Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich prediction and betting tips (December 4)
Borussia Dortmund face Bayern Munich in the Der Klassiker on Saturday. BVB’s last win against Bayern was in 2019, and have lost each of the last six meetings. Can they end get the win in this tie?
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern) is a probable candidate to score against Dortmund
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern) is a probable candidate to score against Dortmund
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Borussia Dortmund face Bayern Munich at home in their 14th Bundesliga game of the season.

The match is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 4 December 2021. 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 Bayern Munich (December 4) game below.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (December 4) latest betting odds

Borussia Dortmund to win odds are situated at 4.00 (+300 American; 3/1 Fractional), the odds for a draw are situated at 4.40 (+340; 17/5), while Bayern Munich to win odds are situated at 1.86 (-116; 25/29).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Borussia Dortmund — 24%, draw — 23%, Bayern Munich — 53%.

Latest betting odds on Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (4 December 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.30 (-330; 10/33)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 3.40 (+240; 12/5)
  • Asian handicap (+0.75) on Borussia Dortmund — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
  • Asian handicap (-0.75) on Bayern Munich — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.85 (+185; 37/20)

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (December 4) match preview and statistics

Borussia Dortmund are second in the league table, with 30 points and a +14 goal difference behind Bayern who is ahead with one point. They have two wins and three losses in their last five games. The Black and Yellows beat Wolfsburg 3-1 in their last match.

Wout Weghorst opened the scoring in the second minute of the game with an attempt from very close range to the centre of the goal, assisted by Ridle Baku. Emre Can levelled the scores from the penalty spot in the 34th minute with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. Donyell Malen got on the scoresheet as he put BVB in front in the 54th minute with a right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Marcos Reus.

Erling Haaland made the score 3-1 in the 80th minute, eight minutes after being brought into the game. He scored with a left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner, assisted by Julian Brandt with a cross. Team statistics: 59% possession, 15 total shots, 12 chances created, three big chances, 466 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, 2.39 xG, 11 fouls conceded, seven corners, two offsides.

Borussia Dortmund team news: Giovanni Reyna, Mateu Morey, Youssoufa Moukoko, Marcel Schmelzer are sidelined due to injuries. Jude Bellingham, Roman Burki and Thorgan Hazard are doubtful for the derby.

Bayern Munich top the league table with 31 points and a +29 goal difference. They have four wins and a loss in their last five games. The Bavarians beat Arminia Bielefeld 1-0 in their last match.

Leroy Sane gave them the win in the 71st minute of the second half, he curled it around the defender in front of him as well as Ortega, who rushed off his line, to score the opening goal. It’s a good pick out from Thomas Muller as he spots Sane in a pocket of space just outside the box. Muller had an outstanding performance and deserved to be on the scoresheet. He created the most chances (7), gave six key passes and assisted the winning goal.

Team statistics: 73% possession, 22 total shots, 20 chances created, four big chances, 613 accurate passes, 87% pass accuracy, 2.69 xG, 13 corners, seven fouls conceded, three offsides.

Bayern Munich team news: Joshua Kimmich is unavailable due to Covid. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Marcel Sabitzer and Bouna Sarr are sidelined due to injuries. Michael Cuisance, Tanguy Nianzou and Sven Ulreich are doubtful for the tie.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich H2H

Bayern Munich have six wins in the last six meetings between both sides. They won 3-1 in the last meeting.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (December 4) key players and lineups

Borussia Dortmund projected starting lineup:

  • Gregor Kobel
  • Thomas Meunier
  • Manual Akanji
  • Mats Hummels
  • Raphael Guerreiro
  • Mahmoud Dahoud
  • Axel Witsel
  • Emre Can
  • Julian Brandt
  • Marco Reus
  • Erling Haaland

The key player to watch out for is Erling Haaland. Coming back from injury, he scored eight minutes after being substituted into the game. I’m banking on him to score in this match, it’s Haaland we are talking about here.

Bayern Munich projected starting lineup:

  • Manuel Neuer
  • Benjamin Pavard
  • Dayot Upamecano
  • Lucas Hernandez
  • Alphonso Davies
  • Corentin Tolisso
  • Leon Goretzka
  • Kingsley Coman
  • Thomas Müller
  • Leroy Sane
  • Robert Lewandowski

Thomas Muller is the key player to watch out for. He dropped a brilliant performance in the last game, the most chances (7), gave six key passes and assisted the winning goal. Expecting a masterclass from the veteran in this match.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (December 4) betting tips and prediction

Borussia Dortmund bounced off a loss with a win in their last match, which makes them a point short of the top spot. Bayern Munich avoided a draw in their last match, winning 1-0. The last time Dortmund beat Bayern was in 2019, since then the latter has six wins in their last six meetings. Both sides are in good form heading into this game, the Bavarians will not press the brakes at all. Both teams have scored over 2.5 goals in their last five meetings. Prediction is for both teams to score. The player picks prediction is for Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland to score anytime in the match.

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.40 (-250 American; 2/5 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Robert Lewandowski to score anytime

Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)

Borussia Dortmund — Bayern Munich
Won
Both teams to score (Yes)
1.40
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