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RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim Prediction & Betting tips
The 23rd matchday of the Bundesliga will be ended again on Monday evening. When RB Leipzig receives the TSG Hoffenheim 1899, Julian Nagelsmann is the last time in the Red Bull Arena as a coach of the opponent’s guest. From next season, the young coach of the Kraichgauer in Leipzig will succeed Ralf Rangnick, who then retires to his post as sports director. This season, Nagelsmann met with TSG twice before his future club and had twice the place as a loser.
In the one-year transitional era under Ralf Rangnick in dual function, the Bulls are clearly on course Champions League. Leipzig have been unbeaten in four league games, scoring ten out of twelve possible points. As fourth in the table RB already has five points ahead of fifth place. At home, the bulls are particularly strong. In the game RB Leipzig vs.. Hoffenheim speak the odds of the bookmakers for the continuation of the good home record of the hosts. The betting base agrees with this assessment and sets in the duel RB Leipzig. Hoffenheim their tip on “victory RB Leipzig”.
With 24 points from eleven games, Leipzig is the third-strongest home team in the league. There have been seven wins, three draws and one defeat at Red Bull Arena. But in the second half, RB is also out. With three wins in a row on the opponent’s place, the Bulls have already collected more points in the stranger than in the entire first round (eight points). Two success factors of the current upswing are certainly the perfect defense behavior and the fast ball conquests in the pressing. With 19 goals the team of coach Ralf Rangnick represents the best defensive of the league. At home, the Leipzig had in eleven games even only conceded seven goals. Rangnick always manages to keep the tension high. Also shows Leipzig a new standard strength and scored this year already six goals after dormant balls. Red Bull had scored just five standard goals throughout the first half of the season. Poulsen is also in good form: The Dane has already scored six such important 1-0 victories, scoring a total of five goals in the first quarter of an hour.
RB had to play at VfB last weekend. The guests started with a lot of momentum and took an early lead. Stuttgart held against it and benefited from some inaccuracies of the turf ball athletes. RB coach Rangnick was not satisfied with the appearance of his team in the first half. That was “Larifari-Gekicke”. In the second round, Rangnick switched his 4-4-2 to a lozenge, giving the Leipzigers more access. So Stuttgart had to settle for the end with a 1: 3 defeat. Even the hospital of the long-term injured cleared in Leipzig. After Emil Forsberg gave his start-up comeback at the win in Stuttgart, Kevin Kampl should be a candidate for the squad after a long compulsory break against the TSG. However, there was bad news in the annual report for the year 2017. Here it became known that RB Leipzig has debts of 134.2 million with owner Red Bull. According to the bookies, RB Leipzig are against Hoffenheim the likely winner in the upcoming match.
This season it seems like the TSG could not repeat their coup from the previous year by reaching the Champions League places. Hoffenheim are currently eight points behind the first place to participate in the premier class, the Leipzig occupied at the moment. According to the current status, the Kraichgauer would not even qualify for the Europa League as a table player. The gap to sixth place is only two points. Away, the Hoffenheim are strong and had to accept no defeat since eight appearances in a row. Nine unbeaten games in a row would be a new record for TSG. In addition, the team of coach Nagelsmann with 44 goals, the third best offensive in the league.
Last weekend Hoffenheim had a safe 3: 0 home victory against desolate Hanoverians. From the very beginning, the nail men showed the relegation-threatened guests that there is nothing to be had for them in Kraichgau. With a lot of tackle, good ball conquest and a great behavior against the ball the TSG was clearly superior. With a total of 27 shots on goal of the 96er but the coach could not really be satisfied with the chance exploitation. Before the last matchday, the Kraichgauer occupied with an opportunity of 22.9 percent only the third to last place in the Bundesliga. After all, was the third time this season with the victory against the Lower Saxony zero. Now it is the third time in the season against Leipzig. The Hoffenheim trained to best adapt to Leipzig, during the week, especially the controlled Umschaltspiel under enormous pressure of the opponent. Bicakcic is missing injured.
RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim head to head matches
31.10.18 POK RB Leipzig Hoffenheim 2 : 0
29.09.18 BUN Hoffenheim RB Leipzig 1 : 2
21.04.18 BUN RB Leipzig Hoffenheim 2 : 5
02.12.17 BUN Hoffenheim RB Leipzig 4 : 0
28.01.17 BUN RB Leipzig Hoffenheim 2 : 1