Bayern vs Leverkusen Predictions and Betting Tips
Bayern Munich look to continue their title charge this Tuesday as they go up against Leverkusen. Read on for our expert tips and predictions.
Bayern emerged victorious in the reverse match back in December with a hard-fought 2-1 victory. This bettered their head-to-head record against their opponents as it now stands at 31 wins in 49 games with Leverkusen winning just nine matches.
The Bavarians still lead the way
Bayern Munich stretched their lead atop the table with that impressive 3-2 win away at Wolfsburg. 18-year-old Jamal Musiala was the star of the show with two goals on the day as his side got back with winning ways following that UCL exit at the hands-on PSG. This moved them seven points clear of Leipzig as they remain on course for yet another league title.
European hopes for Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen find themselves six behind Frankfurt who occupies the final Champions League spot. As such, this match is probably the most important of the campaign as it would determine the type of energy in the air as they go up against Frankfurt this weekend. In their most recent game, they beat Cologne in a comfortable 3-0 victory. Can they make it back to back victories this Tuesday?
Bayern vs Leverkusen Team News
Baumgartlinger, Wirtz, Fosu-Mensah and Arias are all ruled out for this game. With regards to the hosts, Roca and Costa and both ruled out with Lewandowski’s availability remaining doubtful.
Bayern possible starting XI:
Neuer; Pavard, Boateng, Hernandez, Davies; Kimmich, Alaba; Coman, Muller, Musiala; Choupo-Moting
Leverkusen possible starting XI:
Hradecky; Jedvaj, Bender, Tapsoba; Diaby, Aranguiz, Palacios, Wendell; Bailey, Amiri; Schick
Bayern vs Leverkusen Prediction: 2-1
Leverkusen head into this game having copped seven points from their previous nine. However, they come up against a more superior outfit in Bayern Munich this Tuesday. As such, we don’t see them leaving the Allianz Stadium with a point.