Bayern Munich host Wolfsburg in their 17th Bundesliga game of the season.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. GMT on Friday, 17 November 2021. The match venue is Allianz Arena, Munich.
Coming up next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups. Betting tips and match predictions for the Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (December 17) game are available in this article.
Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (December 17) latest betting odds
Bayern Munich to win odds are situated at 1.20 (-500 American; 1/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are situated at 8.30 (+730; 73/10), while Wolfsburg to win odds are situated at 17 (+1600; 16/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Bayern Munich — 81%, draw — 13%, Wolfsburg — 6%.
Latest betting odds on Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (17 December 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.28 (-355; 20/71)
- Under 2.5 goals — 3.50 (+250; 5/2)
- Asian handicap (-2.25) on Bayern Munich — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Asian handicap (+2.25) on Wolfsburg — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.86 (-116; 25/20)
Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (December 17) match preview and statistics
Bayern Munich are top of the league table with 40 points and a +36 goal difference. The Bavarians are unbeaten in six games, with six straight wins. They beat VfB Stuttgart five goals to nil in their last match.
Serge Gnabry had a 10/10 performance, scored a hattrick and provided two assists. Gnabry opened the scoring in the 40th minute of the first half with a curler into the far corners, assisted by Leroy Sane. He doubled the lead in the 53rd minute, slotting it past the keeper into the corner, assisted by Thomas Muller.
Robert Lewandoski made it 3-0 in the 69th minute with a calm chip over the keeper, assisted by Gnabry. Lewandowski scored another and bagged a brace in the 72nd minute, hammering it home from close range, assisted by Gnabry. Serge Gnabry sealed the win with the fifth goal in the 74th minute, as he rifles it into the empty net.
Team statistics: 57% possession, 25 total shots, 24 chances created, eight big chances, a high xG of 4.53, 553 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, seven fouls conceded, three corners. This is their sixth away win of the season, picking up 19 points from a possible 24.
Bayern Munich team news: Eric Choupo-Moting, Joshua Kimmich, Corentin Tolisso, Josip Stanisic, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka are unavailable due to injuries.
Wolfsburg are 11th in the league table with 20 points and a -8 goal difference. The Wolves have not won a game in their last eight games, with seven losses and a draw. They lost 2-3 to FC Koln in their last match.
Lukas Nmecha opened the scoring in the eighth minute of the game with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Ridle Baku following a fast break. Anthony Modeste equalized in the 33rd minute with a header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. In the 50th minute of the second half, Wout Weghorst put the Wolves back in front with a right footed shot from the centre of the box towards the centre of the goal, assisted by Dodi Lukebakio following a fast break.
Mark Uth levelled the scoring in the 73rd minute with an attempt from close range to the centre of the goal, assisted by Kingsley Schindler. Anthony Modeste scored the game-winner in the 88tn minute with a header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Team statistics: 38% possession, 19 total shots, 16 chances created, four big chances, 2.66 xG, 188 accurate passes, 73% pass accuracy, nine corners and seven offsides.
Wolfsburg team news: Admir Mehmedi, Lukas Nmecha, Paulo Silva, William and Xaver Schlager are sidelined due to injuries.
Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg H2H
Bayern Munich haven’t lost to Wolfsburg in 14 meetings, with 13 wins and a draw. Bayern beat them 3-2 in their last meeting.
Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (December 17) key players and lineups
Bayern Munich projected starting lineup:
- Manuel Neuer
- Benjamin Pavard
- Lucas Hernandez
- Niklas Sule
- Alphonso Davies
- Jamal Musiala
- Marc Roca
- Serge Gnabry
- Thomas Müller
- Leroy Sane
- Robert Lewandowski
Serge Gnabry is the key player to watch out for. He created the most chances (5), gave three key passes, scored a hattrick and provided two assists. The German international now has nine goals and two assists in 16 games, while averaging a 5.83 xG.
Wolfsburg projected starting lineup:
- Koen Casteels
- Sebastiaan Bornauw
- Maxence Lacroix
- Ridle Baku
- Maximilian Arnold
- Aster Vranckx
- Dodi Lukebakio
- Jerome Roussillon
- Maximilian Philipp
- Yannick Gerhardt
- Wout Weghorst
Wout Weghorst is the key player to watch out for in these types of games. The Dutchman has six goals and an assist in 14 games. He was on the scoresheet in the last game, even with the goals he’s not outperforming his xG of 7.82. Weghorst needs to pick up his scoring boot for this game.
Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (December 17) betting tips and prediction
Bayern Munich are playing at home in this game, they’ve won seven and lost one of the eight home league games played so far, picking up 21 points. The Bavarians are confident of the win this game, having won six consecutive games. They put five past Stuttgart in their last game. Wolfsburg are having poor form, and have lost six straight games. They bottled the lead in the last game. With this form, it’s going to be hard for the Wolves to beat Bayern. Looking at their head-to-head games, the Bundesliga champions haven’t lost in 14 meetings, with 13 wins and a draw.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-2.25) on Bayern Munich
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; evens)
Betting prediction: Over 3.5 goals
Odds: 1.86 (-116 American; 25/20 Fractional)