Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Preview, Tips and Odds

Borussia Dortmund and Schalke are preparing for the Ruhr derby, which will be held on Saturday at Signal Iduna Park. Borussia will enter the game of the 5th Bundesliga round sitting on 3rd place in the standings with nine points, while Schalke are way down on the 17th spot with just a single point.

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Borussia Dortmund Win 7 W/ 8 D/ 5 L 4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L
Schalke Loss 5 W/ 8 D/ 7 L 2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L

Last game between the teams: 16.05.2020 Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund – Schalke 4:0; Erling Haaland 29’, Raphael Guerreiro 45’, 63’, Thorgan Hazard 48’
Last game at this venue: 16.05.2020 Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund – Schalke 4:0; Erling Haaland 29’, Raphael Guerreiro 45’, 63’, Thorgan Hazard 48’

Worth mentioning: Borussia Dortmund trashed Schalke with 4:0 at Signal Iduna Park when the two sides met for the last time in May. Despite Schalke’s poor performances in recent seasons, the balance across the last nine H2H clashes is all equal, with each team recording two victories and the majority – five ending in draws. Just two of the last thirteen encounters were won by the visiting sides. Three of the last five games produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Stats

As of 22.10 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Borussia Dortmund Loss 5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L
Schalke Draw 4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L 1 W/ 0 D/ 4 L

Last game Borussia Dortmund: 20.10.2020 Champions League: Lazio – Borussia Dortmund 3:1; Ciro Immobile 6’, Marwin Hitz 23’(own goal), Jean Akpa Akpro 76’; Erling Haaland 71’
Top performers Borussia Dortmund: Erling Haaland 4 goals 2 assists, Giovanni Reyna 1 goal 3 assists, Emre Can 1 goal.
Next game Borussia Dortmund: 28.10.2020 Champions League: Borussia Dortmund – Zenit
Last game Schalke: 18.10.2020 Bundesliga: Schalke – Union Berlin 1:1; Goncalo Paciencia 69’; Marvin Friedrich 55’
Top performers Schalke: Goncalo Paciencia 1 goal, Mark Uth 1 goal.
Next game Schalke: 30.10.2020 Bundesliga: Schalke – Stuttgart

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Borussia Dortmund 20-13 7 5 4
Schalke 21-26 8 6 2

Worth mentioning: Borussia Dortmund suffered 3:1 loss in their visit to Lazio for a Champions League clash on Tuesday. The team has been in inconsistent form, alternating winning with losing streaks recently. No draw has been registered in BVB last nine encounters. Three of their last five matches featured over 2,5 goals, while two saw both involved sides to score. Borussia won just three of the previous eight games at Signal Iduna Park.
Schalke earned only a point from their Sunday meeting with Union Berlin, as the match at Veltins Arena ended in 1:1 stalemate. All of the team’s four victories across the last twenty-eight clashes came in friendlies, as the last competitive triumph was achieved way back in January. All but one of Schalke’s last five meetings resulted in over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends. The team’s goal difference across the previous three competitive visits is 0:16.

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke News

Missing players Borussia Dortmund: Dan-Axel Zagadou, Marcel Schmelzer, Thorgan Hazard, Manuel Akanji and Nico Schulz are injured.
Missing players Schalke: Ozan Kabak is suspended. Mark Uth, Suat Serdar and Ralf Fahrmann are injured.

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Predictions

Borussia Dortmund to win – 1.16 @ bet365