|Borussia Dortmund||Draw||VfL Bochum|
What is the record between Borussia Dortmund and Bochum?
In eight head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Borussia Dortmund have won two games. Bochum have won two, while the other three have ended in draws. The two clubs last faced each other last year in the Bundesliga, with the game ending in a 1-1 draw.
Can Bochum offer BVB a repeat of 3 big home losses?
Still, more recently, BVB have suffered 3 big home losses against Rangers, RB Leipzig and Leverkusen with 13 goals leaked in those 3 defeats but Bochum are unlikely to offer a repeat of those escapades with the visitors losing 10 of their 15 away matches this season.
How can Dortmund secure second spot in the Bundesliga?
Now out of the running to win the Bundesliga, Dortmund can secure second spot in the division when they entertain Bochum at Signal-Iduna-Park. With no silverware to show, it hasn´t been the best of seasons for BVB but they will be expected to get back to winning form following a 3:1 loss at champions Bayern last weekend.
Borussia Dortmund Player to Watch
Erling Haaland – The Norwegian scored 2 goals in the recent home win against Wolfsburg, ending a 5 match drought following his return from injury.
Bochum Player to Watch
Sebastian Polter – The experienced forward has scored 9 goals in all competitions for the visitors.
Where to watch?
This Bundesliga match can be viewed live on Sky Sports and selected betting platforms.
Bochum vs Dortmund Prediction
When it comes to their involvement in matches containing over 2.5 goals, Bochum have proven incredibly consistent in the Bundesliga so far this season, with all seven of their encounters subscribing to this particular scoring model.
Bochum Dortmund Prediction
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Die Borussen has not fought to a draw in over 18 months now. Disregarding their losses to Bayern, Gladbach, Freiburg and Leipzig they have won all their games in the league since April.
Bochum vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction
It almost seems like the visitors have never been involved in a low scoring fixture as their preceding 7 matches have seen a scoreline of at least 3 goals. In their last 5 games, an average of 4 goals were scored. You would not want to put your money against the streak to continue.
Back at the October international break, there were very few that could have predicted the position that Bochum would find themselves in heading towards the winter break.
The hosts could welcome back first-choice goalkeeper Manuel Riemann to their starting lineup on Saturday following his absence from the win at Augsburg last week.
We say: VfL Bochum 1-3 Borussia Dortmund
Although Bochum find themselves on a strong run of form, we are predicting a Dortmund win here largely due to the return of Haaland to the team in recent weeks.
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