Bayern Munich clashes with Bayer Leverkusen in what promises to be a very entertaining Bundesliga game on Friday. Bayern Munich is coming off a 1-0 road loss against FC Augsburg on September 17 while Bayer Leverkusen had a 1-1 home draw against Werder Bremen on September 17. Bayern Munich is in fifth place in the Bundesliga standings with 12 points in seven games while Bayer Leverkusen is in 15th place with five points in seven games.
The player to watch in this game is Sadio Mané, who has three goals and zero assists in seven Bundesliga games this season. AccuScore gives Mané a 48.08 percent chance to score against Bayer Leverkusen. He has 19 SCA and 4 GCA in six Bundesliga games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Bayern Munich: 1.33
• Bayer Leverkusen: 7.40
• Draw: 6.00
• Bayern Munich -1.5 (1.82)
• Bayer Leverkusen +1.5 (2.00)
• Over 3.5, 4 (1.92)
• Under 3.5, 4 (1.89)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Bundesliga action on March 5 and the game ended in a 1-1 draw.
For Bayern Munich, Sadio Mané has a 48.08 percent chance to score. He averages 2.6 shots overall per sim, 1.64 shots on goal per and 0.66 goals per sim.
For Bayer Leverkusen, Patrik Schick has a 43.12 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.61 shots overall per sim, 1.45 shots on goal per and 0.56 goals per sim.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Bayern Munich 2.94 to Bayer Leverkusen 1.17.
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