Bayer Leverkusen play SC Freiburg in Round 34 of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season.
The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 14 May 2022. The match venue is BayArena, Leverkusen.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Leverkusen vs SC Freiburg (May 14) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
Bayer Leverkusen vs SC Freiburg latest odds on betting sites
Bayer Leverkusen to win odds are priced at 2.45 (+145 American; 29/20 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.15 (+315; 63/20), while SC Freiburg to win odds are priced at 2.75 (+175; 7/4).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Leverkusen — 40%, draw — 24%, SC Freiburg — 36%.
Latest betting odds on Leverkusen vs SC Freiburg (14 May 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.86 (+186; 93/50)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Leverkusen — 2.14 (+114; 57/50)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on SC Freiburg — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.40 (-250; 2/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.85 (+185; 37/20)
Bayer Leverkusen vs SC Freiburg match preview and statistics
Bayer Leverkusen are third in the league table with 61 points and a +32 goal difference. They have 18 wins, seven draws and eight losses so far, scored 78 goals and conceded 46. The Eternal Bridesmaids thrashed Hoffenheim 4-2 in their last game.
Georgino Reutter opened the scoring in the 22nd minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Christoph Baumgartner. Patrik Schick replied with a goal in the 34th minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner, Moussa Diaby provided the assist with a cross.
Baumgartner made it 1-2 in the 36th minute with a header from very close range into the bottom left corner following a cross from Pavel Kaderabek. Diaby made it 2-2 in the 73rd minute with a shot from the centre to the bottom right corner, assisted by Schick.
Schick gave Bayer the lead in the 76th minute with a right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Lucas Alario made it 4-2 in the 90+1 minute from close range to the centre of the goal, following a through ball by Exequiel Palacios.
Gerardo Seoane’s team had 54% possession, 3.83 expected goals (xG), 16 total shots, four big chances, eight shots on target, 378 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, two offsides and seven corners.
Bayer Leverkusen team news: Amine Adli, Florian Wirtz, Karim Bellarabi, Kerem Demirbay, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Zidan Sertdemir are sidelined due to injuries.
SC Freiburg are fifth in the league standings with 55 points and a +13 goal difference. They have 15 wins, 10 draws and eight losses so far, scored 57 goals and conceded 44. The Breisgau-Brasilianer suffered a 1-4 defeat to Union Berlin in their last match.
Grischa Promel gave Berlin the lead in the 11th minute from close range to the bottom corner. Lucas Holer pulled one back in the 23rd minute but it was ruled out following a VAR review. Christoph Trimmel doubled their lead with a header in the 30th minute, while Sheraldo Becker made it 0-3 before halftime.
Holer finally got one back in the 59th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Rolland Sallai. Andras Schafer made it 1-4 in the 90th minute to seal Union Berlin’s win.
Team stats: 71% possession, 2.06 expected goals, 19 total shots, two big chances, three shots on target, 485 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, four corners and two yellow cards.
SC Freiburg team news: Kevin Schade, Noah Weisshaupt and Yannik Keitel are sidelined due to injuries.
Bayer Leverkusen vs SC Freiburg H2H
SC Freiburg have not lost to Bayer Leverkusen in the last three meetings, with two wins and a draw. Freiburg won 2-1 in the last meeting.
Bayer Leverkusen vs SC Freiburg lineups and key players
Bayer Leverkusen projected starting lineup:
- Lukas Hradecky
- Odilon Kossounou
- Jonathan Tah
- Edmond Tapsoba
- Piero Hincapie
- Robert Andrich
- Charles Aranguiz
- Moussa Diaby
- Sardar Azmoun
- Patrik Schick
Patrik Schick is the key player to watch out for. He had a top performance in their last match against Hoffenheim with two goals and an assist. Schick has 24 goals and two assists in 26 league matches this season. The Czech striker looks forward to scoring in this match.
SC Freiburg projected starting lineup:
- Mark Flekken
- Lukas Kubler
- Philipp Lienhart
- Keven Schlotterbeck
- Christian Gunter
- Roland Sallai
- Maximilian Eggestein
- Nicolas Hofler
- Vincenzo Grifo
- Woo-Yeong Jeong
- Lucas Holer
Vincenzo Grifo is the key player to watch out for. He is the top scorer with nine goals and seven assists in the league. Grifo has three-goal contributions in the last four matches. He should be able to get on the scoresheet in this match.
Bayer Leverkusen vs SC Freiburg predictions and betting tips
Bayer Leverkusen have won three consecutive games ahead of this match. They had a big win in their last match. SC Freiburg are in good form going into this match. The loss in their last match was their first loss in five games.
Freiburg are still fighting for the top four and Europa league spots, none is sure for them ahead of this match. A win for them and a loss for Leipzig will see them in UCL next season, while a win automatically seals their spot in the UEL.
Leverkusen have the third spot on lock ahead of this match, whatever the outcome might be, they’ll remain third. The Breisgau-Brasilianer have won the previous two league meetings against Bayer.
Predictions for this match are over 2.5 goals and both teams to score (Yes). In their last three league meetings, they have totalled over 2.5 goals and neither of them has kept a clean sheet.
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.40 (-250 American; 2/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.40 (-250 American; 2/5 Fractional)