Tips -Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig
Hoffenheim will welcome RB Leipzig to PreZero Arena on Friday as they play host for the first match of the 31st round in the German Bundesliga.
They already met once this season and that was in December as RB Leipzig smashed Hoffenheim 3:1 taking full home advantage then as part of their imperious display this season.
Their H2H in the last 4 matches have seen Hoffenheim not pick a win against RB Leipzig. Since 2016 when they first met, 8 matches have been recorded and RB Leipzig has won 4 of those matches with Hoffenheim managing only 2 wins.
Six of their entire clashes ended with over 2.5 goals yet another 6 ended with both sides scoring. So goals are never a problem in this tie.
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Hoffenheim are placed 7th in the table with 43 points and have their sight on the final Europa League spot.
Hoffenheim would have bargained for a win in the last game but could only pick an away draw at Fortuna Dusseldorf in a game that ended 2:2. This made sure they are unbeaten in the last 4 matches since losing their first match after the restart; 2 wins, 2 draws, 1 loss.
More importantly, any game involving Hoffenheim in the last 9 matches has seen the home side win only 1 game, this put the odds against them playing at home.
Looking deeper at their home run, Hoffenheim has won 1 and lost 1 since the league got back and all through 2020 they have lost 6 from the 8 matches played at home. The entire 8 matches ended over 2.5 goals with 6 being both teams to score; no clean sheet was kept.
RB Leipzig Form
RB Leipzig are probably losing grip ongoing second but they will like to remain 3rd for as long as possible with 59 points earned so far.
Over their last game, they yet again played out a draw and that was a 2:2 home finish against Paderborn, a match many felt they would have won easily. That has been the tale of their home games since the Bundesliga restarted.
They have played 3 home draws, however you cannot take away their holistic shines as they remain unbeaten in the last 12 matches in all competitions with 6 wins and 6 draws.
Their away form is impressive though, they are unbeaten in the last 6 matches, 4 wins and 2 draws. Good enough for them, they have earned 5 clean sheets in those 6 matches. Three of those matches ended over 4.5 goals, only 1 ended for both teams to score.
Tip - 5 Most Important Facts about the Match
are on a poor run of just 2 wins in 11 matches in all competitions.
have not lost in their 12 most recent matches in all competitions.
have succeeded in scoring 2 or more goals in 20 of their 28 most recent games in all competitions.
last 8 home Bundesliga games have ended with over 2.5 goals.
scored in 8 of Hoffenheim's last 10 home league games.
Conclusion of Tip - Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig
The odds are stacked against Hoffenheim to pick a win in this game. RB Leipzig has been known not to do well at home but playing away has been their strength and hasn't lost it since the restart. RB Leipzig should win, and this game should end over 2.5 goals.
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Results of previous clashes
- Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig : 1:3
- Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig: 1:1
- Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig: 0:2
- Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig: 1:2
- Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig : 5:2