Darmstadt vs RB Leipzig
Date: Saturday, 29th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 14:30 UK
Venue: Merck-Stadion am Bollenfalltor, Darmstadt.
Darmstadt finally managed to end their win-less streak with a 3-1 win over another struggling side Wolfsburg. This is only their second win of the season and have lost 4 and drawn 2 of their 8 matches so far. However, they are unbeaten at home in 4 matches so far, with 2 wins and 2 draws.
RB Leipzig will be looking to extend their unbeaten run in their first ever season in Bundesliga. No other team had gone without losing this far in their inaugural season and RB Leipzig have so far won 5 and drawn 3 of their 8 games. They are currently second in the league with 18 points, at a 2-point gap with league leaders Bayern Munich. Also, they are the second-best defense in the league and let just 6 goals so far.
Darmstadt vs RB Leipzig: Head-to-Head Stats
The teams have only met four times in a league match and these have come in consecutive seasons in third and second division respectively.
In their Bundesliga II meeting of 2014/15, Leipzig won their home fixture 2-1 and lost the away leg at Darmstadt by a 1-0 margin.
While Leipzig won both legs when they met in the 3rd division in 2013/14 and both with the same 1-0 score-line.
Darmstadt vs RB Leipzig: Prediction
It is hard to ignore the unbeaten record of Darmstadt in Bundesliga this season. But Leipzig are a side drawing plaudits with their patient attacking football. As a result, this will be a tightly contested affair. However, Leipzig are the side which has the momentum and confidence on their side. They have already grabbed some big results this season. And they are expected to edge Darmstadt by a narrow margin.
Darmstadt vs RB Leipzig: Betting Tips
Leipzig to win at 1.60 (5/8)
Over 2.5 goals at 2.00 (1/1)
Correct Score: 2-1 in favor of Leipzig at 9.00 (8/1).