Wolfsburg vs Schalke Prediction & Tips
Wolfsburg and Schalke 04 face at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, in a match for the 25 th round of the Bundesliga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 21‑11‑2020, Wolfsburg won away by (0‑2). At this stadium, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there has been 1 draw and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 games. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 03‑02‑2021, in a match for the DFB Pokal, Wolfsburg won by (1‑0). The only goal of the match was scored by W. Weghorst (40 ‘). In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 12 wins, 9 draws and 3 losses, the home team is in 3rd position, having won 45 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Hoffenheim by (2‑1), after in the previous match they have won (2‑0) at home, against Hertha BSC. This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins and 4 draws at their stadium.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 11 home matches. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑0, which occurred in 5 of their 11 games. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games, and their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 24 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 11 home matches for this competition: they scored 7 of their 19 goals between minutes (16’ ‑ 30 ‘).
Wolfsburg comes for this match with a setback, by 2-1, in the trip to the Hoffenheim field, putting an end to the nine consecutive matches without losing in the Bundesliga: the only goal of the team in the match was scored by Wout Weghorst in the 23 ‘ . In this match against Schalke 04, coach Oliver Glasner should keep the team in 4-3-3, privileging a style of ball possession and looking for spaces in the corridors. striker Wout Weghorst is the highlight of this Wolfsburg in the league with 15 goals scored. For this game the home coach cannot count on Paulo Otávio, Maxence Lacroix and Xaver Schlager, all suspended, as well as Renato Steffen and Jerome Roussillon, these with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 18th place, with 9 points won, after 1 win, 7 draws and 16 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Stuttgart by (5‑1). In the last match, they tied at home to Mainz 05 by (0‑0). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 39 conceded. At home, he won 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses, with a total of 16 goals scored and 27 conceded. In the league, Schalke 04 won 4 points out of 30 possible points, after 4 draws and 6 losses in the last 10 home matches.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 11 matches away from their stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of the last 11 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first: they only opened the scoring in 3 of their last 24 games for the Bundesliga, of those 3 they reached the break with an advantage in all and won at the end of 90 ‘in 1. In 24 games in this competition suffered the first goal 19 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 11 matches played as a visitor to this competition: they scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (31’ ‑ 45 ‘).
Schalke 04 starts for this game after a 0-0 equal, receiving Mainz 05, registering in this way the ninth consecutive encounter without winning in this Bundesliga. It should be noted that the visitors remain in the last position in the league table and will hardly be able to recover the lost points. In this match against Wolfsburg, coach Dimitrios Grammozis must act with a defensive strategy, looking only for the counterattack in order to exploit the enemy’s back. Striker Matthew Hoppe is the big star of this club with 5 goals scored.
Wolfsburg – Schalke FREE TIPS
Wolfsburg – Win @ 1.35
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90