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RB Leipzig - FC Schalke
Sat, 03.10.2020 – 6:30 PM GMT+2
our main tip:
HT/FT Leipzig/Leipzig

RB Leipzig vs. FC Schalke 04 03.10.2020

RB Leipzig were in the thick of the title race for the better part of last season and ended the season in the third position behind Bayern and Dortmund. They also had a deep run in the Champions League, going all the way to the semis. Despite losing their leading striker Timo Werner to Chelsea this summer, they have shown remarkable resilience to seemingly carry over the momentum from the end of the season with a win and a draw in their first couple of games. Schalke meantime had a terrible finish to last season and that seems to have carried over to this season as they lost both of their opening fixtures, which included an 8-0 drubbing by Bayern, to sit at the foot of the Bundesliga table. RB Leipzig have turned the Red Bull Arena into a fortress in recent league matches, with their only loss in the last 15 Bundesliga matches at the venue coming against Dortmund at the tail end of last season. We are backing them to dominate this game and win it at halftime and fulltime

Main tip: Halftime/Fulltime, Leipzig/Leipzig (go to tip details)

Head-to-Head stats RB Leipzig vs. FC Schalke

We take a closer look at the stats of the last 8 matches between these teams:

  • RB Leipzig have won 4 times, Schalke twice and they’ve also drawn twice
  • 2.63 is the average goals scored per match in these encounters
  • Leipzig have won two of the last three games

Latest results RB Leipzig

  • Comprehensively won their opening game at home 3-1 against Mainz
  • They average two goals a game over their last 4 games

Latest results FC Schalke

  • Have lost both of their opening two games of the season are at the bottom of the log
  • Only scored 1 goal in the two matches – that came deep in injury time of the last game

Table and latest results

RB Leipzig: rank 4th – 2 matches – 1 win – 1 draw – 0 losses – 4 points
Form Guide: D-W-W-L-W

FC Schalke: rank 20th – 2 matches – 0 wins – 0 draws – 2 losses – 0 points
Form Guide: L-L-W-W-L

You can also read our other Bundesliga betting tips backed by the best analysis from our experts.

Possible squad RB Leipzig

Leipzig: Gulacsi (c) – Klostermann, Upamecano, Halstenberg – Haidara, Adams, Kampl, Angelino – Olmo, Forsberg – Sorloth

Doubtful: Konate (match fitness), Poulsen (groin)

Out: Hartmann (knee), Laimer (knee), Martinez (quarantine), Novoa (quarantine), Sabitzer (thigh)

Coach: Julian Nagelsmann

Possible squad FC Schalke

Schalke: Fährmann – Rudy, Sane, Nastasic, Oczipka – Schöpf, Mascarell (c), Bentaleb – Uth, Paciencia, Matondo

Doubtful: Harit (unspecified), Serdar (thigh)

Out: Kabak (suspended)

Coach: Raphael Wilder

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 Halftime/Fulltime, RB Leipzig/RB Leipzig

Betway offers the best odds for the bet “Halftime/Fulltime, RB Leipzig/RB Leipzig”
The odd of 1.75 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 57% that RB Leipzig will be leading at halftime and win the game at fulltime

Odds comparison for Halftime/Fulltime, RB Leipzig/RB Leipzig

Betway- odd 1.75
Bet9ja – odd 1.74
22Bet – odd 1.65
Bet365- odd 1.66

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2) Bet on BTTS No

  • 3 of the last 4 H2H matches have had only one team scoring
  • Schalke have failed to score in their last 2 away games

Odds for this bet

Bet9ja offers the best odds for “BTTS No”

The odd of 2.01 means that the bookmaker is calculating with a likelihood of approx. 50% that one or both teams will not score in this game

Odds comparisons for BTTS No

Bet9ja – odd 2.01
Betway – odd 1.95
Bet365 – odd 1.95
1xBet – odd 1.92

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