VfL Bochum 1848 and FC Köln will be playing against each other on Saturday, November 11th, 2023, in a Bundesliga football game in Germany, check the VfL Bochum 1848 vs FC Köln betting tip 2023/2024 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where VfL Bochum 1848 vs FC Köln will occur
The game is set to be played in the small Vonovia Ruhrstadion stadium, in the city of Bochum, with a capacity for 27559 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
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Introduction to the VfL Bochum 1848 vs FC Köln betting tip 2023/2024
In the current edition of the Bundesliga, we can see a growth in the average goals. While last season the tournament had an average of 3.17 goals per match, now the competition has an average of 3.64 goals per match.
VfL Bochum 1848 last match
VfL Bochum 1848 comes from a win recorded in the last match played. The opponent was Darmstadt 98, in a match valid for Bundesliga, and the two teams finished the match with a score of 1-2. On the field, T. Letsch’s team lined up with a 3-4-2-1.
Before the kick-off, the home win had odds of 3.00, which explains why it was considered to be a fairly close match.
It was not one of the best performances of the team in the competition. Even so, Philipp Hofmann was one of the few athletes who achieved any individual distinction. His great performance was significant for the victory of VfL Bochum 1848.
FC Köln last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a draw in the last round. In a dispute valid for Bundesliga, FC Köln, who used a 4-2-3-1 formation, faced the FC Augsburg team with a final score of 1-1.
Before the match the draw had odds around 3.75, so the tie was a logical result for a match that was expected to be quite evenly matched.
VfL Bochum 1848 vs FC Köln h2h
The last time VfL Bochum 1848 went up against FC Köln, it was in Bundesliga. VfL Bochum 1848, ranked 18th place, started with a 4-3-3 tactic, while FC Köln, then in 12th place, was charged with a 4-2-3-1 formation.
The two teams have not faced each other since 10-03-2023. On that occasion they were playing for the 2022/2023 season of the Bundesliga, and the match ended with a 0-2 win for VfL Bochum 1848.
VfL Bochum 1848
Bundesliga leaderboard now
Having 8 points, 1 win, 4 losses, 5 draws, and a negative balance, VfL Bochum 1848 ranks 14th place in the Bundesliga as they enter this game.
Which means that in the 11th round, the team has 1 point in advantage, over Darmstadt 98 team who is in the position 15.
VfL Bochum 1848 analysis
Currently, VfL Bochum 1848 has a tally of 10 goals scored and 24 goals against, at the end of round 10 of Bundesliga.
The average ball possession of VfL Bochum 1848 in this league is 43.9%, which means that the team has a rather wait-and-see attitude and does not often take over the ball of the game. Therefore, for the match against FC Köln they should do something to reverse the trend and try to impose their game on their opponents if they want the win.
VfL Bochum 1848 has demonstrated their offensive prowess by scoring 10 times with 1091 attacks, while FC Köln has only scored 8 times with 942 attacks.
Best goalscorer from VfL Bochum 1848
If we want to highlight a player from the team’s attack at this stage, we have to name Takuma Asano. The Attacker scored 4 goals in the current season, helping VfL Bochum 1848 to achieve victory in several disputes.
Bundesliga leaderboard now
With 5 points won, FC Köln is in 18th place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the Relegation zone. The team’s campaign so far is 1 win against 7 losses, plus 2 draws.
Saddled with a slight disadvantage of 1 point against FSV Mainz 05 team in position 17, in the 11th round.
FC Köln analysis
FC Köln, with 8 goals scored and 22 conceded, has a negative goal difference after 10 rounds.
FC Köln is currently struggling to find the back of the net, with a low number of goals scored and a high number of games where they failed to score. This suggests that their attacking play needs to be improved, with a focus on creating better opportunities and converting them into goals.
Team with a low scoring efficiency, the average goals scored do not exceed 0.8 per game. With a low score efficiency and playing away from home, this could be decisive for a bad result.
Navigating a hectic schedule with multiple games in a short period of time could prove to be a daunting task for FC Köln. Despite the odds suggesting a tight matchup, the team’s busy schedule could be a critical factor in determining the eventual winner between VfL Bochum 1848 and FC Köln.
Best goalscorer from FC Köln
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is Florian Kainz. The Attacker has scored 3 times in the current season and has helped FC Köln come out with a positive result on several occasions.
It is important to highlight that more than 50% of the goals scored by this player were from the penalty spot. More precisely, 3 of the 3 goals scored have this characteristic.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Goals Top Betting Tips
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of VfL Bochum 1848 is Takuma Asano, who has already scored 4 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of FC Köln is Florian Kainz, he has scored in 3 opportunities.
Most goals are scored between 75-90 as some study shows, which makes this a good time to bet for those following the live game.
Taking into consideration that FC Köln scores an average of 0.4 goals per match when playing away, we should consider the under 2.5 betting market, especially because this team usually does not concede goals when playing out of their stadium.
Currently, at Bet365, the odds for the Total Goals Under 2.5 market are quoted at 2.1.
Corners Top Betting Tips
The number of corners of both teams when combine gives an average of 4.8 corners per game, something to explore to gain good betting results.
FC Köln is usually quite offensive in their matches, and this has resulted in a high average of corner kicks in the competition. Currently, the team averages 6.2 corners per game played. Therefore, it might be interesting to bet on the over corner kicks of FC Köln in this match.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Highly disciplined, the teams have an average of only 4.3 yellow cards per match, when added together. In other words, the ‘Under 4.5 cards’ option looks like a great alternative for bettors.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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VfL Bochum 1848 vs FC Köln betting tip 2023/2024: FAQ
The match will be played on November 11th, 2023, Saturday.
The match will take place at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion stadium in Bochum.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Bundesliga match, referring to the 2022/2023 season, and ended with a 0-2 result for VfL Bochum 1848.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365.
When analyzing football matches, it’s important to consider a variety of factors such as team form, injuries and suspensions, head-to-head records, home and away form, and tactical matchups. You can find all this information and more on Betarena. You should also take into account any external factors such as weather conditions, the importance of the match, and team motivation.
Yes, statistics can be a useful tool when analyzing football matches for betting purposes. At Betarena, we provide access to a wealth of statistical information such as team and player form, goals scored and conceded, possession percentage, shots on target, and corner kicks. However, it’s important to not rely solely on statistics and to also consider the subjective factors mentioned earlier.