Football betting preview: St. Pölten vs Austria Wien

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Competition: Austria Tipico Bundesliga
Competition: Sun 28.February
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: NV ARENA (8012 seats)

There's been ups and downs for these two teams so far this season, occupying positions near the middle of the Tipico Bundesliga table so far. Here's the St. Pölten - Austria Wien latest:

Insights:
  • St. Pölten has the fewest points (6) at home in Tipico Bundesliga

St. Pölten and Austria Wien should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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St. Pölten form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Tipico Bundesliga this season. St. Pölten, who have the fewest points (6) at home in Tipico Bundesliga, have only managed 1 win, 3 draws and 5 losses from their games here at NV ARENA. Two defeats in a row at home hurts for St. Pölten, their manager R. Ibertsberger and the supporters. There are certain expectations for improvement.

Happy days for Pölten in their previous game, a Tipico Bundesliga match away at Wattens (placed 5th) that ended with a 1-0 victory. Preceding that game was the away draw at Ried that finished 1-1.

Pölten are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 12 goals in 9 games. Pölten are struggling defensively, conceding on average more than two goals per home game (20 from 9 played).

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Austria Wien form and stats

As the visiting team in Tipico Bundesliga matches, Austria Wien have produced an overall stat of 3-2-4 so far.

The supporters enjoyed Austria Wien's previous game versus Rheindorf Altach (placed 12th), a Tipico Bundesliga 5-1 win played at home. The game before that, was lost at home, a 0-1 defeat against Hartberg.

As mentioned above, Austria was the only team on the pitch versus Rheindorf Altach in their previous game, winning 5-1. This could be a tougher task. Austria Wien goalie Patrick Pentz was high and low in the Rheindorf Altach game, contributing six saves towards the victory.

Austria are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 12 away goals from 9 games (in the league). It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 10 goals have been conceded by Austria in these games.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Austria Wien - Pölten 1-1 played earlier this season. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Pölten, six draws and two wins for Austria Wien. Over 2,5 goals: four times; under 2,5 goals: six games.

Top Goalscorers

St. PöltenA. Schmidt
A. Schmidt
10 goals
PöltenD. Hugy
D. Hugy
7 goals
Austria WienB. Pichler
B. Pichler
6 goals

St. Pölten missing players

Austria Wien missing players

St. Pölten Austria Wien
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
18 9 2 Played P 2 9 18
5 1 0 Won W 1 3 5
5 3 0 Drew D 0 2 6
8 5 2 Lost L 1 4 7
29 12 0 Scored S 4 12 25
33 20 3 Conceded C 3 10 25
94% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 94%
83% 78% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 67% 78%
67% 67% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 44% 50%
50% 56% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 33% 39%
17% 11% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 11% 11%
50% 56% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 44% 56%
28% 22% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 44% 22%
28% 33% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 22% 28%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.9 2.1 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 1.4 1.6
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 5
 
9.1 9.1 9.5 Shots (avg) S ( 8.5 10.4 11.4
4.2 4.2 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 3.9 3.9
39% 32% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 34% 35%
Key stats in Tipico Bundesliga this season:
  • St. Pölten has the fewest points (6) at home in Tipico Bundesliga
  • St. Pölten has the most conceded goals (20) at home in Tipico Bundesliga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Salzburg 17 13 1 3 54 18 8 6 0 2 28 10 9 7 1 1 26 8 36 40
2 Rapid Wien 17 11 4 2 35 20 9 6 2 1 19 9 8 5 2 1 16 11 15 37
3 LASK Linz 17 10 3 4 35 17 9 7 0 2 23 7 8 3 3 2 12 10 18 33
4 Sturm Graz 17 9 4 4 28 15 8 6 1 1 16 5 9 3 3 3 12 10 13 31
5 Wattens 17 7 3 7 29 27 9 3 2 4 15 14 8 4 1 3 14 13 2 24
6 Wolfsberger AC 17 7 3 7 26 29 9 2 3 4 12 18 8 5 0 3 14 11 -3 24
7 Austria Wien 18 5 6 7 25 25 9 2 4 3 13 15 9 3 2 4 12 10 0 21
8 St. Pölten 18 5 5 8 29 33 9 1 3 5 12 20 9 4 2 3 17 13 -4 20
9 Hartberg 17 4 7 6 17 29 8 2 3 3 7 12 9 2 4 3 10 17 -12 19
10 Ried 18 4 4 10 20 36 9 3 2 4 12 16 9 1 2 6 8 20 -16 16
11 Admira 17 3 3 11 18 42 8 3 0 5 10 18 9 0 3 6 8 24 -24 12
12 Rheindorf Altach 18 3 3 12 16 41 9 2 3 4 7 14 9 1 0 8 9 27 -25 12

Read more about Tipico Bundesliga

The Austrian Football Bundesliga is the top level football league in Austria. It was founded in 1974, but there has been an Austrian league championship since 1911. Since the 1950s Austrian football has been dominated by Rapid Wien, Austria Wien and recently Red Bull Salzburg.