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Champions League – Sevilla vs Wolfsburg: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Sevilla and Wolfsburg and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

An exciting match should be on the cards on Tuesday, when Sevilla bid welcome to Wolfsburg at the Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan.

Decision time is coming up in the group stages of the Champions League this season, as we enter round five. Sevilla scored an acceptable 1.5 times per game in most Champions League matches. They have been excellent in defence, though, with only 1 goal conceded on average. This defensive strength could swing the result in their favor.

Wolfsburg scored and conceded nearly a similar amount of goals per match in previous Champions League outings. They were on target 1.4 times while allowing an average of 1.7 goals against them. The latter could eventually prove costly in Spain.

Stats and analysis

Sevilla go into their fifth Champions League Group G match on 3 points meaning. To see the next round, they need to go all-in chasing a win. A draw is probably not enough to stay in the race for advancement, unless Lady Luck is on their side. A third-place finish is still a possibility, but the hosts want to stay in this tournament.

Wolfsburg arrive at their fifth Champions League match with 3 points to show for their efforts. It means they need a win to see the next stage, while a draw probably will not do. At least not for the Champions League, but a third-place could see them chasing other opportunities.

Stats and facts for Sevilla and Wolfsburg in Champions League.

  • Sevilla did not win the last 6 matches in a row;
  • Sevilla did not win the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sevilla’s last 3 of 5 matches.
  • Wolfsburg did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Wolfsburg scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wolfsburg’s last 2 of 4 matches;
  • Wolfsburg conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.

Lineup Sevilla vs Wolfsburg

Current form — Sevilla v. Wolfsburg

Sevilla have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. Against Lille, they came out empty-handed in a 2-1 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 2-0 win against Real Betis. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 2-2 draw against Deportivo Alaves.

Wolfsburg look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They ran out 2-1 and 1-0 winners against Salzburg and Augsburg, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Arminia Bielefeld, who claimed a point in a 2-2 draw.

Sevilla v. Wolfsburg — fixture history

It finished all square on when Sevilla last faced Wolfsburg in the Champions League. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end. Sevilla have the following 0-1-0 meeting statistics with Wolfsburg.

Full Time betting

Sevilla are considered the favorites to win by most observers of the game. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.80. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.95 on offer, while an away win for Wolfsburg pays out at 5.60.

Top marksman

Lucas Ocampos appears to be Sevilla’s best hope in front of goal, having scored 3 times in his last 4 games for the club alone. As for Wolfsburg, Lucas Nmecha is in fine form himself. The German forward has only failed to find the back of the net once in his last 6 matches.