Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum: Match Preview and Predictions
Borussia Dortmund and Bochum are set to clash in the German Bundesliga, bringing round 19 to an end at the Signal Iduna Park. Both teams have had an unbeaten start to the new year, setting the stage for an exciting contest.
Dortmund secured successive wins for the first time since November, defeating FC Koln 4-0 and Darmstadt 3-0, ending an eight-game winless run. They are currently fifth in the Bundesliga table, level on points with fourth-placed RB Leipzig.
Bochum has also had a strong start to the year, with three wins and one draw in their last four matches. They are currently 14th in the league standings, level on points with Werder Bremen and Borussia Monchengladbach.
Head-To-Head and Key Numbers
Dortmund has a superior record in the history of this fixture, with 12 wins from the last 28 meetings. They are unbeaten in their last four games against Bochum. Bochum has won just one Bundesliga away game this season, while Dortmund has failed to win their last three home matches.
Prediction and Betting Tips
While Dortmund has struggled at home recently, they will be confident against a Bochum side who have failed to win their last four meetings. We predict Dortmund will secure a 2-1 victory and continue their push for Champions League football.
- Result – Dortmund to win
- Over 2.5 goals – Yes
- Both sides to score – Yes
In summary, the stage is set for an exciting encounter between Borussia Dortmund and Bochum, with both teams aiming to continue their positive start to the year.