Bochum vs Borussia Dortmund prediction, team news | DFB Pokal 2022/23
Bochum will play at home with Borussia Dortmund in the 1/8 finals of the German Cup. The match will take place on February 8, starting at 19:45 GMT.
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DFB Pokal 2022/23
Bochum enters this game after beating Hoffenheim (5-2). In the Bundesliga, the team is in 15th place in the standings with 19 points. The gap from the relegation zone is only 3 points.
In the DFB Pokal, the team managed to overcome two stages. In 1/32, Bochum defeated Victoria Berlin with a score (3-0), and in the next round they won the match against Elversberg with a score (1-0).
Borussia Dortmund, meanwhile, beat Freiburg (5-1) in the last round of the Bundesliga. The team ranks third in the table, after 19 matches played in which they scored 37 points.
In the DFB Pokal, the team also managed to overcome two rounds, first beating Munich 1860 with a score (3-0), then in the 1/16 stage Hannover with a score (2-0).
Head to Head
- In eight head-to-head meetings between the two teams, Borussia Dortmund won four games, lost three and ended in a draw.
- The last meeting of the two teams took place last year and ended with the victory of Borussia Dortmund with a score (3-0).
- Midfielder Jude Bellingham has scored eight goals in 18 league games for Borussia Dortmund.
- First half total over 1.5 goals: In the last five trips of Borussia, such a bet was held four times.
- Bochum to score in the first half: In the past four games at home, the club has consistently scored a goal before half-time.
|Х1 4,20||Х 4,10||Х2 1,72|
Bochum have now won three of their last five league games and the team needs to be confident in their current form. The DFB Pokal won’t be in the spotlight right now, but a victory over Borussia Dortmund will boost the club’s success significantly.
The away side, on the other hand, will be keen to take this tournament seriously and will try to make it big in this match. The team is in good shape and is quite capable of confidently winning this match.
Prediction for this match: Total over three goals.
- Borussia Dortmund to win 1st half.