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The German Bundesliga is the highest tier of German football and is arguably the most exciting league in world football. The league was the top scoring league in Europe for the first half of the 2019/20 season, seeing a total of 492 goals scored, an average of 3.2 goals per game. 

This, coupled with the fact that the league contains some of the most sought after youth talent in the world, such as Kai Havertz, Alphonso Davies and Jadon Sancho, means that the 1. Bundesliga is a fantastic league to watch, and an even better league to bet on, with great odds and betting bonuses available here at BetGold. 

How Does 1. Bundesliga Work?

The German main football league consists of 18 teams from all over Germany, including Munich, Dortmund, and Cologne. Each Bundesliga football side plays the other 17 twice, once home and once away. The top four sides qualify for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League, Europe’s premier football competition.

The sides that finish in fifth and sixth gain qualification to the UEFA Europa League, Europe’s secondary competition. The quality of the German football first division is such that these positions are always hotly contested, and fantastic odds can be found for fixtures between its competitors for those interested in Bundesliga betting. 

At the other end of the table, the teams that finish in the bottom two places are relegated to the 2. Bundesliga, Germany’s second tier of domestic football. The team that finishes in 16th place enters a relegation play-off against the side that finished 3rd in the 2. Bundesliga to determine who takes part in the competition the following season.           

Top Game To Watch In The German 1. Bundesliga

Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund- Der Klassiker

This fixture pits the two giants of the German football top division in recent history against one another, in one of the biggest derbies in World Football. As of 2019, the two sides have won a total of 21 of the last 25 Bundesliga titles between them. 

The rivalry has intensified in the past decade due to a host of top Borussia Dortmund players, such as Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gotze and Mats Hummels, leaving Dortmund to play instead for Bayern Munich. The last ten domestic fixtures between the two 1. Bundesliga sides have yielded an impressive 37 goals, above even the high-scoring average of the league overall. 

BetGold offers football betting bonuses on a wide range of bookmakers so you can bet on corners taken and number of yellow cards to total goals scored and match result. Der Klassiker is definitely one of the highlights of the 1. Bundesliga season, and is a fantastic opportunity to dive into German football league online betting. 

What’s The German Football Team To Watch: RasenBallsport (RB) Leipzig

Due to being owned by Red Bull as opposed to its fanbase, RB Leipzig are perhaps the most hated side in Germany by football fans. Bought in 2009, they quickly rose up the German Football pyramid, and reached the Bundesliga in 2016. 

They have since been rooted firmly in the top half of the Bundesliga, finishing 3rd in the 2018/19 season, as well as performing well in the Champions League. Certainly a side on the up, the young and exciting RB Leipzig are a Bundesliga club that consistently defy the odds and are one definitely worth a risk when it comes to online betting.     

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