Bayern Munich play Borussia Dortmund in Round 31 of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season.
The match is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 23 April 2022. The match venue is Allianz Arena, Munchen.
Latest odds on betting sites
Bayern Munich to win odds are priced at 1.36 (-275 American; 4/11 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.75 (+375; 15/4), while Borussia Dortmund to win odds are priced at 7.00 (+600; 6/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Bayern Munich — 70%, draw — 19%, Borussia Dortmund — 11%.
Latest betting odds on Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund (23 April 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.25 (-400; 1/4)
- Under 2.5 goals — 4.00 (+300; 3/1)
- Asian handicap (-1.5) on Bayern Munich — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
- Asian handicap (+1.5) on Borussia Dortmund — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.20 (-250; 2/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.75 (+175; 7/4)
Match preview and statistics
Bayern Munich are top of the league standings with 72 points and a +60 goal difference. They have three wins, a draw and a loss in the previous five games. The Bavarians beat Arminia Bielefeld 3-nil in their last match.
Bayern took the lead in the 10th minute of the game. Robert Lewandowski was able to reach Alphonso Davies’ cross, the effort deflected off Lauren and went in. Serge Gnabry doubled the lead on the stroke of halftime with a volley from a Joshua Kimmich diagonal ball. The goal was awarded following VAR review.
Jamal Musiala made it 3-0 in the 85th minute. Kimmich set up Lewandowski away down the left, the Polish striker slid the ball across the face of the goal, Musiala was in the right place to tap it into the back of the bet.
Team statistics: 76% possession, 3.09 expected goals (xG), 22 total shots, eight shots on target, five big chances, 620 accurate passes, 87% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, four corners, two yellow cards.
Bayern Munich team news: Corentin Tolisso is sidelined due to a hamstring injury.
Borussia Dortmund are second in the league table with 63 points and a +33 goal difference. They have three wins, a draw and a loss in the previous five matches. BVB have won two back-to-back games going into this match. The Black and Yellows thrashed Wolfsburg 6-1 in their last match.
Tom Rothe opened the scoring in the 24th minute of the first half with a header from the left side of the six-yard box to the top right corner, assisted by Julian Brandt with a cross following a corner. Axel Witsel doubled the lead in the 26th minute with a left-footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Erling Haaland following a fast break.
Manuel Akanji quicked chipped in another goal in the 28th minute with a left-footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal, assisted by Marco Reus with a cross following a set piece situation.
Emre Can made it 4-0 in the 34th minute with a left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Marius Wolf. Haaland got on the scoresheet in the 38th with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Reus following a fast break.
Haaland scored his second of the game to make it 6-0 in the 54th minute with a left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the high centre of the goal, assisted by Brandt with a through ball. Riddle Baku pulled one back in the 84th minute for the Wolves.
Team statistics: 60% possession, 2.82 expected goals (xG), 12 total shots, eight shots on target, six big chances, 490 accurate passes, 89% pass accuracy, 13 fouls committed, six offsides, four corners.
Borussia Dortmund team news: Giovanni Reyna, Mahmoud Dahoud, Marcel Schmelzer, Mateu Morey, Mats Hummels, Thomas Meunier, Thorgan Hazard and Steffen Tigges are sidelined due to injuries.
Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund H2H
Bayern Munich haven’t lost to Borussia Dortmund in the last seven h2h games, with seven wins in seven matches. The Reds won 3-2 in the last meeting.
Lineups and key players
Bayern Munich projected starting lineup:
- Manuel Neuer
- Benjamin Pavard
- Dayot Upamecano
- Lucas Hernandez
- Alphonso Davies
- Joshua Kimmich
- Leon Goretzka
- Leroy Sane
- Thomas Muller
- Leroy Sane
- Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski is the key player to watch out for. He didn’t score in their last match against Bielefeld but still provided an assist. The Polish striker has 34 goal contributions in 30 league matches, with 34 goals and two assists. Lewandowski looks forward to scoring in this match.
Borussia Dortmund projected starting lineup:
- Gregor Kobel
- Emre Can
- Manuel Akanji
- Dan-Axel Zagadou
- Tom Rothe
- Axel Witsel
- Jude Bellingham
- Marius Wolf
- Julian Brandt
- Marco Reus
- Erlin Braut Haaland
Erling Haaland is the key player to watch out for. He has four goals and assists in the last two matches. Haaland has 18 goals and seven assists in 20 league games. Banking on him to score in this clash.
Prediction and betting tips
Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are in good form ahead of their clash. When analyzing their performance in the previous games, both teams are a match. The Bavarians are going to be playing at home in this game. The Reds have won each of their last seven games against BVB.
Predictions for this match are over 3.5 goals. In the last five h2h matches, neither side has kept a clean sheet and averaged over 3.5 goals per game in this period.
Betting prediction: Over 3.5 goals
Odds: 1.66 (-150 American; 2/3 Fractional)