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Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund Predictions & Tips - Heavyweights clash in the Bundesliga

  • Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund predictions for Saturday’s Bundesliga match
  • Match is being played at 5.30pm GMT at Red Bull Arena
  • Leipzig are undefeated in their last 9 matches
  • I am backing Borussia Dortmund to be satisfied with a draw
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Leipzig host Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Saturday (Getty Images)

Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund Predictions


Borussia Dortmund travel to Leipzig still looking to rebuild under a new manager. Leipzig haven’t conceded a goal in five matches and will be tough challenge for the Black and Yellows.

  • Leipzig are undefeated in their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Leipzig have won 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Leipzig have kept 5 consecutive clean sheets (all competitions).
  • Borussia Dortmund are undefeated in 7 of their last 8 away matches (all competitions).
  • Borussia Dortmund have kept 2 consecutive clean sheets (all competitions).

Head to Head


Borussia Dortmund have a 4-2 advantage against Leipzig with 2 draws in 8 matches. 

Borussia Dortmund won 2-0 in Leipzig last season after a 3-3 draw in Dortmund.

Leipzig Form


Leipzig are undefeated in their last 9 matches and won five of their last six matches on the back of five consecutive clean sheets. They grinded out a 1-0 win at Hoffenheim before an unlucky 0-0 draw at home against Koln.

Julian Nagelsmann’s side won 3-0 at Augsburg to progress in the DFB-Pokal. Willi Orban, Yussuf Poulsen and Angeliño scored in a comfortable victory.

Leipzig returned to the Bundesliga and won 1-0 at Stuttgart. Dani Olmo scored the winner in a deserved victory, Emil Forsberg seeing his penalty saved with Leipzig having 2.64-0.89 expected goals.

Leipzig Injuries & Team News


Defender Benjamin Henrichs and the versatile Konrad Laimer are injured. 

There are more problems in defence with Marcel Halstenberg, Ibrahima Konaté, Nordi Mukiele and Lukas Klostermann all doubtful.

Attacking midfielders Hee-Chan Hwang and Christopher Nkunku could feature off the bench.

Borussia Dortmund Form


Borussia Dortmund sacked Lucien Favre after a disastrous 5-1 home defeat to Stuttgart. Edin Terzic guided his team to a 2-1 win at Werder Bremen in his first match in charge.

The old problems resurfaced in a 2-1 defeat at Union Berlin. 16-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko equalised with his first Bundesliga goal but the defending was poor, especially from set pieces.

Borussia Dortmund won 2-0 at Eintracht Braunschweig to advance in the DFB-Pokal with Mats Hummels and Jadon Sancho on target. Sancho scored again in a 2-0 home win against Wolfsburg last time out after Manuel Akanji had put them ahead.

Borussia Dortmund Injuries & Team News


Left back Marcel Schmelzer, midfielder Jude Bellingham and attacker Thorgan Hazard are all ruled out through injury.

Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund Tips

What is the Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund best bet?

Leipzig are undefeated in their last 9 matches and Borussia Dortmund are undefeated in of their last 8 away matches. A draw is the best bet.

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Verdict

Leipzig are getting back to their best on the back of an exceptional defence. Borussia Dortmund could have a hard job breaking them down with a draw the best bet.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @250.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @575.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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