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German Bundesliga Statistics Table
Table of Contents
- German Bundesliga Statistics Table
- German Bundesliga Profit & Loss Statistics
- Germany’s Top Football League – The German Bundesliga
- The German Bundesliga – Latest News, Betting Tips and More
- How Does the German Bundesliga Work?
- History of the German Bundesliga
- German Bundesliga Statistics FAQs
- ThePuntersPage Final Say
German Bundesliga Profit & Loss Statistics
The purpose of our German Bundesliga Profit & Loss tables is to see how much each team would have returned had you backed them to win every game with £10 level stakes. You can then spot, at a glance, who has been providing the best value over the course of the campaign.
The table below ranks all 18 German Bundesliga sides based on profitability (#1 Being Most Profitable).
You can select (using the tabs) to see data based on ‘Overall‘ results (Home and Away Form Combined), ‘Home‘ results (Home Form Only) and ‘Away‘ results (Away Form Only). The data is updated every day.
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- PD – The total number of ‘Matches Played’ during the season so far.
- P/L – Total profit or loss if £10 was staked on this team to win every game.
- ROI (Return On Investment) – Total profit or loss as a % of total stakes if £10 was staked on this team to win every game.
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How Are The Profit & Loss Figures Calculated
As mentioned earlier, the Profit & Loss (P/L) statistics are calculated as if you were to back each team to win every game with £10 stakes using odds from Bet365. The data is then added together cumulatively throughout the season to give the total profit or loss each team would gave generated.
ROI (Return On Investment) is calculated by dividing the total Profit/Loss by the number of matches played and then converted into a percentage.
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Germany’s Top Football League – The German Bundesliga
The German Bundesliga is the highest ranked football league in Germany, and has the highest average football stadium attendance across the globe, with its average of 45,134 fans per match, during the 2011/12 season being the highest ever recorded average attendance, in due course of a football league season. The competition comprises of 18 teams, and consists of teams qualifying for European competitions, staying afloat in the top division, and being relegated to the 2. Bundesliga – The Second Tier Football League in Germany. Most games are played on weekends, while some are played on weekdays as well.
All German Bundesliga clubs qualify for the DFB-Pokal, German Football’s Domestic Trophy, and the winner of the competition, faces the winner of the German Bundesliga in the DFL-Supercup. Ever since the league was founded in Dortmund in 1962, 56 teams have contested in the German Bundesliga, of which Bayern Munich has won the most League Titles – A Staggering 28. The German Bundesliga ranks 3rd performance-wise, across the top Football Leagues in the world. According to German Bundesliga Statistics, the league is broadcasted in over 200 countries, and is a firm favourite among punters from all over the world.
The German Bundesliga is getting richer by the season, as the 2018/19 season saw Germany’s two Top Flight Football Leagues reap revenues of over 4 Billion Euros – A record 13th year the German Football Top Flights have seen an increase in revenue. 14 of the German Bundesliga’s 18 teams in the 2018/19 Season generated revenue of over 100 Million Euros, making the German Bundesliga one of the richest leagues in the world.
The German Bundesliga – Latest News, Betting Tips and More
The German Bundesliga 19/20 is proving to be an exciting affair. According to German Bundesliga Stats, last year’s German Bundesliga was a topsy-turvy affair, with Bayern Munich narrowly beating Borussia Dortmund, to be crowned German Bundesliga Champions for the 28th time, and a record 7 times in a row. The competition is much stiffer this year, with Bayern Munich ending the calendar year 3rd, behind RB Leipzig, and Borussia Monchengladbach.
The matches have come thick and fast, and the German Bundesliga has proven to be a high-scoring affair in the 19/20 season. Can RB Leipzig end Bayern Munich’s dominance? Can Timo Werner surpass Lewandowsi’s scoring record, and beat him to the Torjägerkanone? Only time will tell.
Surprisingly, the end of 2019 sees Bayern Munich at 3rd, instead of the top-of-the-table position they are accustomed to. Ever since Niko Kovac was dismissed as Head Coach, by the Bayern Munich hierarchy, according to German Bundesliga Stats, Bayern Munich has seen an upturn in form, and they have won their last 3 matches. As things stand, Bayern Munich are favourites to win the German Bundesliga for the 8th year in a row, with odds of 53/100.
RB Leipzig on the other hand, are on a dream run, and have won 4 of their last 5 games, with a draw sandwiched in between. They are the highest scorers in the league, having scored 48 goals compared to Bayern Munich’s 46. Their odds of winning the German Bundesliga stand at 11/4. They have the best goal difference as well.
While Borussia Monchengladbach haven’t quite set the world alight with their scoring feats, they have the stingiest defence, having shipped in only 18 goals in 17 matches. They are a surprise package in the race for the German Bundesliga Title, and their odds of winning the tournament stand at 14/1.
Borussia Dortmund have had a stop-start season, and have not managed to get going. Despite purchasing several promising players like Thorgan Hazard, and Julian Brant, they stand at 4th, and will be hoping for a much improved second half of the German Bundesliga season. Their odds of winning the German Bundesliga stand at 12/1.
League Table 2019/20 (Winter Break)
Top Goal Scorers 2019/20
As for the scoring charts, it is of no surprise to see Robert Lewandowski at the summit of the chasing pack. Robert Lewandowski has had a wonderful calendar year, and has finished 2019 as the leading goal scorer in Europe. In the German Bundesliga 19/20, Lewandowski has scored a staggering 19 goals. Lewandowski underwent a Groin Surgery after Bayern Munich’s game against Wolfsburg, and it was a success.
Timo Werner is not too far behind, as he has scored 18 goals himself. The race for the German Golden Boot will be an exciting one, considering both RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich are fighting for the title, and are led by their two marksmen.
|Robert Lewandowski (MUN)||19|
|Timo Werner (RBL)||18|
|Rouwen Hennings (DUS)||11|
|Jadon Sancho (DOR)||9|
|Marco Reus (DOR)||9|
|Florian Niederlechner (AUG)||8|
|Sebastian Andersson (UB)||8|
|Nils Petersen (FBG)||7|
|Robin Quaison (MAI)||7|
|Milot Rashica (BRE)||7|
Top Assists Providers 2019/20
According to German Bundesliga Stats in the Assists department, it is not surprising to see Thomas Muller leading the charts. Muller hasn’t been playing as frequently as he would have liked, ever since Coutinho arrived, but he has been performing admirably, and has chalked up 11 assists already. His partnership with Lewandowski is certainly bearing fruit!
|Thomas Muller (MUN)||10|
|Jadon Sancho (DOR)||9|
|Christopher Nkunku (RBL)||8|
|Thorgan Hazard (DOR)||7|
|Serge Gnabry (MUN)||6|
|Kevin Volland (LEV)||6|
|Christian Gunter (FBG)||6|
|Florian Niederlechner (AUG)||6|
|Achraf Hakimi (DOR)||6|
|Filip Kostic (EF)||6|
Other Bundesliga Statistics
Leon Bailey may have scored 2 goals to help Bayer Leverkusen beat Bayern Munich, but he must maintain his discipline! Bailey has been awarded 2 Red Cards this most – The most for any player.
According to German Bundesliga Stats, Robert Lewandowski has taken the most shots this season – 78, and has converted these shots into 19 goals. Werner on the other hand has taken 72 shots, and has converted 18 of them into goals. This makes Werner the more efficient of the two in front of goal. When it comes to shots taken by a team, Bayern Munich has taken 316 shots, while RB Leipzig stands at 3rd, with 277 shots. Bayern Munich could have scored more goals, hadn’t it been for 12 shots they hit against the post/crossbar!
Betting Tips and Predictions
The German Bundesliga is one of the most popular football leagues among punters. There are several different betting types you can explore, and several teams worth punting on. That being said, you must perform your due diligence before punting on any team, or match.
Bayern Munich has won the German Bundesliga on 28 occasions, and 7 times in a row. This makes the team a firm favourite with it comes to choosing a winner, come the end of the season. Placing a League Winner Bet on Bayern Munich makes sense, considering their dominance, and squad depth.
RB Leipzig might just win the league as well, and you are looking at great odds of 11/4 if they do indeed manage to win the league. That being said, placing a League Winner without the Champion Bet on RB Leipzig is a fantastic betting option too, considering how Leipzig are more likely to come 2nd, than win the German Bundesliga.
According to German Bundesliga Stats, the league is a high-scoring league, and recorded Over 3.18 Goals in the 2018/19 season. Placing an Over 2.5 Goals Bet on matches contested between a strong team, and a weak team, or two strong teams in the German Bundesliga is worth the punt, as the match is likely to witness more than 3 goals scored.
Handicap Betting is another popular market explored by bettors in the German Bundesliga. Placing a Handicap Bet involves giving a head start to a weaker team, when a match is contested between a weaker opposition, and a stronger opposition. The stronger opposition must overcome the deficit in order for you to win the bet.
Let’s say a match is being contested between Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen. You give Bayern Munich a handicap of -2. In order for you to win the bet, Bayern Munich must score at least 3 goals more than Werder Bremen.
You can place a Half Time Result Bet as well. Placing a Half Time Result Bet involves you predicting whether the Home Team, or Away Team will be on top, come the Half Time whistle. You can predict the affair to be a draw as well.
A Half Time Result Bet includes injury time. You can place such a bet on matches contested between a stronger opposition, and a weaker opposition, and punt on the stronger opposition to win.
How Does the German Bundesliga Work?
According to German Bundesliga Stats, the league is contested between 18 teams, who play 34 matches each, in due course of a German Bundesliga season. Each team plays 17 Home Games, and 17 Away Games. The German Bundesliga consists of no playoffs to decide top prizes. Each winning team is awarded 3 Points, While Matches ending in a draw see both teams being awarded 1 Point each. Whoever wins the most matches, come the end of the season is crowned champion. If there comes a situation in which two or more teams have the same number of points at the end of the season, the German Bundesliga makes use of the following criteria to determine a winner, in the following order of precedence –
- Goal Difference
- Goals Scored
- Head-to-Head Points
- Head-to-Head Goal Difference
- Head-to-Head Away Goals Scored
- Away Goals Scored.
After the application of the above mentioned criteria, if teams cannot be separated, playoffs ensue.
Due to the German Bundesliga’s strong showing in the UEFA Coefficient Ranking, the top four teams in the German Bundesliga automatically qualify for the Champions League.
As for the 5th and 6th placed teams, they find themselves qualified for the Europa League Group Stage, while the 7th place team finds itself needing to qualify for the Europa League, via the Third Qualifying Round. If a German team wins the DFB-Pokal Cup, they are guaranteed a spot in the Europa League.
In this case, if the winning team ranks in the Top 6 of the German Bundesliga Table, the 7th Place Team qualifies for the Europa League, while the 8th Placed Team enters the Third Qualifying Round of the Europa League. If the 7th Placed Team wins the Cup, the 8th Placed Team enters the Third Qualifying Round of the Europa League.
While the Top 6, or 7 Teams at best, manage to find a ticket to Europe, the remaining teams in the German Bundesliga fight it out for a high spot in the Bundesliga Table. For some teams, avoiding relegation to the 2. Bundesliga is an achievement in itself. The teams placed in the bottom 2 of the German Bundesliga Table, come the end of the season are automatically relegated.
The team, who finished in 16th, must contest the team who finished 3rd in the 2. Bundesliga. This contest is a two-legged affair, and the winner of the contest qualifies for the German Bundesliga.
The German Bundesliga is one of the few leagues in Europe that enjoys the privilege of a Winter Break. The German Bundesliga generally has a Winter Break from Mid-December to the End of January (6 Weeks).
History of the German Bundesliga
The German Bundesliga has a rich history, with several impressive teams, and serial winners over the years. Unlike most leagues in Europe, the German Bundesliga did not take shape till 1962. Calls for the creation of a National League System began in the 1950s, when teams in East and West Germany did exist, but did not match the professionalism of well-established teams in leagues of Europe.
The catalyst to the creation of a National League System in Germany began after West Germany were knocked out of the 1962 World Cup by Yugoslavia.
Most Successful Teams
Bayern Munich did not compete in the first two seasons of the Bundesliga, and they won the first of their 28 Titles in the 1968/69 season. They have been a dominant force ever since, and they have also recorded the highest ever point tally in the German Bundesliga (91), in the 2012/13 Season. In the 2013/14 Season, Bayern Munich won the league with 7 games to spare, which too, is a record.
Bayern Munich also have the highest number of wins in a German Bundesliga Season – 29, in 2012/13 and 2013/14. Bayern Munich also hold the record for the highest number of goals score in a League Season – 101, in 1971/72.
Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach are the next highest on the list of Bundesliga Titles, with 5 each, followed by Werder Bremen with 4. Hamburg SV and VfB Stuttgart have won 3 titles each. The last team to win the German Bundesliga apart from Bayern Munich, was Borussia Dortmund, under Jurgen Klopp, in the 2011/12 season of the German Bundesliga.
German Bundesliga Champions in the 21st Century
Impressive Players Statistics
The German Bundesliga has a rich history of world-class players gracing its vicinity. From Gerd Muller, to Oliver Kahn – The German Bundesliga has witnessed amazing Goal Scorers, and World Cup Winners alike.
Most Appearances in the German Bundesliga
Karl-Heinz Korbel is the leading appearance maker in the German Bundesliga. A One-Club Man, Korbel appeared for Eintracht Frankfurt a record 602 times. The next highest on the list of appearances is Manfred Kaltz. Claudio Pizzaro has made the most appearances in the German Bundesliga for a Non-German (484), and he is still playing!
Top Scorers in the German Bundesliga
When it comes to goal scorers, no one surpasses the legend of Gerd Muller. Muller scored a mammoth 365 goals in 427 appearances. Lewandowski is the only current player in the German Bundesliga who stands a chance of competing with Muller, and possibly breaking his record.
|Rank||Country||Name||Years Active||Goals||Appearances||Strike Rate|
Other Impressive Bundesliga Stats
Gerd Muller was a One-Club Man, and scored a Club Record 365 goals for Bayern Munich. Robert Lewandowski holds the record for scoring the most goals as a substitute in a German Bundesliga Match. According to German Bundesliga Statistics, Gerd Muller has scored the most goals in a German Bundesliga Season – 40.
Dieter Muller holds the record of the highest number of goals scored in a single German Bundesliga Game – 6. Oliver Kahn holds the record of the highest number of Clean Sheets by a goalkeeper in the German Bundesliga – 196. Kevin De Bruyne holds the record for most assists given in a season – 21. Frank Ribery holds the record for most German Bundesliga titles won – 9.
German Bundesliga Statistics FAQs
💡 How Many Teams are in the German Bundesliga? How Many Matches do they play in a Season?
The German Bundesliga consists of 18 teams, contesting in 34 matches each.
The award for German Football’s Top Scorer.
🔐 League Winner Bet
A bet placed on the team that you think will win the league, come the end of the season in question.
🔵 League Winner without the Champion Bet
A bet placed on the team that you think will come 2nd in the league, come the end of the season in question.
🇦🇹 Over 2.5 Goals Bet
An Over 2.5 Goals Bet involves both teams scoring a combined tally of equal to, or over 3 goals in a match. If they do, you win.
🇨🇭 Handicap Betting
Placing a Handicap Bet involves giving a head start to a weaker team, when a match is contested between a weaker opposition, and a stronger opposition. The stronger opposition must overcome the deficit in order for you to win the bet.
🙋 Half Time Result Bet
Placing a Half Time Result Bet involves you predicting whether the Home Team, or Away Team will be on top, come the Half Time whistle. You can predict the affair to be a draw as well. A Half Time Result Bet includes injury time.
ThePuntersPage Final Say
The German Bundesliga is one of the finest football leagues on the planet. Home to some of the best players, the German Bundesliga is renowned for its wonderful fans, an excellent brand of football, and some mouth-watering fixtures. The German Bundesliga is also known for offering a vibrant brand of betting markets – Popular among punters all over the world.
It must be noted that you must perform your due diligence before indulging in any betting market. That being said, the German Bundesliga bodes well for future generations of football lovers and enthusiasts, so buckle up, and enjoy the thrill of exhillirating football!