Raphael Honigstein's Bundesliga Betting: Hamburg and Wolfsburg square-up in dramatic relegation showdown on final day

1. FC Köln v 1. FSV Mainz 05 Mainz showed great spirit to overturn a two goal deficit against Eintracht Frankfurt last weekend and ultimately claim the win that secured their place in the Bundesliga for another season. The pressure’s off Martin Schmidt’s side then, in...

Raphael Honigstein’s Bundesliga Betting: Expect comfortable wins for Dortmund and Leipzig but Bayern may struggle at Wolfsburg

FRIDAY Bayer Leverkusen v FC Schalke 04, 19.30 “We aren’t looking up right now. That’s totally forbidden.” That was sporting director Rudi Völler’s analysis of Leverkusen’s current predicament after defeat to Freiburg. Only six points have been collected from seven games since Tayfun Korkut came in...

Raphael Honigstein's Bundesliga Betting: Dortmund will bounce back from their Champions League exit with plenty of goals

Friday 1. FC Köln v TSG Hoffenheim Coach Peter Stöger said too many first half errors cost Cologne at Augsburg last weekend. Their 2-1 defeat was a big opportunity missed too given that all their rivals for a European spot failed to pick up points. Facing...

Raphael Honigstein's Bundesliga Betting: Resurgent Schalke can cause Dortmund trouble in the Revierderby

Friday Hertha BSC v TSG Hoffenheim The Bundesliga weekend starts with an important clash in the race for the final Champions League place. Hertha, five points behind fourth place Hoffenheim, will be without full back and free kick specialist Marvin Plattenhardt through injury. Mitchell Weiser is...