Both Freiburg and Hoffenheim aim to consolidate their position in the table, when they clash in a highly anticipated match this coming Saturday. Freiburg rank as number 4 in the table on 25 points after 14 matches. With 14 rounds behind them, Hoffenheim have amassed 23 points and sit 5 in the 1. Bundesliga.
Separated only by a narrow margin, a win for Hoffenheim in their upcoming clash in the 1. Bundesliga will see them swap positions with Freiburg. Thus, a highly competitive match is eagerly awaited at Europa-Park Stadion
Freiburg step into their next home match on Saturday having scored a tolerable average of 1.9 goals in 10 matches. They managed a total of 19 goals, while also allowing 9 goals against. That is an average of 0.9 goals against per match. They were able to hang on to a clean sheet 4 times in those matches.
Hoffenheim are brimming with confidence before the upcoming away match in the 1. Bundesliga. When it comes to goals, they are capable of showing off very handsome numbers from their previous 10 games. The visitors scored 2.2 times on average per match, for a total of 22 goals. They also let in 15 goals, leaving an average of 1.5 per match. They fought their way to 4 clean sheets. Here are the Predictions from BetFootball for this match up!
Facts and figures for Freiburg vs Hoffenheim in 1. Bundesliga.
- Freiburg scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Freiburg conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Freiburg's last 4 of 6 matches.
- Hoffenheim has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Hoffenheim has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Hoffenheim scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Hoffenheim's last 3 of 5 matches.
Current form — Freiburg v. Hoffenheim
Freiburg finally found the inspiration
Freiburg suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches, as they were run over by Eintracht in a 2-0 defeat. Bochum also proved too hard to handle, as they won 2-1, before Freiburg were able to strike back last time out in a 6-0 win against B. M'gladbach.
Freiburg finally found the inspiration
Hoffenheim have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. RB Leipzig got left behind in a 2-0 win, before Greuther Fürth got hammered in a 3-6 victory. Eintracht was the most recent victim in a 3-2 win for Hoffenheim.
In a match between these two seemingly equal sides on paper, and with both in the same shape currently, home advantage could prove the deciding factor. A win for Freiburg racks up an accumulator by 2.37, which looks the best call this coming Saturday. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the betting odds for an away win are 2.87.
Freiburg v. Hoffenheim — fixture history
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Freiburg played Hoffenheim at Schwarzwald-Stadion. The pair split the points in a 1-1 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Betting on Hoffenheim will get you odds 2.87, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 35% chance of beating Freiburg.
You can get a price of 2.37, should you wish to add Freiburg to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy. Freiburg enter the match against Hoffenheim with a 4-3-3 record in their previous 10 encounters in the 1. Bundesliga. This amounts to a 40% winning ratio for Freiburg, with Hoffenheim victorious in 30% of the last 10 encounters. The past 10 matches between Freiburg and Hoffenheim have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 6 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals this coming Saturday.
Current table in the 1. Bundesliga
According to the 1. Bundesliga table, the difference between the two teams is currently only 2 points. This round 15 clash is of great importance to both teams and their position in the league table. Hoffenheim have an opportunity to catch up with Freiburg, who are currently number 4 on 25 points. However, the hosts will surely try to grab all three points themselves on Saturday, thus extending the lead in the standings.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Philipp Lienhart. He is one of the Freiburg players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 3 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Hoffenheim.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Ihlas Bebou to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Ihlas Bebou netted 3 goals for Hoffenheim in their latest matches.