Augsburg are trying to stay away from the relegation zone in the Bundesliga, but the bad news for them is that they will face Bayern Munich in the last match of Week 21. This game will be played on Sunday, February 14th at Allianz Arena at 16:30.
The Fuggerstadter are in the 14 place in the standings with 21 points, only two more than the three teams that are at the bottom. They have three wins, three draws and four defeats playing away from home, scoring 13 goals and allowing 15.
Last week, they lost on the road to Ingolstadt 2-1, and they have a streak of three straight games with no win. Their most recent victory in the local tournament was two months ago, when they beat Hamburg 1-0 as visitors.
The good news for them is that they have been one of the fewest teams that have been able to defeat Bayer Munich in recent years. Last season, they surprised them and won 1-0 at Allianz Arena with a score from Raul Bobadilla. Two years ago, they also beat them by 1-0 at WWK Arena.
In the first meeting of the season between these squads, the Bavarians got the three points by 2-1 five months ago with scores from Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller. They lead the all-time series with nine victories in 11 games played in all tournaments.
In the Bayern Munich Odds v Augsburg, the team led by Spanish coach Pep Guardiola is heavily favored to get the win at home. They are listed with 1.3, while the Fuggerstadter are with 13.0, and the draw is 6.25.
The Bavarians are in the first place in the table with 53 points, eight more than their closest rival. They are the best team playing at home this year as they remain as the only unbeaten side with 10 wins, scoring 34 goals and allowing only three, the fewest so far.
They come to this match with eight consecutive games with no defeat, winning seven of them, including the one from last Wednesday when they beat Bochum 3-0 on the road in the German Cup. They have lost only one of their past 17, and they have not allowed any goal in 12.
Bayern Munich are the second best offense in the league with 50 goals, and they are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 1.63 Odds to win this game by two or more goals and with 2.88 to do it by three or more. Augsburg are rated at 14.0 to get the victory by one goal, and the score draw is with 7.0.
Markus Weinzierl’s side has never been able to score more than two goals against the three-time defending champions of the Bundesliga.
Polish striker Robert Lewandowski is the second best scorer in the league with 19 goals, and he is the favorite to score the first in this match. He is listed with 3.75 Bundesliga Odds, while Thomas Muller is with 4.5 and Arjen Robben with 5.0.
Bayern Munich have struggled versus Augsburg in recent meetings, but there is no reason to believe that they will be surprised again at home. Take the Bavarians to win this match by two or more goals.