- It’s RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB-Pokal Final on Saturday, June 3
- RB Leipzig are the current holders of the cup
- Find our prediction below, where we look at the odds and offer some picks
It’s RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB-Pokal Final on Saturday, June 3, with kick-off in Berlin’s Olympiastadion at 2:00pm ET. Leipzig won the trophy last season but Frankfurt are serial winners of this cup, having already won it on five occasions.
We preview our RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt picks, look at the odds, and offer some analysis, team news, and predictions below.
RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt Odds
|To Win the Cup
Leipzig open as the bookmakers’ odds-on favorites at -140, with an implied win probability of 58%, while Frankfurt are listed at a more generous +340, implied at 23%. The draw is also well priced at +300 in the RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt odds and is implied at 25%, while RB are -320 to lift the trophy even if extra time and/or penalties are needed.
Odds from DraftKings Sportsbook on May 31.
RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt Over/Under and Spread
With the tipping point set at 2.5 goals, the bookies have listed the under in plus money at +115 and the over at a less appealing -150. By implication, they are anticipating an open game with several goals.
RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt Preview
Leipzig’s win over Freiburg in last season’s final delivered them their first-ever major trophy, and it was the same opponents who they overcame in this year’s semifinal. No penalties were needed this time around, however, as they strolled to a very comfortable 5-1 win.
Despite having a slow start to the season under the management of Domenico Tedesco, a change of head coach made a massive difference to RB’s season. With Marco Rose now in charge, they have turned things around and have clinched a place in next season’s Champions League.
Off to Berlin! 🚌🏆 pic.twitter.com/Pi92QrS616
— RB Leipzig English (@RBLeipzig_EN) June 2, 2023
Seven Wins in Eight for Leipzig
Not only did Rose mastermind an overall turnaround in fortunes, he also oversaw an outstanding end of the season for Leipzig, who won seven of their last eight Bundesliga games. Since taking on the Leipzig reins, Rose has an outstanding 67.5 percent win ratio from his 40 games in charge.
Two Major Trophies for Eintracht?
These are exciting times for Frankfurt who will be hoping to add another major trophy to their collection after sensationally winning the Europa League in 2022. Under the coaching of Oliver Glasner, they sampled life in the Champions League this season and will be hoping to follow that up with a place in next season’s Europa League by winning this cup.
On the plus side, even if they don’t beat Leipzig, they have still guaranteed themselves a place in Europe next season – in the European Conference League – by clinching seventh place in the Bundesliga following a final-day victory over Freiburg.
— Eintracht Frankfurt (@eintracht_eng) June 2, 2023
Vital Win in Stuttgart
A concern for Frankfurt fans had been a major dip in form at the back end of the season – 10 games without a win – but their thrilling 3-2 win in Stuttgart has restored some belief and faith that had started to waver. It was also their first win away from home in 13 attempts.
Eintracht’s reliance on their fervent support at Deutsche Bank Park obviously won’t come into play on Saturday, but they will be relying on their fans making Berlin a noisy home from home for the day.
RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt Team Lineups and Injuries
RB Leipzig Projected Lineup: Blaswich, Simakan, Orban, Klostermann, Halstenberg, Laimer, Haidara, Szoboszlai, Olmo, Nkunku, Werner.
Injuries & absences: Silva, Gulasci.
Eintracht Frankfurt Projected Lineup: Trapp, Tuta, Hasebe, Ndicka, Buta, Rode, Sow, Lenz, Lindstrom, Gotze, Kolo Muani.
Injuries & absences: Alario, Smolcic.
RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt Head-to-Head Stats
|22 / 2
|Goals for / against
|15 / 4
|8-0 (vs Teutonia Ottensen)
|4-0 (vs Magdeburg)
|No of DFB-Pokal trophies
|Form Guide (all comps)
RB Leipzig vs Eintracht Frankfurt Prediction
Leipzig’s thrilling end to the season makes them big favorites here for a reason. Rose’s team is full of confidence and has that winning feeling in this competition after winning it 12 months ago.
For Frankfurt, this may be a step too far in what has been a difficult end to the campaign, and even at -140 there is value here in the RB win
Stuttgart vs Hamburger Picks: RB Leipzig to win (-140) / Under 2.5 goals (+115)
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