Dortmund vs Schalke Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Match between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke will be interesting-one and is great choice to watch and to bet on. Borussia Dortmund was better in last six Revierderbies ‘cause they recorded three wins, two draws and one defeat. Last match finished 0:0. Average number of goals is bit over two. In four of those six matches, Borussians kept their sheet clean.
Borussia Dortmund’s ill fortune continued in twelfth round in match against Stuttgart. Things went wrong for BfB in fifth minute when Stuttgart caught Borussia’s defenders sleeping 1:0. In last seconds of first half, referee pointed to the white spot and Dortmund got opportunity to level the score. Andre Schurle stepped up and missed but the ball rebounded to Maximilian Philipp who had no trouble to score 1:1. In second part of the match, Stuttgart managed to score once more 2:1. Andriy Yarmolenko scored second goal for Borussians but referee denied it. Overall performance of team from Dortmund is horrible. They lost three consecutive matches. Actually they recorded only one point in last five games. On the other hand they did score at least once in all those matches and that is good omen ahead of Revierderby.
Schalke is playing great football in season 2017-18 and with seven wins, two draws and three losses they sits in second place. Latest victory was expected and routine. Match was held in Gelsenkirchen and opponent was Hamburger SV. In seventeenth minute ref awards penalty to hosts and Franco Di Santo had an easy job to score 1:0. In second part of the match Sergey Konoplyanka assisted to Guido Burgstaller and he scored second goal for Schalke 2:0. Schalke plays OK away football. They defeated weaker teams and twice they lost against the teams that have good home performance. On average there are two goals per match and against Borussia Dortmund they have chances of their own mainly because of Borussia’s awful form.
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Dortmund have many missing players for the match against Schalke. Erik Durm, Marco Reus, Sebastian Rode and Lukasz Piszczek are injured and they will not play on Saturday. Roman Bürki and Sokratis are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Schalke have several missing players for this game. Pablo Ínsua and Nabil Bentaleb are injured and they can't play here. Benjamin Stambouli and Leon Goretzka are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Dortmund: Burki; Guerreiro, Bartra, Sokratis, Toljan; Gotze, Weigl, Castro; Pulisic, Aubameyang, Yarmolenko
Schalke: Fahrmann; Stambouli, Naldo, Kehrer; Caliguri, Meyer, McKennie, Oczipka; Goretzka; Santo, Burgstaller
Dortmund vs Schalke Prediction
We expect one tough football game and a true football fight for the points. Both teams are highly motivated for this match and they will play aggressive from the first minute. Dortmund are not in fine fettle and they have lost four of the last five games. They have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 5 matches and their main objective for this game will be to score a goal more. On the other side Schalke play very well and they are in good run. Schalke are undefeated in their last 6 matches and have played with under 2.5 goals scored in these six games. They will play aggressive from the first minute and their main objective for the match will be fast counterattacks. It will be an interesting and exciting football game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Dortmund vs Schalke Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from Dortmund to bounce back with this game and to score a goal more. So our second betting pick for the match is Dortmund to win. Our risky bet goes on correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.