Analysis of the form of Hoffenheim vs Schalke
Experiencing a series of 7 defeats, broadly speaking, a series of only 2 points after 14 rounds – Hoffenheim was in danger of being relegated for the first time in the Bundesliga. However, surprisingly, they came back so strong. Consecutive victories help Pellegrino Matarazzo’s army get out of the bottom group of the Bundesliga.
Meanwhile, Schalke saw their impressive eight-match unbeaten run end at the hands of Leverkusen in the round before Xabi Alonso’s side burst into action in the second half.
When the two sides met in the first leg this season in the Bundesliga, Hoffenheim won right at VELTINS-Arena with a score of 3-0. The star that day was Robert Skov when he scored a brace in the 11th and 59th minutes. Munas Dabbur was also on the electronic board.
At PreZero Arena this season, Hoffenheim has 4 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in 13 Bundesliga matches. Schalke is having to find a way to solve the series of poor results away from home with 5 draws, 6 losses and only 1 win.
Latest Hoffenheim vs Schalke force information
On the home side, Munas Dabbur could not play because of a suspension. Hoffenheim also missed the services of Jacob Bruun Larsen, Stanley Nsoki, Grischa Promel, Robert Skov, Justin Che and Kasper Dolberg due to injury. Therefore, it is likely that coach Matarazzo will not change any details in the starting lineup in the victory over Bremen.
Schalke’s unplayable list is equally long. They have a series of long-term sick soldiers that are Justin Heekeren, Soichiro Kozuki, Sebastian Polter and Jere Uronen. Along with that, Sepp van den Berg, Danny Latza and Kenan Karaman have also just returned from injury, so it is difficult to play.
Expected lineups Hoffenheim vs Schalke
Hoffenheim (3-4-3): Baumann; Vogt, Brooks, Akpoguma; Kaderabek, Geiger, Becker, Angelino; Kramaric; Bebou, Baumgartner.Schalke (4-2-3-1): Fahrmann; Brunner, Yoshida, Jenz, Matriciani; Kral, Krauss; Drexler, Zalazar, Bulter; Frey.
Bookmaker Hoffenheim vs Schalke
Hoffenheim won the Asian bet: Hoffenheim lost only 1/7 of the last confrontation with Schalke according to the Asian rafters. And at home, Hoffenheim also won the opponent in the last 4/5 matches also according to the Asian rafters.
Score of the whole match: The last 4 head to head matches between these 2 teams have at least 3 goals. In particular, there were 2 matches that ended with 6 goals scored. Along with that, the last 17/20 matches of Hoffenheim also have a similar scenario.
Total number of even goals: The last 5 confrontations at Hoffenheim field had a total of even goals. Along with that, the last 5/6 away matches of Schalke also have the same scenario. Therefore, this is a pretty bright door for investors.
Football experts predict the match Hoffenheim vs Schalke
According to Bild reporter Hofner Stephens, Hoffenheim is holding every advantage in this match. Most importantly, when welcoming Schalke at home, Hoffenheim played very explosively when scoring 9 goals after only the last 2 matches.
BongdaPlus predicts the score Hoffenheim vs Schalke
Hoffenheim is showing signs of a strong comeback in the last 2 matches. Hoffenheim’s attack has also fired more regularly with 5 goals in the last 2 victories. The defense that has conceded 6 goals in the last 3 matches of Schalke is difficult to hold.
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