Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 Betting Tips & Predictions

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15:30 Sat 16 May
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The 26th matchday of the 2019/20 German Bundesliga season looks set to take place on the 15/16/17 May, with the highlight match likely to be the clash between Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke.

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Dortmund are generally box office whenever they take to the pitch, although the fact that football-starved fans get the chance to watch live streaming of their clash against Schalke will be an extra special treat.

After all, it’s been two months since we last saw top-class European domestic action and we are now treated to the prospect of Borussia Dortmund clashing with Schalke in the Revierderby, even if the match will be played behind closed doors.

It will be an eerie prospect for the players considering that the Westfalenstadion usually produces a cauldron of noise, especially for the visit of the team’s arch rivals, although Lucien Favre will hope that his team can continue their high-scoring ways.

Dortmund have scored an impressive 68 goals in 25 league matches and they have been especially devastating on home soil, while the signing of Erling Braut Haland has only made them more of an attacking menace.

The Norwegian was ripping it up for FC Salzburg in the early part of the season before doing the same thing for Dortmund and he’s already notched twelve goals for his new team in a short space of time.

As for Schalke, they will be pleased to land a point from this match and their away form hasn’t been particularly impressive this season, with just four wins landed from twelve trips on the road.

There have been four draws and four defeats, with a lot of the games proving to be low-scoring and it will be interesting to see how the visitors approach this clash.

We can expect plenty of mistakes considering that it’s been a long time since these teams played a competitive match and the players have had to train by themselves for a long period of time before getting the chance to resume training.

However, Dortmund have won 75% of their home games this season and we can expect that sort of statistic to translate into another victory, while the fact that they have conceded ten goals at home proves that they’re fairly mean at the back.

This is not a team who put special focus on keeping clean sheets and the primary objective will now be to win enough matches to put pressure on leading team Bayern Munich who went into lockdown enjoying a four-point cushion over their nearest rival.

Expect Jadon Sancho to continue playing a starring role for the home team, with the England winger proving that he can add goals to his all-round game, while Axel Witsel is also having a campaign to remember.

Despite the fact that the reverse fixture ended in a goalless draw, we are going to go for a Dortmund win and both teams scoring, with the lockdown actually coming at a good time for a Schalke team who were thrashed 5-0 at home to Leipzig shortly before the lockdown.

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Dortmund to win + Both Teams to Score @ 3.10 (21/10) with bet365

Team News

Confirmed Lineup

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 - Predicted Lineups & Confirmed Starting 11s

Borussia Dortmund Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

Schalke 04 Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

  • 01
    Roman Bürki
  • 16
    Manuel Akanji
  • 15
    Mats Hummels
  • 26
    Lukasz Piszczek
  • 13
    Raphael Guerreiro
  • 08
    Mahmoud Dahoud
  • 19
    Julian Brandt
  • 05
    Achraf Hakimi
  • 32
    Giovanni Reyna
  • 17
    Erling Braut Haland
  • 06
    Thomas Delaney
  • 23
    Markus Schubert
  • 20
    Jonjoe Kenny
  • 21
    Jean-Clair Todibo
  • 05
    Matija Nastasic
  • 18
    Daniel Caligiuri
  • 26
    Salif Sané
  • 02
    Weston McKennie
  • 24
    Bastian Oczipka
  • 08
    Suat Serdar
  • 09
    Benito Raman
  • 25
    Amine Harit

Borussia Dortmund Formation3-4-3

  • Borussia Dortmund Substitutes
  • 07: Jadon Sancho
  • 23: Thorgan Hazard
  • 10: Mario Götze
  • 37: Tobias Raschl
  • 18: Leonardo Balerdi
  • 29: Marcel Schmelzer
  • 22: Mateu Morey
  • 35: Marwin Hitz

Schalke 04 Formation3-4-3

  • Schalke 04 Substitutes
  • 19: Guido Burgstaller
  • 14: Rabbi Matondo
  • 15: Ahmed Kutucu
  • 11: Michael Gregoritsch
  • 28: Alessandro Schöpf
  • 37: Münir Mercan
  • 31: Timo Becker
  • 03: Juan Miranda
  • 35: Alexander Nubel

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 - Last Matches

Last 5 Matches

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 - Stats

Goals - Last 5 Matches

Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total / match
0.8
0.8
1.2
2.4
2
3.2

Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
1
0.6
1.4
2
2.4
2.6

Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
2.2
0.6
0.6
2.6
2.8
3.2

Corners - Last 5 Matches

Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
3.4
3
3.2
5.6
6.6
8.6

Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
4.6
2.2
2.2
5.2
6.8
7.4

Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
2.8
3.2
3.4
5.2
6.2
8.4

Bundesliga - Standings & League Table

Bundesliga - League Table

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Bayern Munich 34 26 4 4 100:32 82
2 Borussia Dortmund 34 21 6 7 84:41 69
3 RB Leipzig 34 18 12 4 81:37 66
4 B M'gladbach 34 20 5 9 66:40 65
5 Bayer Leverkusen 34 19 6 9 61:44 63
6 Hoffenheim 34 15 7 12 53:53 52
7 Wolfsburg 34 13 10 11 48:46 49
8 Freiburg 34 13 9 12 48:47 48
9 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 13 6 15 59:60 45
10 Hertha Berlin 34 11 8 15 48:59 41
11 Union Berlin 34 12 5 17 41:58 41
12 Schalke 04 34 9 12 13 38:58 39
13 Mainz 05 34 11 4 19 44:65 37
14 FC Cologne 34 10 6 18 51:69 36
15 Augsburg 34 9 9 16 45:63 36
16 Werder Bremen 34 8 7 19 42:69 31
17 Fortuna Dusseldorf 34 6 12 16 36:67 30
18 Paderborn 34 4 8 22 37:74 20
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Bayern Munich 17 13 2 2 53:15 41
2 B M'gladbach 17 12 2 3 40:21 38
3 Borussia Dortmund 17 11 3 3 46:17 36
4 Bayer Leverkusen 17 9 4 4 32:22 31
5 RB Leipzig 17 7 8 2 38:21 29
6 Freiburg 17 9 2 6 23:17 29
7 Eintracht Frankfurt 17 8 4 5 36:27 28
8 Union Berlin 17 8 3 6 24:20 27
9 FC Cologne 17 6 4 7 28:27 22
10 Schalke 04 17 5 7 5 20:27 22
11 Hoffenheim 17 7 1 9 26:37 22
12 Hertha Berlin 17 6 3 8 23:32 21
13 Augsburg 17 5 5 7 28:29 20
14 Wolfsburg 17 4 7 6 19:23 19
15 Fortuna Dusseldorf 17 4 6 7 18:28 18
16 Mainz 05 17 5 2 10 18:29 17
17 Werder Bremen 17 2 3 12 15:36 9
18 Paderborn 17 2 2 13 21:46 8

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 FAQ

When is Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 being played?

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 will be played at 14:30 GMT on Saturday 16 May 2020 at Signal Iduna Park.

What is the Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 H2H record?

H2H last 5 matches: Borussia Dortmund wins: 2, Schalke 04 wins: 2, draws: 1.

What is Borussia Dortmund’s most recent form?

Borussia Dortmund form (last 5 matches): LWLWW.

What is Schalke 04’s most recent form?

Schalke 04 form (last 5 matches): LLLDD.

What is the predicted Borussia Dortmund line-up?

Official Borussia Dortmund line-up (3-4-3): Roman Bürki, Lukasz Piszczek, Mats Hummels, Manuel Akanji, Achraf Hakimi, Julian Brandt, Mahmoud Dahoud, Raphael Guerreiro, Thomas Delaney, Erling Braut Haland, Giovanni Reyna.

What is the predicted Schalke 04 line-up?

Official Schalke 04 line-up (3-4-3): Markus Schubert, Jonjoe Kenny, Jean-Clair Todibo, Matija Nastasic, Daniel Caligiuri, Salif Sané, Weston McKennie, Bastian Oczipka, Suat Serdar, Benito Raman, Amine Harit.

Who is injured or suspended for Borussia Dortmund?

Marcel Schmelzer (injured), Manuel Akanji (injured), Mahmoud Dahoud (injured)

Who is injured or suspended for Schalke 04?

Salif Sané (injured), Guido Burgstaller (injured), Suat Serdar (injured), Amine Harit (injured), Omar Mascarell (injured), Benjamin Stambouli (doubtful)

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