Schalke vs Werder Bremen
Date: Saturday, 20 October 2018
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK / 18:30 CET
Venue: VELTINS-Arena (Gelsenkirchen).
Schalke and Werder are set to take on each other in the last game of the day on Saturday at VELTINS-Arena. The fans could be in for a thrilling evening of football given both teams come into the game high on confidence aiming to keep their fine streaks going here.
Die Konigsblauen had a dreadful start to the new Bundesliga season, but they look to have found the wanted rhythm with three consecutive clean sheet wins across competitions. Domenico Tedesco still has a long way to go to bring Schalke into the top half of the standings as the team still sits right on the brink of the danger zone after losing opening five outings of the campaign.
Werder, on the other side, well confounded their pre-season ambitions with a strong kick-off to the season. They won 4, drew 2 and lost just 1 of 7 games so far, which is enough for a sky-high fourth place.
Schalke vs Werder Bremen Head-to-head
- Werder Bremen lead the head to head tie by two wins ahead of their landmark 100th encounter with Die Konigsblauen.
- Teams snatched away wins In H2H games in the previous term of Bundesliga.
- Three or more goals were scored in all of last six head to head matches.
Schalke vs Werder Bremen Prediction
Schalke significantly improved their defensive performances of late keeping their ne untouched in last three games in all competitions. The streak includes league wins over Mainz and Fortuna Dusseldorf and a Champions League victory over Lokomotiv Moscow away on the Russian soil.
Werder did get off to a superb start, but they lost their previous away fixture to the rock-bottomed Stuttgart 2-1 at Mercedes-Benz-Arena. It was Stuttgart’s lone victory in seven rounds.
The hosts will enter the game higher on confidence after the mentioned thread and we see them as an outfit closer to snatching the spoils on the occasion.
The home win is worth backing at 2.00 odds, while braver punters can take Die Konigsblauen to keep a clean sheet at the odds of 2.75.
Schalke vs Werder Bremen: Bet Tips
Schalke to win @ 2.00 (1/1)
Schalke to keep a clean sheet @ 2.75 (7/4).