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Bayern Munich vs Schalke 04 Match Preview and Betting Tips

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Bayern Munich would be looking to build on their fine start to the New Year that saw them beat Hertha Berlin 0-4 in their last league game.

However, the Champions face an in-form Schalke 04 side that also beat Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 on their return from the winter break so we expect an exciting clash here.

Bayern are struggling to retain their league crown this season but the defending champions are not so far from the top of the league table, they are currently second on the league standings and just 4 points separates them from the top.

Schalke 04 have been doing well under the leadership of David Wagner, they are currently 5th on the league table and just 2 points separate them from the top three.

Team News

Kingsley Coman, Javi Martinez, Niklas Sule are all injured for Bayern Munich.

Weston McKennie, Salif Sane, and Benjamin Stambouli are all injured in this game.

Head to Head

Bayern Munich has been dominant in this fixture as the host has won all the last five head to heads between them.

Team Form

Bayern Munich is on a four-game winning run in the league and they would be keen to build on that here.

           Bayern Munich last five league games: LWWWW

Schalke 04 has also been in fine form they have not lost any of their last four in the league too.

           Schalke 04 Last five league matches: LWDDW

Betting Preview

Bayern Munich is in great form and they would take to the field for this game having won their last four league games scoring 15 times and conceding just two goals.

Bayern Munich has a fine record at home this season as they have won more than 60 per cent of their home games so far.

When Bayern are in top form at home, it shows in the number of goals they score and they have scored +4 goals more than their opponents in at least half of their home wins this season.

Schalke 04 has won two and lost two of their last five away league games, and they have built their away form on good defending.

They haven’t won all their away games recently, but those matches have been tight and they have ended their last four away league games with both separated by under 1.5 goals.

Schalke also tend to be good starters as they have scored first in each of their last four league games.

Suggested Bets

Bayern Munich 2 vs 1 Schalke 04 @ 19/2

Over 2.5 goals @ 3/10

Both Teams to Score/Yes @ 3/4

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