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RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim – Match Preview, Tips, Odds

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Our betting experts preview the DFB-Pokal match between RB Leipzig and Hoffenheim and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

On Wednesday, the DFB-Pokal game at Red Bull Arena Leipzig will see visitors Hoffenheim facing home side RB Leipzig in the Round of 16.

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RB Leipzig Form

RB Leipzig conquered seven points from their last three matches and started off drawing 1-1 with Bayern Munich. Next up was a 1-6 win against Schalke 04, before VfB Stuttgart were defeated in 2-1 win. The Red Bulls won five of their last six DFB-Pokal matches at Red Bull Arena Leipzig, scoring 15 and conceding five along the way. They lost once but didn’t draw a single match.

Hoffenheim Form

Hoffenheim only managed to gain a single point in their past three games, which kicked off with a 3-1 defeat against Union Berlin. A 2-2 draw with VfB Stuttgart followed, before B. M’gladbach ran out as 1-4 winners. The Blues only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the league. These six matches produced a record of 1-2-3, as they were outscored by ten-eight.

RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between RB Leipzig and Hoffenheim. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • RB Leipzig have won 9 of their last 10 home games (D1).
  • RB Leipzig are unbeaten in their last 19 games.
  • RB Leipzig have scored the first goal in 8 of their last 10 home games.
  • Hoffenheim have lost 5 of their last 10 away games (W2 D3).
  • Hoffenheim have seen BTTS in their last 5 away games.
  • Hoffenheim saw Over 2.5 goals in their last 9 games.

RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim Betting Tips

Full-time result

RB Leipzig are undefeated in the previous 10 matches at Red Bull Arena Leipzig, winning nine along the way while drawing one. Hoffenheim won two of their previous 10 games away from home across all tournaments, in which they drew three and lost five. RB Leipzig have not lost any of their previous 19 matches and are unbeaten in the last 13 at home.

Both teams to score

Both teams have scored in the last 5 consecutive away games Hoffenheim played. RB Leipzig managed to open the scoreline in no less than eight of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Hoffenheim performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games.

Total goals

There were over 2.5 goals scored in nine of RB Leipzig’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 3.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in ten of the last ten games for Hoffenheim, who managed to hit the net 2.2 times on average in these games. RB Leipzig scored at least one goal in their last 19 matches. Hoffenheim’s last 9 matches had more than three goals.

Match predictions: RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim

To sum up, the upcoming match between RB Leipzig and Hoffenheim seems to be a good betting opportunity.