Hoffenheim VS FC Augsburg ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Hoffenheim vs FC Augsburg
Hoffenheim and Augsburg meet at the Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena in a match of the 8th round of the Bundesliga. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins and 1 draw in the last 4 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 20-05-2017, in a Bundesliga game that ended in a draw for (0-0). In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Hoffenheim Team News
After 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, the home team is in 3rd place, having won 14 points. In the last match, they lost with Freiburg away by (3-2), after having won at home in a game against Schalke 04 by (2-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 27 goals scored and 27 conceded, against 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 home defeats, with 30 goals scored and 12 conceded. For the championship, Hoffenheim won 10 points in 12 chances, after 3 wins and 1 draw in their last 4 games at their stadium.
In this competition, you do not lose in your stadium there are 4 matches. His attack has been marked with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 7 games in this competition. In 12 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 7 home matches in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he scored 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Hoffenheim vs FC Augsburg Stats
Hoffenheim have been doing a good campaign in the Bundesliga, but suffered their first defeat in the competition in the last round and is looking for a recovery to remain among the top. The team is characterized by a good quality attack that has scored 13 goals and is the third best of the national while the defense has suffered 8 goals and is the seventh less leaked, demonstrating the good balance between the offensive and defensive sectors that allow the good performance current. Hoffenheim have 3 wins and 1 draw in their 4 games and it is worth noting that they have only conceded 1 goal in those games, with the third defender having the slightest lease on the Bundesliga. For the confrontation against Augsburg, coach Julian Nagelsmann has some players recovering from injury, but the athletes of the team considered titular must be available and the team goes to the field with maximum strength.
FC Augsburg Team News
After 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, the visiting team is in 6th place, having won 11 points. In the last match, they lost to Borussia Dortmund at home (1-2), after their previous match drew away in a game against Stuttgart, (0-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Augsburg won 3, drew 3 and lost 4. Their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 5 of the last 7 games in this competition.
Augsburg have performed better than expected in the German Championship where they fight at the top half of the table but have seen their series of 5 games without losing in the last round and are looking for a recovery to again approach the first placed. The secret to the good campaign so far has been the defensive system, having conceded just 6 goals and is the nation’s third-lowest-voided defense, while the attack has scored 9 goals and is seventh most positive. Playing away from home, such as Saturday’s clash, Augsburg earns 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss, a reasonable performance as a visitor, worth noting that it is the second team to have suffered fewer goals away from their dominions with just 2 goals against. For the confrontation against Hoffenheim, coach Manuel Baum has no problems with the starting 11 and must repeat the team that acted in the last round.