Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen will lock horns on Friday at WWK Arena in a BundesLiga game of round 31. The hosts in this tie are 14th in the standings and have little to worry about, as their lead over the teams in the relegation zone stand at 10 points. Bayer Leverkusen on the other hand are 7th with 48 points and are one of six sides fighting for the 4th spot – the last ensuring Champions league football next term.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Augsburg||Loss||1 W/ 6 D/ 10 L||1 W/ 3 D/ 5 L|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Win||10 W/ 6 D/ 1 L||5 W/ 3 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the clubs: 08.12.2018 Bayer Leverkusen – Augsburg 1:0; Lucas Alario 75′
Last game at this venue: 04.11.2017 Augsburg – Bayer Leverkusen 1:1; Kevin Danso 49′; Kevin Volland 47′
Worth mentioning: Augsburg have not tasted success in any of the last twelve meetings with Bayer Leverkusen and their last victory in the H2H clashes dates back to 2012. Four of the last five encounters produced under 2,5 goals, including the last three, while both sides found the back of the nets on two occasions. Exactly the opposite goes for the matches held at Augsburg, as all of the last six witnessed goals at both ends and five featured over 2,5 goals.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats
|As of 24.04||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Augsburg||Win||4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Win||5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Augsburg: 20.04.2019 Augsburg – Stuttgart 6:0; Rani Khedira 11′, Andre Hahn 18′, Philipp Max 29′, 59′, Marco Richter 53′, 68′
Last game Bayer Leverkusen: 20.04.2019 Bayer Leverkusen – Nurnberg 2:0; Lucas Alario 61′, Kevin Volland 86′
Top performers Augsburg: Alfred Finnbogason 10 goals 1 assist, Marco Richter 4 goals 4 assists, Michael Gregoritsch 4 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Bayer Leverkusen: Kevin Volland 13 goals 6 assists, Kai Havertz 13 goals 3 assists, Karim Bellarabi 5 goals 4 assists.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Five of Augsburg last six outings produced over 2,5 goals, while two encounters witnessed both involved teams hitting the back of the nets. The same goes and for their home matches, with the only difference being that there were three meetings that saw goals at both ends.
No draw has been registered in Bayer Leverkusen’ last eight matches. The team ended a streak of three back-to-back losses, all with over 3,5 goals and scored by both sides, by registering two victories garnered with a clean sheet. Three of their five recent visits witnessed five goals scored by both sides, while the other two produced under 1,5 goals.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen News
Missing players Augsburg: Sergio Cordova, Raphael Framberger and Felix Gotze will miss trough injuries. Fabian Giefer, Dong-Won Ji and Gregor Kobel are under question. Marcel Heller is suspended.
Missing players Bayer Leverkusen: Karim Bellarabi and Joel Pohjanpalo are out injured. Isaac Thelin is doubtful.
Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 1.80 @ bet365