One is hard-pressed building a case on behalf of FC Koln when visiting Augsburg in the 1. Bundesliga. This encounter certainly has the look of a home win written all over it. Augsburg lies 12th in the table on 33 points after 30 games. 7 points behind after 30 matches, FC Koln find themselves in 17th place.

FC Augsburg vs 1. FC Köln Prediction & Betting Tips

Augsburg is longing to end their current winless run in the 1. Bundesliga this coming Friday. Going into the match as favourites, they will be optimistic of a much-needed confidence boost.

Stats and facts for Augsburg and FC Koln.

  • teamlogoAugsburg did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoAugsburg unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoAugsburg conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Augsburg’s last 4 of 6 matches.
  • teamlogoFC Koeln has lost the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches when playing away;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln conceded in the last 17 of 19 matches;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln conceded the last 14 matches in a row.

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Form Augsburg vs FC Koln

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

Augsburg hope to boost points tally.

One can’t really point the finger at the results for Augsburg in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches, Augsburg lost 1-0 to Schalke 04 and went on to a dull 0-0 draw at Arminia Bielefeld. Their latest match served up a 2-0 defeat against Eintracht.

FC Koln finally end miserable run

A win for FC Koln last week can’t cover the fact that league form has been awful in recent weeks. In their previous 3 matches, FC Koln suffered a 3-2 home defeat against Mainz 05 and a 3-0 defeat against Bayer Leverkusen. Their latest match served up a 2-1 win against RB Leipzig.

On the back of these strong performances lately Augsburg seem in with a good shot of another win against FC Koln.

Augsburg v FC Koln Fixture History

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

Keeping things tight

The last time the pair played each other, Augsburg came away as 1-0 winners back in January 2021 in a match in the 1. Bundesliga. Recent meetings between the two have not been action-packed when it comes to goals, as 8 of the last 10 matches had under 2.5 goals scored. Besides, at least one team managed a clean sheet in 4 of the last 10 matches. Augsburg enjoys a 4-6-0 advantage in the 1. Bundesliga against FC Koln.

Current standings

Augsburg lies 12th in the table with 33 points after 30 matches. 7 points behind after 30 games FC Koln find themselves in 17th place.

Full Time Betting

Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Augsburg to win pays out at 3.10, the best price for a draw is 3.25, while an away win for FC Koln returns you odds 2.50. Augsburg won 3 of their last 10 home league games, whereas FC Koln lost 7 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 55%. This equals odds 1.83 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 1.91. The last 10 home league games for Augsburg averaged 2.6 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for FC Koln, the average total goals were 2.9, with 4 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. Augsburg’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.6 goals a game. 6 of Augsburg’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. FC Koln’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.9 goals per game. 8 of the last 10 away matches for FC Koln went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer