Bayern Munich host Wolfsburg in Round 2 of the 2022-23 Bundesliga season.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 14 August 2022. The match venue is Allianz Arena, Munchen.
Latest odds on betting sites
Bayern Munich to win odds are priced at 1.12 (-830 American; 10/83 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 8.50 (+750; 15/2), while Wolfsburg to win odds are priced at 13.00 (+1200; 12/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Bayern Munich — 80%, draw — 12%, Wolfsburg — 8%.
Latest betting odds on Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg (14 August 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.22 (-450; 2/9)
- Under 2.5 goals — 4.30 (+330; 33/10)
- Asian handicap (-2.5) on Bayern Munich — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
- Asian handicap (+2.5) on Wolfsburg — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
Match preview and statistics
Bayern Munich are top of the league standings with three points and a +5 goal difference. They have won their previous two matches. The Bavarians started the 2022-23 Bundesliga with a 6-1 one win against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Joshua Kimmich scored the first goal of the season from the free kick spot in the fifth minute. He lined up the free kick from 35 yards, and it bounced into the bottom corner, leaving the keeper scrambling.
Benjamin Pavard made it 2-0 in the 10th minute with a strike into the far corner. Sadio Mane scored his first league goal for Bayern and the third goal of the match in the 29th minute with a header from Serge Gnabry’s cross.
Jamal Musiala made it 4-0 in the 35th minute. Muller got the assist following his selfless pass to Musiala. Gnabry got his goal in the 43rd minute before halftime, assisted by Muller. Randal Kolo Muani pulled one back in the 64th minute following the error from Manuel Neuer.
Jamal Musiala called it a day as he scored his brace in the 83rd minute with a low finish, assisted by Leroy Sane with the through-ball. They had 63% possession, 23 total shots, nine big chances, 4.14 xG, 10 shots on target, 548 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 11 fouls and six corners.
Bayern Munich team news: Bouna Sarr, Choupo-Moting, and Leon Goretzka are unavailable due to injuries, while Kingsley Coman is suspended.
Wolfsburg are ninth in the league table with one point after Gameweek 1. They have a win and a draw in the last two matches. The Wolves drew 2-2 against Werder Bremen in their first league game of the season.
Lukas Nmecha opened the scoring in the 11th minute with a shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Patrick Wimmer with the through ball. Niclas Fullkrug pulled one back in the 21st minute with a shot from outside the box into the bottom right corner, assisted by Jens Stage.
Leonardo Bittencourt gave Bremen the lead in the 23rd minute with the header into the bottom left corner, following the throughball from Marvin Ducksch. In the 84th minute, Josuha Guilavogui scored the equaliser with a shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Niko Kovac’s team had 61% possession, 0.97 xG, three shots on target, two big chances, 419 accurate passes, 78% pass accuracy, 11 fouls, two corners and two yellow cards.
Wolfsburg team news: Kilian Fischer and Yannick Gerhardt are sidelined due to injuries.
Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg H2H
Bayern Munich haven’t lost to Wolfsburg in their last 16 meetings, with 14 wins and two draws. Both teams drew 2-2 in their last h2h match.
Lineups and key players
Bayern Munich projected starting lineup:
- Manuel Neuer
- Alphonso Davies
- Lucas Hernandez
- Dayot Upamecano
- Benjamin Pavard
- Thomas Muller
- Marcel Sabitzer
- Joshua Kimmich
- Jamal Musiala
- Sadio Mane
- Serge Gnabry
Serge Gnabry is the key player to watch out for. He has dropped good performances in the last two matches they’ve played. Gnabry has two goals and two assists in the previous two matches. Expecting him to get on the scoresheet in this match.
Wolfsburg projected starting lineup:
- Koen Casteels
- Ridle Baku
- Sebastiaan Bornauw
- Maxence Lacroix
- Micky van de Ven
- Maximilian Arnold
- Josuha Guilavogui
- Patrick Wimmer
- Josip Brekalo
- Omar Marmoush
- Lukas Nmecha
Lukas Nmecha is the key player to watch out for. He had a top performance in their last match against Werder Bremen with a goal and an assist. Nmecha should be able to get on the scoresheet in the next game.
Prediction and betting tips
Bayern Munich started this season on a high note. They won 5-3 in the first game and beat Frankfurt 6-1 in the Bundesliga Round 1 match. The Bavarians are in really good form and can defeat any team at this point.
Wolfsburg won 1-0 in the first official game and drew 2-2 in their first league match of the season. At this rate, the Wolves are no match for Bayern. Predictions for this match are both teams to score (Yes) and over 2.5 goals.
Any Bayern game guarantees at least three goals. They haven't kept a clean sheet in their last two games despite winning by wide margins. They are big favourites to win, but Wolfsburg should be able to grab a goal.
Betting prediction: BTTS + Over/Under — Yes & Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)
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