Struggling FC Koln is in for a tough assignment against top-side RB Leipzig on Tuesday at RheinEnergieSTADION. Placed 17th in the table, FC Koln have amassed 23 points after 29 matches. On 61 points, RB Leipzig is ranked in 2nd place with as many matches as the home side.

FC Köln vs RB Leipzig Prediction & Betting Tips

Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around FC Koln. They could be in for another rout against RB Leipzig.

Stats and facts for FC Koln and RB Leipzig.

  • teamlogoFC Koeln has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln did not win the last 9 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln did not win the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoFC Koeln has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches.
  • teamlogoRB Leipzig has won the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoRB Leipzig has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away;
  • teamlogoRB Leipzig scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
  • teamlogoRB Leipzig scored the last 11 matches in a row when playing away.

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Form FC Koln vs RB Leipzig

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

FC Koln extend loosing run.

The mood around FC Koln is gloomy at the moment on the back of 3 straight defeats. In their last 3 matches, FC Koln was beaten 1-0 by Wolfsburg, followed by a 3-2 defeat against Mainz 05. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 defeat against Bayer Leverkusen.

RB Leipzig hope to boost points tally.

One can’t really point the finger at the results for RB Leipzig in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches, RB Leipzig lost 1-0 to Bayern München, followed by a 4-1 win against Werder Bremen. Their most recent match brought a 0-0 draw with Hoffenheim.

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

FC Koln v RB Leipzig Fixture History

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

RB Leipzig have the edge

The most recent outing in the 1. Bundesliga between FC Koln and RB Leipzig took place in June 2020. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 0-0 after the final whistle. In the previous 7 matches between FC Koln and RB Leipzig, over 2.5 goals came up 5 times. Both teams to score paid out 6 times in these 7 matches meetings. RB Leipzig goes into the match with a 4-2-1 advantage against FC Koln in the 1. Bundesliga.

Current standings

FC Koln are 17th with 23 points after 29 matches. RB Leipzig ranks as 2nd in the table on 61 points.

Full Time Betting

According to the bookmakers, RB Leipzig is the favourite to win. A bet on a win for RB Leipzig will get you odds 1.40, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 71% chance of beating FC Koln. If you want to bet your money on FC Koln, the best odds are 8.00. FC Koln lost 5 of their last 10 home league games, while RB Leipzig won 7 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.87 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 1.87. The last 10 home league games for FC Koln averaged 2.8 goals per game with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for RB Leipzig, the average total goals were 3.2 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 61%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.65 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.20. FC Koln’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.8 goals per match. 5 of FC Koln’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. RB Leipzig’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.2 goals per game. 7 of RB Leipzig’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer