FC Koln – Wolfsburg : Preview & Prediction
Cologne and Wolfsburg play for the RheinEnergieStadion in a Bundesliga 17th round matchup. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, who has 1 win and 2 draws in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stadium was in 04-02-2017, in a game by the Bundesliga that finished with the victory of the Colony by (1-0). The only goal of the match was scored by A. Modeste (81 ‘). In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Wolfsburg has significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of the Colony
The home team is currently in 18th place with 3 points drawn after 3 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Freiburg by (3-4). In the last match, lost out to Bayern Munich by (1-0). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in his stadium. In the last 7 home games for the championship, the Cologne record 1 draw and 6 losses, having won 1 point in 21 possible.
In this competition, you have not won 16 matches. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-1, which occurred in 4 of their 7 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. This is a team that scores a few times first: they only opened the scoring in 2 of their last 16 Bundesliga games, of which 2 reached the interval in advantage in all but never managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 1 highlights in the last 11 home games in all competitions: he scored 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Köln team are making a bad championship until the very moment and proof of this is that it is in the last place of the competition, and now in this round playing in the home has the objective of adding points to try a reaction within the competition. The team knows that it will not be an easy task to win this game, but comes confident in being able to present good football and so fight for good results. In the last round the Köln team were defeated away from home by Bayer Munich team by the score of 1 x 0. The coach should take to the field what is best at his disposal.
After 3 wins, 10 draws and 3 losses, the visiting team is in 12th place, having won 19 points. In the last match, they equalized with RB Leipzig at home for (1-1), after their previous match tied it out in a game against Hamburg, by (0-0). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last 7 away games, Wolfsburg have had 1 win, 4 draws and 2 defeats, having won 7 points out of 21.
For this competition, you have not won any of the last 6 games outside of your stadium. The team have conceded goals in eight of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has been regular, as they have managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 1 periods highlighted in the last 9 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he suffered 4 of his 8 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
The Wolfsburg team is aiming for a good result in this round by playing away from home as they know the importance of adding points by acting far from their fans. The team is currently in the middle of the leaderboard, but hopes to seek a regularity of good results so that they can move up some positions. In the last round the team ended up only in the draw in the home with the team of Leipzig by the score of 1 x 1. The coach should not have important embezzlements for this duel.
FC Koln – Wolfsburg : Betting Tips
FC Koln – Win Odds: 3.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70