Bayer Leverkusen and Stuttgart open the 12 round in Bundesliga. This season both sides are underachieving and standing at the bottom of the table. ‘Die Werkself’ is the second worst home side in Germany, right ahead of their Friday’s opponent Stuttgart. Since the start of the season, Bayer Leverkusen have only one home win. In the recent months the games at BayArena are goal thrillers and in four of the last five are scored over 3.5 goals.
Before the kick-off on Friday, Stuttgart is rock bottom, with three points less than Bayer Leverkusen. The visitors are in crisis and are the team with the lowest amount of scored goals. The victory against Nurnberg, just before the International Break, ended Stuttgart’s four back-to-back losses streak.
The bookies favourite Bayer Leverkusen on Friday. Although they do not impress since the start of the season, the hosts have not failed to score in front of their fans. Stuttgart have a lot of problems in attack and have not been able to score in eight games. I expect a low-scoring game and will back Under 3.0 Goals, with Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Correct Score.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Stuttgart Head to Head
Bayer Leverkusen have four wins against Stuttgart in six matches. ‘The Swabians’ have one victory, one draw and six losses in their previous eight visits at BayArena. There were under 2.5 goals scored in the last three meeting between both sides.
The most recent fixture between Bayer Leverkusen and Stuttgart ended in a 1-0 victory for Friday’s visitors. Bayer Leverkusen have scored two or more goals in ten of the previous eleven home games against Stuttgart.
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Bayer Leverkusen vs Stuttgart Stats
- Bayer Leverkusen is the second worst home side in Bundesliga, with four points in five games.
- There were over 3.5 goals scored in four of the previous five games at home.
- Bayer Leverkusen conceded two goals in the last four Bundesliga fixtures.
- Stuttgart is the team with the lowest goals scored in Bundesliga (8).
- ‘The Swabians’ failed to score in eight of twelve rounds so far.
- Stuttgart have only one clean sheet away from home since the start of the season.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Stuttgart Odds
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Bayer Leverkusen vs Stuttgart Team News
Karim Bellarabi, Thorsten Kirschbaum and Joel Pohjanpalo remain questionable for the hosts.
Berkay Ozcan, Alexander Meyer, Borna Sosa and Holger Badstuber will miss the game for the visitors. Pablo Maffeo remains questionable for Stuttgart, due to getting an injury against Nurnberg in the previous round.