VfB Stuttgart come up against visiting side Wolfsburg in a Bundesliga fixture this coming Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Arena.
A win for Wolfsburg this coming Saturday will see them improve on their position in the table with an aim to finish in the top six of the Bundesliga.
Wolfsburg scored an average of 2.1 goals in ten matches for a total of 21 goals. They also conceded 13 goals or an average of 1.3 per game, as they managed four clean sheets.
Their latest encounter in the Bundesliga was a belter of a game, which finished with a 3-2 scoreline. An uncommon result, but we would not mind a similar goal fest on Saturday.
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg Prediction
VfB Stuttgart Form
VfB Stuttgart only added a single point to their account in their last three games, where they lost 2-1 and 1-2 against Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich respectively. At least they managed a 1-1 draw with Eintracht. In their last six Bundesliga home matches, VfB Stuttgart have three wins, while they've drawn one and lost two. They scored nine and conceded seven goals.
In their previous three outings, Wolfsburg won by 0-2 against FC Koln, drew 2-2 with Eintracht, before also drawing 1-1 against Union Berlin. Wolfsburg came through their last six away games in the Bundesliga with four wins. Of those six matches, they drew once and lost once in which, they scored 13 and conceded three.
Wolfsburg won four of their previous seven outings against teams from the bottom six and claimed 15 points. They scored 15 and conceded four goals. VfB Stuttgart enjoy a record of four wins, eight draws and 12 defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Wolfsburg enjoy a record of nine wins, eight draws and seven defeats in the Bundesliga.
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg Stats
- VfB Stuttgart have conceded in 29 of the last 31 home matches
- In 14 of the last 16 VfB Stuttgart matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- VfB Stuttgart have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches VfB Stuttgart played, both teams scored
- In the last 8 VfB Stuttgart home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 Wolfsburg matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Wolfsburg have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
- In the last 4 Wolfsburg away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Wolfsburg have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
- Wolfsburg have scored in 7 of the last 9 matches
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg Squads
VfB Stuttgart Squad
Bruno Labbadia will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Wolfsburg from the players listed below (the information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Bundesliga this season):
Fabian Bredlow (0/5), Florian Mueller (0/19), Florian Schock (0/0), Nicolas Glaus (0/0), Antonis Aidonis (0/0), Borna Sosa (2/17), Dan-Axel Zagadou (0/9), Hiroki Ito (0/22), Josha Vagnoman (0/13), Konstantinos Mavropanos (2/21), Pascal Stenzel (0/11), Waldemar Anton (1/24), Atakan Karazor (0/21), Boris Tashchi (0/0), Chris Fuehrich (4/23), Enzo Millot (0/14), Genki Haraguchi (0/17), Gil Dias (1/6), Laurin Ulrich (0/1), Lilian Egloff (0/10), Nikolas Nartey (0/7), Omer Beyaz (0/0), Tanguy Coulibaly (1/6), Wataru Endo (3/23), Alou Kuol (0/0), Juan Perea (1/14), Luca Pfeiffer (0/16), Sehrou Guirassy (6/13), Silas Katompa Mvumpa (4/21), Thomas Kastanaras (0/4), Tiago Tomas (2/18).
Listed below is the full squad of Wolfsburg players that the manager Niko Kovac will choose from for the upcoming game:
Koen Casteels (0/24), Lino Kasten (0/0), Niklas Klinger (0/0), Pavao Pervan (0/0), Philipp Schulze (0/0), Kilian Fischer (0/5), Maxence Lacroix (1/18), Micky van de Ven (1/24), Nicolas Cozza (0/0), Paulo Silva (0/21), Sebastiaan Bornauw (0/18), Bartol Franjic (0/5), Felix Nmecha (2/20), Jakub Kaminski (1/21), Josuha Guilavogui (1/14), Kevin Paredes (1/15), Leandro Putaro (0/0), Lukas Ambros (0/1), Mattias Svanberg (2/23), Maximilian Arnold (5/23), Patrick Wimmer (3/17), Ridle Baku (5/24), Yannick Gerhardt (6/19), Dzenan Pejcinovic (0/0), Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (1/11), Jonas Wind (4/14), Lukas Nmecha (4/16), Omar Marmoush (4/23).
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg Team News
The injured and absent list looks to be stretched wide for VfB Stuttgart, as they prepare to meet Wolfsburg, since seven could be missing.
Atakan Karazor, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Borna Sosa, Laurin Ulrich, Josha Vagnoman, Wataru Endo and Chris Fuehrich are all absent from the VfB Stuttgart squad that faces Wolfsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena.
Wolfsburg seem to have only one player on the injured and absent list, when they travel to Mercedes-Benz Arena to face VfB Stuttgart.
Lukas Nmecha is too injured to face Wolfsburg.
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg Lineups
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg H2H
Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time VfB Stuttgart played against Wolfsburg. It finished 3-2 in a great match between the pair. Wolfsburg look back on five wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of VfB Stuttgart. The home side has a 30% win rate in these encounter for a total record of 3-2-5. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg Results
Both teams found the back of the net five times in the last ten matches between VfB Stuttgart and Wolfsburg.
VfB Stuttgart vs Wolfsburg Betting Tips
Look no further than Borna Sosa, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga, while Yannick Gerhardt managed two goals in the last half dozen matches for Wolfsburg in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.
VfB Stuttgart claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Wolfsburg won five of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing three in this series of matches. Both teams scored in seven of the last 10 home matches for VfB Stuttgart and in four of the previous 10 away games for Wolfsburg.
Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in the last ten encounters between VfB Stuttgart and Wolfsburg as under 2.5 goals happened four times. VfB Stuttgart scored an average of 1.2 goals a game, with Wolfsburg averaging 1.4 goals in this run. Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for VfB Stuttgart, who scored an average of 1.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Wolfsburg, who scored two times on average in those matches.