Much more than mere points are at stake when VfB Stuttgart clash in a derby with rivals Bayern Munich in 1. Bundesliga on Tuesday at Mercedes-Benz Arena. VfB Stuttgart rank as number 15 in the table on 17 points after 15 matches. With 15 rounds behind them, Bayern Munich have amassed 37 points and sit 1 in the 1. Bundesliga.
With 2 defeats in the last 6 matches since October, the mood around the VfB Stuttgart camp could probably be a lot better. They need to up their game or prepare for more disappointment, when facing Bayern Munich on home ground.
VfB Stuttgart go into their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a humble 1.3 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 13 goals, while also conceding 13 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Bayern Munich head into their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a remarkable 2.7 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a striking total of 27 goals, while also conceding 12 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.2 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times. Let's take a look at some betting predictions!
Stats and facts for VfB Stuttgart and Bayern Munich.
- VfB Stuttgart unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- VfB Stuttgart conceded in the last 20 of 22 matches;
- VfB Stuttgart scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- VfB Stuttgart conceded the last 12 matches in a row at home.
- Bayern Munich has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Bayern Munich has won in the last 7 of 8 matches;
- Bayern Munich has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away;
- Bayern Munich scored in the last 108 of 110 matches.
Current form — VfB Stuttgart v. Bayern Munich
VfB Stuttgart finally found the inspiration
VfB Stuttgart look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Mainz 05 by 2-1, before drawing 2-2 with Hertha Berlin. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Wolfsburg 2-0.
Bayern Munich mean business.
Bayern Munich have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. B. Dortmund got left behind in a 2-3 win, before Barcelona got hammered in a 3-0 victory. Mainz 05 was the most recent victim in a 2-1 win for Bayern Munich.
Just limiting an expected defeat might be the target for VfB Stuttgart here. Siding with Bayern Munich at odds 1.25 is a no-brainer in the kind of form they are displaying. Should this price be a tad on the low side for your preferred betting strategy, consider adding it to a nice accumulator.
VfB Stuttgart v. Bayern Munich — fixture history
The last time, the pair played each other in the 1. Bundesliga, back in March 2021, Bayern Munich collected all three points. Bear that in mind before you decide on an accumulator for the weekend, depending on how you bet on football.
VfB Stuttgart enter the match against Bayern Munich with a 1-0-9 record in their previous 10 encounters in the 1. Bundesliga. This amounts to a 10% winning ratio for VfB Stuttgart, with Bayern Munich victorious in 90% of the last 10 encounters.
The past 10 matches between VfB Stuttgart and Bayern Munich have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 7 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals on Tuesday.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
Looking at the 1. Bundesliga standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 20 points. VfB Stuttgart cannot squeeze past Bayern Munich in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Bayern Munich, number 1 on 37 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Tuesday.
Philipp Foerster has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, VfB Stuttgart are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Bayern München will be looking to Robert Lewandowski in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 6 goals in his latest games.