In the final match of the second Bundesliga round to meet the neighbors in the standings – “Bochum” accepts “St. Pauli”. The owners can’t beat their counterparts for the past four years. How will the game this time? – read the forecast of our experts.
For today the hosts got 24 points and settled down in seventh position, behind his today’s opponent. “Bochum” is the eighth season trying to make it in the bigs, but so far without success. The new season of “die-hard” started with a home defeat “Cologne” (0:2), but then won two in a row over the “Duisburg” (2:0) and “Sandhausen” (1:0). After the minimum victory over “Arminius” (1:0), wards Robin Dutt has issued a series of three draws: “Hamburg” (0:0), “Regensburg” (3:3) and “fürth” (2:2). In the last round of “blue” broke the world with “Mandibula” (0:0).
Last season “St. Pauli” finished in twelfth place, and the new is very close to the leaders. “Pirates of the League” kicked off with two victories – over “Magdeburg” (2:1) and “Darmstadt” (2:0). This was followed by the failure consisting of three consecutive defeats. After an away victory over the “Arminius” (2:1) wards of Marcus Kawczynski gave a series of three world and settled on the sixth line.
Statistics and personal meetings
- Bochum has not lost for seven matches
- The owners passed in an average of 1.07 goals
- “St. Pauli” on the road scored in an average of 1.12 goals
- Bochum have won 3 of their last 4 home games
- Last personal meeting between the rivals ended in a draw (1:1)
Teams are a step away from the first three, and this is the best motivation for them. Bookmakers give approximately the same coefficients on rivals, but we are leaning towards a home win over the first “pirates of the League” for the last four years.