Koln vs Schalke: Preview and Predictions

Koln vs Schalke-Bundesliga Predictions-22nd April 2018 LeagueLane

Koln vs Schalke 04
Germany – Bundesliga
Date: Sunday, 22 April 2018
Kick-Off at 17:00 UK
Venue: RheinEnergieStadion (Koln).

Koln said goodbye to the elite class football after clinching only a single point in last two league games against Mainz 05 and Hertha BSC. The Billy Goats are nine points below the safe zone line, a bit too many with just four games left to play.

$80 Bet Bonus
100% Bonus on first deposit upto $80/€60. And get Stake Refunded if one of the bets in your accumulator loses. New Customers Only. Min Deposit $1/€1.
Claim Bonus Now
$200 Free Bet
Kick off your Spin Palace Sports experience with the 100% matched bet up to a total of $200. New Customers Only. Min Deposit 10$/€10.
Claim Bonus Now

 

To make things worse for them, the likes of Schalke 04 are about to travel to RheinEnergieStadion on Sunday afternoon. The Miners won’t come into the game in the highest of moods after falling to Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB Pokal semifinal on Wednesday evening.

Die Konigsblauen can now focus entirely on completing the Bundesliga success. They are almost certain Champions League members being eight points above the fifth-placed RB Leipzig. Domenico Tedesco’s men saw off Borussia Dortmund in a huge Ruhr derby last weekend to go four points off bitter rivals at the second place in the league ladder.

Koln vs Schalke 04: Head-to-head

Schalke just eliminated Koln en route to the DFB Pokal semifinal, beating them 1-0 back in December last year at VELTINS-Arena.

The league clash, however, saw the Billy Goats pulling off a point from Gelsenkirchen, having kept the Miners to a 2-2 draw just weeks before the mentioned cup tie.

Both teams were on the scoreline in four of last five head to head games.

Koln vs Schalke 04: Prediction

Schalke may have been in good touch lately, but we must not forget that they fell 3-2 to Koln’s fellow strugglers Hamburger SV on their previous travel in Bundesliga. Given that Koln lost just one of last four league games in front of the home fans, and that they drew 2-2 with Schalke in their first meeting in this term of Bundesliga, we kind of have doubts about the away win at 2.00.

We do, however, expect an open game with Koln looking for an early breakthrough to try and stay in the elite for at least a week more. Knowing that four of last five H2H games saw the BTTS option “come in”, our main betting option would be both teams to score at the odds of 1.75.

Koln vs Schalke 04: Bet Tips

BTTS @ 1.75

Over 2.5 goals FT @ 1.85

Bet £10, Get £30 In Free Bets!
Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30fb - A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market - New customers only, Free bet stakes not included in returns, Deposit method and withdrawal restrictions apply.
Claim Bonus Now
Bet £10, Get £30 In Free Bets
New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10/€10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the “win” part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10/€10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.
Claim Bonus Now
£75 Sports Welcome Bonus
New to Sports? Join Jetbull today and when you make your first deposit, and get 50% of the deposited amount, up to £75 (or account currency equivalent of £75), to your account! Min Deposit £10.
Claim Bonus Now