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Schalke vs Bremen betting tips: S04 desperate for a win


An important Saturday clash sees woeful Schalke host relegation-threatened Werder Bremen. We tip this fixture that is hugely significantly for both sides.

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Event Details

Who is playing?

Schalke vs Werder Bremen

What competition is it?

German Bundesliga Matchday 29

What time is Schalke vs Werder Bremen?

14:30 GMT, Saturday 30th May 2020

Where do Schalke play?

Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen

Where can I watch Schalke vs Werder Bremen?

BT Sport 1

Schalke vs Werder Bremen

David Wagner’s side suffered yet another defeat on the Bundesliga return last time out. After taking the lead, they conceded two late goals to Dusseldorf to make it five defeats from six. They are facing looking to leap Dusseldorf in Werder Bremen. Bremen have done okay to get four points from a possible six, including halting Borussia Monchengladbach to a goalless draw. The visitors need the result just as bad, but for more significant reasons. The hosts simply have not been scoring enough, and I cannot see them winning this one either.”

Sam’s Betting Tips

  • Bremen – 15/8*
  • Goal Scorer 61-75th Minute Period – 6/4*
  • BTTS + Bremen – 17/4*
  • Josh Sargent Anytime Scorer – 5/2*
  • Multibet Exact Score (0-1, 0-2, 1-2) – 16/5*

*Odds as of the time of writing (Friday 29th May) and subject to change

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Can Schalke end their rotten form?

It has been a devastating return to Bundesliga action for Schalke. David Wagner’s side continue to carry over their abysmal form before the enforced break. They are now 10 league games without a win, and have picked up just one point from a possible 18. Had it not been for their impressive early season form, a relegation battle would have been on their hands.

They found the back of the net in the last match, a rarity these days. Weston McKennie headed home from a set-piece, but again they could not hold on to a result. That goal was just their fifth Bundesliga goal since the start of 2020. S04 open the scoring at home often, however, and have done so in 71% of their home league games this season.

Schalke Betting tip – Schalke to Score First (10/11* with Mark Jarvis)

*Odds as of the time of writing (Friday 29th May) and subject to change

Bremen to earn more invaluable points?

Two positive results back-to-back has given Werder Bremen the lifeline they desperately needed. The Bundesliga mainstays have never seen relegation fears become this real until this season as they sit in 17th. Bremen secured a huge 1-0 away win at Freiburg before holding the free-scoring Borussia Monchengladbach at home 0-0 last time out.

They will be optimistic about another positive result in this one too. With the worst home record in the league, SVW travel far better away from home. They have a 1.14 away PPG compared to a measly 0.46 home PPG. Not only that, they have defeated Schalke in their last three visits to Veltins Arena. A sound record which they need to take advantage of.

Werder Bremen Betting tip – Werder Bremen Over 1.5 Goals (6/4* with Mark Jarvis)

*Odds as of the time of writing (Friday 29th May) and subject to change

Previous Meetings

23rd November 2019 WER 1-2 S04 Bundesliga
3rd April 2019 S04 0-2 WER DFB Pokal
8th March 2018 WER 4-2 S04 Bundesliga
20th October 2018 S04 0-2 WER Bundesliga
3rd February 2018 S04 1-2 WER Bundesliga

 

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Sam is an experienced content writer with a history of working in the sports industry. Sam is a media and communication professional with a bachelor's degree focused in Sports Studies.


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