Borussia Monchengladbach v Red Bull Leipzig Predictions & Betting Odds – 30th August 2019

Red Bulls to take the points at Borussia-Park

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Borussia Monchengladbach v Red Bull Leipzig Betting Tips – Bundesliga, 30th August 19.30pm

Marco Rose’s Borussia Monchengladbach host Julian Nagelsmann’s Red Bull Leipzig at Borussia-Park in the Bundesliga on Friday night. Both teams are unbeaten at the start of this season, which should make for a fascinating contest in North Rhine-Westphalia. Despite winning two and drawing one of their opening three league and cup matches, the home team are the 13/5 underdogs in this one. Meanwhile, Leipzig head to Borussia-Park as favourites at evens. Which way will Friday’s fixture go?

Borussia Monchengladbach v Red Bull Leipzig Betting Odds*

Borussia Monchengladbach 12/5
Draw 29/10
Red Bull Leipzig Evens
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 29th, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.)
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Borussia Monchengladbach News and Form – Will the Foals extend their unbeaten run?

Borussia Monchengladbach, who are now managed by former Red Bull Salzburg head coach Marco Rose, kicked off their season with a 1-0 German Cup win over SV Sandhausen. Marcus Thuram’s early goal proved to be the difference at the Hardtwaldstadion.

The Foals then began their league campaign with a solid 0-0 draw with Schalke at Borussia-Park. Monchengladbach dominated the ball and had a number of shots on goal, but Rose’s troops failed to get past Alex Nubel in the Schalke net.


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Last weekend, Monchengladbach were too strong for Mainz at the Opel Arena. Despite going a goal down early on to a Robin Quaison strike, Die Borussen left Mainz with a deserved 3-1 win. Stefan Lainer levelled on the half-hour mark, with second-half goals from Alassane Plea and Breel Embolo doing the business.

Monchengladbach had a solid season in the Bundesliga last term, going on to claim a fifth-place finish, accumulating 55 points in the process. They were strong at home, winning nine, drawing three and losing five. Can they kick on even further under Rose?

Borussia Monchengladbach v Red Bull Leipzig Head to Head

Red Bull Leipzig have won the last three meetings

Monchengladbach have never beaten the Red Bulls

Leipzig have won four and drawn two of the six fixtures between the two clubs

Last season, a Halstenberg brace gave Leipzig a 2-1 win at Borussia-Park


Key-Facts – Borussia Monchengladbach v Red Bull Leipzig

  • Monchengladbach are unbeaten so far this term (two wins, one draw)
  • Leipzig have won all three of their league and cup matches this season
  • The Red Bulls finished third in last year’s Bundesliga


Red Bull Leipzig News and Form – Fourth win on the spin for the Red Bulls?

Red Bull Leipzig have picked up three wins out of three in all competitions so far this season. The Red Bulls got up and running with a 3-2 win at Osnabruck in the German Cup. It was a thrilling game, with Marcel Sabitzer helping himself to a brace. Lukas Klostermann got the other.

Leipzig then thrashed Union Berlin 4-0 away from home on the opening weekend of the new Bundesliga season. RB ran riot in Berlin, with Marcel Halstenberg, Sabitzer, Timo Werner and Christopher Nkunku all getting in on the act at the Stadion An der Alten Forsterei.

Leipzig, who have won both of their away league and cup matches so far, were excellent on the road last term. The Red Bulls won nine of their 17 away matches, with only the top two – Bayern Munich (36) and Borussia Dortmund (32) – accumulating more away points than Leipzig’s 30.

In their last outing, Julian Nagelsmann’s troops claimed a hard-fought 2-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt to preserve their 100% start. Goals from the prolific Werner and the superb Yussuf Poulson put them two up before Goncalo Paciencia pulled one back at the death.

Having won back-to-back games at the start of this Bundesliga campaign, RB Leipzig will be looking for a third league win on the spin this Friday. Currently, the visitors are priced at evens to take all three points home to Leipzig.

Borussia Monchengladbach v Red Bull Leipzig Tips & Odds

Red Bull Leipzig to win and both teams to score at 12/5
Timo Werner to score first at 15/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 29th, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.)

Borussia Monchengladbach v Red Bull Leipzig Predictions

Red Bull Leipzig win: On paper, this looks a tough test for Nagelsmann’s men. However, Leipzig have an excellent record over Borussia Monchengladbach, and the Red Bulls will fancy their chances of getting another victory at Borussia-Park this Friday. Having said that, Monchengladbach will be desperate to get on the scoresheet after drawing a blank in their last home game. Back the visitors to win and both teams to score at 12/5.

Timo Werner, who scored 21 times for club and country last term, has started this campaign with two goals in two games in the Bundesliga. Put some money on the German international to score first at 15/4.

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