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Paderborn - Dortmund
31.05.2020 – 6:00 PM GMT+2
our main tip:
HT/FT, 2/2

SC Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund 31.05.2020

Dortmund are still licking their wounds following the bitter 0-1 loss at home to rivals Bayern Munich which severely dented their title aspirations and all but handed Bayern their 8th successive title on a silver platter. They did play well though but just couldn’t break down a stubborn Bayern defence that is in all likelihood going to win them the title. Paderborn are rock bottom on the league table although they have managed to string three draws in the three games they have played after the break. We expect Dortmund to come out like a wounded buffalo to try and recover some of the lost ground. We are therefore predicting they will win the game at half time and full time. 

Main tip: Half time/Fulltime, Dortmund/Dortmund (go to tip details)

Head-to-Head stats SC Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund

We take a closer look at the stats of the last 7 matches between these teams:

  • Dortmund have dominated the matchups with 5 wins and two draws
  • Very high scoring with an incredible 4.86 goals per match
  • The reverse fixture ended in a 3-3 draw in Dortmund. Paderborn blew a 3-0 HT lead
  • In 6 of the other 7 games, Dortmund had the lead at HT and ended up winning 5 of them
  • We have had Over 2.5 goals on 6 of the 7 games played

Latest results SC Paderborn

  • Paderborn have drawn three and lost three of their last 6 games
  • They are only scoring 0.67 goals per game in this run, failing to score on 3 of the 6 matches
  • They have trailed at HT in half of their home games this season

Latest results Borussia Dortmund

  • Borussia Dortmund have won their last 6 of their last 7 straight Bundesliga matches
  • They have also won their last three away league games
  • They led at Halftime and Fulltime in two out of these last three away victories

Table and latest results

Paderborn: rank 18th – 28 matches – 4 wins – 7 draws – 17 losses – 19 points
Form Guide: D-D-D-L-L-L

Bor. Dortmund: rank 2nd – 28 matches – 17 wins – 6 draws – 5 losses – 57 points
Form Guide: L-W-W-W-W-W

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Possible squad SC Paderborn

Paderborn: Zingerle – Jans, Hünemeier, Schonlau (c), Collins – Vasiliadis, Gjasula , Holtmann – Mamba, Srbeny, Antwi-Adjei

Out: Kilian (match fitness)

Steffen Baumgart

Possible squad Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund: Bürki – Piszczek (c), Hummels, Akanji – Hakimi, Can, Brandt, Guerreiro – Sancho, Haaland, Hazard

Out: Reus (thigh), Schulz (muscular), Zagadou (knee)

Doubtful: Witsel (groin)

Lucien Favre

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 1st Halftime/Fulltime, Dortmund/Dortmund

Betway offers the best odds for the bet “HT/FT, Dortmund/Dortmund”
The odd of 1.91 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 52% that Dortmund will lead the game at Halftime and win it at Fulltime

Odds comparison for HT/FT, Dortmund/Dortmund

Betway – odd 1.91
Bet9ja- odd 1.91
Bet365 – odd 1.90

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2) Bet on Goal Over 2.5

  • 6 of the last 7 H2H have had Over 2.5 goals; in fact, the last 3 have had 6+ goals
  • Dortmund average 2.59 goals per match in the league this season; 2.54 away from home
  • Paderborn average 1.66 goals per match; 1.85 goals at home
  • 75% of Dortmund’s games this season and 63% of Paderborn’s have had Over 2.5 goals

Odds for this bet

Pinnacle offers the best odds for “Goal Over 2.5

The odd of 1.48 means that the bookmaker is calculating with a likelihood of approx. 68% that the game will have 3 or more total goals scored

Odds comparisons for Goal Over 2.5

Pinnacle – odd 1.48
Bet365 – odd 1.45
Betway – odd 1.43

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