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Bundesliga: Darmstadt vs FC Koln – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Bundesliga round 13 match between Darmstadt and FC Koln and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

FC Koln will visit Merck-Stadion am Boellenfalltor this coming Friday for a Bundesliga fixture with home side Darmstadt.

Placed 15th in the Bundesliga table, Darmstadt have amassed nine points after 12 matches. On six points, FC Koln rank 18th with 12 matches played this season.


Team form: Darmstadt vs FC Koln

Darmstadt Form

In their last three matches, Darmstadt lost 1-2 against Bochum, drew 0-0 with Mainz 05, and shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Freiburg. Darmstadt only managed one meager home win from a possible six at Merck-Stadion am Boellenfalltor in the Bundesliga. They also drew two and lost three of these six encounters, in which they scored ten and conceded 14 goals.

FC Koln Form

FC Koln are winless in their last three matches, but managed a 1-1 draw with Augsburg and a 1-1 draw with Bochum. In their most recent match, they were defeated 0-1 at the hands of Bayern Munich. In their last six Bundesliga away matches, FC Koln failed to win even once. Instead, they’ve drawn two and lost four, scoring three while also conceding 14 times.

Betting stats and facts for Darmstadt and FC Koln

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Darmstadt and FC Koln played across all tournaments.

  • In 12 of the last 14 Darmstadt matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 matches Darmstadt played, both teams scored
  • Darmstadt have conceded in 13 of the last 14 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 home matches Darmstadt played, both teams scored
  • In 6 of the last 7 Darmstadt home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 7 of the last 8 FC Koln away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 4 of the last 5 FC Koln away matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
  • FC Koln have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 FC Koln away matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • FC Koln have not won 5 of the last 6 matches

Interesting players: Darmstadt vs FC Koln

Look no further than Tobias Kempe, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He has hit the target three times lately for Darmstadt in the Bundesliga, while Florian Kainz managed two goals in the last half-dozen matches for FC Koln in this tournament. No doubt, both players are looking to add to their total once again.

Betting markets: Darmstadt vs FC Koln

Full-time result

Darmstadt claimed four wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing two and losing four. FC Koln won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost five of these matches. FC Koln have not lost to Darmstadt in four consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

FC Koln managed the first goal of the game in only four of their previous 10 games played. Meanwhile, Darmstadt were first on target in seven of their last 10 outings.

Total goals

Darmstadt scored an average of 1.7 goals in the past ten matches at Merck-Stadion am Boellenfalltor across the tournaments and over 2.5 goals came out eight times. Over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet in six of the previous ten outings for FC Koln. They were on target an average of three times per game. Amazingly, FC Koln failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 20 Bundesliga matches.

Suggested bet: Darmstadt vs FC Koln

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Darmstadt and FC Koln seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Bundesliga match.

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