VfB Stuttgart vs VfL Bochum Soccer Betting Prediction of the Day
Stuttgart vs Bochum, while one expected to be at the top, may be threatening the next, disappointing season. The VfB Stuttgart has eight points from the first four games underlined its ambitions in the direction of direct resurgence from the 2nd Bundesliga dick and now has the next threesome firmly in view. The VfL Bochum meanwhile, with only two counters is still without victory and must be careful not to get stuck early in the table cellar.
There have been 72 duels between the two clubs, including 64 in the Bundesliga. With 37 wins the statistic speaks clearly for Stuttgart, while for Bochum in 18 draws only 17 successes are noted. In Stuttgart, the balance reads with 25 home wins in six draws and only four Bochum away successes again unilaterally.
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At VfB Stuttgart hardly any stones have stayed on the other after the descent. With the new coach Tim Walter and a significantly changed squad but then the preparation was already appealing. To start in the 2nd Bundesliga succeeded directly in a 2-1 victory in the relegation duel against Hannover 96, which could be regarded as an announcement to the competition. Subsequently, at 1 FC Heidenheim (2: 2) lacked in the end the necessary concentration to bring a 2-0 lead over time. But managed in the first round of the cup at Hansa Rostock a scarce, but also deserved 1-0 win. In the following home game, the Swabians had with FC St. Pauli meanwhile some trouble, but ultimately won late at 2-1. At Erzgebirge Aue (0: 0) last weekend, on the other hand, they lacked the necessary amount of luck to score the decisive goal in a superior game.
Lineup VfB Stuttgart
Compared to the game in Aue several changes are expected. While left-back Borna Sosa fails yellow-red and should be represented by again fit Emiliano Insua, return with Marc-Oliver Kempf and Mario Gomez two regulars for muscular problems back. Meanwhile, Marcin Kaminski, Sasa Kalajdzic and Orel Mangala are certainly out of contention.
➤ Probable lineup: Kobel – Stenzel, Kempf, Badstuber, Insua – Karazor, Ascacibar, Castro, Didavi – Gonzalez, Gomez
Like a year ago, VfL Bochum has set itself the goal of at least internally to play a leading role. After an already only partially convincing preparation, however, it looks so far afterwards as if the blue-whites would once again fall short of their own expectations. Directly to the start Bochum lost with a very weak performance at SSV Jahn Regensburg with 1: 3 and then had to settle for Arminia Bielefeld with a 3: 3, after a 2-0 in the meantime could be turned into a 3-2. After that succeeded in the first round of the DFB Cup, although a 3-2 success at KSV Baunatal, where the Revier Club really did not mess with fame.
After that, Bochum defensive improved at Hamburger SV, but lost after an offensive innocuous performance with 0: 1. Last weekend, VfL then played a desolate first half and was back against SV Wehen Wiesbaden with 0: 3 back, but saved with a power output in the second round but still a 3: 3. Nevertheless, coach Robin Dutt, who himself had questioned himself after the match, was on leave at the beginning of the week.
Lineup VfL Bochum
Ulrich Bapoh, who is a good Joker against Wiesbaden, who would have had a good chance of winning the starting XI, is out of action due to his red card. The offensive forces Tom Weilandt, Simon Zoller and Chung-Yong Lee, on the other hand, could be available after overcoming injuries as well as Thomas Eisfeld. Next is not Maxim Leitsch.
➤ Probable lineup: Riemann – Lorenz, Decarli, Bella Kotchap, Danilo – Losilla, Janelt – Osei – Tutu, Maier, Blum – Ganvoula
VfB Stuttgart vs VfL Bochum Our Best Betting Prediction Explained
Although VfB Stuttgart has only been able to convince in phases this season, the existing quality should be enough to put VfL Bochum in the limelight, as far as the results are to date, and certainly not with too much chest. After comparing the providers, we come to this
Betting Prediction: Victory VfB Stuttgart