It is the fun end of the table against the lower regions of the 1. Bundesliga, when Bayer Leverkusen squares up against Greuther Fuerth for a match this coming Saturday. With those positions in mind, a win for Bayer Leverkusen seem a likely outcome. Ranked 3rd in the 1. Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen have collected 24 points from 13 games. On 1 points, Greuther Fuerth see themselves ranked as number 18 after 13 matches.
Entering the match as a favourite, Bayer Leverkusen will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in the 1. Bundesliga. They should be in with a decent chance of adding a win to their account. The visitors will no doubt make life as difficult as possible, though, but really seem out of depth.
Bayer Leverkusen enter their next 1. Bundesliga match averaging a decent 1.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 19 goals, while also conceding 16 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.6 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Greuther Fuerth travel to their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 9 goals, while also conceding 30 goals. That amounts to an average of 3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 0 times. Here are our predictions!
Facts and figures for Bayer Leverkusen vs Greuther Fuerth in 1. Bundesliga.
- Bayer Leverkusen unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Bayer Leverkusen scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Bayer Leverkusen's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Bayer Leverkusen conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Greuther Fuerth has lost the last 11 matches in a row;
- Greuther Fuerth did not win the last 15 matches in a row;
- Greuther Fuerth has lost the last 8 matches in a row when playing away;
- Greuther Fuerth has lost in the last 14 of 15 matches.
Current form — Bayer Leverkusen v. Greuther Fuerth
Leverkusen on winning trail
Bayer Leverkusen will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Bayer Leverkusen have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-0 win against Bochum. They went on to beat Celtic by 3-2, before also getting the better of RB Leipzig in a 1-3 victory.
Greuther Fuerth on miserable run
Results have been abysmal lately for Greuther Fuerth, who will be desperate to turn a page in their upcoming fixture. Greuther Fuerth have had to endure a tough spell in their last 3 matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 1-2 by Eintracht, before B. M'gladbach ran out 4-0 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Hoffenheim, who came out 3-6 winners.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, Bayer Leverkusen seem in with a good shot of another win against Greuther Fuerth. The bookmakers currently settle the price for a home win at 1.22. Should this price be too low, consider adding it to a nice accumulator. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 12.00.
Bayer Leverkusen v. Greuther Fuerth — fixture history
The most recent outing in the 1. Bundesliga between Bayer Leverkusen and Greuther Fuerth took place in September 2012. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 0-0 after the final whistle. Bayer Leverkusen enter the match against Greuther Fuerth with a 1-1-0 record in their previous 2 encounters in the 1. Bundesliga. This amounts to a 50% winning ratio for Bayer Leverkusen, with Greuther Fuerth victorious in 0% of the last 2 encounters.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
Looking at the current 1. Bundesliga standings, Bayer Leverkusen and Greuther Fuerth are currently 23 points and 15 places apart. Bayer Leverkusen will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Greuther Fuerth this coming Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Greuther Fuerth 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 Bayer Leverkusen and Greuther Fuerth.
Top scorers markets
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Patrik Schick. He is one of the Bayer Leverkusen players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Greuther Fuerth.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Branimir Hrgota to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Branimir Hrgota netted 2 goals for Greuther Fuerth in their latest matches.