Stats – Expect goals galore in Saturday’s Bundesliga highlight


STATS expert Stats Bet (@statsbet) takes an analytical look at Saturday's Bundesliga action, pinpointing the value bets according to the numbers.

Bayer Leverkusen v RB Leipzig | Saturday 18th November 2017, 14:30

Gameweek 12 in the Bundesliga sees Bayer Leverkusen welcome RB Leipzig to the BayArena and it should be a cracker with the data pointing to plenty of goals.

Heiko Herrlich’s home team currently rank highly overall in the shot table with 167 shots from 11 games with 59 of them hitting the target and a conversion rate of 38.9%, which ranks the hosts in the top-three for all of the above metrics.

When hosting league opposition, Leverkusen like to play on the offensive with 89 shots, 33 on-target and 13 goals from their opening five fixtures.

The visitors currently sit second and also rank highly in the shot tables with 167 attempts and 55 of them testing the keeper, putting the Red Bulls in the top-five for both.

When playing on the road, Leipzig also like to attack and have out-shot their opposition in 67% of their matches, with a total of 78 shots in six games, 27 of which were on-target.

With both teams looking to attack and ranking in the top-four for both shots and on-target attempts, we should see plenty of action. Over 1.5 first-half goals at 7/5 (Coral) and Over 3.5 Goals (11/8 Unibet) appear good value options.

Best Bets

Bayer Leverkusen v RB Leipzig – Over 1.5 first-half goals (7/5 Coral)

Bayer Leverkusen v RB Leipzig – Over 3.5 Goals (11/8 Unibet)

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