Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig prediction and betting tips (February 5)
Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig showdown in their next league match. The Bavarians and the Red Bulls have great momentum ahead of their clash. Who will win? The hosts or the visitors?
Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich) created the most chances (7) against Hertha BSC
Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich) created the most chances (7) against Hertha BSC

Bayern Munich host RB Leipzig in Round 21 of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season.

The match is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 5 February 2022. The match venue is Allianz Arena, Munich.

Let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups. Betting tips and match predictions for the Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig (February 5) game are available in this article.

Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig latest odds on betting sites

Bayern Munich to win odds are priced at 1.43 (-230 American; 10/23 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 5.50 (+450; 9/2), while RB Leipzig to win odds are priced at 7.30 (+630; 63/10 Fractional).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Bayern Munich — 69%, draw — 18%, RB Leipzig — 13%.

Latest betting odds on Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig (5 February 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.36 (-275; 4/11)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)
  • Asian handicap (-1.25) on Bayern Munich — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Asian handicap (+1.25) on RB Leipzig — 2.06 (+106; 53/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.60 (-165; 20/33)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.30 (+130; 13/10)

Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig match preview and statistics

Bayern Munich still have their position in the league table intact, six points clear of the second place on 49 points and a +46 goal difference. The Bavarians have four wins and a loss in their last five games. They beat Hertha BSC 4-1 in their last match.

Corentin Tolisso opened the scoring in the 25th minute with a header into the bottom right corner, assisted by Kingsley Coman who cut back from the left flank to pick out his teammate. Thomas Muller doubled the lead on the stroke of halftime, as he got ahead of his marker at the near post to steer the ball into the net, assisted by Joshua Kimmich from a set piece situation.

Leroy Sane scored the third goal in the 75th minute of the second half. Schwolow made a hideous error by sending a careless pass across his six-yard box which was easily intercepted by Sane who converted it into the far corner.

Serge Gnabry made it 4-0 barely three minutes after Sane scored. He buried the ball into the far corner from an angle to extend Bayern’s lead, assisted by Joshua Kimmich with a through ball. Jurgen Ekklelenkamp pulled one back for Hertha in the 80th minute, reached the ball in the area, rounded Neuer and steered the ball home.

Team statistics: 70% possession, 5.39 expected goals (xG), 30 total shots, 26 chances created, 12 big chances, 19 shots on target 693 accurate passes, 91% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, nine corners, four offsides.

Bayern Munich team news: Leon Goretzka, Alphonso Davies are unavailable due to injuries. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Bouna Sarr are on international duties at AFCON.

RB Leipzig are sixth in the league table with 31 points and a +15 goal difference. The Red Bulls are on a four-game winning streak ahead of this match. They beat Wolfsburg two goals to nil in their last match.

Willi Orban gave the Reds the lead in the 75th minute of the second half with a header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Josko Gvardiol doubled the lead in the 83rd minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal, assisted by Nordi Mukiele following a fast break.

Team statistics: 54% possession, 1.73 expected goal (xG), 11 total shots, eight chances created, three big chances, 369 accurate passes, 78% pass accuracy, 17 fouls committed, four corners, two offsides, five yellow cards.

RB Leipzig team news: Marcel Halstenberg and Emil Forsberg are doubtful for the match.

Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig H2H

Bayern Munich haven’t lost to RB Leipzig in the last eight matches, with four wins and four draws. The Bavarians have won each of the previous two meetings. They thrashed Leipzig 4-1 in the last meeting.

Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig lineups and key players

Bayern Munich projected starting lineup:

  • Manuel Neuer
  • Benjamin Pavard
  • Niklas Sule
  • Dayot Upamecano
  • Lucas Hernandez
  • Joshua Kimmich
  • Corentin Tolisso
  • Serge Gnabry
  • Thomas Muller
  • Leroy Sane
  • Robert Lewandowski

Joshua Kimmich is the key player to watch out for in this next match against the Red Bulls. The German international had a top performance in their last match against Hertha BSC, completed the most dribbles (4), completed the most passes (114), created the most chances (7), was the most fouled player (4 times), won the most duels (9) and provided two assists.

RB Leipzig projected starting lineup:

  • Peter Gulacsi
  • Nordi Mukiele
  • Willi Orban
  • Josko Gvardiol
  • Angelino
  • Konrad Laimer
  • Benjamin Henrichs
  • Dani Olmo
  • Dominik Szoboszlai
  • Christopher Nkunku

Andre Silva is the key player to watch out for. He has scored eight goals with two assists this season. Silva is set to lead the attack in the clash against Bayern and looks forward to scoring in the game.

Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig predictions and betting tips

Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig are in top form ahead of their clash on Saturday afternoon. The former has four wins and a loss in their last five games, while the latter is on a four-game win streak going into this match.

As always, the Bavarians have always held their stand against the Red Bulls in their past meetings. They beat Leipzig 4-1 in the last head-to-head match. Predictions for this match are Bayern Munich to win, and both teams to score.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-1.25) on Bayern Munich

Odds: 1.89 (-112 American; 25/28 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.60 (-165 American; 20/33 Fractional)

Bayern Munich — RB Leipzig
Both teams to score (Yes)
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