Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen prediction and betting tips (February 5)
Borussia Dortmund host Bayer Leverkusen in their next league match. Both teams are second and third in the league table respectively. The Black and Yellows are set to win this home game.
Donyell Malen (Dortmund) provided 2 assists against Hoffenheim in the last game
Donyell Malen (Dortmund) provided 2 assists against Hoffenheim in the last game

Borussia Dortmund take on Bayer Leverkusen in Round 21 of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season.

The match is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 5 February 2022. The match venue is Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund.

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

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen latest odds on betting sites

Borussia Dortmund to win odds are priced at 2.00 (+100 American; evens), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.05 (+305; 61/20), while Bayer Leverkusen to win odds are priced at 3.70 (+270; 27/10).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Borussia Dortmund — 49%, draw — 24%, Bayer Leverkusen — 27%.

Latest betting odds on Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen (5 February 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.37 (-270; 10/27)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 3.00 (+200; 2/1)
  • Asian handicap (-0.75) on Borussia Dortmund — 2.16 (+116; 29/25)
  • Asian handicap (+0.75) on Bayer Leverkusen — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.45 (-220; 5/11)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.65 (+165; 33/20)

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen match preview and statistics

Borussia Dortmund are second in the league table with 43 points and a +21 goal difference. The Black and Yellows have three wins and two losses in their last five games. BVB beat Hoffenheim 3-2 in their last match.

Erling Haaland put Dortmund in front in the fifth minute with a left footed shot from a very close range into the centre of the goal. Donyell Malen fed Haaland with a pass from the left side of the box. Andrej Kramaric equalized in the 45th minute of the first half with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Ihllas Bebou with a cross.

Marco Reus restored their lead in the 57th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Donyell Malen with a through ball. David Raum scored an own goal in the 65th minute, which saw his team trailing by two goals. Georginio Rutter pulled another back in the 76th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Assisted by Munas Dabbur with a through ball. Team statistics: 42% possession, 1.39 expected goals (xG), four total shots, four chances created, two shots on target, two big chances, 80% pass accuracy, 367 accurate passes, three corners, one offside, two yellow cards.

Borussia Dortmund team news: Mateu Morey, Marcel Schmelzer are out for the game, while Emre Can, Erling Braut Haaland and Thomas Meunier are doubtful for the match.

Bayer Leverkusen are third in the league table with 35 points and a +17 goal difference. The Eternal Bridesmaids have two wins, two draws and a loss in their last five games. Bayer beat Augsburg 5-1 in their last match.

Karim Bellarabi opened the scoring in the ninth minute with a right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal, assisted by Mitchel Bakker. Moussa Diaby doubled the lead in the 23rd minute with a left footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Amine Adli with a through ball.

Arne Maier pulled one back in the 61st minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal following a set piece situation. Moussa Diaby made it 3-1 in the 64th minute with a left footed shot from the left side of the six-yard box to the bottom left corner.

Daiby scored another goal and made it 4-1 in the 68th minute with a left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Jeremie Frimpong. Lucas Alario scored the fifth goal for Leverkusen with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Robert Andrich with a through ball.

Team statistics: 67% possession, 3.29 expected goals (xG), 22 total shots, 17 chances created, eight big chances, 12 shots on target, 562 accurate passes, 89% pass accuracy, eight fouls committed, nine corners, one offside, one yellow card.

Bayer Leverkusen team news: Andrey Lunev, Julian Baumgartlinger, Exequiel Palacios and Daley Sinkgraven are sidelined due to injuries, Paulinho is unavailable due to Covid-19 while Edmond Tapsoba is on international duty at AFCON.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen H2H

Borussia Dortmund have won the previous 2 matches against Bayer Leverkusen. The Black and Yellows beat the Eternal Bridesmaids 4-3 in the last meeting.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen lineups and key players

Borussia Dortmund projected starting lineup:

  • Gregor Kobel
  • Marius Wolf
  • Manuel Akanji
  • Mats Hummels
  • Raphael Guerreiro
  • Julian Brandt
  • Mahmoud Dahoud
  • Jude Bellingham
  • Marco Reus
  • Donyell Malen
  • Thorgan Hazard

The key player to watch out for is Donyell Malen. He had a good match in their last game against Hoffenheim, provided two assists, won seven duels, completed three dribbles and made three interceptions.

Bayer Leverkusen projected starting lineup:

  • Lukas Hradecky
  • Jeremie Frimpong
  • Jonathan Tah
  • Piero Hincapie
  • Mitchel Bakker
  • Charles Aranguiz
  • Karim Bellarabi
  • Florian Wirtz
  • Amine Adli
  • Moussa Diaby
  • Patrik Schick

Moussa Diaby is the key player to watch out for. He scored a hat-trick in their last match against Augsburg. Diaby has eight goals and six assists in 18 league games this season.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen predictions and betting tips

Dortmund have won the last two meetings between both teams. They are second in the league table, while Bayer are third in the standings. Both sides have had it shaky in their previous five games but they both won their respective last games.

Predictions for this game are Dortmund to win, over 2.5, and both teams to score. BVB have the home advantage in this match. Both teams have scored each other in their last three meetings and totalled over 2.5 goals in the last eight meetings.

Betting prediction: Borussia Dortmund to win

Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; evens)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.45 (-220 American; 5/11 Fractional)

Borussia Dortmund — Bayer Leverkusen
Won
Both teams to score (Yes)
1.45
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