Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum prediction, odds & betting tips 28/01/2024

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Borussia Dortmund - Bochum

Germany Bundesliga I - Signal Iduna Park

Borussia Dortmund and Bochum meet at SIGNAL IDUNA PARK to contest a Bundesliga fixture on Sunday, January 28th. Can Dortmund maintain their hot streak at Bochum’s expense when the sides collide this weekend? Read our Bundesliga predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum – Betting tips & odds

Hot Tip – Borussia Dortmund to Win & Over 1.5 Goals (1/2)

  • Dortmund won each of their last two Bundesliga fixtures, scoring seven times along the way.
  • Over 1.5 goals landed in each of the last six meetings between these clubs.

Borussia Dortmund have started the second half of the Bundesliga campaign like a freight train and they look dangerous enough to make it three wins from as many games when they host Bochum. The hosts have the tools in attack to win convincingly for the third game on the spin, so our first Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum prediction recommends combining a home win with over 1.5 goals.

Latest odds

Head to Head

26/08/23

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Bochum

Bochum

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

1

1

28/04/23

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Bochum

Bochum

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

1

1

08/02/23

Germany DFB Pokal POK

Bochum

Bochum

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

1

2

05/11/22

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

Bochum

Bochum

3

0

30/04/22

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

Bochum

Bochum

3

4

Last Five - Borussia Dortmund

01/06/24

UEFA Champions League UCL

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

2

0

L

18/05/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Darmstadt

Darmstadt

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

0

4

W

11/05/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Mainz

Mainz

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

3

0

L

07/05/24

UEFA Champions League UCL

PSG

PSG

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

0

1

W

04/05/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Augsburg

Augsburg

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

1

5

W

Last Five - Bochum

12/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Alemannia Aachen

Alemannia Aachen

Bochum

Bochum

0

1

W

10/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

SSVg Velbert

SSVg Velbert

Bochum

Bochum

1

5

W

06/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Rot Weiss Ahlen

Rot Weiss Ahlen

Bochum

Bochum

1

3

W

27/05/24

Germany Bundesliga Play-Offs Germany

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Bochum

Bochum

0

3

W

23/05/24

Germany Bundesliga Play-Offs Germany

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Bochum

Bochum

3

0

L

Win probability

  • HOME: 4/11 (1.36) – 73.3%
  • DRAW: 4/1 (5.00) – 20%
  • AWAY: 7/1 (8.00) – 12.5%

Unsurprisingly, Borussia Dortmund have been named as the bookmakers’ expected winners ahead of the weekend and the hosts have a 73.3% chance of collecting all three points according to the latest probability figures. Interestingly, backing Dortmund to net over 2.5 goals on Sunday is on the books at an eye-catching 1/1 (2.00) if it hits the mark. That outcome comes attached with an implied probability of 50%. You can dissect more of our Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum betting tips below.

Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum prediction – Other tips

Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Bochum: Correct score (17/2)

  • Dortmund notched three and four times respectively in their first two Bundesliga fixtures back in the saddle after the winter break.
  • Bochum scored exactly one goal in each of their last three encounters with Dortmund.

Donyell Malen to Score Anytime (7/5)

  • Donyell Malen found the net twice in Dortmund’s fine 4-0 win at Koln last time out.
  • The Dutch attacker also got on the scoresheet when Dortmund last faced Bochum in August.

Borussia Dortmund vs VfL Bochum 1848 prediction

Borussia Dortmund vs Bochum Team News

Borussia Dortmund

Niklas Sule, Emre Can, Karim Adeyemi, Julian Ryerson, Felix Nmecha and Julien Duranville are all injured for Dortmund, while experienced defender Mats Hummels is a doubt with a virus. Ramy Bensebaini and Sebastian Haller are both at AFCON and will also miss out.

Predicted Lineup for Borussia Dortmund: Kobel – Meuiner, Blank, Schlotterbeck, Maatsen – Brandt, Ozcan, Sabitzer – Malen, Sancho, Fullkrug

Bochum

Mohammed Tolba, Danilo Soares, Keven Schlotterbeck and Michael Esser are all sidelined at present while Kevin Stoger could be missing from midfield due to illness. Bernardo is serving a suspension while Takuma Asano is away with Japan at the Asian Cup. Bochum don't get a mention in our Bundesliga relegation rundown from earlier in the month, though they could be dragged into the dogfight between now and May.

Predicted Lineup for Bochum: Riemann – Oermann, Loosli, Masovic, Wittek – Bero, Losilla, Osterhage, Forster – Paciencia, Antwi-Adjei

Confirmed lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kickoff.

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund
4-4-2
33
Alexander Meyer
de
24
Thomas Meunier
be
25
Niklas Sule
de
4
Nico Schlotterbeck
de
22
Ian Maatsen
nl
21
Donyell Malen
nl
6
Salih Ozcan
tr
20
Marcel Sabitzer
at
10
Jadon Sancho
gb
18
Youssoufa Moukoko
de
14
Niclas Fullkrug
de
Substitutes
2
Mateu Morey
es
17
Marius Wolf
de
35
Marcel Laurenz Lotka
pl
30
Ole Pohlmann
de
23
Emre Can
de
7
Giovanni Reyna
us
43
Jamie Bynoe Gittens
gb
42
Hendry Blank
de
15
Mats Hummels
de

Bochum

Bochum
4-2-1-3
1
Manuel Riemann
de
14
Tim Oermann
de
20
Ivan Ordets
ua
4
Erhan Masovic
rs
32
Maximilian Wittek
de
8
Anthony Losilla
fr
6
Patrick Osterhage
de
7
Kevin Stoger
at
19
Matus Bero
sk
29
Moritz Broschinski
de
22
Christopher Antwi-Adjei
gh
Substitutes
41
Noah Loosli
ch
2
Cristian Gamboa
cr
15
Felix Passlack
de
3
Danilo Soares
br
27
Moritz-Broni Kwarteng
de
9
Goncalo Paciencia
pt
23
Niclas Thiede
de
33
Philipp Hofmann
de
10
Philipp Forster
de

Make sure to have a look at our football betting tips page for more expert predictions and picks.

Player to Watch – Ian Maatsen

Chelsea sent youngster Ian Maatsen to Dortmund on loan for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign and the versatile Dutchman has made a promising start to his temporary tenure in Germany. Maatsen was one of Dortmund’s best players in their wins over Darmstadt and Koln, and the 21-year-old will be keen to impress again on Sunday.


Simon Winter is a professional football tipster and sports journalist with over ten years in the industry. Best known for his time with Racing Post, Simon has also had work published by Freesupertips, Bloomberg Sports, bet365, Paddy Power, Colossus Bets, These Football Times and more. Simon covers the Bundesliga and Serie A for Football Whispers.