Author: Bharath Ram
Last Updated: January 3, 2020
Stuttgart welcome Hoffenheim to the Mercedes Benz Arena hoping for a revival in fortunes that would help them get out of the relegation zone. Stuttgart are in the bottom three while Hoffenheim remain in contention for Europa League places with a five-point deficit to Bayer Leverkusen in the sixth place. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Stuttgart were at the end of a 3-1 defeat against Borussia Dortmund at the Signal Iduna Park. This was the first defeat for Stuttgart in three matches.
Hoffenheim were able to get a crucial 2-1 victory over Nuremberg to keep themselves in the contention for a Europa League place. This was only the second win in the last five matches for Hoffenheim.
The reverse fixture witnessed Hoffenheim getting a spectacular 4-0 success over Stuttgart at the Rhein Neckar Arena. It was a revenge for Stuttgart’s 2-0 victory when these two teams last met each other at the Mercedes Benz Arena. Our betting tips and predictions expect a victory for Hoffenheim.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Hoffenheim win at 1.90[/bet_tip_now]
Hoffenheim have had a major struggle with regards to pushing for a Europa League place due to the away form, which is quite dismal with just four wins in 12. Yet, Nagelsmann’s men have a strong need for three points and Stuttgart have been through a lot of struggle in recent weeks. Even home form has not helped Markus Weinzierl’s team make much of a difference, and it is unlikely to expect a sudden change on this front. Hoffenheim have had disappointing outcomes in recent visits to the Mercedes Benz Arena but the hosts are in a struggling phase this time around. Our preview would opt for a Hoffenheim win.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Hoffenheim win at 1.90[/bet_tip_now]
Stuttgart vs Hoffenheim draw odds: 4.00
Stuttgart win odds: 3.60
Correct Score odds
Hoffenheim were able to come up with a dominating performance against Nuremberg in the recent encounter. Even though the team was largely helped by the penalty to break the deadlock, the thread possessed by Hoffenheim is clear. Stuttgart scored with their only shot of the game against Borussia Dortmund and things are expected to be difficult for Weinzierl’s team even in front of their supporters. Our correct score prediction would opt for a Hoffenheim 2-0 win.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Hoffenheim 2-0 win at 12.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Stuttgart and Hoffenheim have witnessed a mix of high and low scoring matches in recent years, but the prevailing factor would be the lack of goals from Hoffenheim in recent matches. Nagelsmann has seen his team average just two goals per game over the last six matches, while Stuttgart have been slightly poorer. Our total goals prediction would opt for a game with under 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals under 2.5 at 2.75[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Kramaric was able to break the deadlock in the recent win over Nuremberg and this has helped him move up to 12 goals for the campaign. The 27-year-old has been able to get three goals in his last three appearances, and his ability to score from penalties is a significant factor that can help break the deadlock once again. Our first goalscorer prediction would pick Andrej Kramaric.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Andrej Kramaric at 6.00[/bet_tip_now]
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