Freiburg go up against Schalke 04 at Schwarzwald-Stadion this coming Saturday in the 1. Bundesliga. Placed 10th in the table Freiburg have amassed 37 points after 28 games. On 13 points Schalke 04 are ranked in 18th place with as many matches as the home side.
Stats and facts for Freiburg and Schalke 04.
- Freiburg has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Freiburg conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Freiburg’s last 3 of 5 matches.
- Schalke 04 has lost the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Schalke 04 did not win the last 24 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Schalke 04’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Schalke 04 conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
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Form Freiburg vs Schalke 04
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Trouble looms for Schalke 04
Freiburg goes into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their last 3 matches, Freiburg got a 2-0 win against Augsburg, followed by a 2-1 defeat against B. M’gladbach. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 defeat against Arminia Bielefeld.
Trouble looms for Schalke 04
While not exactly disastrous, 1 win from their last 6 matches for Schalke 04 is not a fantastic output either. In their last 3 matches, Schalke 04 were trashed by B. M’gladbach in a 3-0 defeat, followed by a 2-1 defeat against Bayer Leverkusen. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 win against Augsburg.
It is a matchup between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. Freiburg is still favoured by the bookies to win the match at odds 1.67.
Freiburg 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.
Freiburg look to extend winning streak
Schalke 04 were not able to penetrate the Freiburg defence the last times they met in the 1. Bundesliga. The latter ended up winning by a 2-0 and 4-0 scoreline. Both sides have seemingly entered their latest matches in a cautious state of mind. 8 of their 10 most recent encounters saw at least one team managing a clean sheet. Freiburg enjoys a 4-4-2 advantage in the 1. Bundesliga against Schalke 04.
Freiburg lie 10th in the table on 37 points after 28 matches. 24 points behind after 28 matches Schalke 04 find themselves in 18th place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies Freiburg are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.67 as bookies predict Freiburg to have a 60% chance of beating Schalke 04. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.75 on offer, while an away win for Schalke 04 pays out at 5.00. Freiburg won 6 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Schalke 04 lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 56%. This equals odds 1.80 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 1.95. The last 10 home league games for Freiburg averaged 3.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Schalke 04, the average total goals were 3.6 with 7 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 56%. This equals odds 1.80 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.91. The last 10 home league games of Freiburg had an average of 3.2 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 6 went over 2.5 goals. Schalke 04’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.6 goals per game. Meanwhile, 7 of Schalke 04’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.