2. Bundesliga duel: Close contest expected between Karlsruher SC and Hannover 96

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: Wildpark Platz 6 (4000 seats)

Turn on the lights for Karlsruher SC - Hannover 96! Even considering the recent results, this match should be awesome!

Insights:
  • Karlsruher SC have the most matches over the total-line (10) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Hannover 96 have the fewest scored goals in the second half (5) in 2. Bundesliga

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Karlsruher SC form and stats

The overall 2. Bundesliga results playing at home this season for Karlsruher SC are 2-3-2 (wins-draws-losses).

Karlsruher SC drew their last game, 1-1 away at Ingolstadt (placed 18th). Philip Heise, defender, was given a rating of 7.64/10 in that game, top of the team. Heise hit three key passes and won 4 of 6 duels.

Preceding that match was the home game against Paderborn that was lost 2-4.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Karlsruher have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found eleven matches with the results: Won two, drawn five and lost four.

Karlsruher SC have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Wildpark Platz 6 with 11 goals in 7 league matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Karlsruher defense is not exactly impregnable. 11 goals conceded from 7 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Hannover 96 form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Hannover 96 so far with only 6 points returning home. The records show 1-3-3 (win-draw-lose). Hannover 96 have had a generous will to share for some time now, running a streak of three draws in a row.

Hannover 96 played 0-0 against Paderborn in their previous match. Sei Muroya, who plays in defense, got the "man of the match" on his team with the rating 7.8. Muroya hit one key pass and won 8 of 11 duels.

Ahead of that game was the 1-1 draw at home against Erzgebirge Aue.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 14 similar matches played by Hannover 96 in our archives, and the results are: seven wins for Hannover, one draw and six defeats.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Hannover as they have only managed to score 6 times from 7 away games in the league. Hannover struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 11 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's three Karlsruher SC victories, two draws and five Hannover 96 wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Karlsruher SCP. Hofmann
P. Hofmann
7 goals
Hannover 96S. Kerk
S. Kerk
4 goals
KarlsruherM. Wanitzek
M. Wanitzek
3 goals

Karlsruher SC missing players

Hannover 96 missing players

Karlsruher SC Hannover 96
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
14 7 2 Played P 2 7 14
4 2 1 Won W 0 1 3
6 3 1 Drew D 2 3 5
4 2 0 Lost L 0 3 6
21 11 4 Scored S 2 6 10
21 11 3 Conceded C 2 11 18
86% 86% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 86% 86%
86% 86% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 86% 64%
71% 71% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 43% 36%
43% 43% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 29% 14%
7% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
79% 71% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 43% 36%
21% 29% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 36%
14% 14% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 43% 43%
 
5.2 5.7 4.5 Corners for (avg) C F 5 6.1 5.9
4.1 3.7 5 Corners against (avg) C A 7.5 5.1 5.1
2.3 3 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.6 2.1
2 2 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
14.2 16.3 16 Shots (avg) S ( 13 13.6 13.1
4.5 5 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 2.9 3.4
33% 31% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 29% 30% 21%
 
14.1 13.9 15.5 Shots against (avg) S A 13.5 13.7 13.9
4.9 5.3 5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.5 4.7 4.4
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Hannover 96 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Hannover 96 have the fewest scored goals in the second half (5) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Hannover 96 have the most matches under the total-line (9) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Karlsruher SC have scored more than double the goals of Hannover 96.
  • Karlsruher SC have the most matches over the total-line (10) in 2. 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 Darmstadt 98 14 8 2 4 35 16 7 6 0 1 20 3 7 2 2 3 15 13 19 26
2 St. Pauli 13 8 2 3 28 15 6 6 0 0 19 3 7 2 2 3 9 12 13 26
3 Paderborn 14 7 4 3 28 16 7 2 2 3 10 10 7 5 2 0 18 6 12 25
4 Jahn Regensburg 14 7 4 3 30 19 7 4 2 1 19 11 7 3 2 2 11 8 11 25
5 Nurnberg 14 6 6 2 19 12 7 4 2 1 10 3 7 2 4 1 9 9 7 24
6 Hamburger SV 14 5 8 1 24 16 7 2 5 0 13 9 7 3 3 1 11 7 8 23
7 Schalke 04 14 7 2 5 23 17 7 3 1 3 14 11 7 4 1 2 9 6 6 23
8 Heidenheim 14 6 3 5 15 20 8 4 3 1 10 8 6 2 0 4 5 12 -5 21
9 Werder Bremen 14 5 5 4 20 20 7 2 3 2 10 9 7 3 2 2 10 11 0 20
10 Karlsruher SC 14 4 6 4 21 21 7 2 3 2 11 11 7 2 3 2 10 10 0 18
11 Hansa Rostock 14 5 2 7 17 24 7 2 1 4 8 13 7 3 1 3 9 11 -7 17
12 Fortuna Düsseldorf 14 4 4 6 19 21 6 1 3 2 11 11 8 3 1 4 8 10 -2 16
13 Dynamo Dresden 14 5 1 8 15 18 7 4 0 3 9 5 7 1 1 5 6 13 -3 16
14 Erzgebirge Aue 14 3 5 6 13 20 7 2 2 3 6 9 7 1 3 3 7 11 -7 14
15 Hannover 96 14 3 5 6 10 18 7 2 2 3 4 7 7 1 3 3 6 11 -8 14
16 Holstein Kiel 14 3 5 6 15 25 7 2 1 4 6 13 7 1 4 2 9 12 -10 14
17 Sandhausen 13 3 3 7 13 25 7 0 2 5 5 17 6 3 1 2 8 8 -12 12
18 Ingolstadt 14 1 3 10 9 31 7 0 3 4 4 12 7 1 0 6 5 19 -22 6

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The 2. Bundesliga (Zweite Bundesliga) is the second level of German professional football. Like the Bundesliga it has 18 clubs playing a total of 306 fixtures to decide the final league table. The two top teams are promoted while number three has to qualify through a playoff. Two or three teams are relegated through a similar system.