The 1. Bundesliga game at Volkswagen Arena this coming Saturday will see visitors B. Dortmund facing home side Wolfsburg. Wolfsburg rank as number 6 in the table on 20 points after 12 matches. With 12 rounds behind them, B. Dortmund have amassed 27 points and sit 2nd in the 1. Bundesliga.
Wolfsburg enter the match against B. Dortmund on Saturday hoping to gain some ground on the latter in 1. Bundesliga standings.
Wolfsburg are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts on Saturday claimed a steady 11 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 1.1 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 13 goals or an average of 1.3 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 4 times in this run.
B. Dortmund 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 2.4 times on average per match for a total of 24 goals. They also let in 14 goals, leaving an average of 1.4 per match. They fought their way to 1 clean sheets. Let's get involved in some predictions!
Stats and facts for Wolfsburg and B. Dortmund.
- Wolfsburg unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Wolfsburg scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wolfsburg's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Wolfsburg conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
- B. Dortmund has won in the last 5 of 6 matches;
- B. Dortmund scored in the last 44 of 46 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in B. Dortmund's last 13 of 15 matches;
- B. Dortmund conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches.
Current form — Wolfsburg v. B. Dortmund
Results have been on par for Wolfsburg in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Judging by their last 3 matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Wolfsburg at the moment. Against Augsburg, they came out on top in a 1-0 win, before drawing 2-2 against Arminia Bielefeld. Most recently they were left reeling in a 2-0 defeat win against Sevilla.
B. Dortmund hope to boost points tally
Results have been on par, so to speak, for B. Dortmund in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative. B. Dortmund are a bit back and forth currently, and sadly they are more back than forth. Against RB Leipzig they got beaten by a 2-1 score, before winning 2-1 against VfB Stuttgart. They were back on loser street last time out, in a 3-1 defeat against Sporting CP.
It has the look of an equal match up in theory, B. Dortmund, however, still represents slightly better value in our opinion than Wolfsburg. Bookies have a home win priced at 2.90, while paying out odds 2.37 for the away win. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.50. It all comes down to your preferred betting strategy.
Wolfsburg v. B. Dortmund — fixture history
Betting on B. Dortmund winning to nil in their latest meetings with Wolfsburg would have been a sound choice. They ended up winning 2-0 in April 2021 and 2-0 in January 2021 respectively. Wolfsburg have been able to win 0% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming B. Dortmund in the 1. Bundesliga. In other words, they have a 0-1-9 recent record, with the latter winning 90% of the matches. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 4 times in the past 10 matches between Wolfsburg and B. Dortmund. Both teams found the back of the net 1 time in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
Looking at the 1. Bundesliga standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 7 points. Wolfsburg cannot squeeze past B. Dortmund in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. B. Dortmund, number 2 on 27 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Man of the Moment
It is difficult to look past Marco Reus, when searching for a goalscorer. He seems in wonderful shape and hit the target 3 times in recent matches for B. Dortmund. His season total reads 4 goals scored in 1. Bundesliga matches right now.
With 3 goals lately for Wolfsburg, Lukas Nmecha is the player to look out for. He will be gunning for more 1. Bundesliga goals this coming Saturday.