Dortmund – Augsburg (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

Dortmund vs Augsburg Prediction & Tips

Borussia Dortmund and Augsburg face at Signal ‑ Iduna ‑ Park, in a match for the 19 th round of the Bundesliga. Augsburg won at home by (2‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 26‑09‑2020. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins and 2 draws in the last 4 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 17‑08‑2019, in a match for the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund won by (5‑1). The goals of the match were scored by J. Sancho (51 ‘), Paco Alcácer (3’ and 59 ‘), M. Reus (57’) and J. Brandt (82 ‘) for Borussia Dortmund and by F. Niederlechner ( 1 ‘) to Augsburg. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Augsburg presents significant differences between home and away results.

After 9 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in the 7th position, having won 29 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Borussia M’gladbach by (4‑2), after in the previous match they have lost (2‑1) an away match against Bayer Leverkusen. This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. For the league, Borussia Dortmund won 13 points out of 24 possible points, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 8 home matches. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 3 of their 8 games. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this opponent, for which reason they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored with great regularity, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches in this competition. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency for goals, as 6 out of 8 ended with Over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. In 18 games in this competition, he only managed 1 comeback in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 20 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 10 of their 26 goals between minutes (46’ ‑ 60 ‘).

Borussia Dortmund enters this round with a victory, by 4-2, in the trip to the field of Borussia Monchengladbach, adding in this way the third consecutive match without winning in the Bundesliga: the two goals of the team were signed by Erling Haaland. In this match against Augsburg, coach Edin Terzic plays in 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks: Julian Brandt is one of those responsible for inventing and creating the team’s offensive process. Erling Haaland is Borussia Dortmund’s top scorer in this competition with 14 goals scored. For this match the coach won’t count on Axel Witsel, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Marcel Schmelzer and Thorgan Hazard, players who are recovering from injury.

After 6 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is in 11th position, having won 22 points. In the last match, they have won at home against Union Berlin by (2‑1), after in the previous match they have lost (0‑1) at home, against Bayern München. This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses at their stadium. Their last away match for this competition ended in a loss by (2‑0) against Werder Bremen. In the last 8 away matches for the championship, Augsburg has recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 11 points out of 24 possible. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 4 of their 10 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 18 games in this competition, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Augsburg heads into this match with a 2-1 win against Union Berlin, putting an end to the three consecutive setbacks in the Bundesliga: the team’s two goals were signed by Florian Niederlechner. In this away game, coach Heiko Herrlich must choose a defensive strategy, with a low block, looking only for the counterattack. The right midfielder Daniel Caligiuri is one of the best weapons of this Augsburg, being this player the best scorer with 4 goals signed. Out of this game are Raphael Framberger and Ruben Vargas due to injury.

Dortmund – Augsburg FREE TIPS

Dortmund – Win @ 1.25

Both teams to score / YES @ 1.70

Over 3.5 Goals @ 1.90