Ingolstadt vs Hoffenheim: Preview and Prediction

Ingolstadt vs Hoffenheim: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Ingolstadt vs Hoffenheim
German Bundesliga
Date: Saturday, 1st October 2016,
Kick-Off: 14:30 UK
Venue: Audi Sportpark, Ingolstadt.

It’s a clash between teams of contrasting forms when Ingolstadt host Hoffenheim on the matchday 6 of the German Bundesliga 2016/17.

After 6 rounds in the new season, Ingolstadt are without a win with their last five being defeats. They do have 1 point from the 1-1 draw at home against Hamburg on matchday 1, a team who are also struggling on all fronts. At the same time, they have faced some of the toughest sides in the league so far in the likes of Bayern Munich, Hertha Berlin and Borussia Monchengladbach, who are all at the top of the game at the moment.

Hoffenheim are unbeaten in the league after 5 matches in the new season. However it took them until the last round fixture against Schalke 04 to register their first win of the 2016/17 campaign. They previous four games were all stalemates, a pair each home and away. Julian Nagelsmann’s side will be coming into the matchday 6 fixture as one of the four unbeaten teams in Bundesliga after five rounds.

Ingolstadt vs Hoffenheim: Head-to-Head Stats

They drew 1-1 in the corresponding fixture of last season at Audi Sportpark. Hoffenheim earned a 2-1 win in the reverse fixture on April 2016, which proved to be the vital 3 points in saving them from going down to Bundesliga II.

Hoffenheim are unbeaten in the last five competitive meetings against Ingolstadt with 3 wins and 2 draws, dating back to their two meetings in 2006/07 Regionalliga.

Ingolstadt vs Hoffenheim: Prediction

Ingolstadt are in a miserable state as they are without a win and are coming on the back of four consecutive defeats. Hoffenheim will be coming as a confident bunch after earning their first win of the season in the previous round and are yet to taste a defeat. The visitors are also unbeaten in five previous meetings with Ingolstadt, all of which is indicating towards another bad day at office for Markus Kauczinski and co.

Ingolstadt vs Hoffenheim: Betting Tips

  • Hoffenheim to win at 3.60 (13/5)
  • Over 2.5 goals at 1.85 (17/20).
  • Both Teams to Score and Hoffenheim to win at 6.50 (11/2).