FC Augsburg vs Hoffenheim Match Prediction: August 14 2021
August 14, 2021 4:30 pm
Date & Time: August 14th, 2021 – 22:00 (IST)
Venue: Augsburg Arena, Augsburg.
Having finished 13th and 11th respectively last season, both FC Augsburg and Hoffenheim will be eager to get the 2021/22 Bundesliga season off to a flyer.
A mid-table finish is a minimum both sides will feel they are capable of achieving this year and with both sides adding fresh faces to their squads in the summer, they will both be cautiously optimistic heading into this one.
Following on from their 13th place finish last season will be the key for FC Augsburg, who no longer haver the distraction of European football this term.
Inspirational manager Markus Weinzierl is back at the club where he made his name and with a full pre-season under his belt, there are hopes he can bring improved results back to the Augsburg Arena.
Polish stopper Rafał Gikiewicz is a solid Bundesliga performer, and he will be looked upon for clean sheets once more by Augsburg this season.
Tobias Strobl and Jeffrey Gouweleeuw will be doing all they can to forge a solid defensive partnership, and both have plenty of top-flight experience.
Czech midfielder Jan Morávek is a creative force, and he will be tasked with pulling the strings for Augsburg in this one, while Icelandic striker Alfreð Finnbogason is a serious goal threat.
Adapting to life after Julian Nagelsmann has been no easy task for Hoffenheim, who will be looking to break the top half at the end of the season.
Sebastian Hoeneß is the latest man in the hot seat for Hoffenheim and he looks to have all the credentials in terms of being able to build a squad and recognise talent.
Philipp Pentke is one of the more experienced Bundesliga goalkeepers and he will have a big job on his hands in goal for Hoffenheim this term.
Kevin Vogt is a Bundesliga stalwart, and his versatility and aggression could prove invaluable for Hoffenheim this season.
Austrian Christoph Baumgartner enjoyed a hugely impressive Euro 2020 and has seen his stock rise significantly.
Croatian Andrej Kramarić needs absolutely no introduction and will once again be the man that Hoffenheim look towards to score goals.
FC Augsburg vs Hoffenheim Match Odds
FC Augsburg – $3.4
Hoffenheim – $2.16
Draw – $3.8
FC Augsburg vs Hoffenheim Best Bets
|Andrej Kramarić to score anytime||$2.45|
|Both teams to score in the match – YES||$2|
|Over 2.5 goals in the game||$2.10|
|Hoffenheim to win the match||$2.16|
FC Augsburg vs Hoffenheim – Match Prediction
Getting off to the best possible start will be the priority for both FC Augsburg and Hoffenheim heading into this one.
The hosts are a strong side with plenty of talent, but Hoffenheim have enjoyed a good pre-season and could be too strong for FC Augsburg here.
Predicted Result: Hoffenheim to win the match – $2.16
Predicted Correct Score: FC Augsburg 1 – 2 Hoffenheim – $9.00