Bundesliga odds, picks, predictions, schedule for Matchweek 27: Advanced soccer model reveals best bets
The Bundesliga returned to action last week after a two-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, Germany's top-flight resumes with Matchweek 27, which gets underway on Friday when Hertha Berlin hosts Union Berlin at 2:30 p.m. ET. Hertha Berlin earned a resounding 3-0 victory over Hoffenheim on Saturday, while Union Berlin suffered a 2-0 defeat against Bayern Munich in its last outing. Union Berlin, who's playing its first season in the Bundesliga, will look to bounce back on Friday against its local rivals.
The latest Bundesliga odds from William Hill list Hertha Berlin at +130 (risk $100 to win $130), while Union Berlin is going off at +220. The draw is +230 and the over-under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before you lock in any Bundesliga picks or soccer predictions for Matchweek 27, be sure to check out the latest Bundesliga predictions from SportsLine's proprietary soccer model.
Created by two Norwegians — professional poker player and sports bettor Jonas Gjelstad, and economics and engineering expert Marius Norheim — the model analyzes worldwide betting data and exploits market inefficiencies, helping its followers cash in. Over the last three years, their algorithm is up an eye-popping 13,800 percent.
And the model made some huge calls over the weekend in the Bundesliga, correctly predicting Wolfsburg's (+125) victory over Augsburg, Bayern Munich (-500) topping Union Berlin, Bayer Leverkusen (-133) beating Werder Bremen and Borussia Dortmund (-182) cruising past Schalke. Anyone who has followed it is up big.
Now, the model has set its sights on this weekend's fixtures and revealed its Bundesliga picks over at SportsLine.
Top Bundesliga predictions for Matchweek 27
The model is leaning over 2.5 goals in Friday's showdown between Hertha Berlin and Union Berlin. Union Berlin has fared well in its first season in the Bundesliga, winning nine games and entering Friday's match in 12th place, seven points clear of the relegation play-off spot. Union Berlin, however, has been extremely susceptible to giving up goals on the road. In fact, Union Berlin has conceded 14 goals in its last six matches on the road.
Hertha Berlin, meanwhile, features an explosive offensive attack that has scored eight goals in its last three games. In addition, Hertha Berlin's defense has been known to give up goals at an alarming rate. In fact, Hertha Berlin has given up 10 scores in its last four games, one of the main reasons the model is leaning towards the over on Friday.
How to make Bundesliga picks for Matchweek 27
The model has also revealed strong money line picks for every match in the Bundesliga this weekend. You can only see who to back here.
So who should you back in the Bundesliga on Matchweek 27? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the money line has all the value in every Bundesliga match, all from the proprietary European soccer model that's up an eye-popping 13,800 percent, and find out.
Friday, May 22
Hertha Berlin vs. Union Berlin, 2:30 p.m. ET
Saturday, May 23
Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 9:30 a.m. ET
Wolfsburg vs. Borussia Dortmund, 9:30 a.m. ET
Freiburg vs. Werder Bremen, 9:30 a.m. ET
Paderborn vs. Hoffenheim, 9:30 a.m. ET
Bayern Munich vs. Eintracht Frankfurt, 12:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, May 24
Schalke vs. Augsburg, 7:30 a.m. ET
Mainz vs. RB Leipzig, 9:30 a.m. ET
Cologne vs. Fortuna Dusseldorf, 12 p.m. ET