Augsburg vs Darmstadt
Date: Saturday, 24th September 2016,
Kick-Off: 14:30 UK
Venue: WWK Arena, Augsburg.
Augsburg will be pretty satisfied with the point they earned from holding Bayer Leverkusen to a goal-less draw on the weekend. They remain with a win and a draw from 4 matches so far and suffered two defeats. They will come into the Saturday’s fixture sitting 13th in the league table, level on points with their Darmstadt a step below them.
Darmstadt also earned a draw in their mid-week fixture at home against Hoffenheim. They were trailing for the majority of the game and needed a goal in the final seconds to level the scores at 1-1. Just like their weekend opposition, Darmstadt have also lost twice this season, won and drawn 1 each.
Augsburg vs Darmstadt: Head-to-Head Stats
Darmstadt were unbeaten in the two Bundesliga fixtures of last season. They drew 2-2 at home on March 2016 before earning a 2-0 win in the corresponding fixture at Augsburg.
The meetings between these two sides prior to last season has to be dated back to their time together in Regionalliga until 2006. Augsburg dominated Darmstadt in 6 fixtures during the period with 5 wins and a draw.
Augsburg vs Darmstadt: Prediction
It is hard to separate these two sides on paper as they are on similar kind of form at the moment. At the same time, both teams will be coming with an intention of returning with 3 points to better their poor start to the season. The similar stature of teams also mean that both managers will think this is the kind of fixtures they should be winning. Both teams have issues in their defense and as result this could see a higher number of goals. So both teams to score an over 2.5 goals is our preferred bet for this match.
Augsburg vs Darmstadt: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score and Over 2.5 goals at 6/4 (2.50)
Over 2.5 goals at 1/1 (2.00)
Both Teams to Score at 19/20 (1.95).
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