Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen odds, prediction, start time: 2023 Bundesliga picks, best bets for Sept. 15
Defending champions Bayern Munich look to begin another unbeaten streak in the all-time series when they host Bayer Leverkusen in a 2023-24 German Bundesliga match on Friday. Bayern Munich recorded six wins and a draw over seven meetings with Bayer Leverkusen across all competitions before dropping a 2-1 decision during league play in March. Both teams won their first three games this season, but Bayer Leverkusen is first in the table with a slightly better goal differential.
Kickoff at Allianz Arena is set for 2:30 p.m. ET. The Bavarians are the -160 favorites (risk $160 to win $100) in the latest Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen odds, while Die Werkself are +350 underdogs. A 90-minute draw is priced at +340 and the over/under for total goals scored is 3.5. Before locking in any Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green has to say.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since last year’s Men’s World Cup, Green has been profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+4.78 units), the FA Cup (+3.07), the 2022-23 EFL Cup (+3.64), Euro 2024 qualifiers (+3.01) and the Europa League (+1.60). Anyone who follows him is way up.
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Now, Green has broken down Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen from every angle and just revealed his picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Green’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich:
- Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen money line: Munich -160, Leverkusen +350, Draw +340
- Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen over/under: 3.5 goals
- Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen spread: Munich -0.5 (-160)
- BM: The Bavarians have scored in 33 straight Bundesliga home games against Leverkusen
- BL: Die Werkself have allowed a total of seven shots over their first three matches this season
- Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back Bayern Munich
The Bavarians have won their last seven matchups with Bayer Leverkusen when the teams occupied the top two spots in the Bundesliga table. They are unbeaten in the last three league meetings at home after rolling to a 4-0 victory in 2022-23. Winger Leroy Sane scored one of his eight goals on the season in that contest and enters this showdown tied with Harry Kane for the team lead with three goals.
The 27-year-old Sane began the campaign with a brace in Munich’s 4-0 victory against Werder Bremen before converting in a 2-1 triumph over Borussia Monchengladbach on Sept. 2. Kane also tallied in the season opener and recorded a brace of his own in the 3-1 win against FC Augsburg. The 30-year-old star striker reached double digits in goals in each of the previous nine campaigns with Tottenham of the English Premier League and matched his career high with 30 last season. Munich also has been strong defensively in 2023-24, allowing league-best averages of two shots and 0.7 goals per match. See which team to pick here.
Why you should back Bayer Leverkusen
Die Werkself have gotten off to an impressive start after finishing sixth in the Bundesliga table last season. They rank first in the league in goals per match (3.7), goal differential (plus-8), shots per match (18) and shot differential (plus-47). Seven different players have scored goals over the team’s first three contests while six have picked up assists.
Nigerian forward Victor Boniface, who signed a five-year contract in July after spending last season with Union SG of the Belgian Pro League, is tied for second place in the Bundesliga with four goals. The 22-year-old, who also has notched a pair of assists, recorded a brace in Leverkusen’s 3-0 victory against Borussia Monchengladbach and registered another in the win against Darmstadt a week later. Jonathan Tah has netted two tallies for Die Werkself while fellow defender Jeremie Frimpong is even with Davies and two others for first in the league with three assists. See which team to pick here.
How to make Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen picks
Green has broken down the German Bundesliga match from every angle. He has locked in a pair of confident best bets and also is offering a full breakdown of this matchup. You can only see his Bundesliga picks and analysis at SportsLine.
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