The Bundesliga is finally back! The popular football league in Germany will be played behind closed doors starting on Saturday, May 16. This is the first European football league to restart following the COVID-19 shutdown.
One of the games to watch in this Bundesliga matchday is Werder Bremen renewing their classic rivalry with Bayer Leverkusen on May 18. Werder Bremen will be in must-win mode as they are in 17th place with just 18 points in 24 games, eight points behind FSV Mainz 05 for a spot out of the relegation zone.
Bayer Leverkusen, on the other hand, is fifth with 47 points, eight behind Bayern Munich for first. Both teams are heading in opposite directions and there’s a lot at stake, which makes this a very intriguing affair,
Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Werder Bremen: 4.58
• Bayer Leverkusen: 1.78
• Draw: 4.03
• Werder Bremen: +0.5, 1 (1.91)
• Bayer Leverkusen: -0.5, -1 (2.02)
• Over 2.5, 3 (1.90)
• Under 2.5, 3 (2.00)
Key Points to Consider
Last 6: Werder Bremen, coming off a 1-1 road draw vs Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga, have 5 losses, 1 draw and 0 wins in their last 6 overall. Bayer Leverkusen, coming off a 3-1 road win vs Rangers in the UEFA Europa League, have 5 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 6 overall.
Momentum: Werder Bremen has been on a downward trend — losing five of their last six games in the Bundesliga.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Bundesliga action on Oct. 26, 2019 and the game finished on a 2-2 draw.
For Werder Bremen, Milot Rashica has a 34.5 percent chance to score. He averages 2.94 shots overall per sim, 1.13 shots on goal per and 0.42 goals per sim.
For Bayer Leverkusen, Kai Havertz has a 39.14 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.18 shots overall per sim, 1.05 shots on goal per and 0.5 goals per sim.
Bayer Leverkusen Moneyline.
Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Bayer Leverkusen in this one. Average score in simulations is Bayer Leverkusen 1.55 to Werder Bremen 1.32.
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