Borussia Dortmund duel RB Leipzig in Round 28 of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season.
The match is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 2 April 2022. The match venue is Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig (April 2) game are available in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups is up next.
Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig latest odds on betting sites
Borussia Dortmund to win odds are priced at 2.40 (+140 American; 7/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.60 (+260; 13/5), while RB Leipzig to win odds are priced at 2.75 (+175; 7/4).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Borussia Dortmund — 41%, draw — 27%, RB Leipzig — 32%.
Latest betting odds on Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig (2 April 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.38 (+138; 69/50)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on Borussia Dortmund — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on RB Leipzig — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig match preview and statistics
Borussia Dortmund are second in the league table with 57 points and a +29 goal difference. They haven’t lost in six straight games, with three wins and three draws. The Black and Yellows drew 1-1 with Koln in their last match.
Marius Wolf opened the scoring in the eighth minute with a left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Jude Bellingham with a through ball. Sebastian Andersson pulled one back for the hosts in the 36th minute with a right footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal, assisted by Anthony Modeste.
Team statistics: 45% possession, 1.30 expected goals, nine total shots, three shots on target, two big chances, 297 accurate passes, 74% pass accuracy, 16 fouls committed, three offsides, five corners, three yellow cards.
Borussia Dortmund team news: Felix Passlack, Marcel Schmelzer, Mateu Morey, Nico Schulz, Steffen Tigges, Thomas Meunier and Youssoufa Moukoko are sidelined due to injuries.
RB Leipzig are fourth in the league table with 45 points and a +27 goal difference. The Red Bulls are unbeaten in nine games, with six wins and three draws. They played a goalless draw with Frankfurt in their last match.
Team statistics: 55% possession, 1.68 expected goals, 15 total shots, seven shots on target, two big chances, 488 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, six fouls committed, three offsides, three corners, one yellow card.
Leipzig had a good performance in the game, created more chances and had seven shots on target, the final piece was what was missing. Daniel Olmo made 7/8 dribbles, was fouled three times, one tackle and won 11/17 duels. Josko Gvardiol was solid at the back, 2/2 tackles won, 2/2 completed dribbles, three clearances, two interceptions and five duels won.
RB Leipzig team news: Yussuf Poulsen is unavailable due to a groin injury.
Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig H2H
In the last five h2h meetings, Dortmund have four wins, while Leipzig have one. The Red Bulls won 2-1 in the last meeting. Christopher Nkunku and Yussuf Poulsen scored for the Reds, while Marco Reus scored for the Black and Yellows.
Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig lineups and key players
Borussia Dortmund projected starting lineup:
- Gregor Kobel
- Marius Wolf
- Mats Hummels
- Manuel Akanji
- Raphael Guerreiro
- Emre Can
- Jude Bellingham
- Giovanni Reyna
- Thorgan Hazard
- Donyell Malen
- Erling Braut Haaland
Erling Braut Haaland is the key player to watch out for. In the just concluded break, he scored three goals and provided an assist for Norway in two games. Haaland has 16 goals and five assists in 17 appearances in the league this season. Expecting him to make a statement in this match.
RB Leipzig projected starting lineup:
- Josep Martinez
- Mohamed Simakan
- Willi Orban
- Josko Gvardiol
- Benjamin Henrichs
- Konrad Laimer
- Kevin Kampl
- Marcel Halstenberg
- Dani Olmo
- Christopher Nkunku
- Andre Silva
Christopher Nkunku is the key player to watch out for. He has 15 goals and nine assists in 27 league appearances this season. The French forward was key in their 2-1 victory against BVB in the last meeting, scored a goal and assisted the match winner. Nkunku should be able to get goal involvement in this game.
Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig predictions and betting tips
Both teams haven’t lost in at least five matches, Dortmund’s streak is six games, Leipzig’s is nine games. They are almost a match in this match, comparing their performances in recent games, both sides draw their respective last matches.
Each of their last four meetings has had a total of over 2.5 goals. The chance of this occurring again is high. The Black and Yellows have the home advantage in this match, with 11 wins and two losses at home in the league this season, only Bayern Munich have a better home record.
Predictions for this match are Dortmund to win, both teams to score and over 2.5 goals. Both teams have scored in their last four meetings, their h2h precedes this.
Betting prediction: Borussia Dortmund to win
Odds: 2.40 (+140 American; 7/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.57 (-175 American; 4/7 Fractional)