Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 Match Preview and Prediction
Signal-Iduna-Park will see Borussia Dortmund welcome Schalke 04 this coming Saturday 24 October, for a Bundesliga match-up. The start time is 5:30pm (UK).
BT Sport 3 will be showing this match in the UK.
Keep reading for preview, match prediction and betting suggestion.
Frog has identified some positive expected value to be exploited for this game.
Betting Odds for Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04
Betway are best price 1.22 about Borussia Dortmund; Bet Victor will give you 7.0 for the draw; William Hill offer 15.0 about Schalke 04.
Reviewing the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.44 on the trading floor at William Hill. The most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 3.0 with the market-makers at Bet365.
And here are the current best odds for the BTTS market. "Yes" can be backed at 1.95 with Bet365. If you have the opposite view, "No" can be taken at 1.95 at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
Followers will remember the most recent match-up in this head-to-head. Borussia Dortmund played Schalke 04 in 2019. It was a Bundesliga clash. At the final whistle, the result was a 0-0 draw.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have faced-off 18 times. Borussia Dortmund have won in 6 of the matches in this period, while their opponents, Schalke 04 have won 5 matches. There have been 7 draws.
In these matches, there has been an average of 2.83 goals per match. Borussia Dortmund have scored an average of 1.5 and Schalke 04 have scored an average of 1.33.
Looking at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 27% of these encounters. The home side has won 33% of the time.
In 3rd place in Bundesliga with 9 points is the home team, Borussia Dortmund.
There is a total of 43 matches played by the home team over the course of the last year. They have 24 wins; 5 draws; and 14 losses. This recent form puts Borussia Dortmund on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 55%-11%-32%.
In these matches, they have averaged 2.44 goals for, and 1.65 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 66% (14 wins) from the most recent 21 home fixtures. 14% (3) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 19% (4) resulting in a loss.
While playing at home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 2.95 and they have conceded 1.71 on average.
Their recent performance, both home and away, shows that they have a total of 20 goals in their last ten matches - 5 of these matches have been wins for them. Regarding the BTTS count, 5 of these games are matches where both teams have scored. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 from their last ten.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 4 matches.
Schalke 04 have 1 point in the Bundesliga and they are in 17th position.
There has been 32 matches played by the away team over the course of the last year. They have 9 wins; 10 draws; and 13 losses. In other words, Schalke 04 have won 28%, drawn 31%, and lost 40% of their recent matches.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.38 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 2.06.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 30% (4 wins) from their last 13 away fixtures. 23% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 46% (6) resulting in a loss.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.08. They have conceded 2.46 on average.
Across all competitions, their recent performance data shows that they have scored 16 goals in their last ten matches and 2 of these matches have been victories. Of those ten matches, 6 of them have seen both sides score and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 9 games over this same period.
Frog's betting tip for Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04
It is hard to make a case for both sides having success in front of goal. Frog has taken No in the both teams to score market...
This forecast has highlighted some positive expected value.Bet Victor offer 1.95 for "No" in their BTTS market.