Dortmund has been off to an uneven start this season. The Black and Yellow were so close in the German Bundesliga standings to winning the league crown last season. Dortmund’s results this season have been a mixed bag. The Black and Yellow have drawn two of its four Bundesliga games thus far.
In the Champions League, anyone making Borussia Dortmund vs Wolfsburg betting picks will see the Black and Yellow also struggled earlier this week in Champions League play, being blanked by French side Paris-Saint Germain. Wolfsburg, meanwhile, is off to a positive start after the team missed out on qualifying for European football altogether this season.
The Wolves finished eighth in the table last season, but have won three of its first four matches this season and they are a point ahead of Dortmund in the standings.
Dortmund vs. VFL Wolfsburg Odds
- Moneyline: Bundesliga odds show that Dortmund is -152 on the three-way moneyline. Wolfsburg is +360 to win, while the match is +335 to end in a draw.
- Over/Under: The over/under has been set at 3.5 goals. Both teams to score are priced at -215 for yes and +163 for no.
- Other Bets: On the tie/no-bet moneyline, Dortmund is -335 to win. Wolfsburg is +245 on the tie/no-bet moneyline.
Dortmund vs. VFL Wolfsburg Information
Dortmund vs VFL Wolfsburg
Location of the game: Signal Iduna Park
Date & Time: Saturday, September 23. 9:30 a.m.
How to watch: ESPN+
Dortmund vs. VFL Wolfsburg Analysis
Black and Yellow Get Taste of Own Medicine
Dortmund got a nice chance to self-evaluate after the match with PSG. After commanding possession of the ball on the Bundesliga schedule, the Black and Yellow only had 33 percent possession against PSG. During the Black and Yellow’s matches in all competitions this season, Dortmund has only scored two or more goals twice.
The Black and Yellow have had an expected goal number of high than 2.0 in two of its past three matches. Donyell Malen has been Dortmund’s top scorer, contributing three tallies so far this season. Mats Hummels has also scored twice. The Black and Yellow were energized by the return of American international Gio Reyna in their last match.
Thomas Meunier has missed six matches with a muscle injury. Mateu Morey has missed two due to a knee injury.
Betting Trends to Know
- Dormtund has seen the total go over 3.5 in two of its past three matches.
- The Black and Yellow have recorded one clean sheet thus far.
- Dortmund has drawn two of its past four matches.
Wolfsburg follows the wind
Wolfsburg forward Jonas Wind has been a major factor for the Wolves thus far this season. Wind has scored five goals in four Bundesliga matches so far. Anyone looking at Bundesliga scores will see Wind has been able to create a lot of opportunities.
Wind has taken a team-high 10 shots, including eight of which are on target. People making Borussia Dortmund vs Wolfsburg betting picks will see the Wolves well exceeded their metric during their last match against Union Berlin. Wolfsburg only generated .4 expected goals, but were able to put two in the back of the net for a 2-1 win.
Felix Lange has missed five matches with an ankle injury.
Betting Trends to Know
- Wolfsburg has scored two or more goals in four of its five matches in all competitions.
- The Wolves have seen the total go over 2.5 in four of its five matches.
- Wolfsburg has recorded two clean sheets thus far, including one in Bundesliga play.
Dortmund vs Wolfsburg Betting Picks
Dortmund is one of the Bundesliga teams that is capable of winning if the Black and Yellow are playing well. Wolfsburg is off to a strong start to begin the season, but will have difficulty breaking down Dortmund, which will grab a win.
This match will go over the total. Anyone making Dortmund vs Wolfsburg better picks will see that both teams have solid attacks. The Black and Yellow haven’t figured out how to win many matches without conceding as well. That will continue and this will go over the total.
The play on this match for the spread is likely Wolfsburg +.5 goal. Dortmund has been forced to settle for two draws already in Bundesliga play. The Black and Yellow should win this match, but Wolfsburg has enough quality to force a draw.
Dortmund vs. VFL Wolfsburg Prediction
- Bundesliga Pick: Dortmund -152