Borussia Monchengladbach will face a tough test when they host Borussia Dortmund in what should be a very entertaining Bundesliga game on Saturday. Borussia Monchengladbach is coming off a 1-0 road loss against FC Augsburg last Saturday while Borussia Dortmund beat Union Berlin 4-2 at home on Sunday. Borussia Monchengladbach is in 16th place in the Bundesliga with just four points in five games while Borussia Dortmund is in third place with 12 points in five games.
The player to watch in this game is Erling Haaland, he scored two goals against Union Berlin, including a spectacular lob. Haaland has now scored seven goals in five Bundesliga games this season while taking his total tally with Borussia Dortmund to an impressive 68 goals in 67 games in all competitions. Can you see Borussia Monchengladbach containing him? I just can’t and the projections below agree with me. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Borussia Monchengladbach: 3.85
• Borussia Dortmund: 1.81
• Draw: 4.20
• Borussia Monchengladbach: +0.5 (2.05)
• Borussia Dortmund: -0.5 (1.88)
• Over 3, 3.5 (1.90)
• Under 3, 3.5 (2.00)
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Borussia Monchengladbach, coming off a 1-0 road loss against FC Augsburg last Saturday, have 3 losses, 1 win and 1 draw in their last 5 Bundesliga games. Borussia Dortmund, coming off a 4-2 home win against Union Berlin on Sunday, have 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 5 Bundesliga games.
Momentum: Borussia Dortmund has been on an upward trend — winning 4 of their last 5 games in the Bundesliga.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Bundesliga action on January 19, 2013 and Bayern Munich won 2-0.
For Borussia Monchengladbach, Lars Stindl has a 42.54 percent chance to score. He averages 1.7 shots overall per sim, 0.97 shots on goal per and 0.56 goals per sim.
For Borussia Dortmund, Erling Haaland has a 61.82 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.87 shots overall per sim, 1.59 shots on goal per and 0.99 goals per sim.
Borussia Dortmund -0.5.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Borussia Dortmund in this one. Average score in simulations is Borussia Dortmund 2.15 to Borussia Monchengladbach 1.3.
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