Bundesliga return: Odds and lines for Matchday 26 schedule, featuring Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke and more
The German league returns with some intriguing matchups starting on May 16
Thewith nine or 10 games remaining on the calendar for each club. That means one were just days away from being able to watch one of the big five European leagues resume action following the coronavirus hiatus. Bayern Munich is leading the table with 55 points as rival Borussia Dortmund sits four points behind. . The first weekend of action features what should be a cracking showdown between Dortmund and Schalke in the Revierderby. .
Five matches are on the schedule for that Saturday, with two on Sunday and one on Monday.?
Bayern Munich goes to Union Berlin as the massive favorite to walk away with all three points and continue to maintain or potentially build on its lead over Dortmund.?
Numerous American players are expected to be in action, but one that will surely miss is goalkeeper Zach Steffen of Fortuna Dusseldorf, who injured his knee in training at the end of last month. Sources told CBS Sportswith his team in the battle for survival.
Ahead of the games on May 16, here are the official odds according to William Hill Sportsbook.?
Saturday, May 16
Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke, 9:30 a.m. ET?
- Borussia Dortmund: -225?
- Draw: +360
- Schalke: +600
Augsburg vs. Wolfsburg, 9:30 a.m. ET
- Augsburg: +200
- Draw: +250
- Wolfsburg: +120
Fortuna Dusseldorf vs. Paderborn, 9:30 a.m. ET
- Fortuna Dusseldorf: +110
- Draw: +260
- Paderborn: +240
Hoffenheim vs. Hertha Berlin, 9:30 a.m. ET
- Hoffenheim: +105
- Draw: +270
- Hertha Berlin: +240
RB Leipzig vs. Freiburg, 9:30 a.m. ET
- RB Leipzig: -300
- Draw: +450
- Freiburg: +750
Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Borussia Monchengladbach, 12:30 p.m. ET
- Eintracht Frankfurt: +200
- Draw: +260
- Monchengladbach: +130
Sunday, May 17
Cologne vs. Mainz, 9:30 a.m. ET
- Koln: +100
- Draw: +275
- Mainz: +250
Union Berlin vs. Bayern Munich, 12 p.m. ET
- Union Berlin: +1200
- Draw: +550
- Bayern Munich: -450
Monday, May 18
Werder Bremen vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 2:30 p.m. ET
- Draw: +290
- Leverkusen: -118
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