VfL Wolfsburg vs FC Schalke 04 Betting Tips & Predictions

VfL Wolfsburg vs FC Schalke 04 Betting

The top end of the table meets the bottom end as Wolfsburg prepare to face off against Schalke 04 in the 1. Bundesliga. Wolfsburg find themselves brilliantly placed 3rd in the table on 45 points from 24 matches. On an dreadful 18th place Schalke 04 are 35 points behind in the standings.

Following a rather disappoiting run of results Schalke 04 could really do with a win when going up against in-form Wolfsburg.

Stats and facts for Wolfsburg and Schalke 04.

  • teamlogoWolfsburg unbeaten the last 11 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoWolfsburg scored in the last 19 of 21 matches;
  • teamlogoWolfsburg have not conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wolfsburg’s last 3 of 5 matches.
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 did not win the last 9 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 did not win the last 22 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoSchalke 04 $NON_SCORING in the last 5 of 7 matches.

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Form Wolfsburg vs Schalke 04

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

Wolfsburg enjoy steady progress.

Results have been on par, so to speak, for Wolfsburg in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their previous 3 matches Wolfsburg got a 2-0 win against Hertha Berlin and went on to a 2-0 defeat against RB Leipzig. Their latest match served up a 2-1 defeat against Hoffenheim.

Schalke 04 hope to stop the rot.

Schalke 04 go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings Schalke 04 were outplayed by B. Dortmund in a 4-0 defeat and went on to a 5-1 defeat against VfB Stuttgart. Their latest game produced a dull 0-0 draw at Mainz 05.

On the back of these strong performances lately Wolfsburg seem in with a good shot of another win against Schalke 04.

Wolfsburg v Schalke 04 Fixture History

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

Wolfsburg look to extend winning streak

The last time the two sides faced off against each other Wolfsburg came away as 2-0 winners on the road at VELTINS-Arena back in November 2020 in the Germany – 1. Bundesliga With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. With 5 wins in 10 meetings in the 1. Bundesliga Schalke 04 will be hopeful of adding to their points tally when taking on Wolfsburg.

Current standings

Placed brilliantly 3rd in the table Wolfsburg have amassed 45 points after 24 games. On 10 points Schalke 04 are ranked sad in 18th place with as many matches as the home side.

Full Time Betting

According to bookmakers Wolfsburg have a 75% chance of beating Schalke 04. That equals odds of 1.33 on Wolfsburg to win, while the draw sits at 5.00. Placing a bet on the away win for Schalke 04 returns you odds 9.00. Wolfsburg won 7 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Schalke 04 lost 6 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 52%. This equals odds 1.91 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 1.83. The last 10 home league games for Wolfsburg averaged 2.7 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 3.5 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 63% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.60 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. Wolfsburg’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.7 goals per match. 6 of Wolfsburg’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Schalke 04’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.5 goals per game. 7 of Schalke 04’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.

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