Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach prediction comes before the 18th Bundesliga round matchup. This game will be played on Friday, January 17, at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. In this match preview, you will find betting tips and correct score predictions based on the analysis of these two teams.
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Betting Tips
Both teams are flying very high in the Bundesliga at the moment. Schalke are fifth in the rankings, with five points fewer than Borussia Monchengladbach, a team that’s currently in second place. This team is just two points behind RB Leipzig, who are topping the table. What this means is that with a little bit of luck and a win on Friday, Borussia Monchengladbach could get to the top of the table.
The trouble is that their next opponents are an incredibly tough team, especially when playing in Gelsenkirchen. This season, Schalke have lost only one home game, winning four and drawing four along the way. The same goes for Borussia Monchengladbach, which is the best home side in Germany. The trouble for them is that this Friday they’re not playing home.
When it comes to away matches, Borussia Monchengladbach haven’t been that great. In fact, when it comes to away points, this team is the 6th-best in the league, with four wins, one draw, and three defeats. The worst thing is that all of those three defeats have happened fairly recently. In their last five away games, Borussia Monchengladbach have won only four points.
On the bright side, Borussia Monchengladbach is the team with the least number of goals conceded in away matches. Actually, their defense haws been superb overall. With only 18 goals allowed, they share the top spot with Wolfsburg as the team with the best defense. Schalke’s defense has also been really good, although they’ve conceded three goals more.
But, does this mean we won’t see too many goals on Friday evening? Not necessarily. Each of these teams has been in a goalscoring mood lately. Schalke have scored in each of their previous nine Bundesliga matches. Borussia Monchengladbach have finished the 2019 part of Bundesliga with a 0:0 score, but before that, they scored in six matches in a row in all competitions.
Our Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Prediction: Draw
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Correct Score Prediction: 1:1
Schalke Form and Latest News
This team is without Stambouli, a French midfielder who is out due to an injury. That’s their only injury problem; the other players seem fit and ready to give their utmost. And considering how decent they have been this season at home, they have every right to hope for a good result.
Borussia Monchengladbach Form and Latest News
This team is very motivated to do well on Friday, considering that they have a fantastic chance to get to the top of the table. At the same time, there is also the danger that they might drop a few sports down, which is another source of motivation for their players.
The only thing that has to worry them ahead of the Schalke game is that they haven’t been too impressive on the road. However, considering that the distance between Gelsenkirchen and Monchengladbach is only about 60 kilometers, Borussia will probably get decent support from the stands.
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach Predicted Lineups
Schalke predicted lineup: Schubert – Sane, Oczipka, Kenny, Miranda – Mascarell, Caliguri, Serdar, Harit – Matondo, Raman
Borussia Monchengladbach predicted lineup: Sommer – Ginter, Elvedi, Jantschke, Bensebaini – Kramer, Zakaria, Neuhaus, Stindl, Plea – Embolo
Other Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach betting tips:
Under 3.5 goals @1.44