B. Monchengladbach – Augsburg : Preview & Prediction
Borussia Mönchengladbach and Augsburg meet at the Stadion im BORUSSIA-PARK in a meeting for the 19th round of the Bundesliga. The two teams tied (2-2) on 26-08-2017, the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. The history of direct confrontations in this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, since there was 1 tie and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 matches. Actually, the last time they met at this stadium was on 06-05-2017, in a Bundesliga match that ended in a draw for (1-1). The goals of the match were scored by A. Hahn (90 ‘) for Borussia Mönchengladbach and A. Finnbogason (57′) for Augsburg.
Analysis of Borussia Mönchengladbach
After 8 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses, the home team is in 6th place, having won 28 points. In the last match, they lost with the Cologne away by (2-1), after in the previous game to have won at home, in a game against Hamburg, for (3-1). For the championship, Borussia Mönchengladbach had 17 points out of 27, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in their last 9 matches at their home stadium. The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 18 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Borussia Mönchengladbach have been smashing their payrolls in the latest rounds, clinching just 1 win in the last five games and looking for a recovery to get back into contention for a berth in the next Champions League. The team is characterized by a reasonable attack that has scored 28 goals and is the sixth best of the competition, while the defense, on the other hand, has suffered 30 goals and is the fourth most leaked, showing the imbalance between the offensive and defensive sectors. Playing at home, such as this Saturday’s match, Borussia Mönchengladbach have only 1 defeat in the last 7 matches of the Bundesliga and it is worth mentioning that in the last 6 games has occurred to score and suffer goals. For the confrontation with Augsburg, coach Dieter Hecking has no problems in the team considered holder and goes to the field with maximum strength.
Review of Augsburg
The visiting team is currently in 7th place with 27 points, after 7 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home to Freiburg by (3-3). In the last match, won at home to Hamburg by (1-0). His last away game for this competition ended with a 3-2 loss to Schalke 04. In the last eight out of the championship, Augsburg have won 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 11 points out of 24 . Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, since 6 of his last 8 matches for the competition have finished with more than 2.5 goals. In 18 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: suffered 6 of his 13 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Augsburg have been campaigning ahead of the Bundesliga where they are struggling for a place in next season’s European competition, have only 1 loss in the last 6 games and are looking for another positive result to continue to rise to the top of the table. The team has a good balance between the offensive and defensive sectors, having scored 28 goals, being the sixth best attack of the national, and suffered 23 goals, having the sixth defense less leaked. Playing away from home like Augsburg on Saturday, they have been playing in an irregular way, alternating good and poor results, but it is worth mentioning that they scored at least 2 goals in 4 of the last 5 games as a visitor, demonstrating a good offensive performance in this type situation. For the clash against Borussia Mönchengladbach, coach Manuel Baum will field with the same team that beat Hamburg in the last round of the national.
B. Monchengladbach – Augsburg : Betting Tips
B. Monchengladbach – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70