Bundesliga odds, picks, predictions for Matchweek 26: Proven soccer model reveals Monday best bets
SportsLine's proven soccer model reveals its top picks for Monday's match between Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen.
Bayer Leverkusen will be eager to continue its winning form after the coronavirus pandemic forced the German Bundesliga to be suspended for two months. Bayer Leverkusen enters Monday's match against Werder Bremen having won four of its last five games. Werder Bremen, meanwhile, currently sits in 17th place in the Bundesliga standings and is destined for relegation unless the team can turn its recent form around. Kick-off from Weserstadion in Bremen, Germany is at 2:30 p.m. ET.
The latest Bundesliga odds from William Hill lists Bayer Leverkusen as a -143 money line favorite (risk $143 to win $100), while Werder Bremen is going off at +380. The draw is +290 and the over-under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before you lock in your Bundesliga picks for Monday, be sure to check out the Bundesliga predictions from SportsLine's proprietary soccer model.
Created by two Norwegians -- professional poker player and sports bettor Jonas Gjelstad, and economics and engineering expert Marius Norheim -- the model analyzes worldwide betting data and exploits market inefficiencies, helping its followers cash in. Over the last three years, the algorithm is up an eye-popping 13,800 percent.
And the model made some huge calls over the weekend in the Bundesliga, correctly predicting Wolfsburg's (+125) victory over Augsburg, Bayern Munich (-500) topping Union Berlin and Borussia Dortmund (-182) cruising past Schalke.
Now, the model has set its sights on Werder Bremen vs. Bayer Leverkusen and revealed its picks over at SportsLine.
Top Bundesliga predictions for Monday
The model is leaning over 2.5 goals in Monday's matchup between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen. Werder Bremen has given up 55 goals in 24 matches in the Bundesliga, the most of any team. Werder Bremen, who's lost five of its last six games, has also struggled mightily at home in its most recent outings. In fact, Werder Bremen has conceded 12 goals in its last four home games.
Bayer Leverkusen, meanwhile, features a potent offensive attack that has scored 14 goals in its last five games. Bayer Leverkusen has found the back of the net 45 times in 25 Bundesliga matches and enters Monday's showdown with a +15 goal differential.
How to make Bundesliga picks for Monday
The model has also locked in a strong money line pick for Monday's match between Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen. You can only see who to back here.
So who should you back in the Bundesliga on Monday? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Werder Bremen vs. Bayer Leverkusen money line has all the value, all from the proprietary European soccer model that's up an eye-popping 13,800 percent, and find out.
Monday, May 18
2:30 p.m. ET: Werder Bremen v. Bayer Leverkusen
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