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Bundesliga: Hoffenheim vs Bochum – Betting preview

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Bochum will go up against Hoffenheim on Friday for a Bundesliga meeting at PreZero Arena.

Hoffenheim approach round 14 as number 6 in the Bundesliga table with 20 points on their account so far. With 13 rounds behind them, Bochum have amassed 13 points, placing them as number 12 in the standings.


Team form: Hoffenheim vs Bochum

Hoffenheim Form

It is neither good nor disastrous for Hoffenheim with just two points from their last three matches. They first drew 1-1 against Augsburg, followed by another draw. This time 1-1 against Mainz 05, before going down in a 2-1 defeat against B. M’gladbach. Hoffenheim claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Bundesliga, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored nine and conceded 13 goals.

Bochum Form

Bochum claimed five points in their previous three matches, which started with a 1-1 draw with FC Koln. This was followed by another draw with FC Heidenheim, this time 0-0, before they outclassed Wolfsburg by 3-1. In their last six Bundesliga away matches, Bochum failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn three and lost two, scoring five while also conceding 12 times.

Betting stats and facts for Hoffenheim and Bochum

Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Hoffenheim and Bochum played across all tournaments.

  • In 22 of the last 24 home matches Hoffenheim played, both teams scored
  • Hoffenheim have conceded in 49 of the last 51 matches
  • In 21 of the last 23 matches Hoffenheim played, both teams scored
  • Hoffenheim have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches
  • Hoffenheim have conceded in 26 of the last 27 home matches
  • Bochum have not won 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Bochum have not won 18 of the last 20 away matches
  • Bochum have conceded in 20 of the last 22 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Bochum away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Bochum have conceded in 12 of the last 14 away matches

Players on top: Hoffenheim vs Bochum

Takuma Asano shows decent form right now for Bochum, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Bundesliga. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Hoffenheim, who are strong favorites on Friday. Siding with Wout Weghorst also looks like a nice prospect as he scored four goals in his last six Bundesliga matches.

Full-time result

Hoffenheim won three of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at PreZero Arena. They drew two and lost five as well, while Bochum won one of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost five. Bochum didn’t lose any of their five most recent Bundesliga games.

Both teams to score

Hoffenheim scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Curiously, Bochum only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last eight Hoffenheim games in the Bundesliga. While Hoffenheim managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Bochum kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 matches. Both teams scored in the last three meetings between Hoffenheim and Bochum.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Hoffenheim, who scored an average of 1.5 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Bochum, who scored 1.1 times on average in these matches. Hoffenheim are on a nice streak of scoring at least once in their previous 17 Bundesliga matches.

Betting suggestion: Hoffenheim vs Bochum

To summarize, the upcoming Bundesliga clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Hoffenheim vs Bochum mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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