Hannover – Hoffenheim : Preview & Prediction
Hannover and Hoffenheim play in the HDI-Arena in a Bundesliga round of the 15th round. The history of direct confrontations in this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 victories for each team in the last 4 matches. However, in the last match at this stage, in a Bundesliga match on 07-05-2016, Hannover won by (1-0). H. Kiyotake (28 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of Hannover
After 5 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses, the home team is in 10th place, having won 19 points. In the last match, they lost to Bayern Munich 3-1, after having drawn 1-1 at home in a 1-1 draw against Stuttgart. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats as a visitor, with 38 goals scored and 24 conceded, against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 home defeat, with 20 goals scored and 7 conceded. For the championship, Hannover won 11 points out of 18 after 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 6 matches at their home stadium. In the matches played in his championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 3 of his 6 matches. The team has conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 14 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Hannover are going through a very difficult time in the Bundesliga as they have not won four rounds, having won three defeats in that period. The last of them took place away from home against Bayern Munich in a game where they had only 30% possession and finished only eight times, thus defeating. Despite having reasonable numbers in offensive terms, this sector has been showing some worsening in the last rounds, having scored only three goals in their last four games. The club is one of the four that least finish in the championship, and also leaves to be desired in the exchange of passes, in which it has the fourth worst average. The coach has often altered the tactical system, and should not have great embezzlement in this duel.
Review of Hoffenheim
After 6 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, the visiting team is in 5th place, having won 23 points. In the last match, he beat RB Leipzig at home (4-0), having lost 3-0 in a game against Hamburg in the last 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 recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 25 goals scored and 28 conceded. Already inside the home, won 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 27 goals scored and 15 conceded. In the last game they played, for the Europa League, tied with Ludogorets at home for (1-1). In the last 6 away games, Hoffenheim recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, having won 8 points out of 18. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for there to be goals in their away games, as 39 of their last 44 matches have ended with over 1.5 goals. In 14 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 4 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Hoffenheim have been making a good campaign in this edition of the German Championship, but have not been able to establish a good sequence if results. However, the club come from a good home win against RB Leipzig in a game where they had less possession but showed much more efficiency, thus thrashing the opponent. As was evident in this match, the team has been notable for its offensive power, which is now among the top four in the competition, averaging 1.78 goals per game. The club also stands out for the quality in the exchange of passes, which has allowed to maintain a good possession of ball, making difficult the work of the opponent. It is likely that the coach maintains the team at 3-1-4-2, without major problems among the initial eleven.
Hannover – Hoffenheim : Betting Tips
Hannover – Win Odds: 2.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70