Football betting preview: Schalke 04 vs Augsburg

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Competition: Germany Bundesliga
Competition: Sun 24.May
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: VELTINS-Arena (62271 seats)

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Schalke 04 are in the 8th position while the guesting Augsburg worry at 14th.

Schalke 04 and Augsburg 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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Schalke 04 form and stats

Schalke 04 have collected 21 points from their Bundesliga home games so far after 5-6-2.

No payout for Schalke in their previous match, an away game at Borussia Dortmund that ended in defeat 0-4. Before that, Schalke drew at home versus Hoffenheim.

As you see from the result above, Schalke 04 suffered greatly in their last game. Thankfully the team has a new chance to prove themselves in this one.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Schalke handle that role? We have found eleven games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are six wins, three draws and two defeats.

Schalke are traveling soon after this match as the Bundesliga match at Fortuna Düsseldorf awaits in three days.

Schalke are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 18 goals in 13 games. On the other hand, Schalke 04 have conceded 18 goals.

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Augsburg form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Augsburg so far with only 9 points returning home. The records show 2-3-8 (win-draw-lose). Bitter travels for Augsburg as they have lost five games in a row away from home. The last time they avoided an away-from-home loss was the Hoffenheim match. With the Augsburg losing streak of four defeats in a row, regardless of arena, optimism is low and sinking.

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Bundesliga home defeat versus Wolfsburg with 1-2 on the scoreboard. Preceding that game, the 0-2 loss visiting Bayern München's place.

Augsburg were so close to getting something from the game against Wolfsburg, but ended up with egg all over their face after conceding the deciding goal one minutes into overtime.

We have checked recent matches where Augsburg have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those eight games were one victory, three draws and four defeats.

A quick return to home after this game, as Augsburg are hosting Paderborn in the Bundesliga only three days away.

The visitors have scored 12 goals from 13 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. Augsburg have conceded 31 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

Augsburg - Schalke 2-3 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Schalke 04-Augsburg H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Schalke 04 four wins, Augsburg one win, five draws. five of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

AugsburgF. Niederlechner
F. Niederlechner
11 goals
SchalkeS. Serdar
S. Serdar
7 goals
AugsburgP. Max
P. Max
7 goals

Schalke 04 missing players

Augsburg missing players

Schalke 04 Augsburg
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
26 13 4 Played P 4 13 26
9 5 2 Won W 1 2 7
10 6 2 Drew D 2 3 6
7 2 0 Lost L 1 8 13
33 18 7 Scored S 6 12 37
40 18 5 Conceded C 6 31 54
85% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 96%
81% 85% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 85% 92%
58% 54% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 46% 65%
31% 23% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 46% 42%
19% 15% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 38% 31%
50% 54% 75% BTTS BTTS 75% 54% 65%
27% 31% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 15% 15%
38% 23% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 38% 23%
 
4.9 5.8 6.2 Corners for (avg) C F 4.5 4 3.5
5.1 5 6.2 Corners against (avg) C A 6.5 5.8 5
1.7 1.6 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.6 2
1 1 1 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
302 171 56 Total Shots T S 44 129 270
108 60 20 Shots on Target S O 12 43 98
31% 30% 35% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 28% 38%
Key stats in Bundesliga this season:
  • Augsburg has the most conceded goals in the second half (37)
  • Augsburg has the the worst goal difference (-19) away
  • Augsburg have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored 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 Bayern München 26 18 4 4 75 26 13 9 2 2 38 11 13 9 2 2 37 15 49 58
2 Borussia Dortmund 26 16 6 4 72 33 13 10 3 0 45 10 13 6 3 4 27 23 39 54
3 Borussia M'gladbach 26 16 4 6 52 31 13 9 2 2 30 16 13 7 2 4 22 15 21 52
4 RB Leipzig 26 14 9 3 63 27 13 7 5 1 33 14 13 7 4 2 30 13 36 51
5 Bayer Leverkusen 26 15 5 6 49 31 13 7 4 2 25 13 13 8 1 4 24 18 18 50
6 Wolfsburg 26 10 9 7 36 31 13 4 6 3 16 13 13 6 3 4 20 18 5 39
7 Freiburg 26 10 7 9 35 36 12 6 2 4 16 14 14 4 5 5 19 22 -1 37
8 Schalke 04 26 9 10 7 33 40 13 5 6 2 18 18 13 4 4 5 15 22 -7 37
9 Hoffenheim 26 10 5 11 35 46 14 5 1 8 19 34 12 5 4 3 16 12 -11 35
10 Köln 26 10 3 13 41 47 13 6 2 5 22 18 13 4 1 8 19 29 -6 33
11 Hertha BSC 26 8 7 11 35 48 13 3 3 7 14 28 13 5 4 4 21 20 -13 31
12 Union Berlin 26 9 3 14 32 43 13 6 1 6 18 18 13 3 2 8 14 25 -11 30
13 Eintracht Frankfurt 25 8 4 13 39 44 13 6 3 4 28 19 12 2 1 9 11 25 -5 28
14 Augsburg 26 7 6 13 37 54 13 5 3 5 25 23 13 2 3 8 12 31 -17 27
15 Mainz 05 26 8 3 15 36 55 13 4 2 7 15 21 13 4 1 8 21 34 -19 27
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 26 5 8 13 27 50 13 3 4 6 13 23 13 2 4 7 14 27 -23 23
17 Werder Bremen 25 4 6 15 28 59 12 1 2 9 9 30 13 3 4 6 19 29 -31 18
18 Paderborn 26 4 5 17 30 54 13 2 1 10 17 31 13 2 4 7 13 23 -24 17

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