Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction & Match Preview

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen
Germany – Bundesliga
Date: Friday, 29th March 2019
Kick-off at 19.30 UK/ 20.30 CET
Venue: Wirsol Rhein-Neckar Arena (Sinsheim).

Wolfsburg is giving some serious headaches for Leverkusen, with their valiant pursuit of the last available European spot. Both teams have posted the same number of points so far, and with the former going against Borussia Dortmund this match-day, it’s a great opportunity for Leverkusen to surge ahead in the table.

Hoffenheim will have to deal with the mental block of having lost the majority of their head-to-head games against this team, and that too at home. With the opponents under great pressure to perform, the hosts’ problems are about to be compounded. They have a good frontline that consistently provides goals, but curiously, they perform well on the road than at home.

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Head-to-head (h2h)

  • 14 of the last 18 wins belong to Leverkusen.
  • The teams on the road have scored two or more goals in four of the last five meetings.
  • Seven of the last eight wins at this venue were registered by the guests.
  • Only once has Leverkusen failed to find the back of the net at this venue, and did so twice or more in seven of their last eleven attempts.

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction

The task at hand might be a little tough, nonetheless, it’s a great opportunity for Bayer Leverkusen, to ensure a place in the Europa League next season. Both them and Wolfsburg have posted 42 points on the board, and with Wolfsburg taking on Dortmund this weekend, a win in this tie would be hugely beneficial for Leverkusen.

H2h stats against Hoffenheim, surely tip the scales to Bayer. They have recorded 14 of the last 18 overall h2h wins, and impressively, seven of the last eight wins at this venue as well.

Regarding goals, Leverkusen has recorded two or more in 12 of their last 17 matches, and in 11 of their last 17 on the road. Against Hoffenheim, they have repeated the feat in seven of the last eleven games at this venue. Coupled to this, note that Hoffenheim has kept just three clean sheets in their last 35 games.

Taking all of this into account, a win for Leverkusen is the most probable outcome, and expect at least two goals by them this Friday.

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Betting Tips

  • Bayer Leverkusen to Win @ 3.00 (2/1)
  • Over 1.5 Team Goals by Bayer Leverkusen @ 1.83 (5/6).
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