Arminia Bielefeld vs FC Heidenheim Predictions and Match Preview

Arminia Bielefeld vs FC Heidenheim
Germany – 2.Bundesliga
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 12.00 UK/ 13.00 CET
Venue: SchücoArena (Bielefeld).

Arminia Bielefeld welcomes FC Heidenheim as part of their 18th round commitment in the German Second Division. The match takes place on Saturday, at the SchücoArena.

FC Heidenheim is the 6th team in league standings and has 27 points from their 17 games so far. They won seven games, drew six and lost the remaining four. The team managed to score 28 goals and conceded 22 in return. FC Heidenheim won two of their last five matches in the league, drew two and lost the remaining one. During the time they scored nine goals and let nine past their defense.

Bielefeld occupies the 14th spot in the table and has amassed 18 points so far in their campaign. Their record reads four wins, six draws, and seven losses. They scored 21 goals and conceded 26. Arminia lost one of their last five matches in the Championship. They drew three and won the remaining one. Bielefeld scored six goals and conceded six in these five fixtures.

FC Heidenheim drew against Ingolstadt in their last game, away from home. The final score was 1-1. Thomalla scored the goals for the visitors. Arminia Bielefeld won against Holstein Kiel last weekend. The match ended 1-2, in favor of the guests.

Arminia Bielefeld vs FC Heidenheim Head-to-head (h2h)

  • FC Heidenheim drew against Arminia Bielefeld in their last h2h match.
  • Five of the last five h2h wins are in the name of the home sides.
  • Arminia Bielefeld won one of their last ten games.
  • FC Heidenheim was unbeaten in 12 of their last 15 fixtures.
  • Bielefeld lost four of their last five home-ties.
  • FC Heidenheim remained unbeaten in their last six away matches.

Arminia Bielefeld vs FC Heidenheim Prediction

Contrary to popular trends, Bielefeld is a team that consistently struggles at home. That has been prominent especially in the last five matches. Disregarding a hard-fought and low-scoring draw, Bielefeld has a 100% losing record in the last two months at home. Also, no team conceded more goals at home, than Arminia. Coupled with that, chain them with a handicap disadvantage and Heidenheim will easily take the win.

Heidenheim may perform well away from home, but those outings have never been perfect. One glaring weakness on Heidenheim’s side is their inability to keep clean sheets on the road. They conceded at least a goal in their last 11 away games in a row, and in 20 of their last 22 matches away from home. Bielefeld will take advantage of this stat and get on the scoresheet this weekend.

Arminia Bielefeld vs FC Heidenheim Betting Tips

  • Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.67 (2/3)
  • EH; (-1 for Arminia Bielefeld): FC Heidenheim to Win @ 1.75 (3/4).

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