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Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview & Betting Tips - Expect goals in Frieburg

Bayer Leverkusen have been found wanting defensively
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Goal galore expected in Freiburg (Getty Images)

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Freiburg play hosts to Bayer Leverkusen at the Schwarzwald Stadium in the Bundesliga on Friday. Freiburg showed their ability to score and concede last time out in a 3-3 draw and I expect something similar against Leverkusen.

Freiburg Form & Team News


Inconsistency has hampered Freiburg this season but they will continue their push for European football against Leverkusen. In their three matches since the break ended they achieved a credible 1-1 draw at RB Leipzig but then suffered a home 1-0 defeat to Werder Bremen.

Their last match was a thrilling 3-3 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt. In their last match Freiburg drew 3-3 at Eintracht Frankfurt in what was a cracking encounter.

Vincenzo Grifo opened the scoring with goals to Nils Petersen and Vincenzo Grifo making it 3-1 in the 69th minute. Freiburg lost control however and were happy to walk away with a point.

Defender Lukas Kübler and midfielder Janik Haberer are injured. Expect Nils Petersen to come back into the starting side here.

Nils Petersen
Freiburg striker Nils Petersen should return to the starting side (Getty Images)

Bayer Leverkusen Form & Team News


Bayer Leverkusen have been in fantastic form, winning 11 of their last 13 matches to stay alive in three competitions. The Werkself returned to action with a 4-1 win at Werder Bremen and 3-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach. 

Peter Bosz’s side fell to a disappointing 4-1 home defeat against Wolfsburg on Tuesday. They dominated possession but failed to make their dominance count, Julian Baumgartlinger’s late goal a mere consolation.

Versatile defender Lars Bender is out with a foot injury and forward Kevin Volland is likely to miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury. 

Expect manager Peter Bosz to make changes here with midfielders Julian Baumgartlinger, Exequiel Palacios, winger Leon Bailey and striker Lucas Alario all chances to start.

Leon Bailey
Jamaican winger Leon Bailey should start for Bayer Leverkusen (Getty Images)

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head


Bayer Leverkusen have a 19-9 advantage against Freiburg with 13 draws in 41 encounters. The first match this season was a 1-1 draw in Leverkusen.

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Betting Odds


Bayer Leverkusen are 1.75 favourites with Freiburg priced at 4.75 at bet365. A draw can be backed at 3.90.

Bayer Leverkusen have seen over 3.5 goals in their last six matches in all competitions which is my best bet at 2.55 with betfair.

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Match Up


Freiburg gave up a huge amount of attempts in Frankfurt, Eintracht taking 34 shots with 16 on target. That could be a problem against a Bayer Leverkusen side that are lethal on the counter attack.

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats


  • Freiburg have won 2 of their last 4 home matches (Bundesliga).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won 11 of their last 13 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won 5 of their last 6 away matches (all competitions).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have seen BTTS in 12 of their last 14 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 6 matches (all competitions).

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen FAQ

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Where is Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen being played?

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen is being played at Schwarzwald-Stadion in Freiburg, Germany.

When is Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen being played?

Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen is being played at 20:30 BST on Friday 29 May 2020.

Verdict

Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen have been scoring and conceding goals so I expect to see plenty of goals in this one.

Best Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @2.55 at betway - 4 Units
Value Bet: Leverkusen & Over 3.5 Match Result And Over/Under 3.5 Goals @3.75 at betway - 1 Unit

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