Fortuna vs Schalke Betting Tips and Game Preview

Last updated: 27 May 13:42

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Schalke 04 - Four draws In a Row for Fortuna, Guests In Crisis.

In the silence of the ESPRIT Arena, Fortuna Dusseldorf and Schalke 04 face off on Wednesday evening in the race that is worth to be watched in the 28th round of the Bundesliga. Both teams have a desperate need for three points in order not to risk disastrously ending the season. In the first leg, the two sides gave spectacle play and emotions for the fans, ending with the incredible result of 3-3.

This game will be a decisive race for the fate of both teams, with the hosts playing for the last chance to get salvation without a playoff, while the guests (completely in disarray from a while) try to raise their heads and return to the Europa League area.

The latest bookmakers odds point out an equal game with identical odds for home or away win, but we are looking to pick the right selections with the details below.

When does Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Schalke 04 kick-off? Wednesday 27th May 2020 19:30 UK

Where will Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Schalke 04 will be played? Dusseldorf Esprit Arena

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Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Schalke 04 - Interesting Facts

Fortuna Dusseldorf

The series of draws for Fortuna continues, reaching four. The draw in the derby against Cologne (real wasted opportunity, given the double advantage until a few minutes from the end) allowed Fortuna to earn one crucial point of pursuing Mainz, but Werder is closely behind. Taking advantage of Schalke's moment of crisis would be a real cure -for Fortuna and its players, whose aim is to miss relegation. Ayhan returns from disqualification, but as always unavailable is Steffen. There could be space on the field from the first minute for Hennings (leading role in the first leg) and Suttner.

Schalke 04

Nightmare return for the Miners, after the blow against Borussia and the lost game at home against Augsburg (0-3). The Europe zone is 5 points away, but the state of form is cause for deep concern. Still out are Harit, Mascarell and Todibo, Stambouli in doubt. Even Serdar, who came out battered, can mark some minutes. Wagner is planning to put Burgstaller and Raman in front, with Matondo closely behind them.

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Schalke 04 Head-To-Head Statistics

In the last five previous games, there wasn't a clear favourite according to the football statistics. A victory for Fortuna, two draws and two guest hits (including the last one in 2018). The spectacular 3-3 first leg with a Hennings hat-trick for Dusseldorf.

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Schalke 04 Betting Tips by

The betting odds are almost totally balanced. Both teams need points and will try to win the game in any case. The Schalke is really in crisis, and the hosts must try to take advantage of it to get closer to salvation. That's why our view is that the draw is completely excluded. You can use our forecast, but based on the low odds, we advise you to combine it with other football predictions and build one successful accumulator. Betting Tip- Double chance 1/2 at odds around 1.30 (available on the majority of the bookmakers)

Other Tips and Betting Odds

First two rounds after the lockdown show that games without fans are more challenging to forecast. If you are having a lack of ideas on what to bet today, you can find suitable tipsters opinions in our Betting Tips area. Our tipsters are 100% verified so you can easily copy some of their tips to create a winning bet. Furthermore, the bookmakers are very generous about the German Bundesliga and provide dozens of generous offers, all of which are available in our Special offers page

Next Games

In the 29 round Fortuna Dusseldorf have a tough challenge at Munich where they will play as a guest against Bayern, while Schalke will play against Werder who are trying to avoid relegation at any cost. Check our Betting Predictions Area for helpful game previews and betting tips for Bundesliga's games.


Janne Kouva

Esports Specialist


Janne has over 10 years of experience with sports betting, especially esports. A life long passion for CS:GO and Dota 2 makes his ultimate goal to share knowledge with other betting enthusiasts through written content.
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