FC Koln and Augsburg face off in round 15 at RheinEnergieSTADION, and it has the look of a tight match between two teams currently looking evenly matched. Ranked 9th in the 1. Bundesliga, FC Koln have collected 19 points from 14 games. On 13 points, Augsburg see themselves ranked as number 16 after 14 matches.
Entering the match as a favourite, FC Koln will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in the 1. Bundesliga. They should be in with a decent chance of adding a win to their account. The visitors will no doubt make life as difficult as possible, though, with their current form not too shabby.
FC Koln go into their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a humble 1.5 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 15 goals, while also conceding 17 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 0 times.
Augsburg are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors on Friday managed a bearable 13 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1.3 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 17 goals. They claimed 1 clean sheets as they averaged 1.7 against per match. Let's get into the some betting predictions from us, here, at BetFootball.
Stats and facts for FC Koln and Augsburg.
- FC Koln unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- FC Koln unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row at home;
- FC Koln conceded the last 14 matches in a row;
- FC Koln scored the last 13 matches in a row at home.
- Augsburg did not win the last 13 matches in a row when playing away;
- Augsburg has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
- Augsburg conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Augsburg conceded the last 9 matches in a row.
Current form — FC Koln v. Augsburg
FC Koln hope to boost points tally.
FC Koln go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-1 draw against Mainz 05. They went on to beat B. M'gladbach 4-1, before sharing the spoils with Arminia Bielefeld in a 1-1 draw.
Augsburg looking for more
Augsburg have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. They claimed a 2-1 win against Bayern München, before drawing 1-1 with Hertha Berlin. This little streak came to an end, when Bochum proved too strong in a 2-3 defeat for Augsburg.
Although favoured by the bookies, FC Koln have obviously been a little average lately and FC Koln will fancy their chances. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.57. The punter looking for higher odds might also add this to an accumulator. Should your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 5.50.
FC Koln v. Augsburg — fixture history
Augsburg were left disappointed when FC Koln handed them a 3-2 defeat in their last 1. Bundesliga encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 1-0 win. FC Koln have been able to win 10% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Augsburg in the 1. Bundesliga. In other words, they have a 1-5-4 recent record, with the latter winning 40% of the matches. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 10 matches between FC Koln and Augsburg. Both teams found the back of the net 5 times in those 10 matches. When looking for value bets with your betting strategy, adding both teams not to score to an accumulator look the smart move.
Current table in the 1. Bundesliga
As the current 1. Bundesliga standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 6 points. Even though Augsburg cannot overtake FC Koln in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. FC Koln, who are now number 9 with 19 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Friday.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Anthony Modeste. He is one of the FC Koln players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 4 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Augsburg.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Michael Gregoritsch to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Michael Gregoritsch netted 2 goals for Augsburg in their latest matches.