Schalke 04 come up against visiting side Wolfsburg this coming Friday at VELTINS-Arena in a Bundesliga fixture.
With 29 points after 19 games, Wolfsburg currently rank 7th in the Bundesliga standings. Schalke 04 play catch-up as they recorded 11 points in 19 matches, putting them up as 18th before their upcoming clash.
With three defeats from their last six matches across all tournaments, the mood around the Schalke 04 camp could probably be a lot better. They need to up their game or prepare for more disappointment, when facing Wolfsburg on home soil.
Schalke 04 and Wolfsburg settled for a point in a 0-0 draw, when last faced with each other. The best betting odds on a another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 11/4.
Schalke 04 vs Wolfsburg Prediction
Schalke 04 Form
In their last three matches, Schalke 04 lost 1-6 against RB Leipzig, drew 0-0 with FC Koln and shared the points in a 0-0 draw with B. M'gladbach. Schalke 04 just have a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six Bundesliga matches at the VELTINS-Arena. They also drew one and lost four of these six encounters, in which they scored two and conceded 13 goals.
Wolfsburg were unable to pick up a single point in their last three matches, as they were first beaten 2-1 by Werder Bremen. Next up, Union Berlin won 2-1, before losing 2-4 against Bayern Munich. Wolfsburg won half their previous six away matches in the Bundesliga, as well as seeing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored 14 goals whilst conceding six.
The draw could easily be picked out as the value bet this coming Friday, since Schalke 04 have settled for a stalemate quite often recently. Wolfsburg could also be satisfied with a point at VELTINS-Arena.
Wolfsburg recorded 14 points following four wins from their last six games against teams placed among the bottom six. They scored 15 goals, but also conceded four. Schalke 04 have a record of two wins, five draws and 12 defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Wolfsburg put eight wins, five draws and six defeats on the board in the Bundesliga.
Schalke 04 vs Wolfsburg Stats
- Schalke 04 have not won the last 11 matches in a row
- Schalke 04 have not won 14 of the last 16 home matches
- Schalke 04 have conceded in 14 of the last 16 home matches
- Schalke 04 have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Schalke 04 home matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Wolfsburg have scored in 18 of the last 19 matches
- In 9 of the last 10 Wolfsburg away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 8 of the last 9 Wolfsburg matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Wolfsburg have lost the last 3 matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
- Wolfsburg have scored in 10 of the last 11 away matches
Schalke 04 vs Wolfsburg Team News
Schalke 04 are sweating on the fitness of no less than seven players before their match this coming Friday.
Niklas Tauer, Justin Heekeren, Alex Kral, Thomas Ouwejan, Leo Greiml, Rodrigo Zalazar and Sepp van den Berg are all absent from the Schalke 04 squad that faces Wolfsburg at VELTINS-Arena.
Wolfsburg have just one player unavailable for selection, when visiting Schalke 04 at VELTINS-Arena.
Lukas Nmecha won't be travelling with Wolfsburg this time, as he nurses an injury.
Schalke 04 vs Wolfsburg H2H
It finished 0-0 when Schalke 04 last played Wolfsburg and the best betting odds on yet another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 11/4. Neither side have been the dominant force in recent meetings between Schalke 04 and Wolfsburg, as Wolfsburg won five of the last ten Matches, while Schalke 04 won three matches of these ten encounters. The bookies have Wolfsburg to win this match at best price odds of 19/20.
Schalke 04 vs Wolfsburg Results
Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last ten matches between Schalke 04 and Wolfsburg. Odds on under 2.5 goals are at 11/10 with bookies.
Schalke 04 vs Wolfsburg Betting Tips
Having scored just once lately in the Bundesliga, Simon Terodde will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Wolfsburg hope Ridle Baku can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of three Bundesliga goals in his last six Bundesliga games.
Schalke 04 won just one of their last 10 games at home, while drawing three. They lost six at VELTINS-Arena in this run of matches. Wolfsburg won five of their last 10 away games, whilst drawing two and losing three. Wolfsburg racked up three win from their last 10 possible away games without conceding a goal.
Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet five times in the past ten encounters between Schalke 04 and Wolfsburg, with the latter scoring 1.7 goals on average in these. Schalke 04 managed an average of 1.1 goals as both teams scored six times in this run. Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Schalke 04, who scored an average of one goal along the way. Over 2.5 goals came out in eight of the last 10 matches Wolfsburg played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.5 goals themselves during this run.