Hoffenheim vs Schalke 04 Predictions and Tips

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Hoffenheim

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Schalke 04


Match preview and best betting tip:

By looking at these teams, you can see that Hoffenheim has a more organized team and higher quality players compared to the opponent in this match. On the other hand, Schalke 04 are going through a very negative moment in their history and they also have few resources to achieve a good result. That said and taking these factors into account, risking in favor of Hoffenheim’s win and goals in the late 1990s is of great value.

Betting tip

Hoffenheim win and over 2.5 goals

Odd 1.62

Prediction

Hoffenheim and Schalke 04 meet at PreZero Arena, in a match for the 32nd round of the Bundesliga. In the last head-to-head meeting between these teams in this competition, on 09‑01‑2021, Schalke 04 won at home by (4‑0). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which registers 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 games. Indeed, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 20‑10‑2019, in a Bundesliga match, Hoffenheim won by (2‑0). I. Bebou (85 ‘) and A. Kramarić (71’) scored the goals of the match for Hoffenheim.

Hoffenheim analysis

After 9 wins, 9 draws and 13 losses, the home team is in 11th position, with 36 points won. In the last match, they tied in an away match against Freiburg by (1‑1), after having won (3‑2) at home in the previous match, against Borussia M’gladbach. For the league, Hoffenheim won 14 points out of a possible 30, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home games. The team allowed their rival goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to specify in 7 of the last 10 matches of this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency to score goals, since 11 of the last 15 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 31 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 18 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Hoffenheim enters this game with a draw, at 1×1, on the trip to Freiburg, thus adding the fourth consecutive game without losing in this Bundesliga: the only goal of the team was signed by Andrej Kramaric. Now, in this match against Schalke 04, Mr Sebastian Hoeness must look for a more playful ball possession style and attacks organized by the running backs. Andrej Kramaric is the player who deserves prominence in this team, being very robust and strong in the definition. Outside of this game are Munas Dabbur, Sebastian Rudy, Stafylidis, Dennis Geiger and Ermin Bicakcic, all with physical problems.

Schalke 04 review

After 2 victories, 7 draws and 21 defeats, the visiting team is in 18th position, with 13 points won. In the last match, they lost away (1‑0) against Arminia Bielefeld, after losing (4‑0) away against Freiburg in the previous match. In the last 10 away games, Schalke 04 have registered 3 draws and 7 losses, having won 3 points out of 30 possible.

For this competition, they have not won any of the last 15 away matches. The team allowed goals to the rival in 7 of the last 10 matches, for that reason they have not presented great defensive strength, and their attack needs to improve, since they have not managed to materialize in 7 of the last 10 matches of this competition. . In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency to score goals, as 12 out of 15 ended with Over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. This is a team that scores few times first and that only managed to open the scoring in 4 of its last 30 games in the Bundesliga, of those 4 they reached the break in advantage in all and won in the final of the 90 ‘in 2. In 30 games of this competition, he never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 24 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Schalke 04 arrives unmotivated for this match after losing 1-0 to Arminia Bielefeld, adding the second setback in this competition. It should be noted that the visitors are already relegated to the German second division. In this match against Hoffenheim, Mr. Dimitrios Grammozis must privilege the defensive organization and counterattacks, exploring the space in the opponent’s back in the best way. Midfielder Amine Harit is the highlight of this team, who is primarily responsible for creating the offensive process. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Malick Thiaw, Salif Sané and Benjamin Stambouli, all injured, in addition to Levent Mercan, Hamza Mendyl, Nabil Bentaleb, Nastasic and Ludewig, these injured.

Betting tip

Hoffenheim win and over 2.5 goals

Odd 1.62


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