Before the Round – Trends on Germany Bundesliga (24-25/01)

    Before the Round – Trends on Germany Bundesliga (24-25/01)
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    Bayern Munich preserved their six-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga over RB Leipzig at the weekend. With the Bavarians dropping points thanks to a 1-1 draw with Leipzig, Eintracht Frankfurt and Union Berlin all pulled within five points of the champions.

    FC Schalke 04 - RB Leipzig

    RB Leipzig will start round 17 in fifth place following their draw with Bayern at the weekend. Die Roten Bullen will visit last-place Schalke, who failed to win 61 of their last 66 Bundesliga games.

    Schalke are on a three-game losing streak against Leipzig in the Bundesliga. The Blues are coming off a 3-0 defeat to Frankfurt at the weekend. They took three points from the last six games.

    RB Leipzig picked up 14 points from the last six games. The Red Bulls also have the Bundesliga’s top scorer, Christopher Nkunku, who has 12 goals this term. Leipzig have struggled away from home but they are on a two-game away win streak.


    • In their 11 most recent matches of all competitions, Schalke 04 have achieved just 1 wins.
    • A period of 14 straight games without a defeat marks the all competitions campaign of RB Leipzig.
    • Schalke 04 are conceding an average of 2.38 goals in home Bundesliga matches.
    • RB Leipzig haven't been beaten in 6 of their 7 most recent clashes with Schalke 04 in all competitions.
    • Prediction: RB Leipzig @1.57


    1899 Hoffenheim - VfB Stuttgart

    Hoffenheim and Stuttgart divided their last six games into two wins, two draws, and two defeats apiece. The home team is unbeaten in three straight games when these sides meet.

    Hoffenheim are sliding down the table. The two-month break from the Bundesliga did not turn around their form. The Hoff lost 3-1 at Union Berlin at the weekend for their four consecutive defeat.

    Stuttgart are 16th and are in the relegation-playoff place. The Swabians drew 1-1 with Mainz at the weekend.

    • The most recent games of Hoffenheim consist of 4 consecutive defeats in Bundesliga.
    • We have seen 4 consecutive away defeats in the most recent games in all competitions of VfB Stuttgart.
    • Hoffenheim are on a poor run of just 1 wins in 10 matches (Bundesliga).
    • VfB Stuttgart have won just 2 of their last 25 away matches in all competitions.
    • Prediction: Both Teams to Score @1.62


    Bayer 04 Leverkusen - VfL Bochum

    Bayer Leverkusen continue to enjoy the renaissance provided by coach Xabi Alonso. The Company XI are up to ninth and on a four-game winning streak. They are seven points off the top six after defeating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-2 at the weekend.

    Bochum are 14th in the division and on a great run of form. VFL are on a three-game winning streak and two points outside of the automatic relegation zone.

    Bayer edged Bochum in their last six head-to-head matches 3W-1D-2L. Bayer won each of their last three games at home against Bochum.

    • Bayer Leverkusen have achieved a run of 4 straight wins in all competitions.
    • VfL Bochum have managed to win 3 consecutive games in all competitions.
    • Bayer Leverkusen have a good record of 7 undefeated games of their last 8 encounters in all competitions.
    • VfL Bochum have achieved just 1 wins of their last 9 away Bundesliga games.
    • Prediction: Bayer Leverkusen @1.40


    FC Augsburg - Borussia M'gladbach

    FC Augsburg gave Borussia Dortmund all they could handle at the weekend but ended up losing 4-3. Augsburg took two points from their last six games and go into the match in 15th place.

    Borussia Monchengladbach are eighth in the table. The team sold goalkeeper Yann Sommer to Bayern Munich this month and will need time with their new shot-stopper Jonas Omlin. Gladbach allowed three goals to Bayer at the weekend in a 3-2 defeat.

    The trend between these teams is the home team is unbeaten in four straight games. Augsburg posted a record of two wins, one draw, and three defeats in their last six games in all competitions with Gladbach.

    • FC Augsburg are in an unfortunate period, having won just 1 of their last 10 matches in all competitions.
    • Mönchengladbach's last 10 games (all competitions) have seen both teams score.
    • The team of FC Augsburg are on a poor run of 10 all competitions matches in which they have allowed at least 1 goal.
    • Mönchengladbach have won just 4 of their last 24 away matches in Bundesliga.
    • Prediction: Both Teams to Score: 1.50