Hoffenheim vs Werder Bremen Preview, Tips and Odds

Hoffenheim will welcome Werder Bremen to Rhein-Neckar-Arena on Saturday for their meeting of the 33rd round in the BundesLiga. The teams are neighbors in the standings, occupying 8th and 9th spot, with four points separating them. The hosts in this tie are just one point behind the places ensuring Europa League football for next term.

Hoffenheim vs Werder Bremen Head to Head

Head to Head Last H2H game Last H2H games Last 5 H2H games home/away
Hoffenheim Draw 3 W/ 8 D/ 9 L 2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L
Werder Bremen Draw 9 W/ 8 D/ 3 L 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L

Last game between the teams: 19.12.2018 Werder Bremen – Hoffenheim 1:1; Theodor Gebre Selassie 57’; Leonardo Bittencourt 31’
Last game at this venue: 19.08.2017 Hoffenheim – Werder Bremen 1:0; Andrej Kramaric 84’

Worth mentioning: Half of the last ten encounters between the sides finished in 1:1 draws, while the hosts managed to win just two matches. None of the previous four H2H meetings produced over 2,5 goals, with two of those ending 1:1, and the other two in 1:0 victory for the hosts. Seven of the previous eight games that took place in Hoffenheim witnessed goals scored at both ends, with only the most recent game seeing the hosts keep a clean sheet in their only victory during that run. Six of those meetings featured over 2,5 goals.

Hoffenheim vs Werder Bremen Stats

As of 09.05 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Hoffenheim Draw 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L 4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
Werder Bremen Draw 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Hoffenheim: 04.05.2019 Borussia Monchengladbach – Hoffenheim 2:2; Matthias Ginter 72’, Josip Drmic 84’; Pavel Kaderabek 33’, Nadiem Amiri 79’
Last game Werder Bremen: 04.05.2019 Werder Bremen – Dortmund 2:2; Kevin Mohwald 70’, Claudio Pizzaro 75’; Christian Pulisic 6’, Paco Alcacer 41’
Top performers Hoffenheim: Andrej Kramaric 16 goals 4 assists, Ishak Belfodil 15 goals 3 assists, Loelinton 7 goals 5 assists.
Top performers Werder Bremen: Max Kruse 11 goals 9 assists, Milot Rashica 8 goals 4 assists, Davy Klaassen 5 goals 4 assists.

Last 10 games GF : GA Over 2,5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Hoffenheim 24:15 7 8 2
Werder Bremen 20:14 7 8 1

Worth mentioning: Hoffenheim lost just one of their last eight matches, but are without a victory in two back-to-back games. Five of their last six outings featured over 2,5 goals, while four saw both involved sides to hit the back of the nets. The team were on a four game winning streak in their home matches, prior to facing Wolfsburg in the last one, where they lost heavily by 1:4.
Werder Bremen cannot get back on winning ways, after Bayern Munich ended their fifteen game unbeaten run, and since have lost another two games and drew in the most recent meeting with Borussia Dortmund. The team showed great character in that game and managed to get a point, after bring down two goals at half-time. Four of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals and saw both sides scoring.

Hoffenheim vs Werder Bremen News

Missing players Hoffenheim: Kerem Demirbay, Alfons Amade, Robin Hack, Joelinton, Dennis Geiger.
Missing players Werder Bremen: Milos Veljkovic, Max Kruse, Fin Bartels.

Hoffenheim vs Werder Bremen Predictions

Over 3,5 goals – 1.61 @ bet365