Darmstadt – Ingolstadt : Preview & Prediction
Darmstadt 98 and Ingolstadt meet at the Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor in a match for the 26th round of the 2. League. Ingolstadt won at home for (3-0) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 29-09-2017. The history of direct confrontations played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there was 1 draw and 1 victory for each team in the last 3 matches. However, in the last match at this stage, in a Bundesliga match, on 19-11-2016, Ingolstadt won by (0-1). M. Hartmann (68 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between 17th and 11th of the overall standings, in fact this is a confrontation between the 18th placed in home games and the 4th as a visitor.
Analysis of Darmstadt 98
After 6 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses, the home team is in 17th place, having won 26 points. In the last match, he beat Dynamo Dresden 2-0 (0-2) after a 1-1 home draw against Heidenheim. This is a team that normally achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, having won 14 points, scoring 15 goals and suffering 19 and 12 points at the stadium with 20 goals scored and 21 goals conceded. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Darmstadt 98 recorded 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses, having won 6 points out of 30.
In this competition, you have not won any of the last 8 games in your stadium. 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 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 25 games in this competition, only managed 2 turns on the board in the 17 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 12 home games in this competition: he scored 7 of his 20 goals in minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The good victory in the last round gave Darmstadt strength and increased hopes of escaping the relegation, after all now only four points away from the first out of the zone. In order to achieve this goal it is imperative that you do not lose points in front of your supporter, after all you can only start to climb up in the standings, so much so that you cling to your last game to try to get another win in the competition. For this match, coach Dirk Schuster will not be able to count on Slobodan Medojevic, Peter Niemeyer and Sandro Sirigu who are in the medical department.
Analysis of Ingolstadt
The visiting team is currently in 11th place with 33 points, after 9 wins, 6 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Duisburg by (2-1). In the last match, lost at home to Bochum by (0-1). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results outside of the home, having won 19 points as a visitor and only 14 in their stadium. In the last 10 away games, Ingolstadt have won 3, 4 draws and 3 losses, having won 13 points out of 30. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of his 12 matches. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 25 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 12 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Today Ingolstadt is closer to the relegation playoff zone than to the playoff zone of access, and although it does not rise from division it is important to get good results in this final stretch, after all, it is guaranteed at least in 2.Bundesliga plus one season. In this round you have a good opportunity to have a positive result, as you will face one of the worst teams in the competition, so if you have determination and dedication you can even win a victory. For this match coach Stefan Leitl will not be able to count on Robert Leipertz and Darío Lezcano who are in the medical department, in addition to Stefan Kutschke, Almog Cohen and Alfredo Morales who will be suspended.
Darmstadt – Ingolstadt : Betting Tips
Darmstadt – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70