It is the fun end of the table against the lower regions of the 1. Bundesliga, when B. Dortmund squares up against VfB Stuttgart for a match on Saturday. With those positions in mind, a win for B. Dortmund seem like an accurate prediction. Following 11 matches, B. Dortmund rank 2nd in the 1. Bundesliga on 24 points. That leaves a gap of 14 points to VfB Stuttgart, who sit 15th after collecting 10 points.
Top side B. Dortmund will be hoping to inflict more misery on lowly placed VfB Stuttgart on Saturday.
B. Dortmund head into their next 1. Bundesliga match averaging a highly respectable 2.3 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 23 goals, while also conceding 15 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
VfB Stuttgart travel to their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a lowly 1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 10 goals, while also conceding 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
Stats and facts for B. Dortmund and VfB Stuttgart.
- B. Dortmund has won the last 10 matches in a row at home;
- B. Dortmund has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- B. Dortmund has won in the last 12 of 13 matches at home;
- B. Dortmund scored in the last 43 of 45 matches.
- VfB Stuttgart did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- VfB Stuttgart did not win the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- VfB Stuttgart conceded in the last 18 of 20 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in VfB Stuttgart's last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — B. Dortmund v. VfB Stuttgart
B. Dortmund hoping to bounce back
B. Dortmund have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it opened with a 2-0 victory against FC Koln. Unable to follow that up, they went down 3-1 against Ajax, before handing over all 3 points in a 2-1 defeat against RB Leipzig.
Trouble looms for VfB Stuttgart
VfB Stuttgart have had to endure a tough spell in their last 3 matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 2-0 by FC Koln, before Augsburg ran out 4-1 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Arminia Bielefeld, who came out 1-0 winners.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, B. Dortmund seem in with a good shot of another win against VfB Stuttgart. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.30 whereas a win for the visitors pays out odds of 8.50.
B. Dortmund v. VfB Stuttgart — fixture history
VfB Stuttgart got rolled over, when B. Dortmund took a 3-2 win in their latest 1. Bundesliga encounter. It served as pay back for the 5-1 defeat, VfB Stuttgart handed out in the reverse match. B. Dortmund head into their upcoming match against VfB Stuttgart with a 70% winning record in recent 1. Bundesliga meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 7-1-2 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 20%. It seems highly likely we are in for a seriously entertaining match between B. Dortmund and VfB Stuttgart. The previous 10 matches have been joyous affairs as more than two goals came out no less than 10 times. Both teams to score paid out 7 times in these 10 matches.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
Looking at the current 1. Bundesliga standings, B. Dortmund and VfB Stuttgart are currently 14 points and 13 places apart. B. Dortmund will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from VfB Stuttgart this coming Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, VfB Stuttgart will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between B. Dortmund and VfB Stuttgart.
Marco Reus has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, B. Dortmund are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, VfB Stuttgart will be looking to Konstantinos Mavropanos in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 2 goals in his latest games.