FC Koln vs Hoffenheim Prediction & Match Preview

FC Koln vs Hoffenheim
Germany – 1. Bundesliga
Date: Friday, 8 November 2019
Kick-off at 19:30 UK/ 20:30 CET
Venue: RheinEnergieStadion (Cologne).

Koln is struggling to keep up with the level of intensity that the Bundesliga demands. They are currently placed 17th in a table of 18 and have managed to post just seven points from their ten fixtures. Moreover, they remain the only squad in the competition yet to touch the ten-goal mark.

They do have the home advantage, but it might amount to nothing, as they are taking on one of the best in the league at the moment, on basis of form. After their loss against current toppers Monchengladbach, the team went berserk and recorded four wins on the trot. This Friday, they definitely are on line to post the fifth one in the series.

FC Koln vs Hoffenheim Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Alfred Schreuder’s men registered the prior three wins.
  • They also recorded a combined scoreline of 9-0 from the prior two games.
  • The Billy Goats could manage to score a total of just one goal from the preceding four meetings.
  • It’s been four years since the hosts have won at this venue.
  • The last time these two met here, the guests won 0-3.

FC Koln vs Hoffenheim Prediction

Hoffenheim won at home the last day, against Paderborn. The hosts fired in three quick-fire goals to establish early itself their upper hand. The visitors could not do much against the overall performance and had to succumb to the defeat.

Meanwhile, despite the best of their efforts, Koln too had to bow down to the pressure of Dusseldorf, on the road. The final scoreline was 2-0, in favor of the hosts.

In addition, as of now, there might not be a better team in the German top division than Schreuder’s men. They are on an impressive five-game winning streak in overall competitions and scored twice or more in all of them. On the road, they were unbeaten in 16 of their preceding 20 games and won the last three as well.

In the meantime, the newly-promoted hosts of the day lost their prior three fixtures and conceded a total of eight goals in the process. At home, they lost six of their previous eight matches, and most importantly, they have suffered in h2h clashes as well.

They have not won against this opponent in front of the home crowd in the last four years and conceded a total of nine goals from the prior two encounters alone.

Bringing these stats under the microscope, the chances for a road win looks very high this weekend.

FC Koln vs Hoffenheim Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: Hoffenheim or Draw @ 1.50 (1/2)
  • Hoffenheim +0.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.50 (1/2).