RB Leipzig vs Heidenheim prediction, odds and betting tips 02/12/2023

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RB Leipzig - Heidenheim

Germany Bundesliga I - Red Bull Arena

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

RB Leipzig and Heidenheim meet at the Red Bull Arena to contest a Bundesliga on Saturday, December 2nd. Anything other than a Leipzig win over newly-promoted Heidenheim would be seen as a surprise this weekend. Read our Bundesliga predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for RB Leipzig vs Heidenheim

RB Leipzig will be determined to bounce back from successive defeats when they take on Heidenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Read our top RB Leipzig vs Heidenheim predictions for this week’s fixture below and when you’re finished here, head over to our football betting tips page for more expert picks.

RB Leipzig to Win & Over 2.5 Goals

  • RB Leipzig have won four and drawn two of their six Bundesliga home games this season.
  • Over 2.5 goals also landed in four of those six matches.
  • Heidenheim lost five and drew one of their first six away assignments in the Bundesliga this term.
  • Four of their last five away games in the division also featured over 2.5 goals.

Lois Openda to Score Anytime

  • Lois Openda scored twice in RB Leipzig’s midweek Champions League loss to Man City.
  • The Belgian striker has scored nine times in 12 Bundesliga appearances this season.
  • Six of Openda’s nine league goals this season were scored in fixtures at the Red Bull Arena.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for RB Leipzig vs Heidenheim

Check out our ballot of key stats for Saturday’s contest featuring RB Leipzig – Heidenheim below alongside a nifty tool to help you choose the most attractive odds.

Head to Head

02/03/16

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

3

1

18/09/15

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

1

1

22/03/15

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

1

0

06/10/14

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

1

1

Last Five - RB Leipzig

02/03/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Bochum

Bochum

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

1

4

W

24/02/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

2

1

L

17/02/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Borussia M'gladbach

Borussia M'gladbach

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

0

2

W

13/02/24

UEFA Champions League UCL

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

1

0

L

10/02/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Augsburg

Augsburg

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

2

2

D

Last Five - Heidenheim

02/03/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

2

1

L

24/02/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Union Berlin

Union Berlin

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

2

2

D

17/02/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

2

1

L

10/02/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Werder Bremen

Werder Bremen

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

1

2

W

02/02/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

Heidenheim

Heidenheim

0

0

D

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, RB Leipzig vs Heidenheim odds and probability figures ahead of Saturday’s match below.

RB Leipzig odds: 2/9 (1.22) – 81.8%

Draw odds: 5/1 (6.00) – 16.7%

Heidenheim odds: 11/1 (12.00) – 8.30%

RB Leipzig have been priced as the bookmakers’ expected winners on Saturday by a distance, with the implied probability of a home victory currently set at 81.8%. Elsewhere, odds of 19/20 (1.95) can be snatched in the over 3.5 goals market this weekend and that outcome has an implied probability of 51.3%. RB Leipzig also catch our attention at 29/20 (2.45) to win both halves this weekend.

RB Leipzig vs Heidenheim Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, RB Leipzig vs Heidenheim lineups and team news for Saturday’s Bundesliga contest below.

RB Leipzig

Xavi Simons, Timo Werner, Dani Olmo and Willi Orban are out of action for RB Leipzig while Benjamin Henrichs and El Chadaille Bitshiabu are both doubtful. Die Roten Bullen threw away a two goal lead and lost to Man City in midweek.

Predicted Lineup for RB Leipzig: Blaswich – Henrichs, Simakan, Lukeba, Raum – Haidara, Schlager, Baumgartner, Forsberg – Poulsen, Openda

Heidenheim

Thomas Keller and Elidon Qenaj are both in the treatment room for Heidenheim while Eren Dinkci is suspended and won't be involved either. Heidenheim drew 0-0 at home to Bochum in their last league assignment.

Predicted Lineup for Heidenheim: Muller – Traore, Mainka, Gimber, Fohrenbach – Maloney, Dovedan, Beck, Schoppner, Beste – Kleindienst

Player to Watch – Castello Lukeba

Castello Lukeba has been impressing at centre-half for Leipzig in recent weeks and the 20-year-old Frenchman will be eager to maintain his good form on Saturday. The promising defender joined Leipzig from Lyon in the summer and he has been tipped for a lengthy career at the top.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig
4-4-2
21
Janis Blaswich
de
39
Benjamin Henrichs
de
2
Mohamed Simakan
fr
16
Lukas Klostermann
de
22
David Raum
de
14
Christoph Baumgartner
at
8
Amadou Haidara
ml
24
Xaver Schlager
at
20
Xavi Simons
nl
17
Lois Openda
be
9
Yussuf Poulsen
dk
Substitutes
13
Nicolas Seiwald
at
30
Benjamin Sesko
si
3
Christopher Lenz
de
26
Ilaix Moriba
gn
23
Castello Lukeba
fr
44
Kevin Kampl
si
10
Emil Forsberg
se
1
Peter Gulacsi
hu
18
Fabio Carvalho
pt

Heidenheim

Heidenheim
4-5-1
1
Kevin Muller
de
23
Omar Traore
de
6
Patrick Mainka
de
5
Benedikt Gimber
de
19
Jonas Fohrenbach
de
18
Marvin Pieringer
de
3
Jan Schoppner
de
33
Lennard Maloney
us
30
Norman Theuerkauf
de
37
Jan-Niklas Beste
de
10
Tim Kleindienst
de
Substitutes
9
Stefan Schimmer
de
22
Vitus Eicher
de
11
Denis Thomalla
de
20
Nikola Dovedan
at
2
Marnon Busch
de
17
Florian Pick
de
16
Kevin Sessa
de
4
Tim Siersleben
de
21
Adrian Beck
de

RB Leipzig v Heidenheim prediction


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