FC Koln vs. Wolfsburg Prediction: Billy Goats to Edge Out Struggling Wolves
- Feb 25, 2023, 10:14:41 AM
FC Koln vs. Wolfsburg - prediction, team news
FC Koln and Wolfsburg are set to face each other at RheinEnergieStadion on Saturday afternoon in what is expected to be an exciting Bundesliga encounter. The Billy Goats sit 12th in the standings, while the Wolves are in seventh place, four points ahead of their opponents.
Team 1 Analysis - FC Koln
FC Koln suffered a 3-0 defeat to VfB Stuttgart in their last match, but they will be looking to bounce back to winning ways. The Billy Goats are unbeaten in their last five matches in all competitions, with positive results against the likes of Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, and Eintracht Frankfurt.
Steffen Baumgart's men have only lost two of their 10 home league games this season, conceding 10 goals in the process. However, they will be without several players, including Sebastian Andersson, Florian Dietz, and Dimitrios Limnios due to knee injuries.
Team 2 Analysis - Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg's form has taken a hit in recent weeks, having lost three of their last four matches. The Wolves secured seven wins and three draws in the league during a 10-game unbeaten streak between October and January, but they have struggled since then.
Niko Kovac's side suffered a 4-2 loss to FC Koln in the reverse fixture back in September, and they will be without Sebastiaan Bornauw due to suspension. Maxence Lacroix is expected to start at center-back for the Wolves.
Betting Trends and Public Betting Data
According to the latest betting trends, FC Koln is the favorite to win this match, with odds of +140, while the odds of Wolfsburg winning are +200. The draw is priced at +225.
Public betting data also indicates that most bettors are backing FC Koln to win this match.
Based on current form and home advantage, we predict that FC Koln will edge out Wolfsburg in this crucial Bundesliga match. The Billy Goats have been in impressive form since the turn of the year, and their recent record at RheinEnergieStadion is hugely impressive.
Pick: FC Koln to win
This should be a closely contested match, but we expect FC Koln to come out on top, with a 2-1 scoreline in their favor.