Tips -Schalke vs Bayer Leverkusen
Schalke will welcome Bayer Leverkusen to the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen for the matchday 31st of the German Bundesliga in a clash of two teams on opposing forms.
Bayer Leverkusen had once beaten Schalke this season already and that was in December when the reverse fixture was played and it ended 2:1 making Schalke winless over Bayer Leverkusen in the last 3 encounters between them.
Their H2H over a period of time has favored Bayer Leverkusen and it could well remain the same. In their last 10 meetings in all competitions, Schalke has picked just 2 wins while Bayer Leverkusen has 5 wins with 3 draws split between them.
However, both sides always find each other out somehow as 7 of these 10 games have ended both teams to score. Also, 4 of their 10 H2H ended in Over 2.5 goals and it will shock you to know that once the home teams won this game while the away sides have won 7 times.
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Schalke still managed to remain 10th on the table with 38 points despite their dwindling form.
Can they win games again? Well maybe, but they could only pick a draw in their last game against Union Berlin on the road as the encounter ended 1:1, a result that ended their losing streak of 4 matches since the league returned.
Schalke are yet to win a single game from their last 14 matches in all competitions with 8 massive losses in between.
Even their home run has followed the same pattern, no-win from the last 7 home games in all competitions; 4 losses and 3 draws has been the case. In fact, it's been 2 losses on a bounce. Three of these 7 games have ended over 2.5 goals with the same number of games recording both teams to score.
Bayer Leverkusen Form
Bayer Leverkusen are 5th on the table with 56 points and remain in a serious hunt to break into the top 4 to pick an Elite continental cup ticket.
Bayer Leverkusen recently defeated Saarbrucken by 0:3 in the DFB Pokal and that was a good bouncing back after losing to Bayern Munich by 2:4 in the previous.
Effectively, since German football returned, Bayern Leverkusen has picked 4 wins and 2 losses in the number of games played so far and that looks cool for them.
Going into their away form, you will find plenty of joy to ride on. Bayer Leverkusen has won the last 5 consecutive games stretching their away unbeaten run to 8 games with one draw in between. 6 of these games ended with over 2.5 goals, another 6 also ended for both teams to score.
Tip - 5 Most Important Facts about the Match
have won only 1 of their last 17 matches in all competitions.
have been defeated at both HT/FT in 6 of their last 9 matches in all competitions.
have won their last 4 away matches in all competitions.
have won 11 of their 14 most recent away games of all competitions.
haven't lost at HT in their last 15 away matches.
Conclusion of Tip - Schalke vs Bayer Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen have won 4 of their last 5 away clashes with Schalke and they could make it 5 out of 6 with this game as they have everything working for them. Aside from losing to Schalke, Bayer Leverkusen away form is also blistering. So a straight win for the away team is prime.
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Results of previous clashes
- Schalke vs Bayer Leverkusen : 1:2
- Schalke vs Bayer Leverkusen: 1:1
- Schalke vs Bayer Leverkusen: 1:2
- Schalke vs Bayer Leverkusen: 2:0
- Schalke vs Bayer Leverkusen : 1:1