RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips

RB Leipzig are hosting Borussia Dortmund in the Red Bull Arena, Leipzig on the 06th of November 2021, Saturday at 23:00 IST. The home side has not started pretty well while the side in yellow are slowly getting into their groove, Leipzig given a win could start making this a habit.

Leipzig Form and Team News

Leipzig are the eighth placed team in the Bundesliga presently after ten league games. They have won four games while losing three games surprisingly. Leipzig finished last season as the second best team in the German circuit with 65 points from 34 matches. They are well and truly becoming one of Germany’s best clubs in terms of the results garnered over the past seasons. They are playing against Borussia Dortmund in a high voltage clash and they would want to finish on a positive note. The objective of Leipzig is clear from here on, they need to translate their form into a championship winning mindset which is the only aspect of the game which needs a bit more polishing. Once that’s sorted, they’ll become hard to beat.

They have roped in a new manager in the form of Jesse Marsch who has considerable experience in the Bundesliga having managed the Salzburg team before Leipzig. Salzburg was playing some great football under him, and he would hope to replicate that sort of a performance here as well. Silva, Forsberg, Poulsen and co. would be a handful to put in performances of class to win matches and consequently try their hand at winning championships more.

Borussia Dortmund Form and Team News

Borussia Dortmund are the second placed team in the league after ten games. They have won eight while also having had two games being on the losing side as well. They have been the second-best team in the German club football circuit in recent years, behind Borussia Dortmund, last season though they were trailing mostly in the middle of the points table and had to grind it out at the end to reach the third position in the end. They are playing against Leipzig on Saturday while on the road. Borussia Dortmund’s recent form has been quite good, they have won six in the last ten and have lost just four games in the lead up to this game. Dortmund cannot be the second fiddle to Bayern every time, they will need to step up their game and show what they are capable of in the Bundesliga with the sort of talent they have at their disposal.

Newly appointed Marco Rose would be keen to make a statement in this season, they have started pretty well under him, teenage sensation Erling Haaland remains their biggest weapon and he has opened the campaign in fine fashion netting in as many as sevengoals in this season so far. Marco Reus has enough experience behind him to really step up. They have a young team which everyone would love to have consisting of Reunier, Brandt, Bellingham, Reyna and co. Also, with this comes enough experience at the back in the form of Hummels, Emre Can, Akanji, Meunier and Guerreiro. 

Odds by Casumo

Leipzig are favorites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 2.02 odds while RB Leipzig is placed at 3.40. The odds for a draw is 3.80.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Clearly, Dortmund is the second-best team in the German club football circuit and to have a record like what they have over Leipzig shows the one-sidedness of this clash and the predictability factor attached to it. Dortmund are favorites to win here because of the league form and the head-to-head record. 

Tip 1: Total Goals under 3.5

Borussia Dortmund even with the form they were in havenot managed to have a lot of games where the total goals have been over 3.5 goals. Out of the last three games two games that they have played in the leadup to this match have had the total goals to be under 3.5. While on the road too, they have had two games in the recent past where the above has been satisfied. Three of the last sevenhead-to-head matches played between the two sides in the recent past also had the total goals to be under 3.5. RB Leipzig in return have had two of the last three games where the condition was met. So, in all likelihood, we can safely say this heavy weight clash could well have under 3.5 goals. The odds for that according to the Casumo Sportsbook is 1.56.

Tip 2: Borussia Dortmund to Win

Five matches Dortmund have played against Leipzig in this tournament in the last six have turned out to have Dortmund winning. Overall, Dortmund have won seven in the last eleven matches played between both sides. Even though Dortmund is in the middle of a tough spell given their CL debacles in the recent past, they are a different beast altogether when it comes to the Bundesliga and this becomes the telling factor here when the two sides meet on Saturday. The side in yellow are expected to bounce back in style and with the return of form, this statement will be put to full effect cometh the game. According to the Casumo Sportsbook, the odds for Borussia Dortmund to win the next Bundesliga game against RB Leipzig is 2.40.


Dortmund are playing against a side which has not seen them off on many occasions, so they can breathe a sigh of relief.They need to win here to as certain their dominance over the side from Leipzig. Summarizing on a couple of tips from above:

  1. Total Goals under 3.5 @ 1.56.
  2. Borussia Dortmund to win  @ 3.40.

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