Eintracht welcome Bayer Leverkusen this coming Sunday in the 1. Bundesliga. The host will be motivated by the possibility of closing the gap in the table on the visitors. On the other hand, the latter could distance themselves even further with a win in this exciting round 15 match. Following 14 matches, Eintracht rank 12th in the 1. Bundesliga on 18 points. That leaves a gap of 9 points to Bayer Leverkusen, who sit 3rd after collecting 27 points.
Half-way through the season, Eintracht are underperforming, but a win against Bayer Leverkusen could be just the medicine needed to start a run.
Eintracht go into their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a humble 1.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 14 goals, while also conceding 13 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
Bayer Leverkusen are brimming with confidence before the upcoming away match in the 1. Bundesliga. When it comes to goals, they are capable of showing off very handsome numbers from their previous 10 games. The visitors scored 2.3 times on average per match for a total of 23 goals. They also let in 13 goals, leaving an average of 1.3 per match. They fought their way to 3 clean sheets.
Facts and figures for Eintracht vs Bayer Leverkusen in 1. Bundesliga.
- Eintracht scored in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Eintracht conceded in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- Eintracht scored the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Both teams scored in Eintracht's last 5 at home matches in the row.
- Bayer Leverkusen has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Bayer Leverkusen unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Bayer Leverkusen unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row when playing away;
- Bayer Leverkusen scored in the last 16 of 18 matches.
Current form — Eintracht v. Bayer Leverkusen
Eintracht paddling along.
In has been a bit of everything for Eintracht in their previous 3 matches, where they first beat Union Berlin by 2-1. This was followed by a disappointing 3-2 defeat against Hoffenheim, before an encounter with Fenerbahce produced a 1-1 draw.
Bayer Leverkusen tough to break down.
Although losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last 3 matches for Bayer Leverkusen. They first took out RB Leipzig by 1-3 before downing Greuther Fuerth by 7-1. The winning streak came to an end against Ferencvaros, who ran out 1-0 winners.
It has the look of an equal match up in theory, Bayer Leverkusen, however, still represent slightly better value in our opinion than Eintracht. Bookies have a home win priced at 3.20, with 2.10 for the away win. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.80. It all comes down to your preferred betting strategy.
Eintracht v. Bayer Leverkusen — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the 1. Bundesliga, back in April 2021, Bayer Leverkusen collected all three points. Bear that in mind before you decide on an accumulator for the weekend, depending on how you want to bet on this football match.
Eintracht have been able to win 40% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Bayer Leverkusen in the 1. Bundesliga. In other words, they have a 4-0-6 recent record, with the latter winning 60% of the matches.
It seems highly likely we are in for a seriously entertaining match between Eintracht and Bayer Leverkusen. The previous 10 matches have been joyous affairs as more than two goals came out no less than 9 times. Both teams to score paid out 6 times in these 10 matches.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
Looking at the 1. Bundesliga standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 9 points. Eintracht cannot squeeze past Bayer Leverkusen in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Bayer Leverkusen, number 3 on 27 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Sunday.
Man of the Moment
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Rafael Santos Borre. He is one of the Eintracht 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 Bayer Leverkusen.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Patrik Schick to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Patrik Schick netted 5 goals for Bayer Leverkusen in their latest matches.