Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (2021/22 Bundesliga, December 4) Betting Tips & Predictions
The Bundesliga enters the 14th round of the 2021/22 season on Saturday, December 4, giving us plenty of opportunities to place a bet on football.
In this betting preview, we look at the Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich odds, the teams’ strengths and weaknesses, and provide you with our betting tips and predictions.
Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich Odds & Predictions
The bookmakers have already released Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich betting odds, and it doesn’t take a lot to see plenty of solid betting opportunities. Here, we have 3 bets worth checking out.
Over 3.5 Goals (8/11)
Every time Bayern Munich plays, you can be sure there will be plenty of highlights, excellent plays, and goals on display, and this match should be no exception. The reigning Bundesliga champions have scored 42 goals after 13 rounds (3.2 average) and at least one in their last 5 outings.
Borussia Dortmund has been slightly less convincing in the final third this season with 33 goals, but that still averages out at 2.54 goals per game. So while the BVB might not have the firepower of Bayern, they can score.
What’s more, the last 4 head-to-head meetings between Dortmund and Bayern ended with at least 4 goals, including a 6-goal thriller in March 2021. Across the previous 6 meetings between the 2 Bundesliga juggernauts, only one ended in fewer than 4 goals, making it hard not to bet on over 3.5 goals.
Robert Lewandowski and Erling Braut Haaland to Score (7/4)
Robert Lewandowski scored 14 this season and has an awe-inspiring xG of 13.82. Erling Braut Haaland has been equally impressive, with 10 goals to his name with nearly half the minutes (601) compared to Lewandowski (1131).
Lewandowski and Haaland seem to be scoring goals for fun, and it’s hard to imagine a world where they don’t find the back of the net at least once this weekend. The online football sportsbooks offer very generous betting odds on Lewandowski and Haaland both to score, and at 2.70, it’s difficult not to recommend this bet.
Bayern Munich to Win (5/6)
As good as Borussia Dortmund can be, they have yet to prove that they’re better than their arch-rivals. As the offered Dortmund Bayern odds suggest, the visitors should win, and we don’t have a reason to argue.
Bayern is arguably the top team in the league and is 6-0 up in the head-to-head with Borussia. Things could get messy if Haaland steps up for his side, but even then, it will take a lot more than one heroic play to earn the hosts the win, which is why we have to side with the visitors to win to round up our Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern predictions.
Bayern Munich: Eyeing Another Der Klassiker Victory
Bayern Munich is the current Bundesliga frontrunner, with an incredible 10-1-2 record and an even more impressive 42-13 goal difference. But while Bayern has done well so far, everyone seems to be talking about their loss (1-2) against Augsburg last month.
Indeed, it was a painful and unexpected defeat, but Munich has since bounced back with back-to-back wins against Dynamo Kyiv (2-1) and Arminia Bielefeld (1-0). While you could argue that Bayern should have won those games with a higher margin, it was evident that the reigning Bundesliga champions are preserving their strengths for Der Klassiker.
Last 5 Games
- Bayern Munich 1-0 Arminia Bielefeld
- Dynamo Kyiv 1-2 Bayern Munich
- Augsburg 2-1 Bayern Munich
- Bayern Munich 2-1 Freiburg
- Bayern Munich 5-2 Benfica
Borussia Dortmund: One Point Short
Borussia Dortmund has accumulated 30 points in the Bundesliga with a 10-0-3 record, only one point short of Bayern Munich at the top of the league standings.
As the teams’ stats suggest, Bayern Munich has been far more efficient than Borussia, and the same thing is evident if you check the Dortmund vs Bayern odds. Dortmund has impressed against weaker opponents, but their showings against stronger squads have been largely disappointing.
Last 5 Games
- Wolfsburg 1-3 Borussia Dortmund
- Sporting 3-1 Borussia Dortmund
- Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Stuttgart
- RB Leipzig 2-1 Borussia Dortmund
- Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Ajax
Head-to-Head (Last 5)
- Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Bayern Munich (17.8.2021)
- Bayern Munich 4-2 Borussia Dortmund (6.3.2021)
- Borussia Dortmund 2-3 Bayern Munich (7.11.2020)
- Borussia Dortmund 2-3 Bayern Munich (30.9.2020)
- Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Bayern Munich (26.5.2020)
Time and Date of the Event
The match will kick off on Saturday, December 4, at Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany, where the 2 Bundesliga juggernauts will cross swords for the first time since August 2021.
Unfortunately, due to new COVID cases in Europe, the league is returning to “Geisterspiel” – playing in empty stadiums without fans. Still, you can enjoy the game from the comfort of your home, on TV, or by watching a live stream available on Bundesliga betting sites such as LVbet and 1xBet.
The teams have yet to announce any new injuries, meaning both should have their full squads available. The only news about the match is the absence of fans due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich – Final Prediction
We have provided 3 solid Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich betting tips above, but if you’re out for slightly higher odds, it’s hard to pass on backing the visitors with a -1.5 goal handicap. It won’t be easy closing out the game with 2 goals to spare, but given their form and record against Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich should be able to achieve it.
Prediction: Bayern Munich -1.5 goals – 5/4
Equipped with our knowledge, you’re ready to place a bet and enjoy the match!