Hoffenheim take on Bayer Leverkusen for a match in the Bundesliga this coming Saturday at PreZero Arena.
Looking at the Bundesliga standings, the current difference between the sides is five points and four places.
With 24 points after 19 games, Bayer Leverkusen currently rank 10th in the Bundesliga standings. Hoffenheim play catch-up as they recorded 19 points in 19 matches, putting them up as 14th before their upcoming clash.
The unsatisfactory results in recent Bundesliga rounds left morale in tatters at Bayer Leverkusen. A win on Saturday against Hoffenheim could be key to turning the tide again.
Hoffenheim go into their next Bundesliga match, averaging a humble 1.4 goals per game in their last ten matches, in which they scored a mundane 14 times, while conceding 26 goals. That amounts to an average of 2.6 per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring once.
Ahead of their upcoming Bundesliga match, Bayer Leverkusen have an ample average of 1.7 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a tolerable 17 goals, while also conceding 15 times. That amounts to an average of 1.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring three times.
Hoffenheim ran out 0-3 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again this coming Saturday.
Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction
In their last three matches, Hoffenheim lost 1-4 against B. M'gladbach, 3-1 against RB Leipzig and 5-2 against Bochum. Hoffenheim didn't manage a single win in any of their previous six Bundesliga games at the PreZero Arena. They have a record of one draws and five defeats, in which they conceded 15 and scored six goals.
Bayer Leverkusen Form
In their last three matches, Bayer Leverkusen won 2-0 win against Bochum, lost 0-2 against B. Dortmund and lost 1-0 against Augsburg. Bayer Leverkusen won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Bundesliga. The scoreline from these matches says 15 goals conceded and six scored.
Form is bordering of horrible for Hoffenheim, and another disappointment is looming on the horizon against Bayer Leverkusen. It is difficult to argue on behalf of the home side, who could be busy attempting to minimize a defeat.
Hoffenheim so far pulled off a record of five wins, four draws and ten defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Bayer Leverkusen are looking at seven wins, three draws and nine defeats in the Bundesliga.
Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats
- In the last 15 matches in a row Hoffenheim played, both teams scored
- In the last 14 Hoffenheim matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 11 Hoffenheim matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Hoffenheim have conceded in the last 17 matches in a row
- Hoffenheim have scored in the last 15 matches in a row
- Bayer Leverkusen have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 8 Bayer Leverkusen away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 3 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 5 of the last 6 Bayer Leverkusen away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Team News
Hoffenheim could have up to six missing players for various reasons for their upcoming match against Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
Andrej Kramaric, Fisnik Asllani, Jacob Bruun Larsen, Ozan Kabak, Thomas Delaney and Grischa Proemel nurses various injuries and won't take part for Hoffenheim against Bayer Leverkusen at PreZero Arena.
Bayer Leverkusen are juggling with four absent players on on Saturday when travelling to Hoffenheim.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Charles Aranguiz, Joshua Eze and Patrik Schick all face a spell on the sidelines for Bayer Leverkusen due to various injuries.
Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen H2H
Hoffenheim ended up winning 0-3 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at PreZero Arena. Bayer Leverkusen look back on three wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Hoffenheim. The home side has a 40% win rate in these encounter for a total record of 4-3-3. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Results
Betting on both teams to score in recent matches between Hoffenheim and Bayer Leverkusen would have made you a decent profit. Both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous ten matches. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 8/15 with the bookies.
Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Betting Tips
PreZero Arena saw Hoffenheim winning four, drawing two and losing four of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Bayer Leverkusen won three of their 10 most recent away games, drew one and lost six. It is a little hit or miss who gets the first goal in, when looking at Hoffenheim's recent at PreZero Arena, They scored the opening goal five times in 10 here, whereas their visitors scored the opener in three of their last 10 games away from home.
There were more than three goals scored six times in the past ten encounters between Hoffenheim and Bayer Leverkusen, with the former averaging 1.9 goals a game. Bayer Leverkusen scored 1.7 goals per game, while both teams to score paid out seven times in this run. In their previous ten matches across all tournaments Hoffenheim saw over 2.5 goals scored ten times, and they scored two goals on average during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Bayer Leverkusen, who managed to score 1.7 times in those matches.