The 1. Bundesliga clash at Volkswagen Arena this coming Saturday sees Wolfsburg hosting opponents Augsburg. Wolfsburg managed to end up number 4 on 61 points last season. As mentioned, they face Augsburg, who came in as number 13 on 36 points last season.
With 16 points after 10 matches, Wolfsburg lie 7th in the 1. Bundesliga. Augsburg play catch up with 9 points from 10 matches and a ranking as number 16 before their upcoming clash. While Wolfsburg could be sneaking inside the top 6 with a win here, Augsburg will be hoping to add some distance to the lower regions.
Wolfsburg go into their next 1. Bundesliga match averaging a humble 1.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 11 goals, while also conceding 12 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.2 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
Augsburg travel to their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 9 goals, while also conceding 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Facts and figures for Wolfsburg vs Augsburg
- Wolfsburg did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Wolfsburg has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Wolfsburg scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wolfsburg's last 6 of 8 matches.
- Augsburg has lost the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Augsburg did not win the last 11 matches in a row when playing away;
- Augsburg scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Augsburg conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
Current form — Wolfsburg v. Augsburg
Wolfsburg to pick up the pieces
Wolfsburg go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. Wolfsburg look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Freiburg, they were left empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Bayer Leverkusen in a 2-0 win. They followed that up with a 2-1 win against Salzburg in their most recent outing.
Augsburg in nice flow.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Augsburg in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative. Augsburg have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. First, they went down 4-1 against Mainz 05, before picking up a 2-2 draw against Bochum. Their latest match brought a 4-1 win in their encounter with VfB Stuttgart.
According to the bookmakers, Wolfsburg are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 6.50 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 15% chance of beating Augsburg. Placing your bet on Augsburg, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.53.
Wolfsburg v. Augsburg — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Wolfsburg came away as winners in a 1. Bundesliga, back in February 2021. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: A win for Wolfsburg pays out at 1.53, the best prize for a draw is 4.20, while an away win for Augsburg gets you odds 6.50. Wolfsburg head into their upcoming match against Augsburg with a 50% winning record in recent 1. Bundesliga meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 5-3-2 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 20%.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
As the current 1. Bundesliga standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 7 points. Even though Augsburg cannot overtake Wolfsburg in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Wolfsburg, who are now number 7 with 16 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Primary goal getter
Lukas Nmecha has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. Wolfsburg will no doubt look to him for more goals in their next match against Augsburg. The visitors are surely hoping Reece Oxford adds another to his current total. With 3 goals in the last six matches, Reece Oxford boasts a decent goal to games ratio.