Bayern vs Schalke predictions and betting analysis
The 2020-21 season of most of the top flight leagues have begin with the German Bundesliga starting a week later than the rest. The 58th edition will kick-off with the Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich taking on 12th placed Schalke at the Allianz arena in Munich.
Bayern Munich vs Schalke 04 predictions and betting Summary
Infogol gives Bayern 81% chance of winning this game, Schalke have a 7% chance
Bet365 gives the German giants Bayern 1/10 odds and Schalke 04 20/1 odds. This is one of the highest in any recent football games indicate the gap between the two teams
Hansi flick's team has scored nearly 3 goals per game last season and it will not surprise if it a heavy scoring game.
Bayern Munich vs Schalke predictions and betting analysis: Buzz and Team News
Schalke Coach David Wagner's job is on the line after a poor end to the last season
Leroy Sane is likely to make his 'second' Bundesliga debut against Schalke tonight. His first debut was for Schalke in 2014
Bayern Munich vs Schalke predictions and betting analysis: Recent form
While the reigning champions are coming after a dominating season with both the Bundesliga and Champions League title, Schalke 04 set an embarrassing club record of 16 league matches without a win in the second half of the season. This means that the Gelsenkirchen based team will have to perform out of their skins in the league games to avoid another abysmal season.
The recent form of Bayern Munich reiterates as to why they are one of the best teams in the globe
On the other hand, Schalke had a poor run after the restart but managed to sneak some wins in that period.
Bayern vs Schalke Bundesliga predictions and betting analysis: Head-to-head
Recent Matches: Both the matches that they played in 2019-20 season was an easy victory for the champions with a 1-0 victory away and a 5-0 thrashing at home. They have also won their last five encounters and would be looking to extend this sheer dominance on Friday night. When these two teams met, both the teams have scored an average of 2.61 goals per match
The teams have played 54 matches against each other in over 40 years with Bayern winning 31 matches whereas the underdogs have gotten over the line on 12 occasions with the game ending in a draw on 11 occasions.
Bayern vs Schalke 04 predictions and betting tips: Attack and Defence details
It is a no brainer that the attack and defense of the Schalke is no match to the world-class setup of Bayern. The Champions are set to line-up in a 4-2-3-1 formation while the Schalke would probably have a 4-4-2 formation.
It wouldn’t be an exaggeration if someone tells that the Bayern has the best attackers in the world.
The defense of the home team is impeccable with Alphonso Davies and Niklas Sule controlling the proceedings from the backline
Bayern vs Schalke: Betting Odds: Bayern to win
According to a popular statistics website FCTables, the Bayern Munich are the overwhelming favorites.
Bayern: 1.14, Schalke: 16.25, Draw: 9.05.
84% chance of victory for Bayern and only 5% chances to Schalke.
Sofascore have also given their initial odds heavily favoring the Bayern side. They have provided with the odds of 1.12 to the champions, 9.00 to a draw and 15.00 odds to Schalke.
Bayern: 1.12, Schalke: 15, Draw: 9, Bayern to win
Oddschecker, the story remains the same
Bayern: 1/7, Schalke: 18, Bayern to win
Bayern: 1.14, Schalke: 21, Bayern to win
It is almost an impossible task for Schalke to win this game. A result that is fewer than 3 goals would be a good one for Schalke.