists in the league.
Thomas Muller is another key player for Bayern Munich with his exceptional ability to create chances. The German player provided the most assists (18) in the Bundesliga during last campaign. Muller created 15 big chances while having 2.9 key passes per match.
Other key players of Bayern Munich apart from Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller:
- Manuel Neuer
- Joshua Kimmich
- Serge Gnabry
- Leroy Sane
- Jamal Musiala
- Marcel Sabitzer
Borussia Dortmund were not really good in the 2020-21 Bundesliga. The Black and Yellows sacked Lucien Favre in December 2020 after a 5-1 defeat to Stuttgart. Dortmund appointed Edin Terzic as an interim manager, as he led them to a third place finish. The Black and Yellows had 64 points last season as they scored 75 goals while conceding 46 goals. Dortmund won the DFB-Pokal defeating RB Leipzig by four goals to one.
Borussia Dortmund appointed former Borussia Monchengladbach manager, Marco Rose, as their new manager as he replaced Edin Terzic. Jadon Sancho left the club for Manchester United during the summer transfer window for about £73m. Leonardo Balerdi, Chris Fuhrich and Thomas Delaney were sold during the transfer window.
Donyell Malen joined Dortmund from PSV Eindhoven for about £26m after the departure of Sancho. Marin Pongracic also joined the club from Wolfsburg on a free transfer. Dortmund will be looking to challenge Bayern Munich for the title this season as they lost the DFL-Super Cup by three goals to one to the German champions.
Erling Haaland is the name on every football fan’s lips, as he keeps dropping exceptional performances game by game. The Norwegian international is one of the best youngsters in world football. Haaland was the highest goalscorer in the UEFA Champions League last season, as he scored 10 goals, overperforming his expected goals of 3.82. Chelsea tried to sign the striker, but Dortmund maintained their stance that he wasn’t for sale. Haaland was the third highest goalscorer in the 2020-21 Bundesliga with 27 goals, overperforming his expected goals of 23.84. Haaland is the single most important player for Dortmund now.
Borussia Dortmund captain, Marco Reus, is a key figure in the team as well. Reus has spent nine years in the club and has scored 153 goals in 350 appearances. The German striker scored eight goals and provided six assists in the Bundesliga last season.
Other key players of Borussia Dortmund apart from Erling Haaland and Marco Reus:
- Axel Witsel
- Mat Hummels
- Jude Bellingham
- Donyell Malen
- Manuel Akanji
- Thorgan Hazard
RB Leipzig suffered a 4-1 defeat to Borrussia Dortmun in the DFB-Pokal final. The Red Bulls finished second in the 2020-21 Bundesliga with 65 points, just eight points behind the champions. RB Leipzig scored 60 goals while conceding 32 goals during that campaign.
Julian Nagelsmann left Leipzig at the end of the season as he became the manager of Bayern Munich. RB Leipzig announced Jesse Marsch as their new manager. The Red Bulls sold Marcel Sabitzer to Bayern Munich for about €16m as he joined Dayot Upamecano there. RB Leipzig loaned Ademola Lookman to Leicester City with Hee-Chan Hwang also joining the Wolves on a season long loan.
RB Leipzig were busy in the transfer window buying a lot of players. Carden Clark joined the squad on loan from New York Red Bulls. RB Leipzig signed Josko Gvardiol from Dinamo Zagreb for about €19m. Andre Silva was signed from Eintracht Frankfurt for about €35m. Leipzig signed highly rated youngster, Ilaix Moriba, from Barcelona for about €22m too.
Andre Silva is the player to look out for in RB Leipzig. The Portuguese joined the club from Frankfurt during the transfer window. Silva scored the second most goals in the 2020-21 Bundesliga with 28 goals, outperforming his expected goals of 26.44. The Portuguese has scored 40 goals in 57 Bundesliga appearances over the past two seasons.
Christopher Nkunku is an exceptional player for Leipzig. The French international scored six goals and provided six assists in the Bundesliga last season. Nkunku joined Leipzig in July 2019 from PSG and has scored 17 goals in 97 appearances for the German side.
Other key players of RB Leipzig apart from Erling Haal and Marco Reus:
- Emil Forsberg
- Dani Olmol
- Willi Orban
- Tyler Adams
- Dominik Szoboszlai
Bayer Leverkusen finished in sixth position in the 2020-21 Bundesliga. The Company`s Eleven had 52 points as they scored 53 goals while conceding 39 goals.
Bayer Leverkusen sold Demarai Gray to Everton for a fee of about £1.7m. Mitchel Bakker joined the club from Paris Saint-Germain during the transfer window. Odilon Kossounou signed for Bayer Leverkusen from Club Brugge for about €30m. Bayer Leverkusen signed Piero Hincapie from Talleres for about €8 million. Robert Andrich joined the German club from Union Berlin for the same fee. Amine Adli was their last signing of the transfer window, as he joined the club from Toulouse for about €15 million including add-ons.
Leverkusen also sold highly rated talent, Leon Bailey, to Aston Villa for about £25m.
Lucas Alario scored the most goals for Bayer Leverkusen in the 2020-21 Bundesliga with 11 goals, overperforming his expected goals of 7.23. The Argentine striker also provided two assists while creating 17 chances. Alario is important to Bayer in the new season.
Other key players of Bayer Leverkusen apart from Lucas Alario:
- Moussa Diaby
- Florian Wirtz
- Patrik Schick
- Charles Aranguiz
- Exequiel Palacios
- Mitchel Bakker
Borussia Monchengladbach were poor last season, as they failed to qualify for any European competition. The Colts finished in eighth position in the 2020-21 Bundesliga with 49 points, as they scored 64 goals while conceding 56 goals.
Marco Rose left the club at the end of the season, as he became the manager of Borussia Dortmund. Former Eintracht Frankfurt manager, Adi Hutter, was announced as the new manager of Monchengladbach, as he replaced the departed Marco Rose. The Colts signed Hannes Wolf from RB Leipzig for a fee of about $10m. Lucas Netz also joined the club from Hertha BSC for about $5m.
Lars Stindl scored the most goals for Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga last season with 14 goals, overperforming his expected goals of 10.17. The German striker provided eight assists while creating 63 chances. Stindl joined the club in July 2015 and has scored 72 goals in 216 appearances.
Other key players of Borussia Monchengladbach apart from Lars Stindl:
- Marcus Thuram
- Alassane Plea
- Jonas Hofmann
- Florian Neuhaus
- Ramy Bensebaini
- Nico Elvedi
Betting odds of 2021-22 Bundesliga
Takebet offers the best German Bundesliga predictions for future events aside from match betting tips on top games. We provide Bundesliga betting predictions on the teams to win the league, to finish in the top 4, to be relegated, the player to win the Torjagerkanone award (top goalscorer) and the player to win the player of the year award.
There are three main favourites to win the 2021-22 Bundesliga title ahead of the season, with Munich side being a heavy odds-on favourite to win the league.
German Bundesliga 2021-22 winner betting odds:
- Bayern Munich — 1.20 (-500 American; 1/5 Fractional)
- Borussia Dortmund — 8.50 (+750; 15/2)
- RB Leipzig — 23.00 (+2200; 22/1)
- Wolfsburg — 101.00 (+10000; 100/1)
- Borussia Monchengladbach — 176.00 (+17500; 175/1)
- Bayer Leverkusen — 176.00 (+17500; 175/1)
The teams that finish in top 4 will secure a spot in next season's Champions League.
German Bundesliga 2021-22 top 4 finish betting odds:
- Bayern Munich — 1.00 (-50000 American; 1/500 Fractional)
- Borussia Dortmund — 1.06 (-1600; 1/16)
- RB Leipzig — 1.53 (-188; 8/15)
- Wolfsburg — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)
- Bayer Leverkusen — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)
- Borussia Monchengladbach — 4.00 (+300; 3/1)
Teams that finish in the bottom two will be relegated automatically with the third relegating team being decided in a play-off.
German Bundesliga 2021-22 relegation betting odds:
- Greuter Furth — 1.61 (-164 American; 61/100 Fractional)
- Bochum — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
- Arminia Bielefeld — 2.37 (+137; 137/100)
- Augsburg— 2.87 (+187; 187/100)
- Hertha Berlin — 8.00 (+700; 7/1)
- Stuttgart — 9.00 (+800; 8/1)
The Torjagerkanone is awarded to the top goalscorer of each Bundesliga season. Gerd Muller has won the most Torjagerkanone (7) during his time in Bayern. Robert Lewandowski won his sixth Torjagerkanone last season, with a new Bundesliga record of 41 goals. The Polish striker will be looking to equal Gerd Muller's record of the most top scorer awards.
Bundesliga 2021-22 Torjagerkanone winner betting odds:
- Robert Lewandowski — 1.33 (-333 American; 3/10 Fractional)
- Erling Haaland — 3.25 (+225; 9/4)
- Andre Silva — 26.00 (+2500; 25/1)
- Wout Weghorst — 41.00 (+4000; 40/1)
Coverage of German Bundesliga betting predictions
Takebet covers big matches and decisive games in the Bundesliga title challenge. Our experts break down and analyse every game of big teams using statistics and the latest news on teams and players. Also, futures betting tips are offered on the Bundesliga.
Free Bundesliga picks include single and accumulator bets. Our team researches big and small bet markets to find the most valuable odds, from 1x2 to Bundesliga score predictions
Bundesliga betting markets and odds of predictions
The experts utilize all betting markets given on Bundesliga in our search for the best odds on an event as we research a wide range of options for our Bundesliga tips.
Some betting markets we use in predicting Bundesliga:
- Double chance
- Draw no bet
- Over/Under totals
- Asian and European handicaps
- Both teams to score
The picks for matches of the German top-flight entail the most valuable odds that you can wager on an online betting site. We more often offer single bets in our free German Bundesliga predictions this week, as they tend to be the most valuable. Our single bets have odds in the range from 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional) to 3.00 (+200; 2/1). Accumulator bets are also available in our Bundesliga picks, with odds around 10.00 (+900; 9/1).
Bundesliga match predictions
Experts of Takebet publish free Germany Bundesliga predictions on games this week involving big teams such as Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and others. We cover games that impact the title winner or the top 4 finish as well as games with sure bets.
Every Bundesliga game gets its separate prediction article with an in-depth preview of everything surrounding the game, the form of the teams and their players, how are they performing against the odds, what is their H2H record and recent results, etc.
Betting tips on Bundesliga teams and players
Our experts analyse both teams and particular players when making predictions for this week. Bundesliga tips on teams include various betting markets as we make tips on who wins the match, how many goals will be scored and many others.
In our player picks for a match, we offer betting tips on markets like anytime goalscorer, wagers on assists, first and last goalscorer and other individual player events.
Takebet also offer preliminary outright betting tips like who wins the Bundesliga at the end of the season, teams to finish in top 4, teams to relegate as well as bets on the top goalscorer.
Schedule of top 2021-22 Bundesliga fixture predictions
Top games are the most covered in predictions for Germany Bundesliga. Below you will find the calendar of 2021-22 Bundesliga top matches to be predicted, played between Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Monchengladbach.
- Borussia Monchengladbach vs Bayern Munich (13 August 2021)
- Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Monchengladbach (21 August 2021)
- Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund (11 September 2021)
- RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich (11 September 2021)
- Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund (25 September 2021)
- Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich (17 October 2021)
- RB Leipzig vs Dortmund (6 November 2021)
- RB Leipzig vs Bayer Leverkusen (28 November 2021)
- Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (4 December 2021)
- Borussia Monchengladbach vs RB Leipzig (11 December 2021)
- Bayern Munich vs Borussia Monchengladbach (8 January 2022)
- Borussia Monchengladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen (15 January 2022)
- Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig (5 February 2022)
- Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen (5 February 2022)
- Borussia Dortmund vs Borussia Monchengladbach (19 February 2022)
- Bayern Munich vs Bayer Leverkusen (5 March 2022)
- Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig (2 April 2022)
- Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig (17 April 2022)
- Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund (23 April 2022)
- Borussia Monchengladbach vs RB Leipzig (30 April 2022)
How experts analyse Bundesliga matches for sure predictions
Takebet experts are professionals in breaking down betting odds and holding a throughout team analysis. We rely on both odds and statistical data of Bundesliga to understand approximate probability of events and find weak spots in odds to bet with value.
Our experts watch and analyse the team play prior to new games to know how Bundesliga squads perform right now, their current strengths and weaknesses. Bundesliga teams mostly like to play high defence lines and set offside traps for opponents. Most Bundesliga teams love to have the ball to stretch the opponent and find pockets of spaces while pressing high without the ball, other teams love to sit back deep and hit the opponent on counter-attack.
Some team stats experts make use of in German Bundesliga betting predictions:
- Goals scored and conceded
- Big chances created and conceded
- Expected goals (xG)
- Shots on/off target
- Shots conceded
- Ball possession percentages
Our team utilizes these statistics alongside the team's recent form, head-to-heads, betting trends and other factors in our Germany Bundesliga predictions this week. We also utilize the latest news info and rumours to make precise tips for betting on the German top-flight.
In the end, experts research match odds of Bundesliga to pick the most valuable bets.
Free Bundesliga betting tips: how to get access
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What types of Bundesliga betting picks do you publish?
Takebet publishes free Bundesliga tips on top matches as well as picks for decisive games which directly influence the fate of the champions title, the qualification for UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, the relegation race. Takebet also researches and offers Germany Bundesliga predictions on matches with the most valuable bets.
Our Bundesliga betting tips feature both single and accumulator bets, as well as futures betting predictions on the main events of the Bundesliga season like the league winner.
Experts use the whole assortment of betting markets offered by online bookmakers in our Bundesliga betting predictions: 1x2, over/under goal totals, Asian and European handicaps, draw no bet and double chance bets, correct scores, goalscorers as well as other prop bets.
When do you post your Bundesliga picks?
Articles about Bundesliga with tips are posted on our site 1-2 days prior to any particular gameweek event. Futures betting tips are posted weeks before the start of the competition.
Are your Bundesliga betting tips free?
Yes, they are. Takebet experts analyse teams making use of statistics, the latest news as well as betting odds research to provide you with the Bundesliga tips for free.
Do you have predictions for today’s and tomorrow’s Bundesliga?
Our site offers today's Bundesliga betting tips and tomorrow's Bundesliga betting tips. You can visit our site and make use of the filters to see the games available on the exact date. We offer Bundesliga weekend betting tips for games happening on Saturday and Sunday.
Do you offer Bundesliga score predictions?
Takebet offers correct score bets on Bundesliga in some picks for top matches. Experts analyse trends in recent and past match results against the same opponent and other teams, teams’ form in offence and defence, playing style for Bundesliga score tips.
What are the betting odds of Bundesliga tips?
We offer both single and accumulator bets on Bundesliga with the former prevailing over the latter due to their higher effectiveness in keeping bookie margins low. Singles have odds in our tips range from 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional) to 3.00 (+200; 2/1). Accumulators, on the other hand, have their odds amounting to 10.00 (+900; 9/1) and sometimes higher.
Do you offer live Germany Bundesliga predictions?
Currently, we do not offer live Bundesliga betting tips but you can be rest assured that our site is well updated with the latest team news, comments and fresh statistics.
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