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RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim Prediction & Betting tips
At the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig on Saturday afternoon there is perhaps the last chance to qualify for the Champions League. RB Leipzig and TSG Hoffenheim separates before this game only one counter. With only four remaining game days and a gap of four or five points to fourth place, this game is of great importance for both teams. We expect an offensively led encounter, because when RB Leipzig and TSG Hoffenheim meet, fell in the past, at least three hits. That’s why we believe in scoring a few goals this time around, and will receive respectable odds of 1.50 for more than 2.5 goals.
Achieving the Champions League ranks is in danger at RB Leipzig four games before the end of the season. The team of coach Ralph Hasenhüttl is currently in fifth place in the Bundesliga. The gap to the fourth placed, Borussia Dortmund, is four points. In order to reach the top 4 in Germany, RB Leipzig needs a higher point yield in the remaining games than in the recent past. Of the last eight Bundesliga matches, the “Red Bulls” won only two. In front of a home crowd, the people of Leipzig are often more dangerous than away. While RB Leipzig lost only three games in the Red Bull Arena this season, they have suffered six defeats away from home.
Last weekend, RB Leipzig did not get past Werder Bremen over a 1-1 draw. After the Red Bulls were clearly inferior in the first half and rightly behind, they dominated the second half and scored the equalizer through Ademola Lookman. Games involving RB Leipzig are usually marked by many goals. In 17 of a total of 30 Bundesliga games fell more than two hits. At home games fell even in ten of 15 encounters at least three goals. In the upcoming match against TSG Hoffenheim Ralph Hasenhüttl injury due to Marcel Halstenberg, Konrad Laimer and Marcel Sabitzer.
TSG Hoffenheim are currently unbeaten in seven Bundesliga games and have won four games. Through this series, the team of coach Julian Nagelsmann could advance to sixth place in the table. With a victory this weekend against the direct competitor from Leipzig, even the Champions League would be back in sight.
With 55 goals scored, TSG Hoffenheim have one of the league’s most dangerous offensives. Foreign forward Serge Gnabry is currently in excellent form. He scored six goals in the last six games. Away there were for the Sinsheimer last two draws in a row (3: 3 against Borussia Mönchengladbach, 1: 1 against Eintracht Frankfurt). Only three of their 15 away games were won.
TSG Hoffenheim beat Hamburg SV 2-0 last Saturday. By hits from Serge Gnabry and Adam Szalai the Sinsheimer went early in the lead. Then they managed to defend against harmless hamburgers the leadership. When the TSG Hoffenheim takes on a strange backdrop, fall mostly a few hits. In nine out of 15 away games at least three goals. At the upcoming guest appearance in Leipzig is also a goal-rich game to be expected. The first leg won the team of coach Julian Nagelsmann 4-0, in a total of three direct duels were always more than two hits.Dennis Geiger will be injured on Saturday afternoon injured. The stakes from the two central defenders Stefan Posch and Ermin Bicakcic, however, are still questionable.
RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim head to head matches
02.12.17 BUN Hoffenheim RB Leipzig 4 : 0
28.01.17 BUN RB Leipzig Hoffenheim 2 : 1
28.08.16 BUN Hoffenheim RB Leipzig 2 : 2