Paderborn vs Darmstadt
Germany – 2.Bundesliga
Date: Sunday, 23rd December 2018
Kick-off at 12.30 UK/ 13.30 CET
Venue: Benteler Arena (Paderborn).
Paderborn hosts Darmstadt at the Benteler Arena, this Sunday, as part of their 18th round in the 2.Bundesliga. Both Darmstadt and Paderborn come from the mid-section of the table.
Paderborn is 7th in the league table. They have acquired 25 points so far from their 17 matches. The team won six of these 17, drew seven and lost the remaining four. Paderborn scored 36 goals and conceded 28 in the process.
Darmstadt is 13th in league standings and has 19 points against their name. Their record reads five wins, four draws, and eight losses. Darmstadt scored 21 goals and conceded 27.
Paderborn recorded a win, against Dresden, in their last league fixture. The final score was 3-0, in favor of the hosts. Darmstadt drew against Aue, at home, last weekend. Either team scored two goals in the fiercely contested tie.
Paderborn vs Darmstadt Head-to-head (h2h)
- Darmstadt won the last h2h match between these teams.
- Paderborn was unbeaten in 17 of their last 20 games.
- Darmstadt lost all five of their last five fixtures.
- Paderborn was unbeaten in their last 11 home-ties.
- Darmstadt was winless in their last six attempts on the road.
Paderborn vs Darmstadt Prediction
The scales are extremely tipped in Paderborn’s favor in this tie. They are unbeaten at home this season. Their impressive performances at home run long back that, the team has lost only once in their last 18 matches in front of the home crowd.
Meanwhile, their opponents for the game, Darmstadt, is going through one of the roughest patches in the league. They have not tasted a win in an away game in the last three months. Darmstadt has conceded 15 goals in their last six matches on the road, at an alarming rate of 2.5 goals per game. Paderborn, on the other hand, has scored 40 goals in their last 15 home-ties, at a rate of 2.67 goals per game.
It’s easily inferable that the win will most likely go to the home team in this match-up. Paderborn will try to kill off this match early itself and conserve their energy for the next week. Expect an early goal from the hosts, most probably before the 30-minute mark.
Paderborn vs Darmstadt Betting Tips
Paderborn to win @ 1.80 (4/5)
First Team to Score: Paderborn @ 1.50 (1/2).