RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim
Date: Saturday, 28 January 2017,
Kick-off at 14:30 UK / 15:30 CET
Venue: Red Bull Arena, Leipzig.
The derby match of the round will be played at Red Bull Arena where Hoffenheim’s amazing run will be on a heavy test. The visitors are the only team in the competition without a defeat, but they will be facing RB Leipzig, who have won seven and drawn one in eight home fixtures so far in the season.
The hosts ended the last year with a 3 – 0 defeat to Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena, but they managed to get back on the winning ways by demolishing Eintracht Frankfurt on home court in their first play in 2017. Timo Werner took his Bundesliga tally to ten goals as he was on the score-sheet as well as the center back Marvin Compper.
The youngest manager in Bundesliga, Julian Nagelsmann, is enjoying his days in Hoffenheim. He holds his team in sky high third position and he opened the new year in a fantastic way as die Kraichgauer rook a comfortable 0 – 2 win against Augsburg last Saturday. The team is terrific at the back and it will be very interesting to see how they will cope with powerful attacking line RB Leipzig posses.
RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim: Head-to-Head Stats
This will be the second head to head clash between the two sides following RB Leipzig’s promotion to the elite for the first time in their history.
The teams shared a point in a 2 – 2 thriller at WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar Arena in August last year when Marcel Sabitzer scored a 90th minute goal to save a point for Ralph Hassenhuttl’s men.
RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim: Prediction
Both sides have a strong potential up front and we would be very surprised to see a low scoring match here. This match is a textbook example of a BTTS pick and we advise you to take it with high stakes at 3/4 odds.
Timo Werner is 15/8 to score anytime which is yet another decent option worth trying with smaller stakes.
RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim: Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score at ¾ (1.75)
Timo Werner to score anytime 15/8 (2.87).