The second half of the German Bundesliga will be opened by an encounter between the Leverkusen team Bayer and Bayern Munich. The match promises to be very interesting as both teams are in the leading group, setting themselves high goals, Bayer are dreaming about returning to the Champions League, while Bayern are close to another championship.
Bayer concluded the first half of the championship in a good mood. The Pharmacists managed to win thrice with two draws within the last five games. The splits of points were registered with Borussia Dortmund and Hannover and the victories were over Eintracht, Stuttgart and Werder. Bayer are situated on the fourth position in the Bundesliga tournament table with 28 points in the asset, the gap to the leading Bayern is 13 points. Bayer have had eight matches at their home ground, in which four victories with four draws were registered, 17 goals were scored and 8 conceded.
Bayern didn’t start the season very well, as a result, Carlo Ancelotti was fired from the head coach post. Jupp Heynckes, who came to the rescue, immediately restored order and brought back the discipline to the team. After 17 rounds the Munich team is on the first position in Bundesliga with 41 points in the asset and 11-point gap over the nearest chasers, Schalke. Bayern have had nine away matches, in which they got six victories with one draw and two defeats, the goal difference is 14:7.
Bayer are the clear outsiders of the encounter, but the Pharmacists play well in general, especially in domestic conditions, therefore the men from Leverkusen should not be underestimated. One may try betting on the hosts in this couple.
Prediction for the match: Bayer Leverkusen to win with +1.5 Asian handicap