Wolfsburg – Eintracht Frankfurt : Preview & Prediction
Wolfsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt play for VOLKSWAGEN ARENA in a Bundesliga round of 19. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 26-08-2017, Wolfsburg won away by (0-1). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 4 matches won 3 and drew 1. Indeed, in the last clash at this stage, for the Bundesliga on 17-12-2016, Wolfsburg won by (1 -0). J. Bruma (33 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between 12th and 9th overall, this is actually a showdown between the 14th place in the home and 2nd place as a visitor.
After 3 wins, 11 draws and 4 losses, the home team is in 12th place, having won 20 points. In the last match, they drew with Borussia Dortmund away by (0-0), after in the previous game to have lost out in a game against Cologne, by (1-0). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 12 points, against only 8 in their games as a visitor. For the championship, Wolfsburg had 12 points in 27 chances, after 2 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss in their last 9 games at their stadium.
In this competition, he has not lost in his stadium for 8 matches. In his home league games the most frequent final score was 1-1 (5 in 9 games). 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 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 9 of his last 9 games by the competition finished with More than 1.5 goals. In 18 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoring in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 4 home matches in all competitions there are 1 highlights: scored 3 of his 7 goals in the minutes (0’-15 ‘).
Wolfsburg come to this motivated game after having won a difficult draw at the Dortmund field, however it is important to note that they have not won four games in the league. Still, Wolfsburg’s performance at home is positive as they only have one defeat in nine games. In this match against Frankfurt, a very unpredictable opponent, coach Martin Schmidt should line up in 4-2-3-1 benefiting the defensive system and the long balls to the attack: Origi is responsible for creating dangerous moves on the defensive line of the adversary. However we warned of the weaknesses of the home team in the standing balls and in the attack-defense transition. Daniel Didavi is Wolfsburg’s top scorer with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach has doubts Brooks, Camacho and Bruma, players who recover from injury.
Review of Eintracht Frankfurt
The visiting team is currently in 9th place with 27 points, after 7 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home to Schalke 04 by (2-2). In the last match, they drew at home to Freiburg by (1-1). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results outside of the home, having won 18 points as a visitor and only 9 in their stadium. In the championship, Eintracht Frankfurt had 18 points out of 27, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in their last 9 away games.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 5 games outside your stadium. In his league appearances as a visitor the most frequent result at half-time was 0-1 (4 out of 9 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded at least one goal in each of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 18 games in this competition, only got 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Eintracht Frankfurt come to this game with a draw at home against Freiburg in 1-1, however, added up to the third straight game without losing in the German championship. The last defeat of this team was against the leader Bayern of Munich, by 0-1. Away from home, Frankfurt only have 1 loss in 9 games played, or the second best record away from home. Usually coach Niko Kovac lines up a very offensive tactical system, being in 3-4-3, where Gacinovic, Hrgota and Haller are the most offensive men of the team. Frenchman Sébastien Haller is the top scorer in Frankfurt so far with 7 goals scored. Maintaining possession of the ball has been a common problem for the visiting team. The good news for this visit to Wolfsburg is in the availability of the whole collective.
Wolfsburg – Eintracht Frankfurt : Betting Tips
Wolfsburg – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70