Bundesliga Match Day: Union Berlin vs. Schalke 04 and Augsburg Vs. Koln

  • Union Berlin (+156) is the favorite over Schalke 04 in the 9:30 a.m. EST matchup.
  • Koln (+151) is a slight favorite over Augsburg (+180) in the 12 p.m. EST match.
  • Both matches have the under being favored with no fans present in the stands.

BERLIN, Germany – With only two Bundesliga matches left on Sunday to be played, soccer bettors will have a little more action before the week concludes.

Union Berlin (-133) is favored over Schalke 04 (+113) in the first match of the day – which begins at 9:30 a.m. EST. For the second match (noon EST), Augsburg (+105) will battle Koln (-125) in a slightly closer matchup according to the online sportsbooks.

Both of these matches have their own Bundesliga prop bets and alternate lines to choose from, as the two events are the headliner for the league.

Union Berlin Vs. Schalke 04

On the three-way moneyline, odds indicate that it is Union Berlin’s match to lose.

Bundesliga Three-Way Moneyline

  • Union Berlin (+156)
  • Schalke 04 (+210)
  • Draw (+205)

With an over-under set at 2, 2.5, bettors have seemed to take the under, as the under odds sit just above the normal vigorish level (-120).

Those who believe this match will be higher scoring than anticipated, taking Union Berlin to score over 1.5 goals (+170) comes with excellent underdog odds.

If Union can get the first goal to fall (-125), expect them to hold the lead for the entire match, as they have won six of the last eight games at home when they score first.

With Schalke 04 on an 11-game winless streak for Bundesliga action, the squad will look to prevent a dreadful statistic that hasn’t happened since October 1993 (12 winless Bundesliga matches in a row).

Failing to score in all but one of their last six games on the road, Schalke 04 will have an uphill battle ahead of them. For Union to keep a clean sheet, bettors would be rewarded with +180 odds at legal online sportsbooks.

Scoring in nearly 43% of both halves while at home, Union should take the victory no problem here.

Augsburg Vs. Koln

With two evenly matched teams offering fans betting action for the last game of the day, Augsburg and Koln come in with rather even odds.

However, a victory by either team is expected rather than a draw.

Bundesliga Three-Way Moneyline

  • Augsburg (+180)
  • Koln (+151)
  • Draw (+250)

This match may be higher scoring than the earlier one, but oddsmakers are still hesitant to move Koln’s individual scoring total.

At one goal projected, odds are -225 for the over to hit, indicating that bettors are riding this over quite heavily. Koln has scored less than two goals in three of their last 10 matches, which supports these odds.

Augsburg isn’t known for its defense and in fact, their offense could be considered just as poor. With a total of nine goals in their last 10 matches – with half of these matches having Augsburg finish with 0 goals – taking the under (1.5 goals, -145) on Augsburg’s individual over-under, might be a better play.

Despite the lack of scoring that may be present, Bundesliga bettors should note that over 2.8 goals on average have been scored in the second half of action in Augsburg during the 2020 season.

Both teams scoring come with -170 odds, while only one team (or no teams scoring) would be rewarded with +140 odds. If either can keep a clean sheet (Augsburg +275, Koln +250), bettors can even increase their ultimate payout.

However, the best Bundesliga prop bets for the Augsburg and Koln game derive from the exact score result.

Augsburg Vs. Koln – Exact Score

  • Augsburg 2-0 +1400
  • Augsburg 1-0 +1000
  • Draw 2-2 +1000
  • Augsburg 2-1 +900
  • Koln 1-0 +900
  • Koln 2-1 +800

While these are only a few of the exact score results, bettors have many other longshot Bundesliga odds that range up to +5000 for this prop. The favorite for the exact score is a 1-1 draw (+550) with the 2-1 Koln victory coming in second on the list.

As the soccer betting action is set to continue throughout Sunday, be sure to get all of your best Bundesliga bets in before the matches begin. For those who missed the mark, live betting on Bundesliga always gives incentive to bettors who have been paying attention with generally increased odds.

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