Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen Pick & Prediction MAR 19th 2023

Stadium: BayArena
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Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: wants to be the only leader

The 2023 Bundesliga season is one of the most exciting in the last decade and sees some of the most powerful teams battling it out at the top of the standings for all the glory. Indeed, the German tournament will have a definition for the heart attack where everything can be defined in the last days and one of the most attractive duels of the date 25 will have two old acquaintances like Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich who will face each other next Sunday March 18, at the BayArena.

On the one hand, Xabi Alonso's team wants to show that dreaming of qualifying for the next edition of the Champions League is not a utopia. And to recover lost ground, Die Werkself will try to become strong at home, despite not being the main favorite of sports predictions to prevail in front of their fans.

For its part, Bayern Munich is going through an unbeatable present and after winning a place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League as predicted by sports forecasts, it will now seek to remain in the Bundesliga leadership and leave behind its classic rival, Borussia Dortmund. . To do this, the Bavarian Giant will go out looking for the three points from the first minute.

Last matches of Bayer Leverkusen

Xabi Alonso is not at all satisfied with the present of his team in the Bundesliga. Due to historical background and the hierarchy of the squad, the fans demand a better present and the objectives set for the 2023 season are to qualify for European cups.

The Spanish coach will have to adjust some pieces in key sectors of the field of play to be an effective team in attack and more solid defensively. It is worth noting that Bayer Leverkusen disappointed in the Champions League, culminating in third place, which cost them elimination in the group stage after collecting 5 points in 6 games played as a result of a win, 2 draws and 3 losses.

After said painful elimination, Leverkusen got into the round of 36 of the Europa League where they suffered to eliminate Monaco on penalties, after a 5-5 aggregate. Finally, Die Werkself defeated Ferencvanosi 2-0 in Germany, staying one step away from the quarterfinals in line with what was anticipated by sports forecasts.

On the other hand, in the Bundesliga, Alonso's team was irregular and ranked ninth with 31 points in 23 games played after 9 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses, scoring 40 goals for and receiving 37 goals. In turn, Leverkusen's last matches in the Bundesliga were as follows: they defeated Hoffenheim 3-1 as a visitor, lost 2-3 at home against Mainz 05, drew 1-1 against Freiburg and closed the last day with a thrashed 4-1 against Hertha Berlin.

Last Matches of Bayern Munich

Julian Nagelsmann perfectly understood the football philosophy of the Bavarian Giant. Bayern Munich got used to being the protagonist in all competitions and the hunger for glory is never a negotiable factor.

The Bavarian Giant has a very well-formed squad where experience and youth are perfectly combined. Indeed, Bayern Munich is already in the quarterfinals of the Champions League after beating PSG 3-0 on aggregate, who was one of the main favorites of sports betting to win the contest.

On the other hand, in the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich does not stop its progress and remains the leader of the German tournament along with Borussia Dortmund with 49 points in 23 games played, the product of 14 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses, scoring 66 goals in favor and receiving 22 points. The strength of the Bavarian Giant is not only explained in attack, but also in defense, since it is the highest scoring team and the least thrashed in Germany.

For its part, Bayern Munich's last matches in the tournament were as follows: they fell 3-2 against Monchengladbach, thrashed Unión Berlin 3-0 and beat Stuttgart 1-2 as a visitor in keeping with sports betting .

Background between both

Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich played 87 Bundesliga matches with 52 wins for the Bavarian Giant, 17 draws and 18 wins for Die Werkself. For their part, at the BayArena they met 43 times with 19 visiting wins for Bayern Munich, 10 draws and 14 local victories for Bayer Leverkusen.

For its part, a more than interesting fact when it comes to German League predictions is that the last duel between the two at the BayArena was beaten by the visiting Bayern Munich 5-1 within the framework of the 2021-2022 season.

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Moussa Diaby is Leverkusen's top scorer with 8 goals in the Bundesliga, while Jeremie Frimpong scored 6 goals and can surprise.

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Jamal Musiala is the top scorer for the Bavarian Giant with 11 goals in the local tournament and is the favorite of the German League forecasts to open the scoring next Sunday. In turn, Choupo Moting scored 10 goals and Gnabry has 9 cries.

Sports bets

The main bookmakers agree on the favoritism of the Bavarian Giant to keep the three points as a visitor. Therefore, the victory of Bayern Munich offers a odd of 1.61, placing the draw at 4.33 and the local victory of Leverkusen at 4.75.

If both teams convert, the sum to be received will be 1.50, while the favorite score is the 2-1 favorable to Bayern Munich whose sum is 8.50. In addition, an interesting combination is that of Bayern Munich 1-0 at halftime and 2-0 final result whose total sum amounts to 17.00.

Schedules and television

Argentina: Sunday, March 19, 1:30 p.m. Star+.

Colombia: 11:30 a.m. Star+.

Mexico: 11:30 a.m. SKY HD and Blue To Go.

United States: 12:30 p.m. ESPN+.