Hannover 96 vs Ingolstadt preview

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: HDI-Arena (49000 seats)

Hannover 96 are welcoming Ingolstadt for yet another key match following their 1-2 result vs 3rd-placed Hamburger SV.

Insights:
  • Hannover 96 have the most clean sheets (12) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Ingolstadt have the fewest scored goals (28) in 2. Bundesliga

Hannover can neither be promoted or relegated from 2. Bundesliga. Ingolstadt are nearing the end of this stay in this division as relegation is now unavoidable.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Hannover 96 form and stats

5-6-5 (win-draw-lost) are the 2. Bundesliga numbers at home for Hannover 96 so far this season.

No payout for Hannover in their previous match, an away game at Hamburger SV that ended in defeat 1-2. Kerk (midfield was the top team player in that game with a rating of 8.1/10. Kerk scored one goal, hit five key passes and had 36 successful passes (of 43 total).

Ahead of that match, Hannover 96 won a home game hosting Karlsruher SC (2-0).

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Hannover here at HDI-Arena in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (13 from 16 games). On the other hand, Hannover 96 have conceded 17 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches. Hannover 96 has at home met teams with this table position (low), four times. It has ended with less than 2.5 goals 3 of 4 times.

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Ingolstadt form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Ingolstadt so far with only 10 points returning home. The records show 2-4-10 (win-draw-lose). Visiting Ingolstadt has seen their last two away games both end with a tied score and one point each.

Bilbija was the last player to score for the away team. Ingolstadt haven't scored a league goal in the last 224 minutes.

Ingolstadt played 0-0 against Hansa Rostock in their previous match. Musliu was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 7.65. The defender Musliu won 6 of 7 duels.

Preceding that, the 0-4 home loss versus Hamburger SV.

The Ingolstadt manager Karg has some worries about the defense as 33 goals have been conceded in these travels.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met earlier this season: Ingolstadt - Hannover 96 1-2. As for the last three games between these two teams, there's two Hannover 96 victories, one draw and zero Ingolstadt wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, zero matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Hannover 96S. Kerk
S. Kerk
9 goals
IngolstadtF. Bilbija
F. Bilbija
6 goals
Hannover 96L. Maina
L. Maina
4 goals

Hannover 96 missing players

Ingolstadt missing players

Hannover 96 Ingolstadt
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
33 16 4 Played P 4 16 33
10 5 0 Won W 1 2 4
9 6 3 Drew D 1 4 9
14 5 1 Lost L 2 10 20
32 13 3 Scored S 3 16 28
47 17 4 Conceded C 5 33 62
88% 81% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 91%
73% 56% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 88% 82%
52% 31% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 62% 61%
24% 12% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 21%
3% 6% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 19% 12%
42% 31% 75% BTTS BTTS 25% 50% 45%
36% 50% 25% Clean Sheets C S 25% 12% 18%
33% 38% 25% Failed to Score F T 50% 38% 45%
 
5.4 4.9 5 Corners for (avg) C F 3 3.1 3.6
5.5 5.2 5.2 Corners against (avg) C A 5 6.6 5.3
1.8 1.9 2.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.3 2.4
2 2 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
13.1 13.8 17.2 Shots (avg) S ( 8.8 10.6 11.4
3.8 4.4 6.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 3.4 3.3
25% 19% 11% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 30% 26%
 
14.5 14.4 11.5 Shots against (avg) S A 16.5 18.4 15.5
4.6 3.9 3.2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5 5.6 4.8
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Hannover 96 have the fewest dropped points from leading position (4) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Hannover 96 have the most clean sheets (12) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Hannover 96 have the most clean sheets (8) at home in 2. Bundesliga
  • Ingolstadt have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Ingolstadt have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Ingolstadt have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Ingolstadt have the fewest points (10) away in 2. Bundesliga
  • Ingolstadt have the fewest points from losing position (2) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Ingolstadt have the fewest scored goals (28) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Ingolstadt haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Schalke 04 33 19 5 9 70 43 17 10 2 5 40 27 16 9 3 4 30 16 27 62
2 Werder Bremen 33 17 9 7 63 43 16 7 6 3 27 17 17 10 3 4 36 26 20 60
3 Hamburger SV 33 15 12 6 64 33 17 9 6 2 36 17 16 6 6 4 28 16 31 57
4 Darmstadt 98 33 17 6 10 68 46 16 9 3 4 39 23 17 8 3 6 29 23 22 57
5 St. Pauli 33 15 9 9 59 46 16 10 4 2 35 17 17 5 5 7 24 29 13 54
6 Paderborn 33 13 12 8 56 41 17 4 7 6 26 24 16 9 5 2 30 17 15 51
7 Nürnberg 33 14 9 10 48 47 16 8 3 5 25 21 17 6 6 5 23 26 1 51
8 Heidenheim 33 14 7 12 41 45 16 9 4 3 25 18 17 5 3 9 16 27 -4 49
9 Holstein Kiel 33 12 9 12 45 51 17 8 3 6 23 23 16 4 6 6 22 28 -6 45
10 Fortuna Düsseldorf 33 11 11 11 45 40 17 6 6 5 28 21 16 5 5 6 17 19 5 44
11 Karlsruher SC 33 9 14 10 54 53 17 5 9 3 32 26 16 4 5 7 22 27 1 41
12 Hansa Rostock 33 10 11 12 39 49 16 4 5 7 15 22 17 6 6 5 24 27 -10 41
13 Jahn Regensburg 33 10 10 13 50 49 17 6 4 7 31 29 16 4 6 6 19 20 1 40
14 Hannover 96 33 10 9 14 32 47 16 5 6 5 13 17 17 5 3 9 19 30 -15 39
15 Sandhausen 33 9 11 13 39 53 16 3 5 8 16 28 17 6 6 5 23 25 -14 38
16 Dynamo Dresden 33 7 11 15 33 45 16 5 5 6 18 17 17 2 6 9 15 28 -12 32
17 Erzgebirge Aue 33 5 8 20 31 72 17 3 3 11 14 34 16 2 5 9 17 38 -41 23
18 Ingolstadt 33 4 9 20 28 62 17 2 5 10 12 29 16 2 4 10 16 33 -34 21

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