Leverkusen vs Augsburg Free Betting Tips – Bundesliga (26.10.2020)
Betting Tips: Under 3.5
Due to the European commitments of Bayer Leverkusen and TSG Hoffenheim, which were still in action in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday evening, this fifth matchday in the Bundesliga will exceptionally end on Monday. Then there is a meeting for which the guests from the Fuggerstadt, in particular, should have extremely great respect.
Before the Leverkusen duel against Augsburg, the prognosis is extremely influenced by the fact that the southern Swabians have never won against the Werkself in the top German division in their club history. In the 18 matches so far, there have been twelve Bayer victories and six-point sharing.
On Monday, the odds between Leverkusen and Augsburg also clearly turned out to be in favour of the Rhinelander, although coach Peter Bosz’s team, with the exception of Thursday’s 6-2 success against Nice, has so far lagged behind its own expectations, particularly offensively. Last year’s fifth did not manage more than one hit per game on the first four matchdays.
Because the Fuggerstadters also have a good defence and in the BayArena, in which no spectators will be admitted at the start of the week, will probably choose a defensive approach, the bet on a maximum of three goals in the game between Leverkusen and Augsburg offers a very attractive one Value.
Leverkusen – Statistics & current form
With Kai Havertz and Kevin Volland, Bayer Leverkusen lost the two probably most valuable offensive players of the previous season in the summer. On the first days of the match, it seemed as if the team of coach Peter Bosz was still having a hard time compensating for the departures of the two different players. In fact, it is the attack in particular that, with only three hits in the first four days of the game, needs a lot of optimization.
It is quite possible that a knot broke at the Werkself on Thursday. At the start of the Europa League group stage, the Rhinelander played themselves in a real frenzy against Nice at home and finally won 6-2. If Bayer delivers a similarly courageous performance on Monday evening, the second win of the season in the Bundesliga beckons.
Leverkusen after four games with 3-2 goals
But it is also a fact that the guests from Augsburg will choose a significantly more defensive pace than the French. FCA coach Heiko Herrlich knows many players personally from his time in Leverkusen and will therefore have developed a plan that provides for a long 0-0 in the best-case scenario.
Bayer coach Peter Bosz can rely on his team defensively. No Bundesliga club conceded fewer goals than the Werkself (two) on the first four matchdays. In addition, the Leverkusen-based club remained clean in the last four direct duels in their own stadium against Augsburg. Much, therefore, indicates that the odds on the Under 3.5 will pay off on Monday evening between Leverkusen and Augsburg.
Santiago Arias, Patrick Schick and Paulinho will definitely be cancelled. Changes compared to the Europa League game are quite conceivable for reasons of load management, especially since the next match at Slavia Prague is on the agenda next Thursday.
The probable lineup of Leverkusen:
Hradecky – Sinkgraven, Bender, Tapsoba, Bender – Demirbay – Diaby, Amiri, Wirt, Bellarabi – Alario
Last matches from Leverkusen:
Europa League Grp. C
10/22 2020 Bayer Leverkusen 6 – 2 Nice
10/17 2020 Mainz 05 0 – 1 Bayer Leverkusen
10/03 2020 VfB Stuttgart 1 – 1 Bayer Leverkusen
09/26 2020 Bayer Leverkusen 1 – 1 RB Leipzig
09/20 2020 Vfl Wolfsburg 0 – 0 Bayer Leverkusen
Augsburg – Statistics & current form
FC Augsburg can definitely be satisfied with the season so far. Although the Fuggerstadt team met teams that qualified for Europe last year on three of the four-match days, coach Heiko Herrlich’s team has a solid seven points and was sixth in the Bundesliga table before the start of the fifth matchday.
The first and only defeat came in the first match after the international break at home against RB Leipzig. Despite the 0: 2 bankruptcy from the perspective of the White-Red-Greens, the southern Swabians once again made a very stable defensive impression and could even have scored if the unnecessary 0: 1 had not fallen immediately before half-time.
Augsburg only conceded three goals this season
With only three goals conceded, Augsburg is one of the best defensive players in the top German division. On the offensive, however, similar to the upcoming opponent, there is still a lot of room for improvement.
“We mustn’t run into them, but we also want to put them under pressure from time to time.” – FCA-Coach Herrlich
If you exclude the three goals scored from the opening game against Union Berlin; the FCA only managed another hit against BVB. At home against Leipzig and in Wolfsburg, the Herrlich-Elf remained without a goal. The last three consecutive Bundesliga games without a goal for the long-time first division club were in 2015.
Coach Heiko Herrlich, who is known to have a Leverkusen past and was dismissed from the Werkself on December 23, has hardly any losses to complain about. Only Alfred Finnbogason and Jan Moravek struggle with muscular problems and are likely to be out. We expect the Fuggerstadters to be very compact and would therefore not be surprised if the odds between Leverkusen and Augsburg pay off on the Under 3.5.
The probable lineup of Augsburg:
Gikiewicz – Pedersen, Uduokhai, Gouweleeuw, Framberger – Strobl, Khedira – Caligiuri, Hahn – Niederlechner, Jensen
Last matches from Augsburg:
10/17 2020 Augsburg 0 – 2 RB Leipzig
Club friendship games
10/09 2020 FC Heidenheim 1 – 1 Augsburg
10/04 2020 Vfl Wolfsburg 0 – 0 Augsburg
09/26 2020 Augsburg 2 – 0 Borussia Dortmund
09/19 2020 Union Berlin 1 – 3 Augsburg
Leverkusen vs Augsburg – Direct comparison / H2H balance
For the 19th time, the two clubs will face each other in the Bundesliga on Monday evening. The FCA has never been able to prevail. Twelve Bayer successes are compared to six points. Only against FC Bayern did the Augsburgers conceded more defeats on the first floor than against the Werkself. The last four direct duels also went to Leverkusen. The over 3.5 was cracked in only three of the last ten clashes.
Leverkusen vs Augsburg betting odds compared
Betting Tips: Leverkusen
Betting Tips: Draw
Betting Tips: Augsburg
Leverkusen vs Augsburg Free Betting Tips Provided by CoreBet Tipsters
At the end of the fifth matchday in the Bundesliga, there will be a duel between Leverkusen and Augsburg on Monday evening. In the ranking, the Fuggerstädter are currently ahead of the Werkself. While the FCA collected a proud seven points from the first four games, Bayer is still undefeated, but still only has six points in total.
In general, Heiko Herrlich’s men have so far turned out to be extremely uncomfortable opponents. Niederlechner and Co. won 1-0 against Borussia Dortmund; against RB Leipzig it was a narrow 0-2 defeat. The defence has so far been convincing with only three goals conceded. Logically, the ex-Leverkusen trainer will prefer a more compact basic order against his former employer on Monday in order to be stable at the back.
Key facts – Leverkusen vs Augsburg tips
Leverkusen have never scored more than one goal per game this season
Augsburg only conceded three goals but remained without a hit twice in a row
The FCA has never won against the Werkself in 18 attempts in the Bundesliga
Because the Leverkusen team still had their problems at the national level with finding solutions against well-defending teams, we think it is anything but unlikely that there will be fewer goals on Monday. Instead of predicting the outcome of the game, we, therefore, decide between Leverkusen and Augsburg for a tip on a maximum of three hits during the game.