Darmstadt vs St. Pauli
Germany – 2.Bundesliga
Date: Saturday, 23 May 2020
Kick-off at 12:00 UK/ 13:00 CET
Venue: Merck-Stadion am Bollenfalltor.
The Lillies have a great h2h record against this opponent, and they have particularly shown this dominance at this venue. On top of that, they have been in good form this season at the Merck-Stadion am Bollenfalltor, while their counterparts have been struggling on the road for quite some months. Likely, expect a convincing win for Darmstadt this weekend.
Darmstadt vs St. Pauli Head-to-head (h2h)
- The Lillies won seven of the past eight match-ups.
- Five of the prior seven games saw Jos Luhukay’s men failing to score goals.
- Since 1992, only once have Luhukay’s men recorded a win.
- The hosts have a 100% winning record at this venue in the past two decades.
- Since 2001, the visitors have scored a single goal at this ground.
Darmstadt vs St. Pauli Prediction
The Lillies were defeated 2-0 on the road the last match-day, by Karlsruher. The fixture was poised even all through the first half, before the home team made the breakthrough in the 66th minute. The guests tried their level best to find the equalizer, but Karlsruher defended well to protect their slender lead.
Finally, the home team added one more goal in the 90+6th minute, to complete the victory. In the meantime, St. Pauli won 1-0 at home the prior game week, against Nurnberg. Once again we witnessed a goalless first half, and there were indications that the fixture was going to end in a draw.
However, the red card received by the visitors early in the first half changed the equation, and building on this, Luhukay’s men posted the win. Be that as it may, the Lillies seem to be the favorite this Saturday. They have won seven of the prior eight h2h clashes, and they kept clean sheets in five of the former seven encounters.
They have also lost just once against this opponent since 1992, and have a 100% winning record against them at this venue since 2000. Moreover, in the last 19 years, Luhukay’s men have scored a total of one goal at this stadium.
Going on, the Lillies have a 100% unbeaten record at home in 2020, and they have lost just twice at this ground since March of 2019. On the other hand, Luhukay’s men have a single win in away fixtures in the former 14 months, and they had two separate five-match losing streaks in the process.
Taking into account these observations, it’s assumed that the hosts Darmstadt are about to deliver a huge win this weekend.
Darmstadt vs St. Pauli Betting Tips
Double Chance: Darmstadt or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5)
Darmstadt +0.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.40 (2/5).