Hoffenheim vs Schalke Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 09/04/2023

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Germany Bundesliga I - Mewa Arena

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Hoffenheim and Schalke collide at the PreZero Arena in Germany’s Bundesliga on Sunday, April 9th. Two of the league’s bottom four clubs face off in this relegation six-pointer. Read our Bundesliga predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Hoffenheim vs Schalke

Hoffenheim are targeting their third Bundesliga victory on the spin when they host Schalke on Sunday evening. Read our top Hoffenheim vs Schalke predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.

Hoffenheim to Win

Hoffenheim should be armed with plenty of confidence on Sunday having just recorded back-to-back Bundesliga wins for the first time since August, and the hosts look primed to deliver a crucial blow in the battle for survival on Sunday. Hoffenheim have already beaten Schalke twice this term in league and cup, notching a huge eight times along the way and more success could be in the offing here. With those factors aligned, our first Hoffenheim vs Stuttgart prediction recommends a stake on a home win.

Over 2.5 Goals

As we touched on above, Hoffenheim have already torn into Schalke twice this term, recording 5-1 and 3-0 wins against them in the cup and league respectively earlier in the campaign, and another high-scoring tussle could be in the works when they meet again this weekend. Over 2.5 goals has landed in four of Schalke’s last five assignments and the second of our football predictions today backs that run to continue.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Hoffenheim vs Schalke

Check out our selection of key stats for Sunday’s contest featuring Hoffenheim vs Schalke below alongside a tool to help you choose the most suitable odds.

Head to Head

18/10/22

Germany DFB Pokal POK

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

Schalke

Schalke

5

1

14/10/22

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Schalke

Schalke

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

0

3

08/05/21

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

Schalke

Schalke

4

2

09/01/21

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Schalke

Schalke

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

4

0

07/03/20

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Schalke

Schalke

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

1

1

Last Five - TSG Hoffenheim

18/05/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

2

4

W

12/05/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Darmstadt

Darmstadt

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

0

6

W

03/05/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

1

1

D

26/04/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Bochum

Bochum

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

3

2

L

20/04/24

Germany Bundesliga I Germany

Borussia M'gladbach

Borussia M'gladbach

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

3

4

W

Last Five - Schalke

19/05/24

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

Greuther Furth

Greuther Furth

Schalke

Schalke

2

0

L

11/05/24

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

Hansa Rostock

Hansa Rostock

Schalke

Schalke

1

2

W

07/05/24

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

VfL Osnabruck

VfL Osnabruck

Schalke

Schalke

0

4

W

27/04/24

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Schalke

Schalke

1

1

D

19/04/24

Germany Bundesliga II Germany

Elversberg

Elversberg

Schalke

Schalke

1

1

D

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Hoffenheim – Schalke odds and probability figures ahead of Sunday’s showdown below.

Hoffenheim odds: 19/20 (1.95) – 51.3%

Draw odds: 14/5 (3.80) – 26.3%

Schalke odds: 11/4 (3.75) – 26.7%

Thanks in part to their recent spike in results, Hoffenheim are Sunday’s expected winners with their chances of a victory set at 51.3% in the probability stakes. A 2-1 home win is available at to back at odds of 7/1 (8.00) in the correct score market, while Hoffenheim are 9/4 (3.25) to cover a slender -1.0 goal handicap. That outcome has an implied probability of 30.8%.

Hoffenheim vs Schalke Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Hoffenheim vs Schalke lineups and team news for Sunday’s Bundesliga clash below.

Hoffenheim

Justin Che, Jacob Brunn Larsen, Robert Skov, Grischa Promel and Kasper Dolberg are all injured at present, though Dolberg has a chance to recover in time for Sunday. Munas Dabbur meanwhile, is suspended and cannot play. Hoffenheim won 2-1 at Werder Bremen last weekend to strengthen their survival push.

Predicted Lineup for Hoffenheim: Baumann – Vogt, Brooks, Akpoguma – Kaderabek, Kramaric, Geiger, Becker, Angelino – Baumgartner, Bebou

Schalke

Schalke have a lengthy list of absentees which includes Sepp van den Berg, Moritz Jenz, Kenan Karaman, Danny Latza, Jere Uronen and Soichiro Kozuki, while Sebastian Polter remains a long-term absentee alongside Justin Heekeren. Schalke were beaten 3-0 by Leverkusen last time out.

Predicted Lineup for Schalke: Fahrmann – Brunner, Yoshida, Greiml, Matriciani – Kral, Krauß, Balanta – Drexler, Bulter, Frey

Player to Watch – Andrej Kramaric

Croatian Andrej Kramaric was thrust into a new role last weekend when he started in a deeper midfield position and the 31-year-old seemed to revel in his new remit. Kramaric scored once and played three kay passes in an impactful showing at Werder Bremen and he should be one to watch out for again on Sunday.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim
3-5-2
1
Oliver Baumann
de
22
Kevin Vogt
de
23
John Brooks
us
25
Kevin Akpoguma
ng
3
Pavel Kaderabek
cz
27
Andrej Kramaric
hr
8
Dennis Geiger
de
20
Finn Ole Becker
de
11
Angelino
es
14
Christoph Baumgartner
at
9
Ihlas Bebou
tg
Substitutes
34
Stanley Nsoki
fr
5
Ozan Kabak
tr
37
Luca Philipp
de
13
Angelo Stiller
de
19
Kasper Dolberg
dk
39
Tom Bischof
de
40
Umut Tohumcu
de
16
Sebastian Rudy
de
4
Ermin Bicakcic
ba

Schalke

Schalke
4-2-3-1
1
Ralf Fahrmann
de
27
Cedric Brunner
ch
4
Maya Yoshida
jp
41
Henning Matriciani
de
2
Thomas Ouwejan
nl
6
Tom Krauss
de
30
Alex Kral
cz
20
Tim Skarke
de
10
Rodrigo Zalazar Martinez
uy
11
Marius Bulter
de
26
Michael Frey
ch
Substitutes
23
Mehmet-Can Aydin
tr
42
Keke Topp
de
9
Simon Terodde
de
8
Danny Latza
de
35
Marcin Kaminski
pl
24
Dominick Drexler
de
13
Alexander Schwolow
de
29
Tobias Mohr
de
33
Eder Balanta
co

Bundesliga Standings

Hoffenheim vs Schalke Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions

Hoffenheim vs Schalke prediction

Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?

We recommend taking a look at the odds at Stake and Ladbrokes for Sunday’s Bundesliga contest.

What time does this fixture kick off?

The game is scheduled to start at 18:30 BST.

Is this fixture being shown live on TV?

Sky Sports Football will screen Hoffenheim’s meeting with Schalke on Sunday. Make sure to check out our expert Hoffenheim vs Schalke prediction near the top of this page.


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