VfB Stuttgart vs Fortuna Duesseldorf
Germany – 2. Bundesliga
Date: 6th February 2017, Monday.
Kick-Off: 19:15 UK/ 20:15 CET
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena, Stuttgart.
VfB Stuttgart are handed a perfect chance to move back to the top of the league table as their title rivals Hannover and Braunschweig lost their respective matches this weekend. The three teams are locked on 35 points and Stuttgart sit at third in the table. They just got to winning ways after suffering back-to-back defeats.
Dusseldorf on the other hand are in all kinds of trouble after failing to win in their last five league games. The team was among the contenders for a promotion spot, but they it looks impossible as they are dropped to 10th in the league table. Dusseldorf’s recent problems owes much to a poor attacking unit. They haven’t scored in any of their last four matches.
VfB Stuttgart vs Fortuna Duesseldorf: Head-to-head Stats
The teams haven’t met that often as due to Dusseldorf’s lower league status in previous seasons. However, Dusseldorf can boast of a three match unbeaten run over Stuttgart with 2 wins and a draw. Both wins have come while playing at Dusseldorf, the most recent in the reverse leg of the current campaign by a narrow 1-0 margin. The lone meeting at Stuttgart was on September 2012, which ended in a goal-less stalemate.
VfB Stuttgart vs Fortuna Duesseldorf: Prediction
With very few matches between the two, it will be beneficial to go by the seasonal form. By doing so, we can confidently back Stuttgart for a win here as they picked up 6 wins from their 8 home matches so far. As we pointed out earlier, Dusseldorf have a serious problem in scoring goals. Don’t get surprised if they failed to find the back of the net once again.
VfB Stuttgart vs Fortuna Duesseldorf: Bet Tips
Stuttgart to win at 1.60 (3/5)
Correct Score: 2-0 home win at 8.50 (15/2).
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