Bayer Leverkusen will be looking for a repeat result of the 6-2 Europa League victory against Nice.
In that game, Bayer Leverkusen managed 50% possession and 3 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. For Bayer Leverkusen, goals were scored by Nadiem Amiri (11'), Lucas Alario (16'), Moussa Diaby (61'), Karim Bellarabi (79', 83') and Florian Wirtz (87'). Amine Gouiri (31') and Alexis Claude-Maurice (90') scored for Nice.
Their most recent results show that much solidity has been shown by the Bayer Leverkusen rearguard. Leverkusen have kept it tight, with the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their last 6 clashes standing at 4.
Heading into this fixture, Bayer Leverkusen haven’t been defeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against RB Leipzig in Bundesliga 1 competition, Augsburg will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Augsburg had 32% possession and 6 shots on goal with 2 on target. At the other end, RB Leipzig had 15 shots on goal with 5 on target. Angeliño (45') and Yussuf Poulsen (66') scored for RB Leipzig.
Throughout their 6 previous matches, Heiko Herrlich’s Augsburg have found the net 13 times therefore giving them a goals per game average of 2.17.
Going into this encounter, Augsburg are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs stretching back to 04/11/2017 shows that these encounters have not been fruitful for Augsburg. They’ve not been able to get any wins whatsoever whereas Bayer Leverkusen have been too good for them, beating them in 67% of those games played.
A combined total of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 11 from Leverkusen and 2 coming from Augsburg. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
Team News: Bayer Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen boss Peter Bosz has zero fitness concerns at all before this match thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Augsburg
Augsburg manager Heiko Herrlich has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Jan Morávek (Muscle Injury) and Alfred Finnbogason (Hamstring Injury) are not able to play.
In this match, Augsburg will do well to be getting goals against a Bayer Leverkusen side who will more than likely win well here.
We predict a 3-0 margin for Bayer Leverkusen at the end of this one.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the current betting odds in the 90 minute result market, victory for Bayer Leverkusen is available for 1.65, betting on a drawn result is 4.34 and selecting the winner to be Augsburg gets you 5.3. They’re the most competitive market prices being offered as of now.