Arminia Bielefeld vs FC Schalke 04 Prediction & Betting Tips

Arminia Bielefeld welcome Schalke 04 for a clash in the 1. Bundesliga at SchuecoArena on Tuesday. Arminia Bielefeld is placed 15th with 27 points from 29 matches. Schalke 04 occupies a position as 18th in the league on a meagre 13 points.

On the back of their current form, Arminia Bielefeld is favoured to keep their momentum going against Schalke 04.

Stats and facts for Arminia Bielefeld and Schalke 04.

  • teamlogoArminia Bielefeld unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Arminia Bielefeld’s last 6 of 8 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Arminia Bielefeld’s last 4 matches in the row;
  • teamlogoArminia Bielefeld conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 has lost the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 did not win the last 25 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away.


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Form Arminia Bielefeld vs Schalke 04

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Arminia Bielefeld paddling along.

Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Arminia Bielefeld, who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their last 3 matches, Arminia Bielefeld ended with a 1-1 draw against Mainz 05, followed by a 1-0 win against Freiburg. Their most recent match brought a 0-0 draw against Augsburg.

Schalke 04 struggling for results.

Schalke 04 will enter the match, hoping to end their disappointing run of form in the league finally. In their previous 3 matches, Schalke 04 was defeated 2-1 by Bayer Leverkusen and won a 1-0 win against Augsburg. Their latest match served up a 4-0 defeat against Freiburg.

Being both the bookmakers’ favourite at odds 1.80 and with stronger performances lately than Schalke 04 has put on a show, Arminia Bielefeld seems the natural pick.

Arminia Bielefeld v Schalke 04 Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Schalke 04 usually come out on the top

Schalke 04 were left reeling when Arminia Bielefeld took a 1-0 win in their latest 1. Bundesliga encounter. It served as payback for the 2-0 defeat Schalke 04 handed out in the reverse match. Interestingly, at least one team managed to keep a clean sheet in 8 of their 10 most recent encounters. As such, betting on both teams not to score would have paid out a nice profit. Schalke 04 seems to have a great read on Arminia Bielefeld, winning 8 times in 10 previous meetings in the 1. Bundesliga.

Current standings

Arminia Bielefeld lies 15th in the table with 27 points from 29 matches. 14 points behind following the first 29 games, Schalke 04 find themselves in 18th place.

Full Time Betting

According to the bookies, Arminia Bielefeld is the favourite to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.80, as bookies predict Arminia Bielefeld to have a 56% chance of beating Schalke 04. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.50 on offer, while an away win for Schalke 04 pays out at 5.00. Arminia Bielefeld won just 3 of their last 10 home league games. Schalke 04 lost 7 of their last 10 away league games.


Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match seeing both teams score (BTTS) lies at 52%. This equals odds 1.91 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.83. The last 10 home league games for Arminia Bielefeld averaged 1.9 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 1 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Schalke 04, the average total goals were 3.6, with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 48%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.10 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.73. Arminia Bielefeld’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.9 goals a game. 3 of Arminia Bielefeld’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Schalke 04’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.6 goals per game. 7 of the last 10 away matches for Schalke 04 went over 2.5 goals.

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