Hamburger SV – FC Koln : Preview & Prediction
Hamburg and Cologne play in the Volksparkstadion in a match of the 19th round of the Bundesliga. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 25-08-2017, Hamburg won out by (1-3). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 5 matches won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last clash at this stage, for the Bundesliga on 01-04-2017, Hamburg won by (2-1). The goals of the match were scored by N. Müller (13 ‘) and L. Holtby (90’) for Hamburg and M. Jojić (25 ‘) for Cologne. In this match the house factor can play a decisive role, as the Colony has presented differences of income in their games at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Hamburg
After 4 wins, 3 draws and 11 losses, the home team is in 17th place, having won 15 points. In the last match, they lost with Augsburg away by (1-0), after in the previous game to have lost out in a game against Borussia Mönchengladbach, by (3-1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 26 goals scored and 27 conceded, against 5 victories , 5 draws and 5 defeats at home, with 18 goals scored and 14 conceded. For the championship, Hamburg had 11 points in 27 chances, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in the last 9 games they played in their stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 4 of their 9 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since 4 of the last 9 that disputed finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In 18 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 10 times and never managed to turn the score.
Hamburg continue to make a bad campaign in this season’s Bundesliga, since they have not won five rounds, a time when they have scored just two goals and come from three straight defeats. The last of them took place outside Augsburg, in a balanced game, where he had a good defensive performance, but left to be desired in offensive terms, suffering another setback. As has been clear in this clash, the offensive sector has been one of the team’s major problems, so much so that it is now among the four worst in the competition, having failed to balance the opposing network in ten games. Another weak point of the club is the exchange of passes, which has the worst average number of hits. Playing at home, Hamburg owns the fourth worst campaign, and in that condition scored only eight goals. The coach has been making some changes in the tactical system of the team, but should not have great emptiness in this duel.
Analysis of the Colony
After 2 wins, 3 draws and 13 losses, the visiting team is in 18th place, having won 9 points. In the last match, they beat Borussia Mönchengladbach at home (2-1), having won 1-0 at home against Wolfsburg in their previous match. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 2 wins, 2 draws and 11 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 15 goals scored and 26 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses, with a total of 21 goals scored and 23 conceded. In the championship, the Cologne won 2 points in 27 possible, after 2 draws and 7 losses in the last 9 games they played as a visitor.
For this competition, you have not won any of the last 9 games outside of your stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their games away to this competition there is a tendency to have few goals, since 4 of the last 9 that disputed finished with Less than 1.5 goals. This is a team that scored few times first and they only managed to open the scoring in 4 of their last 18 games in the Bundesliga, of those 4 reached the break in advantage in 3 and won in the late 90 ‘in 2. In 18 games in this competition , never managed to get back on the board in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Cologne play again in the German Championship after two consecutive appearances before their fans, who should be excited about the recovery that the club has been sketching, since it comes from two consecutive victories.
Hamburger SV – FC Koln : Betting Tips
Hamburger SV – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70