⚽️ Competition: Champions League
🗓 Date: 28.10.2020
🥅 Betting Tips: Handicap: Home win -1.5
⚽️ Odds: 2.06
💳 Stake: 7/10 units
Dortmund vs Zenit St. Petersburg Free Betting Tips – Champions League 2020
Has the knot burst at BVB?
The discussions at Borussia Dortmund are not ebbing. Is Lucien Favre the right coach? Is Marco Reus still the right captain? Borussia can give the best answers on the pitch, with games won. That is the goal on Wednesday in the Champions League at the home game against Zenit St. Petersburg.
There is no alternative to victory after BVB started the group stage with a defeat at Lazio. Zenit got it worse. The Russians were defeated at home against Club Bruges and are also under pressure. Losing is therefore prohibited on the second game day.
Russian teams are not exactly the Dortmund team’s favourite opponents, as BVB have suffered two defeats in the last three games against teams from the Premier League. Nevertheless, the odds comparison of the betting base suggests that in the match between Dortmund and Zenit St. Petersburg a prediction of a home win is a good choice.
This is also due to the fact that Zenit is not a specialist against Bundesliga clubs. The team from the tsarist city has not won against German clubs in six games. The last win came in 2014, of all places, against BVB. Overall, this is another indication of this, in the match between Dortmund and Zenit. St. Petersburg to place a tip on the black and yellow.
Dortmund – Statistics & current form
Actually, there isn’t that much to complain about at BVB. In the Bundesliga table, Borussia is at the top of the ranking behind Leipzig and Bayern. Lucien Favre’s team is on in the DFB-Pokal and only the bankruptcy against Lazio doesn’t really fit into the season so far.
Borussia has only entered the Champions League once with two defeats, in the 2017/18 season. This supposed negative record does not apply on Wednesday. The well-known bookmakers are encouraging because, in the match between Dortmund and Zenit St. Petersburg, significantly lower odds on a home win are offered.
Broad chest after derby victory
To put it bluntly, BVB can afford to lose to Zenit. After all, the most important game of the year was won at the weekend, when FC Schalke was defeated 3-0 in the Ruhrpottderby. Manuel Akanji, Erling Haaland and Mats Hummels were the goal scorers for Lucien Favre’s team.
BVB’s dropout list for Wednesday’s duel is relatively short. Emre Can be sidelined in Rome after being sent off. Marcel Schmelzer and Dan-Axel Zagadou are also injured. A rotation in the course of the load management can be assumed, however, so that fresh staff can be expected at BVB.
The probable lineup of Dortmund:
↪️ Bürki – Meunier, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro – Bellingham, Witsel – Sancho, Reus, Hazard – Haaland
↪️ Coach: Favre
Last matches from Dortmund:
⚽️ 10/24 2020 Borussia Dortmund 3 – 0 Schalke 04
Champions League Group F.
⚽️ 10/20 2020 Lazio Roma 3 – 1 Borussia Dortmund
⚽️ 10/17 2020 Hoffenheim 0 – 1 Borussia Dortmund
⚽️ 10/03 2020 Borussia Dortmund 4 – 0 Sc freiburg
⚽️ 09/30 2020 Bayern Munich 3 – 2 Borussia Dortmund
Zenit St. Petersburg – Statistics & current form
Zenit St. Petersburg is celebrating a small anniversary on Wednesday. After Spartak Moscow and CSKA Moscow, the team from the tsarist city is the third Russian team to play the 50th game in the Champions League. Zenit has not uprooted large trees in the process and with a not unlikely defeat on Wednesday, nothing will change that.
With two bankruptcies in their luggage to Dortmund
In the current constitution, there is not much to suggest that Zenit will cause a surprise in Dortmund. In addition to the home defeat on the first matchday against Bruges, Zenit also lost 2-1 at home against Rubin Kazan last weekend. Alexander Erokhin even got the 1-0 lead, but through carelessness, Zenit conceded the second bankruptcy in a row.
In the Premier League, the Russians have lost their top position. Nevertheless, with second and three points behind Spartak Moscow, things are not looking bad. However, Sergej Semak’s team now has to be careful that with another defeat you will end up in a downward spiral.
In the current condition hardly any expert in the duel Dortmund against Zenit St. Petersburg will give a prediction of a guest victory. The Russians will definitely miss two important players. Serdar Azmoun is in isolation after a positive infection test. The Brazilian Malcom is also absent with a knee injury.
The probable lineup of Zenit St. Petersburg:
↪️ Kerzhakov – Karavaev, Lovren, Rakitskiy, Douglas Santos – Barrios, Ozdoev – Kuzyaev, Mostovoy, Driussi – Dzyuba
↪️ Coach: Semak
Last matches from Zenit St. Petersburg:
⚽️ 10/24 2020 Zenit St. Petersburg 1 – 2 Rubin Kazan
Champions League Group F.
⚽️ 10/20 2020 Zenit St. Petersburg 1 – 2 Club Bruges
⚽️ 10/17 2020 Zenit St. Petersburg 3 – 1 PFC Sochi
⚽️ 10/03 2020 Spartak Moscow 1 – 1 Zenit St. Petersburg
⚽️ 09/26 2020 Zenit St. Petersburg 6 – 0 FK Ufa
Dortmund vs Zenit St. Petersburg – Direct comparison / H2H balance
There are still many duels between Borussia Dortmund and Zenit St. Petersburg to this day. In the 2013/14 season, the two clubs were drawn for the first and only time to date. At that time, the two teams faced each other in the round of 16 of the Champions League.
Dortmund vs Zenit St. Petersburg betting odds compared
🥅 Betting Tips: Dortmund
⚽️ Odds: 1.3
🥅 Betting Tips: Draw
⚽️ Odds: 5.75
🥅 Betting Tips: Zenit St. Petersburg
⚽️ Odds: 9.5
Only away wins between BVB and Zenit
BVB won the first leg in St. Petersburg 4: 2 and was thus already with more than one leg in the quarter-finals. This also explains why the Russians won the second leg in Dortmund 2-1. Hulk and Salomon Rondon scored for Zenit. Sebastian Kehl was successful for Borussia.
Dortmund vs Zenit St. Petersburg Free Betting Tips Provided by CoreBet Tipsters
Basically, Borussia Dortmund is not the lucky bag it is always thought to be. The season has not gone bad so far and so BVB will be the favorite in the duel against Zenit on Wednesday. Hard to imagine if Borussia will start again with two defeats in the premier class after 2017. St. Petersburg should actually be tailor-made.
After all, the Russians haven’t had the upper hand against a German team in the last six games. They also carry two defeats from the last two games into this game. Not good conditions for Sergej Semak’s team. That’s why we decided to place a tip on the home side between Dortmund and Zenit St. Petersburg.
Key facts – Dortmund vs Zenit St. Petersburg tips
🥅 Zenit has not won in the last six games against Bundesliga clubs.
🥅 Dortmund started with two defeats in the premier class.
🥅 St. Petersburg has suffered two defeats in a row.
We even assume that it will be a relatively one-sided game. Borussia wants to confirm the victory from the derby and play full throttle to ward off the false start in the Champions League. That’s why we decided to allude the odds of a handicap win (-1.5) for BVB between Dortmund and Zenit St. Petersburg.