Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview, Tips and Odds

Hoffenheim will take on Bayer Leverkusen when the two sides meet on Friday for their game of round 27 in the BundesLiga. The hosts are 9th in the standings with 38 points, while their opponents are 6th with four points more and currently occupy the last spot ensuring Europa League place.

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head

Head to Head Last H2H game Last H2H games Last H2H games home/away
Hoffenheim Loss 4 W/ 3 D/ 12 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 6 L
Bayer Leverkusen Win 12 W/ 3 D/ 4 L 6 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 03.11.2019 Bayer Leverkusen – Hoffenheim 1:4; Karim Bellarabi 30′; Reiss Nelson 19′, Joelinton 34′, 73′, Vincenzo Grifo 49′ (penalty)
Last game at this venue: 20.01.2018 Hoffenheim – Bayer Leverkusen 1:4; Adam Szalai 86′; Leon Bailey 43′, Julian Baumgartlinger 51′, Lucas Alario 70′, 90′

Worth mentioning: The recent meetings between the sides have been a guarantee for goals, as the last three matches all produced over 3,5 goals and witnessed goals at both ends. Hoffenheim are not having it easy in their home games against Bayer Leverkusen, as they have scored more than a goal just once and won only one of their last ten outings against that opponent at their own stadium.

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats

As of 25.03 Last  game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Hoffenheim Draw 3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Bayer Leverkusen Loss 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Hoffenheim: 16.03.2019 Stuttgart – Hoffenheim 1:1; Steven Zuber 66′; Andrej Kramaric 42′
Last game Bayer Leverkusen: 17.03.2019 Bayer Leverkusen – Werder Bremen 1:3; Leon Bailey 75′; Max Kruse 13′, 90′, Milot Rashica 37′
Top performers Hoffenheim: Andrej Kramaric 13 goals 2 assists, Ishak Belfodil 8 goals 1 assist, Joelinton 7 goals 5 assists.
Top performers Bayer Leverkusen: Kevin Volland 11 goals 6 assists, Kai Havertz 10 goals 3 assists, Karim Bellarabi 5 goals 4 assists.

Last 10 games GF : GA Over 2,5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Hoffenheim 18:20 7 9 1
Bayer Leverkusen 20:12 6 7 3

Worth mentioning: Hoffenheim lost just one of their last eight matches. Five of those produced over 2,5 goals, while the other three ended in 1:1 draws. Four of the team last five home games witnessed goals at both ends, while three featured over 2,5 goals.
Usually after a poor performance Bayer Leverkusen respond with a victory, as that happened after all of the four recent losses. Three of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while four saw goals at both ends. Leverkusen recorded four victories in their last five BundesLiga away games, with the only loss coming at the hands of title candidates Borussia Dortmund. All of those matches featured over 2,5 goals.

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen News

Missing players Hoffenheim: Dennis Geiger is injured, while his teammate Nico Schultz is suspended.
Missing players Bayer Leverkusen: Kai Haverz is doubtful. Wendell is suspended.

Hoffenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 1.53 @ bet365