Holstein Kiel vs Hannover
Germany – 2. Bundesliga
Date: Friday, 20 September 2019
Kick-off at 17:30 UK / 18:30 CET
Venue: Holstein-Stadion (Kiel).
Holstein Kiel are without a win in their last three games in a row, the most recent of which saw them at the mercy of Heidenheim who slotted three unanswered goals past them on the road.
The closest that they came to picking up a win was in their previous clash at home, which saw them hold Aue to a 1-1 scoreline.
Hannover’s hopes of making a quick return to the top flight are certainly on the decline. The visitors have also been at the losing end in their last two games, and have admitted defeat without finding the back of the net in those matchups as well.
Although their only win so far did come in one of their outings, their chances of getting the better of this foe are bleak, given the current form that Hannover are carrying with them.
Holstein Kiel vs Hannover Head to head (h2h)
Their only previous meeting was a club-friendly in 2016 that ended in a 2-2 draw.
Holstein Kiel vs Hannover Prediction
With just a win and two draws apiece for both the sides, it is no wonder that they are adjacent to each other on the table. However, Holstein Kiel will be a lot more optimistic of coming out on top this week as they have home advantage added to their arsenal.
On home soil, the hosts are yet to taste defeat and have secured all of their points so far from their clashes at this venue. The home team have also found the back of the net four times and have conceded just one less in the process.
The away side, on the other hand, have just one win to boast from their last three outings. Taking into account that their previous trip on the road also ended in defeat, Holstein Kiel are the favorites to take the three points on Friday.
Nevertheless, it needs saying two of the last three clashes for the hosts here have seen them share the spoils. Considering that Hannover have avoided defeat by holding their foes to a draw twice so far as well, a double chance would have to be the safest bet.
Furthermore, the visitors have scored four goals from their trips on the road so far. Considering that Holstein Kiel have not kept a clean sheet in any of their home games either, both the teams are likely to get their names on the scoresheet this week.
Holstein Kiel vs Hannover Betting tips
Double chance: Draw or Holstein Kiel @ 1.40 (2/5)
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.50 (1/2).