Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Betting Tips
Fifth placed Schalke welcome second placed Monchengladbach to the Veltins Arena on Friday night to kickstart the second half of the Bundesliga season. A win for the home side will see them tied in third position with Bayern Munich, while if ‘Gladbach bag the three points they’ll overtake RB Leipzig at the top of the table.
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Betting Tips: Schalke
Schalke’s form is decent without being anything special of late, winning two, drawing two and losing one of their last five in the Bundesliga. They’re winless in their last two matches, where they drew with Wolfsburg away from home and at home with Freiburg in the final match before the winter break.
Their home record is good though, of their last 10 league matches they’ve lost only one, however they’ve been drawing far too often, four wins and five draws. Looking at the Draw price, currently 3.50 on Sbobet, it opened at 3.25 that seems to be offering decent value considering Schalke’s home draw record.
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Betting Tips: ‘Gladbach
‘Gladbach meanwhile are in good form, winning three, drawing one and losing one of their last five in the league. On their travels though, things are not so peachy; they’ve won one, drawn one and lost three of their last five in the league on the road. They’re going to have to improve on their away record if they want to stay up at the top of the table.
‘Gladback have a terrible record away to Schalke, having only won nine times over their previous 46 league meetings, losing 20 and drawing 17. Now we can see why that draw price has risen from 3.25 to 3.50. However, the market isn’t moving much on the home price and the away price hasn’t risen much either. A draw could be the way to go for the best value here, over their three most recent meetings at the Veltins, two have ended all square.
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Betting Tips: Stats
Over Schalke’s five most recent home league matches, they’ve won two and drawn three. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 3/5, while BTTS landed in 3/5 as well.
Over ‘Gladbach’s five most previous away league matches, they’ve won one, drawn one and lost three. Over 2.5 goals occurred in 2/5, while BTTS landed in 2/5 as well. As you can see from the image above from the Bet Dynamo Insights Page there’s no value in BTTS, however it has landed in 55% of home Schalke matches and they’ve only kept two Clean Sheets in their last 10 home Bundesliga matches, BTTS at 1.60 might be worth considering here.
The draw price increasing shows some value, these first games back after the winter break tend to be tight affairs. The pressure is on ‘Gladbach more so here than Schalke but, of course, neither team will want to lose.
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Betting Tips: Goalscorers
In terms of goalscorers, ‘Gladbach’s French striker Alassane Plea is favourite here at 2.85 to Score Anytime, however he only has five in 15 league games.