Relegation-threatened Bochum come up against Augsburg in this Bundesliga match. Bochum are 17th on the table with 28 points, same as Stuttgart in the playoff spot and 2 points away from Schalke 04 in 15th place. A win for Bochum will get them in the right direction, which is outside the relegation zone. Augsburg are in 13th spot and not too far away from the relegation zone themselves. So, a win is crucial to each team's survival hopes, come the end of the season.Grab Your Signup Bonus
VFL Bochum (LDLDL)
VFL Bochum will be hoping for a different outcome in this game as they have had a long spell of bad results leading to this match. They hold a record of no wins in their last 6 matches and with a few games to go, there is no better time for a solid response than right now. Bochum had 2 defeats and 2 draws in their last 5 matches, with their last game ending in a 2-0 defeat against Borussia M’gladbach away from home. In that game, Borussia M’gladbach were up by a goal in the first half after Jonas Hofmann scored the opener in the 35th minute. Bochum showed some signs of getting back into the game but the hosts kept it tight until they got the second goal in the 91st minute through Lars Stindl.
VFL Bochum are currently in 17th place on the table with 28 points and a goal ratio of 33:69. They had 8 wins, 4 draws and 19 defeats in 31 games.
- Team streak: no wins (3), without a clean sheet (6), less than 2.5 goals (7/9), both teams scoring (5/6), first to concede (4/5), first half loser (4/5), more than 10.5 corners (6/6).
Augsburg’s stats are not looking pretty but they are in a much better position to get a win here than the hosts. In their last 5 matches, they had 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats, with their latest match ending in a narrow 1-0 defeat against Union Berlin. Augsburg were resilient throughout the game scoring the goal in the 53rd minute after playing a goalless draw in the first 45 minutes. Dion Drena Beljo scored the only goal and Augsburg ensured they kept it tight to secure all 3 points at the end of the game. According to statistics Augsburg had 38% possession, 3 shots on target and 3 corner kicks.
Augsburg are in 13th place with 34 points and a goal ratio of 40:55. They have recorded 9 wins, 7 draws and 15 defeats in 31 matches. Augsburg will be hoping to pick maximum points against a struggling team to move them further up the table and away from the relegation zone.
- Team streak: no losses (3), both teams scoring (9/10), less than 10.5 corners (4/5).
Head to Head
VFL Bochum and Augsburg have played only 6 matches against each other. VFL Bochum have 4 wins, while Augsburg have 2 wins.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 6/6 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Tips
VFL Bochum have scored 33 goals and conceded 69 in 31 games this season. They scored an average of 1.1 goals per game and had a 9% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.5 chances per game and played an average of 11.6 shots per game. They played an average of 3.6 shots on target per game and an average of 4.1 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 2.2 goals per game and they have kept 4 clean sheets.
Augsburg have scored 40 goals and conceded 55 in 31 games this season. They scored an average of 1.3 goals per game and had a 12% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.5 chances per game and played an average of 10.7 shots per game. They played an average of 3.3 shots on target per game and an average of 4.9 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.8 goals per game and they have kept 6 clean sheets.
- One Team Not to Score and Under 4.5 Goals at 2.26 Odds
- One Team Not to Score and Under 3.5 Goals at 2.36 Odds
- Both Teams to Score NO at 2.21 Odds