Game Preview: Schalke 04 vs. Bayern Munich - Bundesliga - September 21st, 2013

Bundesliga Matchup - Schalke 04 vs. Bayern Munich - Team LogosSchalke 04 meet Bayern Munich in the sixth round of the German Bundesliga on Saturday, September 22nd, 2013 at the Veltins-Arena.

After five games played, Schalke 04 are in ninth place with two wins, one draw and two losses, while Bayern Munich are in second place with four wins and one draw. Both teams played UEFA Champions League matches this week and both were victorious. Bayern Munich beat Russian champions CSKA Moscow 3-0 at home and Schalke 04 beat Steaua with the same score, also at home.

Both teams are in good form and this promises to be a great match.

The odds for the game are as follows:

Schalke 04: 9/2
Draw: 10/3
Bayern Munich: 8/15

Bayern Munich are the favourites to win, according to the odds. A 100 € bet on the German and European champions could return 53 € in profit, while the same bet on Schalke could return 450 € in profit.

The most likely score is a 1-2 victory for the guests, offered at 7/1.

Mario Mandzukic is the favourite to score for Bayern at 4/5 (bet 100 € for a chance to win 80 €) and Adam Szalai is the favourite to score for Schalke at 2/1 (bet 100 € for a chance to win 200 €).

Bayern Munich will be without Javi Martinez, Thiago Alcantara and Mario Gotze due to injuries, while Bastian Schweinsteiger is looking to play 30 or so minutes as he is getting back into form.

Kevin-Prince Boateng, the new arrival at Schalke, is fitting great into the squad and already scoring goals.

This could be a high scoring match as both sides love to play offensive football.

Can Schalke 04 stop the Bayern machine on Saturday?

Looking forward to this one!