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FC Cologne - RB Leipzig
01.06.2020 – 8:30 PM GMT+2
our main tip:
Leipzig Win

FC Cologne vs RB Leipzig 01.06.2020

RB Leipzig have been sleeping on the job in the most critical phase of the season. They failed to take advantage of Borussia Dortmund’s slip up despite playing more than 24 hours after Dortmund lost at home to league leaders Bayern Munich. Having said that, they did play a significant part of the second half of the 2-2 home draw against Hertha with 10 men and in spite of their many drawn games, they are only two points behind Dortmund in third place. Another opportunity to cement their place and apply more pressure to Dortmund awaits them. We fully expect them to clean up their mess and run out winners. 

Main tip: RB Leipzig Win (go to tip details)

Head-to-Head stats FC Cologne vs RB Leipzig

We take a closer look at the stats of the last 5 matches between these teams:

  • Leipzig have won 3 while Cologne have won 1 and 1 game was a draw
  • 3.40 was the average goals scored per match in these matches
  • Leipzig easily won the reverse fixture 4-1 back in November

Latest results FC Cologne

  • Pretty solid at home – only lost 1 in their last 9 home games. That loss came against Bayern
  • They have scored at least a goal in each of their last 17 competitive games
  • Their last 6 straight home games have had Over 2.5 goals, 5 actually had Over 3.5 goals

Latest results RB Leipzig

  • Unbeaten in their last 10 games (5W, 5D)
  • They have won 3 of their last 5 away games
  • They kept clean sheets in all these last 5 away games while scoring 11 goals themselves

Table and latest results

Cologne: rank 11th – 28 matches – 10 wins – 4 draws – 14 losses – 34 points
Form Guide: L-D-D-L-W-W

Leipzig: rank 3rd – 28 matches – 15 wins – 10 draws – 3 losses – 55 points
Form Guide: D-W-D-D-D-W

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Possible squad FC Cologne

Cologne: Horn – Ehizibue, Mere, Leistner, Schmitz – Skhiri, Hector (c) – Kainz, Uth, Jakobs – Cordoba
Out: Bornauw (suspended)

Doubtful: Hauptmann (groin), Risse (knee)

Coach: Markus Gisdol

Possible squad RB Leipzig

Leipzig: Gulacsi – Mukiele, Klostermann, Upamecano, Angelino – Sabitzer (c), Laimer – Nkunku, Olmo, Werner – Schick

Out: Ampadu (back), Halstenberg (suspended), Konate (hamstring), Poulsen (ankle)

Doubtful: Kampl (groin)

Coach: Julian Nagelsmann

Our tip(s) and odds in detail

According to the statistics above and the odds of the bookmakers, we suggest the following:

1) Bet on RB Leipzig Win

Pinnacleoffers the best odds for the bet “RB Leipzig Win”
The odd of 1.57 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 64% that RB Leipzig  will win this game 

Odds comparison for RB Leipzig Win

Pinnacle – odd 1.57
1xBet- odd 1.56
Bet365 – odd 1.53

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2) Bet on Goal Over 2.5

  • Five of their 6 H2H games have had Over 2.5 goals
  • 13 of Cologne’s last 14 games have had Over 2.5 goals
  • 76% of Cologne’s games this season and 70% of Lepzig’s have had Over 2.5 goals

Odds for this bet

Pinnacle once again has the best odds for “Goal Over 2.5

The odd of 1.45 means that the bookmaker is calculating with a likelihood of approx. 69% that the game will have a combined total of 3 or more goals

Odds comparisons for Goal Over 2.5

Pinnacle – odd 1.45
Bet365 – odd 1.44
Betway – odd 1.43

3) Bet on Timo Werner Anytime Goalscorer

  • Scored the opening goal in the reverse fixture in November
  • Has scored in 2 of the last 4 games between these two teams
  • Second leading scorer behind Lewandowski with 24 goals
  • Scored 3 goals in the last couple of games

Odds for this bet

Pinnacle offers the best odds for “Timo Werner Anytime Goalscorer”

The odd of 1.79 means that the bookmaker is calculating with a likelihood of approx. 56% that Leipzig forward Timo Werner will score a goal at any point in the game

Odds comparisons for Timo Werner Anytime Goalscorer

Pinnacle – odd 1.79
Bet365 – odd 1.73
Betway – odd 1.73

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