Still fresh from their demolition against arch-rivalsBorussia Dortmund in the German Super Cup, the Bavarians will be hoping to wipe that sorrow away as they look to defend the title they won under former handler, Jupp Heynckes.
In preparation for this league, Bayern Munich had played series of warm up games in which they outscored their opposition including handing a defeat to Barcelona. Going by this form, they are expected to breeze past visiting Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena.
Ladbrokes is offering them as 1/7 (1.14) favorites to secure the three maximum points. The visitor are underdogs against the reigning European kings and are available at 16/1 (17.00) pull off a shock defeat of their host in their backyard.
The draw is a 13/2 (7.5) play according to Ladbrokes.
Coach Lucien Favre’s side will have a lot to do if they hope to return home with a respectable result having crashed out in the German Cup to Darmstadt 98, a third division outfit.
Bayern Munich forward, Mario Mandzukic leads the players market having been tipped at 5/2 (3.5) to get the curtain raiser against the Foals. Former Chelsea forward is available at odds of 3/1 (4.00) to find the back of the net first in this Bundesliga encounter while Dutch man, Arjen Robben is a 7/2 (4.5) to repeat the same feat.
With both teams still fresh from their pre-season campaign, it is expected that the parade their best legs in a bid to outscore one another. Having this in mind, it will not be out of place backing both teams to score at 8/11 (1.72).
For Punters seeking for a value bet, they should back total goals over 2.5 at 3/10 (1.30) which will definitely not be ignored because it has paid off in Bayern Munich’s last four games.