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Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Betting Tips - Will it be a Revierderby thriller?

  • Borussia Dortmund have seen over 3.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 Bundesliga home matches
Marco Reus

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Betting Tips


Borussia Dortmund host Schalke in the standout Bundesliga feature in the competiton's return. The Revierderby is one of the most anticipated matches in Germany with goals galore predicted in this Signal-Iduna-Park grudge match.

Borussia Dortmund Form & Team News


Borussia Dortmund won their previous four Bundesliga matches to stay four points behind leaders Bayern Munich before the break. They beat Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0 at home, Werder Bremen 2-0 away, Freiburg 1-0 at home and Borussia Monchengladbach 2-1 on the road.

Lucien Favre’s side beat PSG 2-0 at home in the UEFA Champions League but were knocked out after a 2-0 defeat in Paris.

Central defender Dan-Axel Zagadou is injured, but the break came at a good time for influential captain Marco Reus who could return here. Midfielder Thomas Delaney is another player who had time to overcome injury.

Marco Reus
Dortmund's influential captain Marco Reus could return against Schalke (Getty Images)

Schalke Form & Team News


Schalke were poor in February and haven’t won in their last seven Bundesliga matches. They recorded three straight draws before a 5-0 home thrashing against Leipzig.

David Wagner’s side followed up with a 3-0 defeat at Koln and were knocked out of the German Cup after a 1-0 home defeat against Bayern Munich. Schalke’s last match was a 1-1 home draw against Hoffenheim despite Weston McKennie’s opener.

Centre back Ozan Kabak is out injured, but Schalke should have a clean bill of health with many players benefiting from the break. Defenders Salif Sané and Juan Miranda could be back alongside midfielders Omar Mascarell, Suat Serdar, Daniel Caligiuri and Benjamin Stambouli.

It remains to be seen what happens with goalkeepers Markus Schubert and Alexander Nübel. Nübel has been on the outer after committing to Bayern Munich.

David Wagner
Schalke manager David Wagner saw his team struggle before the break (Getty Images)

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Head to Head


Schalke have a narrow 41-40 advantage against Borussia Dortmund with 38 draws in 119 encounters. Schalke won this fixture 4-2 last season with the first match this season ending 0-0 in Gelsenkirchen.

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Betting Odds


Borussia Dortmund are $1.50 favourites with Schalke listed at $6. A draw is priced at $4.75. 

Borussia Dortmund have seen over 3.5 goals in six of their last seven home matches in the Bundesliga which is available at $2.75.


Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Match Up


The Revierderby has resulted in plenty of upsets over the years. Borussia Dortmund threw away a 4-0 lead at home in 2017 to draw 4-4 and lost 4-2 in the last derby at home in April 2019.


Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Stats


  • Borussia Dortmund have won their last 4 home matches (Bundesliga)
  • Borussia Dortmund have seen over 3.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 home matches (Bundesliga)
  • Borussia Dortmund have seen over 4.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 home matches (Bundesliga)
  • Borussia Dortmund are undefeated in 5 of their last 6 home matches against Schalke (Bundesliga)
  • Borussia Dortmund have seen over 2.5 goals in 4 of their last 5 home matches against Schalke (Bundesliga)

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke FAQ

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Where is Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke being played?

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke is being played at Signal-Iduna-Park in Dortmund, Germany.

When is Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke being played?

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke is being played at 11:30pm AEST on Saturday 16 May 2020.

Verdict

Borussia Dortmund will be confident here but history has shown this is an unpredictable fixture. I am sitting on the fence here with another high scoring match a real possibility.


Best Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @2.75 at bet365 Australia - 2 Units
Value Bet: Over 4.5 Goals Total Goals @5.00 at bet365 Australia - 1 Unit

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