Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich prediction and betting tips (October 8)
The German heavyweights clash in Gameweek 9 of the league fixtures. Bayern Munich have a strong record against Dortmund, with eight wins in eight matches. They are confident of another win.
Leroy Sane dropped a good performance in their last game, scoring two goals against Viktoria Plzen
Leroy Sane dropped a good performance in their last game, scoring two goals against Viktoria Plzen
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Borussia Dortmund play Bayern Munich in Round 9 of the 2022-23 Bundesliga season.

The match is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 8 October 2022. The venue is Signal-Iduna-Park, Dortmund.

Latest odds on betting sites

Borussia Dortmund to win odds are priced at 4.20 (+320 American; 16/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.75 (+375; 15/4), while Bayern Munich to win odds are priced at 1.66 (-150; 2/3).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Borussia Dortmund — 23%, draw — 21%, Bayern Munich — 56%.

Latest betting odds on Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich (8 October 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.36 (-275; 4/11)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 3.20 (+220; 11/5)
  • Asian handicap (+0.5, +1.0) on Borussia Dortmund — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
  • Asian handicap (-0.5, -1.0) on Bayern Munich — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.75 (+175; 7/4)

Match preview and statistics

Borussia Dortmund are fourth in the league table with 15 points and a +1 goal difference. They have five wins and three draws in the league this season. In the last five matches, BVB have two wins and three losses. The Black and Yellows beat Sevilla 4-1 in their last game.

Raphael Guerreiro opened the scoring in the sixth minute with a shot into the far corner from the edge of the box. Jude Bellingham found him with the pass. Bellingham doubled the lead in the 41st minute as he poked the ball across Bounou. Assisted by Salih Ozcan.

Karim Adeyemi scored the third goal on the stroke of halftime with a powerful shot. Youssef En-Nesyri pulled one back in the 51st minute with the header following the delivery from Alex Telles.

Julian Brandt made it 4-1 in the 75th minute as he scored the header following the cross from Moukoko. Team statistics: 41% possession, 2.47 expected goals (xG), 19 total shots, four big chances, seven shots on target, 312 accurate passes, 80% pass accuracy, 12 fouls committed, four corners and one yellow card.

BVB lost 2-3 in their last league match. This win should serve as a motivation for the next fixture.

Borussia Dortmund team news: Giovanni Reyna, Mahmoud Dahoud, Marco Reus, Marius Wolf, Mateu Morey and Sebastian Haller are sidelined due to injuries.

Bayern Munich are third in the league table with 15 points and a +17 goal difference. The Bavarians have three wins, a draw and a loss in the previous five fixtures. They beat Viktoria Plzen 5-nil in their last match.

Leroy Sane opened the scoring in the seventh minute with a strong shot into the roof of the net. Jamal Musiala, with the wonderful assist as he brazed through the defence before picking out Sane. Serge Gnabry made it 2-nil in the 13th minute, slotting the ball past the goalkeeper into the bottom right corner. Leon Goretzka assisted with the throughball.

Sadio Mane got his goal in the 21st minute with the low shot into the bottom left corner. Jamal Musiala scored a sweet goal from a close distance, but it was ruled out due to VAR. Sane scored the brace in the 50th minute. He settled in with the brilliant first touch before hitting the ball into the net. Mane got the assist for the loop ball pass.

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored the fifth goal nine minutes later as his shot made contact with the right post before going in. Goretzka got his second assist of the night for the incisive throughball.

Team statistics: 70% possession, 2.43 expected goals (xG), 21 total shots, seven big chances, 13 shots on target, 577 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 12 fouls committed, five offsides and three corners.

Bayern thrashed Leverkusen 4-nil in their last league match as well. Sane, Musiala, Mane and Muller secured the home win for the Reds.

Bayern Munich team news: Bouna Sarr, Kingsley Coman, and Lucas Hernandez are sidelined due to injuries.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich H2H

The Bavarians have won eight consecutive meetings against Dortmund. They won 3-1 in the last meeting.

Lineups and key players

Borussia Dortmund projected starting lineup:

  • Alexander Meyer
  • Thomas Meunier
  • Nico Schlotterbeck
  • Niklas Sule
  • Raphael Guerreiro
  • Jude Bellingham
  • Salih Ozcan
  • Emre Can
  • Julian Brandt
  • Karim Adeyemi
  • Youssoufa Moukoko

Jude Bellingham is the key player to watch out for. The Englishman is the second teenager in UCL history to score in the first three match days. He had a top performance in their last match against Sevilla, with a goal and an assist. In the previous league game also, Bellingham gave an assist.

Bayern Munich projected starting lineup:

  • Manuel Neuer
  • Noussair Mazraoui
  • Dayot Upamecano
  • Matthijs de Ligt
  • Alphonso Davies
  • Leon Goretzka
  • Marcel Sabitzer
  • Thomas Muller
  • Jamal Musiala
  • Serge Gnabry
  • Leroy Sane
  • Sadio Mane

Leroy Sane is the key player to watch out for. He dropped a good performance in their last game, scoring two goals against Viktoria Plzen. Sane found the back of the net in the last league fixture against Leverkusen. Making it three goals in the last two games.

Prediction and betting tips

Bayern Munich are back in form, having won three of the last four matches. They won two straight matches with a big margin, as expected. Dortmund have two wins in the last five matches. They got a big win against struggling Sevilla in their previous game.

The Reds have won the previous eight matches against BvB. The predictions for this match are Bayern to win (-0.5, -1.0), and over 3.5 goals. They are the better team with strong h2h results. Both teams have scored at least four goals in the last six h2h games.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-0.5, -1.0) on Bayern Munich

Odds: 1.86 (-116 American; 25/29 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 3.5 goals
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)

Borussia Dortmund — Bayern Munich
Asian handicap (-0.5, -1.0) on Bayern Munich
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