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Bayern Munich vs Schalke Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Bayern to start the Bundesliga with a bang

  • Bayern Munich host Schalke as the Bundesliga gets underway on Friday
  • FC Bayern have won their last 21 matches in all competitions
  • The Bavarians won the treble last season
  • Schalke have lost 7 of their last 9 Bundesliga matches
  • Match is being played at Allianz Arena at 7:30pm BST
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FC Bayern beat Schalke 5-0 in their last Bundesliga match in Munich (Getty Images)

Bayern Munich host Schalke at Allianz Arena in the first match of the new Bundesliga season. The Bavarians are fresh from winning the UEFA Champions League and should be too strong on Friday.

Bayern Munich Form


Bayern Munich are coming off a sensational treble. The Bavarians won their eighth straight Bundesliga title, 20th German Cup and third UEFA Champions League title.

Hansi Flick’s side have been unbeatable in 2020, winning 21 of their 22 matches with one draw. They beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the German Cup final, resuming a month later in the Champions League.

Bayern Munich thrashed Chelsea 7-1 on aggregate in the round of 16, humiliated Barcelona 8-2 in the quarter-finals and beat Lyon 3-0 in the semi-finals.

FC Bayern beat PSG 1-0 in the final with Kingsley Coman scoring the winning goal.

Bayern Munich Team News


Hansi Flick is unlikely to make too many changes to his winning team. Winger Kingsley Coman is in quarantine and midfielder Thiago is on the verge of joining Liverpool.

Right-back Benjamin Pavard should start with new signing Leroy Sane a chance to make his full Bundesliga debut for Bayern against his boyhood club.

Schalke Form


Schalke were travelling nicely last season, in fine form until late January when a 5-0 thumping at Bayern Munich derailed their season. The Miners failed to win a match in regular time in their next 17 matches in all competitions.

David Wagner’s side have lost 7 of their last 9 Bundesliga matches and failed to score in 6 of their last 9 away matches. They ended their campaign with a 4-1 home defeat to Wolfsburg and 4-0 loss at Freiburg.

Schalke have played five preseason friendlies, beating Osnabruck, Aris and Bochum with defeats against Verl and Uerdingen.

Schalke Team News


Centre-back Salif Sané and midfielder Omar Mascarell are close to returning after a long-term injuries. 

Schalke have signed strikers Goncalo Paciencia and Vedad Ibisevic to compete with Ahmed Kutucu and Guido Burgstaller.

Bayern Munich vs Schalke Head to Head


Bayern Munich have a 66-20 advantage against Schalke with 29 draws in 115 matches. FC Bayern have won the last eight encounters including 3-0 and 5-0 wins in the Bundesliga last season followed by a 1-0 win in the German Cup quarter-finals.

Schalke have not won in their last 21 matches against Bayern, last tasting victory in the 2011 German Cup semi-finals.

Bayern Munich vs Schalke Odds


Bayern Munich are 1.12 favourites at with Schalke available at 21.00. A draw can be backed at 11.00 at betfair.

Bayern Munich vs Schalke Match Up


Bayern Munich are the German and European Champions, a powerhouse in international football. Schalke have serious financial problems and a look like a club on a downward spiral.

Bayern Munich vs Schalke Stats


  • Bayern Munich have won their last 21 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich have scored 3+ goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich have won by 2+ goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich have kept 2 consecutive clean sheets (UEFA Champions League).
  • Bayern Munich have won their last 8 matches against Schalke (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich have won by 2+ goals in their last 2 home matches against Schalke (Bundesliga).
  • Schalke have lost 7 of their last 9 Bundesliga matches.
  • Schalke have lost 5 of their last 6 away Bundesliga matches.
  • Schalke have failed to score in 6 of their last 9 away Bundesliga matches.
  • Schalke have failed to win in their last 16 Bundesliga matches.

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Where is Bayern Munich vs Schalke being played?

Bayern Munich vs Schalke is being played at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany.

When is Bayern Munich vs Schalke being played?

Bayern Munich vs Schalke is being played at 19:30 BST on Friday 18 September 2020.

What competition are Bayern Munich vs Schalke playing in?

Bayern Munich vs Schalke are playing in the Bundesliga.

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Verdict

It’s going to be very difficult finding value on Bayern Munich this season. The Bavarians should have no problems beating Schalke however, with the handicap and win to nil markets in play.

Best Bet: Bayern Munich -2 Handicap @-120.48 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Bayern Win to Nil Win to Nil @+100 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Bayern Munich Win 4-0 Correct Score @+800 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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