Bundesliga Fixtures: match-day 30 stats, preview, and predictions
The teams are set for action in match-day 30 Bundesliga fixtures beginning from Wednesday night.
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Werder Bremen vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Both these sides ended match-day 29 with a win.
For Bremen it was a hard fought victory against Schalke while Eintracht Frankfurt got all three points away to Wolfsburg.
Both teams have scored in four of the last five Bundesliga matches involving Eintracht Frankfurt.
Werder Bremen have lost just one of their last five league games [2W, 2D, 1L].
A minimum of three goals were scored in Eintracht Frankfurt last five Bundesliga fixtures; both teams have scored in the last four games.
Frankfurt have one win in their last five league games [1W, 1D, 3L].
Bremen are winless in five home games, Frankfurt have one win in five travels away from home.
Both teams have scored in six of the last seven Bundesliga games between these two sides.
Three of the last seven matches between them have ended with a 2-2 scoreline; including two of the last three.
There have been a minimum of three goals in six out of seven meetings.
Werder Bremen have won 28 of the 49 home games against Eintracht Frankfurt [28W, 9D, 12L].
Bremen have 1 win in 13 Bundesliga home fixtures this season.
Eintracht Frankfurt are 10 points away from the last European spot, they will be hugely disappointed in the campaign they’ve had this season.
A win for Bremen could lift them out of the automatic relegation zone but a second home win in as many Bundesliga matches at this point may be overreaching especially against an opponent like Frankfurt.
Prediction: Werder Bremen 2-2 Eintracht Frankfurt
Frieburg vs Borussia M’gladbach
M’gladbach trashed Union Berlin 4-1 to jump ahead of Bayer Leverkusen on the standings [on goal difference].
Frieburg however were downed by a Kai Havertz goal as they lost all three points to Leverkusen.
Both teams have scored in three of Frieburg’s last five Bundesliga fixtures.
Borussia M’gladbach have three wins in five recent matches [3W, 1D, 1L]; both teams have found the target in four of those games.
Freiburg have one win in five Bundesliga games [1W, 2D, 2L].
They [Frieburg] have won two of their last five home games [2W, 2L], they’ve lost the last two by a 1-0 scoreline.
Each of the last 3 times Frieburg have lost at home, they’ve failed to score.
M’gladbach have won four of their last five away matches, they’ve scored at least twice in those four Bundesliga matches.
Both teams have scored in six recent matches between these two.
M’gladbach have won the last three, scoring a minimum of 2 goals and conceding at least once in each of the games.
Frieburg have a better head to head record when they play against M’gladbach.
They [Frieburg] have won 11 of the 29 home meetings between them but that shouldn’t have any effects on M’gladbach’s recent good run in this fixture.
Prediction: Frieburg 0-2 Borussia M’gladbach
RB Leipzig vs Paderborn
Timo Werner was again on the scoresheet as Leipzig continued their fierce potency in front of goal again Köln.
Paderborn were demolished by Dortmund 6-1 in game-week 29.
Liepzig have won three of their last five games; they’ve scored at least twice in four of their last five.
Paderborn are winless in five Bundesliga matches.
Liepzig have drawn their last three matches on home turf.
Paderborn have failed to score in their three away games.
Leipzig have three wins in seven home games [3W, 4D], both teams have scored in six of those games.
Paderborn have drawn their last two away games, they’ve failed to win in five travels away from home.
Leipzig have won the last four meetings with Paderborn, the latter have failed to score in two of the last three encounters.
Paderborn are yet to register a win against Leipzig in any competitive match.
Timo Werner is hot on the heels of Robert Lewandoski for the Bundesliga top scorer gong, Leipzig are two points away from Dortmund and will be looking to pounce on Paderborn who look like confirmed relegation candidates.
Prediction: Leipzig 3-0 Paderborn
Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Kai Havertz has grown to become a leader this season, a slim 1-0 victory courtesy the German’s goal gave Leverkusen all three points in their last Bundesliga fixture.
Bayern thumped up Fortuna Dusseldorf 5-0 in the last game-week.
Bayer Leverkusen have seven wins in nine recent matches.
Bayern Munich have won 14 of their last 15 recent Bundesliga matches.
The Bavarians have conceded in 1 of their last 6 league games.
Both teams have found the back of the net in 5 of the last 6 fixtures involving Bayer Leverkusen; they’ve scored a minimum of three goals in 3 of their 5 recent games.
6 of the last 7 fixtures between these two teams have seen a minimum of three goals; both teams have hit the target in those 6 games.
Bayern Munich have won 3 of the last 5 however Leverkusen have won the last two meetings.
The Bavarians have kept a cleansheet in their last three away outings.
Bayer Leverkusen have won 4 of their last 5 Bundesliga fixtures at home.
Bayern are flying high currently but this is a type of game that’s capable of bursting their bubbles.
Regardless of what happens in this game, they remain firm favorite for the title.
Lewandowski should hit the 30-goal mark in this game and Bayern Munich should slightly edge the contest.
Prediction: Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Bayern Munich
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Mainz
As each game-week passes [since the league returned], we’ve continued to see home advantage dwindle.
These two teams were testament to that fact in match-day 29.
Mainz lost at home to Hoffenheim while Frankfurt won 2-1 away to Wolfsburg.
Mainz are winless in five Bundesliga fixtures, both teams have scored in three of their last five matches.
Eintracht Frankfurt have one win in five league games, both teams to score call have occurred in their last four outings.
A minimum of three goals have been scored in five recent matches involving Frankfurt.
Mainz last two away games have ended in a draw, they’ve won only once on the road this year.
Frankfurt have lost the last two meetings between these two.
Mainz have only won twice away to Eintracht Frankfurt [2W, 5D, 9L]
Frankfurt have quite a few decent players in their ranks especially in the attack.
Regardless of the recent history between them, Eintracht Frakfurt look good for the win.
Prediction: Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 Mainz
Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Hoffenheim
Bayern Munich started their potential title party with a 5-0 drubbing of Dusseldorf.
Hoffenheim on the other hand claimed their second consecutive win since the restart of the league with a 1-0 win against Mainz.
Dusseldorf have one win in five Bundesliga fixtures [1W, 3D, 1L].
Hoffenheim have two victories in five games [2W, 2D, 1L].
Both teams have scored in three of five games involving Dusseldorf; Hoffenheim have the same record too.
Fortuna Dusseldorf have one win in five Bundesliga fixtures at home [1W, 3D, 1L].
Hoffenheim have drawn three of their last five away games [1W, 3D, 1L].
The last two games between these two teams have ended in 1-1 draw.
Both teams have scored in four of the last five games between them.
The both teams to score trend between them should continue in this game.
Dusseldorf are fighting for survival down which makes them a very dangerous opponent.
Hoffenheim are equal on points with Wolfsburg further up the table [when compared to Dusseldorf].
The prospect of European football should spur Hoffenheim to victory.
Prediction: Fortuna Dusseldorf 1-2 Hoffenheim
Borussia Dortmund vs Hertha Berlin
Jadon Sancho netted a hat-trick as Dortmund blew Paderborn apart 6-1.
Hertha BSC overpowered Augsburg 2-0 to continue their fine form.
Dortmund have won four of their last five recent games [5W, 1L].
Hertha are unbeaten in five Bundesliga fixtures [3W, 2D].
Dortmund have conceded only once in five home games.
Hertha BSC are unbeaten in seven away matches; both teams have scored in five of those games.
Both teams have scored in four of the last five meetings between Dortmund and Hertha Berlin.
Dortmund have won their last two meetings; they’re unbeaten against Hertha BSC since 2017.
Dortmund have one loss in 14 home Bundesliga fixtures.
There’s little or nothing to play for Dortmund after they lost Der Klassiker to Bayern Munich two match-days ago.
Hertha BSC are in good form, they should get on the scoresheet but Dortmund will most likely come out top in this game.
Prediction: Borussia Dortmund 3-1 Hertha BSC