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Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Goals expected in the Champions League

  • Borussia Monchengladbach host Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League
  • Match is being played in Germany at 5.55pm GMT on Wednesday
  • Borussia Monchengladbach have seen BTTS in 9 of their last 10 matches
  • Gladbach beat Shakhtar 6-0 in Ukraine
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have seen over 2.5 goals in 17 of their last 21 Champions League matches
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Borussia Monchengladbach beat Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0 on November 3 (Getty Images)

Borussia Monchengladbach host Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. The German club won the first meeting 6-0 in Ukraine, will they be too good once again?

Borussia Monchengladbach Form


Borussia Monchengladbach have been hard to beat this season. The German club are undefeated in nine of their last 10 matches.

Marco Rose’s side drew their opening two matches in the UEFA Champions League after conceding a late equaliser on both occasions. 

They rectified that by recording a huge win against Shakhtar Donetsk. Gladbach were clinical in Ukraine, winning 6-0 with Alassane Plea hitting a hat-trick, Ramy Bensebaini and Lard Stindl also on target.

Borussia Monchengladbach returned to Bundesliga action with a 4-3 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen. Stindl scored twice but they found themselves 4-2 down before a Valentino Lazaro strike in added time.

Gladbach’s last match was a 1-1 draw against Augsburg. Florian Neuhaus opened the scoring in the 5th minute and they looked set for all thre points when Augsburg were reduced to 10 men in the 66th minute. 

It wasn’t to be a as they failed to kill the game off and conceded an equaliser in the 88th minute.

Borussia Monchengladbach Team News


Left-backs Andreas Poulsen and Ramy Bensebaini are injured with Oscar Wendt to continue in the starting side. 

Attacking midfielder Jonas Hofmann and striker Alassane Plea are injured. 

Midfielder Denis Zakaria made his first appearance of the season against Augsburg as he returns to full fitness.

Expect French forward Marcus Thuram to come back into the starting side here.

Shakhtar Donetsk Form


Shakhtar Donetsk are undefeated in 11 of their 12 matches in all competitions this season. They beat Real Madrid 3-2 in Spain and drew 0-0 against Inter Milan to get their Champions League campaign off to a strong start.

Few expected a 6-0 home defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach in Ukraine. It was an uncharacteristically poor performance from Luís Castro’s side who failed to create chances.

Shakhtar rebounded by winning 3-0 at Ukraine Premier League leaders Dynamo Kyiv. Júnior Moraes, Marcos Antonio and Alan Patrick were all on target in a confidence building victory.

Shakhtar Donetsk drew 1-1 against Oleksandria on Saturday. Dodo opened the scoring after striker Júnior Moraes was sent off in the 31st minute, they couldn’t hold on and will be satisfied with a point.

Shakhtar Donetsk Team News


Defensive midfielder Maksym Malyshev remains injured. Attacking midfielder Viktor Kovalenko is out after testing positive for COVID-19.

Shakhtar to continue be without injured left-backs Ismaily and Viktor Korniienko, expect Marquinhos Cipriano to start in Germany.

Winger Yevhen Konoplyanka is injured but Luís Castro has plenty of options out wide. Brazilian striker Júnior Moraes was sent off on Saturday but should retain his place up front here.

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk Head to Head


Borussia Monchengladbach have a 1-0 advantage against Shakhtar Donetsk after winning 6-0 in Ukraine on 3 November. Alassane Plea hit a hat-trick for the German club who had 20-4 shots.

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk Odds


Borussia Monchengladbach are 1.54 favourites at Unibet with Shakhtar Donetsk 6.50 outsiders at William Hill. A draw can be backed at 4.65.

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk Match Up


Borussia Monchengladbach and Shakhtar Donetsk are often involved in high scoring matches. 

Monchengladbach followed up their 6-0 win in Ukraine with a 4-3 defeat in Leverkusen. 

Shakhtar won 4-1 and 3-0 in the Ukraine Premier League either side of the 6-0 defeat in the Champions League. 

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk Stats


  • Borussia Monchengladbach have seen BTTS in 9 of their last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Borussia Monchengladbach have seen over 3.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Borussia Monchengladbach have seen over 5.5 goals in 2 of their last 3 matches (all competitions).
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have seen over 2.5 goals in 17 of their last 21 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have seen over 4.5 goals in 2 of their last 3 matches (UEFA Champions League).

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk FAQ

What is the Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk best bet?

Borussia Monchengladbach have seen BTTS in 9 of their last 10 matches in all competitions and Shakhtar Donetsk have seen over 2.5 goals in 17 of their last 21 Champions League matches. BTTS Yes & Over 2.5 Goals is the best bet.

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Where is Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk being played?

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk is being played at Stadion im Borussia-Park in Monchengladbach, Germany.

When does Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk kick off?

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk kicks off at 17:55 GMT on Wednesday 25 November 2020. The match is taking place at Stadion im Borussia-Park.

What competition are Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk playing in?

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk are playing in the UEFA Champions League.

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Verdict

Borussia Monchengladbach are too short for me so I am backing goals in Germany.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes & Over 2.5 BTTS & Total Goals @-109.89 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @140.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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