Augsburg – Hannover SOCCER PICKS
Augsburg and Hannover 96 meet at WWK Arena, in a match for the 26th round of the Bundesliga. Augsburg out (1-2) won the last time they met in this league edition, on 10-27-2018. At this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the away team, which records 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 21-10-2017, for the Bundesliga, which ended with the victory of Hannover 96 by (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by M. Gregoritsch (33 ‘), for Augsburg, and N. Füllkrug (76’ and 89 ‘), for Hannover 96.
After 5 wins, 7 draws and 13 losses, the home team is currently in the 15 th position of the league, with 22 points won. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against RB Leipzig by (0-0), after in the previous match they have won (2-1) at home, against Borussia Dortmund. In the last 10 home matches for the championship Augsburg has won 3, tied 3 and lost 4, for which they have won 12 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of the last 12 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 25 matches in this competition, they only got 1 comeback in the 12 matches in which they suffered the first goal.
The Augsburg part for this game with a draw, by 0-0, in the displacement to the land of Leipzig, adding in this way the second game followed without losing in this competition. However, it should be remembered that the locals won only 3 of the 12 games played in their stadium. Coach Manuel Baum has an audacious tactical system, in 4-3-3, with Dong-won Ji being responsible for tormenting the opponent’s defensive line: this player is one of the best markers of the team, with 4 goals scored. For this day, the local coach can not use Oxford, suspended, in addition to Framberger, Finnbogason and Schieber, all due to injury.
After 3 wins, 5 draws and 17 losses, the away team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 14 points won. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Stuttgart, by (5-1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Bayer Leverkusen, by (2-3). In the last 10 away league matches Hannover 96 has a record of 3 draws and 7 losses, so they have won 3 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 12 away matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their away matches, since 12 of the last 12 matches they have played for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 25 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 17 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 12 away matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 12 of their 34 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Hannover 96 part for this game with a defeat, by 2-3, in the reception at Bayer Leverkusen, adding in this way the fourth rebuff followed in this competition: Jonathas and Weiser (autogol). In this game against Augsburg, coach Thomas Doll must act with a more defensive team, in successive counterattacks, looking in most cases for forward Jonathas. On the other hand, Wood is one of the best gunners of Hannover 96, with 3 goals scored. It should be noted that the visitors presented several weaknesses in the defensive stops and in the maintenance of possession of the ball. For this game the local coach can not count on Fullkrug, Bebido, Prib and Hubers, all with physical problems.