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Hoffenheim VS Ludogorets

Preview
Hoffenheim and Ludogorets face at Wirsol Rhein‑Neckar‑Arena, in a match for this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage). Hoffenheim registers significant differences between home and away results, so the home/away factor is worth special attention.

Analysis of Hoffenheim

The home team is currently in the 4th position, with 4 points won, after 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate round, they have tied an away match against İstanbul Başakşehir by (1‑1). In the last round, they have lost an away match against Sporting Braga by (3‑1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 25 goals scored and 28 conceded; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 27 goals scored and 14 conceded. They come to this match after a home win against RB Leipzig by (4‑0). Hoffenheim has won 5, tied 3 and lost 2 of the last 10 home matches. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches for this competition. They have conceded the first goal in 5 of their 15 matches, and have only turned the score around in 1.

Hoffenheim doesn't have a chance to advance anymore, as they have only 4 points so far, so this will be their final match in this competition. They know this will be a tough match, as they will face a quality team, that is fighting for a spot in the next phase, so they will need a great performance if they want a positive result. In the previous round, they had a loss away from home, 3-1 against Braga. They should use their best players available for this match.

Confirmed Lineup: G. Kobel, E. Bičakčić, H. Nordtveit, S. Lorenz, F. Passlack, J. Hoogma, A. Rossipal, E. Polanski, R. Zulj, P. Ochs, R. Hack.

Analysis of Ludogorets

The away team is currently in the 2nd position, with 8 points won, after 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate round, they have tied a home match against Sporting Braga by (1‑1). In the last round, they have lost a home match against İstanbul Başakşehir by (1‑2). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in away matches, with 27 goals scored and 10 conceded; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses at their stadium, with 28 goals scored and 11 conceded. In their last match, for the First League, they got a home win against Dunav 2010 by (2‑0). In the last 10 away matches Ludogorets has won 6, tied 3 and lost 1. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 5 of the last 7 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 5 times but have turned the score around in 3.

Ludogorets must win this match to secure their spot in the next phase, so they will look to control the match against this opponent. The visitors know they will have to be offensive, and pressure their opponent. They can't lose this match or they will be eliminated. In the previous round, they had a home loss, 2-1 against Basaksehir. They should use their best players available for this match.

Confirmed Lineup: Renan, I. Plastun, C. Moți, Cicinho, S. Dyakov, A. Andrianantenaina, Wanderson, Natanael Pimienta, J. Góralski, Marcelinho, V. Misidjan .

Betting suggestion:

The home team knows this will be a tough match, as they will face a tough opponent, so they will need a great performance if they want 3 points. Ludogorets should risk it all in this match, looking to pressure their opponent. They need 3 points in this match, as they would confirm their spot in the next phase. This should be a fast paced match, with good scoring chances, as both teams want a good result, so we recommend a bet on the over.
NOTE: Statistical values limited to the matches in our database.

Markets
Match Odds 66 Place your bet
Ludogorets 30%
3.25
Hoffenheim 63%
3.55
The Draw 7%
3.5
Over/Under 2.5 goals 41 Place your bet
Under 2.5 Goals 10%
2.1
Over 2.5 Goals 90%
1.89
Half Time 9 Place your bet
Ludogorets 28%
3.75
The Draw 11%
2.3
Hoffenheim 61%
4
Over/Under 1.5 Goals 17 Place your bet
Under 1.5 Goals 0% 4.33
Over 1.5 Goals 100%
1.29
Over/Under 3.5 Goals 5 Place your bet
Under 3.5 Goals 40%
1.44
Over 3.5 Goals 60%
3.2
Over/Under 4.5 Goals 1 Place your bet
Under 4.5 Goals 100%
1.17
Over 4.5 Goals 0% 6.4
Over/Under 0.5 Goals 7 Place your bet
Under 0.5 Goals 0% 14
Over 0.5 Goals 100%
1.07
Over/Under 5.5 Goals 1 Place your bet
Under 5.5 Goals 100%
1.06
Over 5.5 Goals 0% 15
Both teams to Score? 26 Place your bet
Yes 92%
1.7
No 8%
2.4
Half With Most Goals 3 Place your bet
1st Half 33%
3.15
2nd Half 67%
2.05
Tie 0% 3.75
First Half Goals 1.5 8 Place your bet
Over 1.5 Goals 75%
2.75
Under 1.5 Goals 25%
1.5
First Half Goals 9 Place your bet
Under 0.5 Goals 0% 3.25
Over 0.5 Goals 100%
1.36
Note: On the graphics, the lay Tips were converted to Back on the other choices of that market.

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UEFA Europa League - 2017/2018

  • 100% 473 / 473 Games

  • Home team wins 47.78%
  • Draws 23.26%
  • Away team wins 28.96%
  • Over 1.5 73.15%
  • Over 2.5 46.72%
  • Over 3.5 25.58%
  • Goals 1214
  • Goals /match 2.57
  • Goals /match home 1.5
  • Goals /match away 1.07
  • Both teams score 45.24%
  • Goals after 80' 16.06%
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