Holstein Kiel vs St. Pauli
Germany – 2.Bundesliga
Date: Friday, 17 December 2021
Kick-off at 17:30 UK / 18:30 CET
St. Pauli are in top flight in the league with 4 games unbeaten and are in the zone for Bundesliga promotion. Holstein Kiel are in brink of getting into the relegation zone and hopes to turn the tables as they host the visitors at Holstein-Stadion this Friday. Meanwhile, the visitors take a road trip thinking nothing more than a win in order to maintain the top spot in the league.
Holstein Kiel vs St. Pauli Head-to-head
- Pat 5 h2h matches saw Kiel with the win 3 times while St. Pauli got only once along with another match ending in a draw.
- Those clashes saw 15 goals averaging out to 3 goals per game.
- Their latest meeting in July saw St. Pauli winning at home by 3-0.
Holstein Kiel vs St. Pauli Prediction
The hosts reside at the 15th spot, fourth last on the table with only 18 points in hand. Of the 17 matches played, they won 4 games while drawing 6 and losing on 7 other occasions. Their goals to conceding ratio on the table stands at 20:30.
Holstein has been scored against in 6 of the previous matches while they also scored in all but often concedes more and had failed to keep a clean sheet lately. They drew the last game against the second last team Sandhausen by 2-2 with a late equalizer.
FC St. Pauli is at the 1st spot on the league with 36 points from 17 games. They won 11 fixtures while the number of draws and losses stands 3 each. They netted 37 goals while letting in only 20.
The visitors have also been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 10 goals in total. On the contrary, the attacking front compensates the loss to win the game at the end. After 3 consecutive wins against Sandhausen, Nurnberg and Schalke, they drew the last game against Dusseldorf by 1-1.
Holstein Kiel haven’t been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches while St. Pauli are unbeaten in their last 2 away league fixtures. The home team has failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 13 games while there were at least 3 goals scored in 91% of the games that St. Pauli have won this season.
We anticipate a win for the visitors as they are leading the league and not to mention the pressure of hosts. However, scoring from both sides can be seen at Holstein-Stadion this Friday.
Holstein Kiel vs St. Pauli Betting tips
St. Pauli to win @ 2.30 odds.
Both teams to score in 2nd half @ 2.50 odds.