St. Pölten vs. Hartberg Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

The most likely scenario for this challenge will be the occurrence of some goals. Looking at the last games of the championship, we believe that the two teams will act very offensively to achieve a victory. In addition, the two emblems have several defensive problems, which makes the game open and with clear scoring opportunities. That said and taking into account all these factors, betting in favor of the ‘Over 3 Goals’ market is a good option.

Betting tip

Handicap, more than 3 goals

Odd 1.88


Sankt Pölten and Hartberg meet at NV 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 04-20-2021, the final result was a draw by (0-0). The history of direct matches played in this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, as there was 1 draw and 1 victory for each team in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time they met at this stadium was on 12‑12‑2020, in a Bundesliga match that ended in a draw (2‑2). The goals of the match were scored by R. Ljubicic (25 ‘) and A. Schmidt (17’) for Sankt Pölten and by R. Rep (29 ‘) and T. Rotter (84’) for Hartberg. The local / visitor condition deserves special attention, since although it is a match between 6th and 2nd in the general classification, in reality it is a match between the 23rd classified at home and the 17th as a visitor.

St. Pölten Team Analysis

The home team is currently in sixth place, with 13 points earned, after 5 wins, 9 draws and 17 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home against Rheindorf Altach by (3‑3). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Austria Wien by (2‑1). This is a team that tends to achieve more positive results on the road than at home, as they have won 15 points away, where they scored 23 goals and conceded 27, and 8 points at home, with 16 goals scored and 29 conceded. In their last 10 home matches for the league, Sankt Pölten has recorded 4 draws and 6 losses, having won 4 points out of 30 possible.

In this competition, they have not won any of the last 12 matches at their stadium. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 31 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 15 times and never managed to turn the scoreboard.

St. Polten comes into this game with a 2-1 setback, on the trip to Austria Vienna, thus adding the thirteenth consecutive game without a win in this competition: the only goal of the team was signed by Alexander Schmidt. It should be noted that the home team is already relegated to the Austrian second division. Coach Gerald Baumgartner must keep the team 3-4-3 favoring defensive organization and counterattacks, making the most of the space in the opponent’s back. Forward Alexander Schmidt is this team’s top scorer with 13 goals scored. For this match, the local coach cannot count on George Davies, Michael Steinwender and Lukas Tursch, all with physical problems.

Hartberg analysis

The visiting team is currently in second place, with 29 points won, after 11 wins, 11 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Austria Wien by (3‑1). In the last match, they beat Admira at home by (2‑0). This is a team affected by the home factor, as they have won 13 points as a visitor and 20 at home, with 19 goals scored and 18 received at home, against 18 goals scored and 30 received as a visitor. In the last 10 away games for the league, Hartberg has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, having earned 12 points out of a possible 30. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to score in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 31 games in this competition, he only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard in the 19 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 15 away matches for this competition: they have conceded 11 of their 30 goals between minutes (16 ‘- 30’).

Hartberg comes into this match with a 2-0 loss to Admira, ending two straight games without a win in this competition: the team’s goals were scored by Rajko Rep and Julius Ertlthaler. Now, in this game against St. Polten, coach Markus Schopp should play 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, however, in some moments of the game he must risk only on the counterattack . . Attacking midfielder Rajko Rep is one of the players who deserves prominence in this team with 6 goals and 6 assists. Outside of this game are Michael John Lema, Sascha Horvath and Manfred Gollner, all with physical problems.

Betting tip

Handicap, more than 3 goals

Odd 1.88

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