Schalke vs Borussia Mochengladbach 02/06/2015 Bundesliga Preview, Odds and Predictions
Borussia Mochengladbach vs Schalke
Friday 6th February 2015 19:30(GMT)
The Line: Schalke 8/5 Draw 23/10 Borussia Mochengladbach 7/4 See the Latest Odds
TV: Bt Sport;Bein sport; My German TV
Friday night action from the Bundesliga will see Schalke host Borussia Mochengladbach in what should eb a n intriguing encounter. Schalke put in a terrific perfromance in Munich to come away with a 1-1 draw although they were helped out by Munich having a man sent off after twenty minutes. Without leading striker and star man Klaas Jan Huntelaar Schalke will look to Choup Moting to lead the line. He's a good player but is struggling to find the net and Schalke just dont seem as clinical up front without Huntelaar and Draxler. Roberto Di Mateo though has come in and worked magic on the defence. The signing of Nastasic from Manchester City has definitely shored up any defensive leaks and Schalke are a tough team to beat these days.
Borussia Mochengladbach come into this game in third and only two points ahead of schalke. Shalke will fancy their chances of taking all three points here. Mochengladbach have lost four of their last five away games in the Bundelsiga and with Kruse in a scoring drought at the moment this team is not as potent as it was earlier in the season. Herrmann will still provide a threat from midfield but Kruse really needs to find his scoring boots again if Mochengladbach are to stay that high in the league table.
I'm going to go with the home team here, I think they provide value at 8/5 even without Huntelaar. Di Mateo's side have won four of their last five home games and I think they will be get a fifth win here to move up to third in the table.