With both teams aiming for a place in the top 4 important points are at stake when RB Leipzig take on Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday. Ranked 7th in the 1. Bundesliga, RB Leipzig have collected 18 points from 12 games. On 21 points, Bayer Leverkusen see themselves ranked as number 4 after 12 matches.
Highly expected to claim all 3 points on Sunday against Bayer Leverkusen, RB Leipzig should finish the round ahead of the former in the table.
RB Leipzig steps into their next home match on Sunday having scored a tolerable average of 1.9 goals in 10 matches. They managed a total of 19 goals, while also allowing 12 goals against. That is an average of 1.2 goals against per match. They were able to hang on to a clean sheet 2 times in those matches.
Bayer Leverkusen enter their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a highly satisfactory 2 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a presentable total of 20 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. Lets' check out some predictions!
Facts and figures for RB Leipzig vs Bayer Leverkusen in 1. Bundesliga.
- RB Leipzig has won the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- RB Leipzig has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home;
- RB Leipzig scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- RB Leipzig conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches.
- Bayer Leverkusen unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
- Bayer Leverkusen scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Bayer Leverkusen's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Bayer Leverkusen scored the last 7 matches in a row when playing away.
Current form — RB Leipzig v. Bayer Leverkusen
RB Leipzig hope to boost points tally.
One can't really point a finger on the results for RB Leipzig in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. RB Leipzig are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat B. Dortmund by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 2-0 against Hoffenheim, before claiming 3 points in a 5-0 win against Club Bruges.
Bayer Leverkusen keep target in sight
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Bayer Leverkusen who have performed more or less according to expectations. Bayer Leverkusen look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They started off drawing 1-1 with Hertha Berlin, before downing first Bochum by 1-0, then Celtic in a 3-2 win.
Form on both sides make this seem like a relatively equal contest on paper. RB Leipzig have grabbed the role as fairly big favourites, though, with the bookies offering odds of 1.85 for a win. Should your betting strategy prefer a higher price, the odds for an away win are 3.80. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 4.00.
RB Leipzig v. Bayer Leverkusen — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, RB Leipzig came away as winners back in January 2021 in a match in the 1. Bundesliga. RB Leipzig have been able to win 50% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Bayer Leverkusen in the 1. Bundesliga. In other words, they have a 5-4-1 recent record, with the latter winning 10% of the matches.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
According to the 1. Bundesliga table the difference between these two opponents is currently only 3 points. That means this round 13 match will be important for both teams and their position in the league table. RB Leipzig have an opportunity to catch up with Bayer Leverkusen who currently sit as number 4 on 21 points in this upcoming match on Sunday. However, the latter will surely try to extend the gap in the standings.
Yussuf Poulsen has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, RB Leipzig are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Bayer Leverkusen will be looking to Patrik Schick in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 4 goals in his latest games.