Schalke vs VfL Bochum – Preview, and Prediction

Schalke vs VfL Bochum -Following a 1-1 Bundesliga 1 draw with Stuttgart, Schalke enters this contest. In that game, Schalke enjoyed 57% of the possession and 3 of their 12 shots on goal were successful.

Simon Terodde was the lone scorer for Schalke (21′). Stuttgart’s opponents had 13 attempts at goal, three of which found the back of the net. For Stuttgart, a goal was scored at the 18-second mark.

Recent Schalke games have been high-scoring and exciting. 10 of the 22 goals scored by both clubs in their last 6 encounters were by Schalke.

VfL Bochum and their supporters will be hoping for a better outcome after being defeated by Werder Bremen in their most recent game in Bundesliga 1 action.

In that game, VfL Bochum had 50% of the possession and made 20 efforts on goal, scoring on six of them. Werder Bremen, their adversaries, had 16 shots at goal with 7 of them being on target.

Werder Bremen received goals from Niklas Füllkrug (86 and 92 seconds). The fact that 21 goals have been scored in the last 6 games played by VfL Bochum, with an average of 3.5 goals per match, demonstrates their participation in exciting contests.

15 of those goals have been scored by rival teams. If that pattern continues into this next game, we’ll find out soon enough.

Schalke vs VfL Bochum – Betting Analysis

Alexander Schwolow, Cedric Brunner, Maya Yoshida, Sepp van den Berg, Thomas Ouwejan, Tom Krauß, Florian Flick, Jordan Larsson, and Marius Bülter appear to be the players Schalke will utilise in a 4-3 formation this time.

Bochum may use a 4-2-3-1 formation with Manuel Riemann, Cristian Gamboa, Erhan Masovic, V. Lampropoulos, Jordi Osei-Tutu, Anthony Losilla, Kevin Stöger, Takuma Asano, Philipp Forster, and Simon Zoller.

According to a review of their most recent head-to-head matches dating back to January 12, 2007, Schalke has won four of them and VfL Bochum has won one, with one match being tied.

In this time, a total of 15 goals were scored between the two teams, with 11 coming from Schalke and 4 coming from Bochum. This results in an average of 2.5 goals being scored every game.

Schalke vs VfL Bochum – Head-to-Head

 

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Our Prediction: Home Win or Draw