Bochum vs Bayern Munich prediction, odds & betting tips – 18/02/2024

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Germany Bundesliga I - Vonovia Ruhrstadion

Bochum vs Bayern Munich prediction
Bayern Munich cruised to victory against Bochum earlier in the season – Photo by Icon sport

Anything other than a win for Bayern Munich over Bochum at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion on Sunday could see Thomas Tuchel sacked. View our expert Bochum vs Bayern Munich prediction for the contest below.

Bochum vs Bayern Munich predictions: Champions need to muster a response

Bochum vs Bayern Munich predictions
Our pick

⚽ Double Chance prediction

Bochum or Draw

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Bochum 1-1 Bayern Munich

⚽ Match Handicap prediction

Bochum +2.0 Goals

Bochum have won only once in five attempts since the winter break, while Bayern Munich are aiming to snap a two-game losing streak when they visit the relegation contenders.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Bayern odds-on favourites

  • HOME: 8/1 (9.00) – 11.1%
  • DRAW: 17/4 (5.25) – 19%
  • AWAY: 1/3 (1.33) – 75%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Bochum have lost only one in ten Bundesliga home games this season, while Bayern Munich have won 70% of their away fixtures in the division since August.

Last five H2Hs: Bayern’s dominance evident

Germany Bundesliga I 23/09/23

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

7
Bochum

Bochum

0

Germany Bundesliga I 11/02/23

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

3
Bochum

Bochum

0

Germany Bundesliga I 21/08/22

Bochum

Bochum

0
Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

7

Germany Bundesliga I 12/02/22

Bochum

Bochum

4
Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

2

Germany Bundesliga I 18/09/21

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

7
Bochum

Bochum

0

Bayern Munich rattled 17 goals past Bochum without reply in the teams’ last three encounters.

Team news and form guide

Bochum: Hosts tough to beat at home

Bochum will be without the services of injured pair Mohammed Tolba and Michael Esser while Matus Bero is suspended and also misses out.

Predicted lineup: Riemann – Oermann, Ordets, Schlotterbeck, Bernardo – Masovic, Loslla, Osterage, Stoger – Broschinski, Asano

Germany Bundesliga I 18/02/24

W

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

2

Bochum

Bochum

3

Germany Bundesliga I 10/02/24

D

Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

1

Bochum

Bochum

1

Germany Bundesliga I 03/02/24

D

Augsburg

Augsburg

1

Bochum

Bochum

1

Germany Bundesliga I 28/01/24

L

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

3

Bochum

Bochum

1

Germany Bundesliga I 20/01/24

W

VfB Stuttgart

VfB Stuttgart

0

Bochum

Bochum

1

Bayern Munich: Champions missing some key players

Bayern Munich have a major injury crisis to contend with and Alphonso Davies, Kingsley Coman, Konrad Laimer and Serge Gnabry are among those sidelined.

Predicted lineup: Neuer – Mazraoui, Upamecano, Min-Jae, Guerreiro – Kimmich, Goretzka, Sane, Muller, Musiala, Kane

Germany Bundesliga I 18/02/24

L

Bochum

Bochum

3

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

2

UEFA Champions League 14/02/24

L

Lazio

Lazio

1

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

0

Germany Bundesliga I 10/02/24

L

Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen

3

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

0

Germany Bundesliga I 03/02/24

W

Borussia M'gladbach

Borussia M'gladbach

1

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

3

Germany Bundesliga I 27/01/24

W

Augsburg

Augsburg

2

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

3

Our free expert picks: Bochum to frustrate the champions in 1-1 draw?

Don’t forget, you can view more of our latest betting tips and predictions on our dedicated page.

Alongside the markets presented below, you can back both teams to score on Sunday at 4/6 (1.67). You can also take goals to be scored in both halves at an interesting-looking 4/9 (1.44). That outcome has a 69.2% chance of coming in.

Hot tip – Bochum Double Chance

  • Bochum were unbeaten in nine of their ten Bundesliga home matches this season.
  • Bayern Munich lost each of their last two competitive away games.

Other tips

Bochum 1-1 Bayern Munich

  • Bochum drew 1-1 in two of their last three home matches in the Bundesliga.
  • Bayern Munich notched one or fewer goals in four of their last six fixtures.

Bochum +2.0 Goal Handicap

  • A +2.0 goal handicap on Bochum would have paid dividends in 90% of their home games this season.
  • Bayern Munich failed to score in three of their last six tussles in all competitions.
Bochum vs Bayern Munich prediction
Harry Kane scored a hattrick against Bochum earlier in the campaign – Photo by Icon Sport

Player to watch – Harry Kane

Despite Bayern’s downturn in performances, Harry Kane has kept delivering the goods and the England international is out on his own at the top of the Bundesliga scoring charts with 24 goals.

Kane punished Bochum before

Kane bagged a hattrick against Bochum earlier in the campaign and the prolific 30-year-old is ranked among the best Bundesliga goal-scoring betting options again this weekend.


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