Over 2.5 goals between FC Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at 8/13 for Thursdays Europa League showdown
Competition: Europa League
Market: Over 2.5 goals between FC Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund
Odds: 8/13 @ Bet365
With everything still to play for in this years Europa League, Peter Stöger’s Borussia Dortmund side will travel to Austria looking to bounce back from their last 16 first leg disappointment against runaway Bundesliga league leaders FC Salzburg.
For the hosts on Thursday night, Austrian Bundesliga league leaders FC Salzburg will look to continue what has been a successful year both domestically and in European competition. Currently sat top of the Austrian league table, in their 26 league matches this year, Salzburg have won 17, drawn eight and only lost one, scoring 54 times and only conceding 19 in return, Salzburg boasts both the best defensive and attacking record in Austrian football. After picking up an impressive 2-1 victory away at Dortmund last week, Salzburg are now undefeated in their last 14 matches in all competitions and have won 11 of those matchups.
As for the visitors on Thursday night, former Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund are still tipped as one of the favorites for this years tournament. While chasing down league leaders Bayern Munich may be impossible for another year, Dortmund currently sit third in the Bundesliga table having won 12 of their 26 league matches, drawing nine and losing the remaining five. Scoring 33 and conceding 20 in return, Dortmund’s total points tally of 45 sees the Red and Blacks holding a three-point advantage over fifth place Frankfurt. As for their recent form, after an impressive start to the New Year Dortmund have been unable to keep up the pace and have now only picked up one win in their last five outings, drawing three and losing one.
Bet: Over 2.5 goals between FC Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund 8/13 @ Bet365>>