Bundesliga Preview: Champions League places hot up
Odds and preview ahead of Bundesliga weekend
There are some hugely significant games at both the top and bottom of the league this weekend.
Third from bottom Stuttgart host seventeenth-placed Hannover on Sunday afternoon.
And there’s a key dual for European places as Eintracht Frankfurt play Hoffenheim.
However, our starting point is Borussia Park as Monchengladbach lock horns with Bayern Munich.
Borussia Monchengladbach v Bayern Munich (Saturday, 5:30pm)
Third-place plays second as ‘Gladbach entertain the champions on Saturday evening.
It was the home side that inflicted a second defeat of the season on Bayern in October.
New signing Alassane Plea opened the scoring on that occasion, and he’s 15/2 to repeat the feat.
Yann Sommer has kept the most clean sheets this season with 10. Gladbach to win to nil is 11/1.
As Borussia Dortmund play on Friday night, Bayern will know what they need to do.
Der FCB have won their last four league games on the spin and are 4/7 for victory.
In the goalscoring market Serge Gnabry is 11/5 to notch in a home win.
Augsburg v Borussia Dortmund (Friday, 7:30pm)
Dortmund take to the road to face relegation-threatened Augsburg on Friday night.
The league leaders are 4/6 to score a vital away win. But they will be wary after struggling to a goalless draw in their last away game against Nurnberg.
Jadon Sancho has 10 Bundesliga assists this season and has also grabbed eight goals. The wing wizard is 13/8 to score anytime.
Marco Reus should be back for this one, the Dortmund skipper is 5/4 to score in the game.
Augsburg will take heart from Nurnberg’s dogged display. The home side are 6/5 on the double chance.
Best of the rest
Eintracht Frankfurt battle it out with Hoffenheim with both sides having a sniff at European football next season.
Frankfurt occupy the last Europa League place, but a home win at 13/10 would put six points between the two sides.
Wolfsburg have climbed to fifth spot after winning their last two games. You can find them at 14/5 to win against Werder Bremen with both teams finding the net.
Admir Mehmedi to notch his third goal in two games is at 2/1 anytime.
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