Borussia Mönchengladbach are at the Borussia-Park in a key battle for the European spots against Hoffenheim during the weekend. Mönchengladbach hold a one-point advantage over Hoffenheim but there is a substantial difference in the meaning of the league position occupied by the two teams. Mönchengladbach are fifth in the standings and they can qualify for the Europa League next season, whereas Hoffenheim have dropped out of the top six just at a crucial time to be replaced by Leverkusen. Follow all our predictions, free bets, and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Borussia Mönchengladbach fell to a 1-0 defeat against Stuttgart at the Mercedes Benz Arena. This allowed by Leverkusen to move level on points in the league table. Leverkusen are only behind Mönchengladbach due to an inferior goal difference.
Hoffenheim had a huge setback in the race to qualify for Europe after a 4-1 home defeat against Wolfsburg. This was quite an unexpected result considering that Hoffenheim took the lead after just nine minutes.
Mönchengladbach and Hoffenheim were involved in a goalless draw in the reverse fixture back in December. The two teams were involved in a thrilling 3-3 draw in the last game at Borussia-Park. Our betting tips and predictions would go with a stalemate.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Draw at 4.00[/bet_tip_now]
Hoffenheim have drawn most of the matches on the road and the team has gone on to suffer just three losses in 15 away games. The crushing home defeat against Wolfsburg will be a major blow for Hoffenheim, who will look to prevent Mönchengladbach from running away with the fifth spot. Mönchengladbach are winless in six league games at Borussia-Park after their nine-game winning sequence came to an end. Mönchengladbach are under pressure to match Leverkusen’s result, but our preview would pick a stalemate.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Draw at 4.00[/bet_tip_now]
Borussia Mönchengladbach win odds: 2.87
Hoffenheim win odds: 2.25
Correct Score odds
Mönchengladbach have only managed one win over Hoffenheim in five attempts and both teams have been able to get an even return of 10 goals in these matches. After conceding four goals in the recent league encounter and suffering the worst defeat of the campaign, Hoffenheim will look for solidarity at the back. It would not be surprising to witness a cagey game which ends with a 1-1 score, according to our correct score prediction.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]1-1 draw at 8.50[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
There have been goals whenever Hoffenheim have stepped onto the pitch but Borussia Mönchengladbach have been more measured. Both teams have conceded eight goals in the last six games. After having witnessed a stalemate in 50% of the recent six meetings between these two clubs, our total goals prediction would go with a tight stalemate that has less than 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals under 2.5 at 3.40[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Andrej Kramaric has enjoyed better recent form than many of the players in both teams. Even in the heavy defeat against Wolfsburg, the 27-year-old was quite good. The Croatian has come up with a goal and two assists in the last four meetings with Hoffenheim. Our first goalscorer prediction would back Andrej Kramaric.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Andrej Kramaric at 6.50[/bet_tip_now]
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