Football tips: Our 3 best bets for Freiburg v Borussia Monchengladbach can make it a fab Friday

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Friday night sees Freiburg taking on Borussia Monchengladbach with the home side are just four points off the final European football place.

Meanwhile, ‘Gladbach are in danger of falling out of the Champions League places if they don’t get something positive here.

Let’s take you to the bets.

MatthiasGinterBorussiaMonchengladbachMay20

Over 2.5 Goals in the match

Momentum is with the away side here. That’s because since the restart they’ve collected seven points from a possible 12, while Freiburg have only chalked up two. Freiburg’s home record has seen them win six, draw two and lose six so far this season. ‘Gladbach have fared well on their travels though, winning seven, drawing three and losing just four.

Form-wise though, ‘Gladbach are unbeaten in their last five on the road in the Bundesliga. while Freiburg haven’t won at home since the restart and they’ve not even scored yet. It must be mentioned that Freiburg have an excellent record at home against ‘Gladbach in the Bundesliga though. They’ve faced them 17 times at the Schwarzwald-Stadion and have only lost once; winning 11 and drawing five.

There have been an average of 2.59 goals per match in those game and this should be the game where Freiburg finally reopen their home-scoring account. Gladbach have been averaging over 2 goals per game in their last five on the road, so we’re going with Over 2.5 goals here.

ChristianStreichFreiburgMay20

Half-time draw

Since the restart there have been just four first half goals in all four of Freiburg’s matches and two games have been level at half time. For ‘Gladbach there have been five opening period goals and three of their last four away Bundesliga matches have been level at half time.

Freiburg have a great defensive record when it comes to conceding first half goals, with just 0.36 goals scored against them in the first 45 minutes of play at home this season and that’s why we can see things being cagey in the opening half here.

MarcoRoseGladbachMay20

Both Teams to Score @ 4/7

As mentioned above, Freiburg are yet to score at home since the restart, but they’ve scored four over their away games though.

‘Gladbach are in decent goal-scoring form, scoring eight over their four matches and away from home they’ve netted 12 over their last five on the road.

In four out of five previous meetings between the sides, Freiburg have scored so we’re expecting them to reopen their home account here and with ‘Gladbach in decent goals goal-scoring form, especially on the road, Both Teams to Score should be on the cards here.

* A treble on these three best bets for the Bundesliga pays at 4/1 with Paddy Power. 

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