RB Leipzig play Borussia Dortmund in Round 6 of the 2022-23 Bundesliga season.
The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 10 September 2022. The match venue is Red Bull Arena, Leipzig.
Latest odds on betting sites
RB Leipzig to win odds are priced at 2.30 (+130 American; 13/10 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.90 (+290; 29/10), while Borussia Dortmund to win odds are priced at 2.75 (+175; 7/4).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: RB Leipzig — 43%, draw — 25%, Borussia Dortmund — 32%.
Latest betting odds on RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund (10 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.53 (-188; 25/47)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on RB Leipzig — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on Borussia Dortmund — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
Match preview and statistics
RB Leipzig haven’t had the best results in the previous matches played. They have lost two back-to-backs, 0-4 to Frankfurt in the league and 1-4 to Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
In the last match, Maryan Shed scored a brace, Mykhaylo Mudryk and Lassina Traore scored one goal. Mohamed Simakan pulled one goal back in the second half. Dominik Szoboszlai assisted this goal.
They had 68% possession, 1.41 expected goals, 13 total shots, two big chances, two shots on target, 511 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, two offsides, nine corners and one yellow card. They were very poor in the game, as Donetsk had bigger chances and targeted shots.
In the league, the Red Bulls are 11th with five points and a -3 goal difference from one win, two draws and two losses. The board sacked their Head Coach Domenico Tedesco alongside the assistant coaches after losing the UCL game. Marco Rose is reported to be the new coach, pending further confirmation.
RB Leipzig team news: Daniel Olmo, Lukas Klostermann and Yussuf Poulsen are sidelined due to injuries.
Borussia Dortmund have won three consecutive games. In the league table, BVB have 12 points and a +4 goal difference from four wins and a loss. They have the same point as Freiburg, who top the table.
The Black and Yellows beat FC Kobenhavn 3-nil in their last match in the UCL. Marco Reus does his job well again as he opened the scoring in the 35th minute. Julian Brandt passed the ball to Reus who took a touch before firing into the bottom right corner.
Raphael Guerreiro doubled the lead before halftime slotting the ball into the empty net. Giovanni Reyna assisted the goal as he passed the ball back. Jude Bellingham scored his first 2022-23 campaign goal and made it 3-nil in the 83rd minute. Reyna squared the ball to Guerreiro, who used his side foot to bury it into the net.
Team statistics: 63% possession, 2.30 expected goals, 15 total shots, five big chances, four shots on target, 591 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, one offside and four corners.
Borussia Dortmund team news: Donyell Malen, Gregor Kobel, Jamie Bynoe-Gittens, Karim Adeyemi, Mahmoud Dahoud, Mateu Morey, Sebastien Haller and Thorgan Hazard are sidelined due to injuries.
RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund H2H
RB Leipzig have won the previous two matches against Borussia Dortmund. They won 4-1 in the last meeting.
Lineups and key players
RB Leipzig projected starting lineup:
- Peter Gulacsi
- Mohamed Simakan
- Willi Orban
- Josko Gvardiol
- Marcel Halstenberg
- Konrad Laimer
- Xaver Schlager
- Dominik Szoboszlai
- Timo Werner
- Andre Silva
- Christopher Nkunku
Christopher Nkunku is the key player to watch out for. He is the team’s top scorer with four goals in five league games. Nkunku has blacked for two matches, and a response is expected in the upcoming game against BVB.
Borussia Dortmund projected starting lineup:
- Thomas Meunier
- Niklas Sule
- Nico Schlotterbeck
- Raphael Guerreiro
- Salih Ozcan
- Jude Bellingham
- Julain Brandt
- Marco Reus
- Youssoufa Moukoko
- Anthony Modeste
Marco Reus is the key player to watch out for. He’s currently in form with two goals and two assists in the last four matches. Reus opened the scoring for them in the last match and scored the game winner in the tie against Hoffenheim. The midfielder is predicted to have another good performance.
Prediction and betting tips
Borussia Dortmund are the better team ahead of this match. They are on a three-game winning streak and have won four out of the last five games. Leipzig have been poor in recent games and lost the previous two games. They sacked their head coach following the poor results they got.
From the h2h record, the Red Bulls have won the last two meetings against Dortmund. The next meeting is expected to take a turn since the hosts are not in the best form and are unsettled. Predictions for this match are DNB — Borussia Dortmund, and both teams to score (Yes). Leipzig’s defence have conceded eight goals in the last two matches. It shouldn’t be hard for BVB to score two goals. In the last five h2h matches, both teams have scored.
Betting prediction: Draw No Bet — Borussia Dortmund
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; evens)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)