Hoffenheim vs Schalke
Germany – 1. Bundesliga
Date: Sunday, 20 October 2019
Kick-off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Wirsol Rhein-Neckar Arena (Sinsheim).
If it was not for the opening home win in this season, the home team would have been still without any points at home. Comparing the unbeaten run of Schalke at away games in this edition, the host will have a far stretched run for the win in the clash with the traveling side.
Hoffenheim vs Schalke Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host recorded three of the last five wins in their clashes.
- Both teams have scored in six of the last seven meetings.
- Schalke is winless in the last three visits.
- Their previous encounter was won by the host during their visit.
Hoffenheim vs Schalke Prediction
Die Kraichgauer has lost three matches in their seven league appearances so far. In the meantime, the host has just won two ties in the league drawing the rest two attempts in the campaign. On the other hand, the Royal Blues have lost only one encounter in the league so far. Also, the guest has been unbeaten in the last five league ties and in their away fixtures.
Even though their h2h encounters till the last season had seen the Hoffenheim flair in them, the current season has put the visitors at the forefront. The guest has brightly recovered from their last season’s poor performance and has been delivering well in the new edition of the Bundesliga campaign.
Besides that, the home team has lost two of the three encounters at home in the league. Also, they will be hosting a double loss at home recently. The miners will be looking to climb up further in the table with a win and secure a spot in the top four for a seat in the Champions League berth. With four wins in the last five fixtures in the campaign, they seem to be determined to reach for the heights.
Apart from that, the host is not going to let the visitors take the three points easily. They have been in the headlines recently after they defeated the Bundesliga reigning champions in their visit. The surprising win has jolted up their morale in the dugout and the visitors will have a hard time diffusing their flares in the game.
As such, there are chances for the visitor to bag the three points back home. However, there will be lesser goals as it is sizing to be a tight encounter. To be on the safe side, it is better to go with a double chance as the favorites are on a stranger’s ground.
Hoffenheim vs Schalke Betting tips
Double chance: Draw or Schalke @ 1.44 (4/9).
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).