Bundesliga Betting Preview – Matchday 17

BUndesliga- Matchday 17

The German top football division is ready to kick off the weekend games with tonight’s encounter between Mainz and Bayern.

Punters that are looking to score big don’t have to wait until Saturday or Sunday to wager on games, as they can already place bets tonight and scoop great earnings. Guardiola’s men will travel to Mainz where they hope to maintain their impeccable lead over all the other teams, German gambling news reports.

Werder Bremen will host Dortmund on Saturday however many are skeptical about the visitors’ chances of sealing a win, considering that they are currently suffering through a terrible spell. Wolfsburg, who are underdogs in the league, will go up against Koln and try to keep their current form in tact and notch another 3 points from the game.

Mainz vs Bayern Munich and Schalke vs Hamburger

There isn’t a team in the German top flight that can stop Bayern Munich. It seems that getting a draw against them is the most that teams can hope for and they must aim for that result while the Bavarian team in playing away from home and not at the Allianz Arena. Bayern are now 11 points clear from the second placed Wolfsburg, who are on 31 points, and they will next play Mainz away where another win is expected by many sporting experts.

• Schalke looking to notch a win against Hamburg
• Wolfsburg and Koln will test each other at the Volkswagen Arena
• Dortmund favorite against Werder away

The hosts have a home record of 2 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, stats that might help them out as they go against Germany’s best team at the moment. Bayern has drawn on 3 occasions while away, a fact that will surely delight Mainz however online sportsbooks in Germany strongly favors Bayern 1.22 (11/50), whereas Mainz is regarded as an outsider 13.00 (12/1), according to Unibet.

Schalke and Hamburger will go head to head on Saturday, an encounter that one of the most anticipated matches in the Bundesliga this weekend. Schalke are in 5th with 26 points, while Hamburg all the way down in 14th position with only 16 points. Roberto Di Matteo’s men will have put on a great show if they want to make progress into the top four so that they can qualify for the Champions League for next season.

Luckily for them this match should be an easy one for them considering that they boast an impressive squad with some highly talented players in different positions. Unibet has earmarked them as the potential winners 1.80 (4/5), while a tie between the two has been set at 3.55 (51/20). It is unlikely that Hamburg will win 4.45 (17/5) taking into account their away record which stands at 1 win, 2 draws and a total of 5 losses.

Wolfsburg vs Koln and Werder Bremen vs Dortmund

Wolfsburg will face off against Koln at home on Saturday. The visitors are in bad shape this season and have struggled on many occasions to show their true worth. They occupy the 10th spot however both their home and away records are somewhat strange as they seem inverted to a degree. At home they have won only once, while away they managed to seal 4 victories in total, a statistic that might worry Wolfsburg as they go against them.

Dieter Hecking, manager of Wolfsburg, has done a fantastic job with his team this season. He has propelled them to the second spot in the Bundesliga and managed to utilize all of his players effectively, which has granted them a record of 6 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses at their home ground, the Volkswagen Arena. With that record in mind Unibet believes they should be able to pull off an easy win 1.48 (12/25), while Koln remain outsiders with 6.70 (11/2).

Borussia Dortmund couldn’t use home field advantage during their last game against Wolfsburg and have slipped to 16th place after a 2-2 draw with them. Whatever Jurgen Klopp has tried to implement this season hasn’t worked to his advantage and they will now be fighting to get out of the relegation zone. There is only one element that will delight BVB and that is the fact that their next opponents Werder Bremen are worse off than they are, considering they’re last in the league.

As per German gambling laws, Unibet is sure that Dortmund can secure a win 1.52 (13/25), although many sporting experts are not quite certain that will be result considering their recent performances. Werder have been dealt unfavorable chances of 6.00 (5/1), while a tie stands at 4.30 (33/10).

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