DFB Pokal 2021-22 Final: SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig prediction and betting tips (May 21)
SC Freiburg and RB Leipzig clash in the final of DFB Pokal. The Red Bulls are the favourites to win the match coupled with the good record against the Breisgau-Brasilianer.
Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig) is having a great season with 54 goal contributions in 51 games
Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig) is having a great season with 54 goal contributions in 51 games

SC Freiburg and RB Leipzig draw swords in the 2021-22 DFB Pokal final.

The match is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 21 May 2022. The match venue is Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany.

Betting tips and match predictions for the SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig (May 21) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig latest odds on betting sites

SC Freiburg to win odds are priced at 3.80 (+280 American; 14/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2), while RB Leipzig to win odds are priced at 1.95 (-105; 20/21).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: SC Freiburg — 26%, draw — 28%, RB Leipzig — 46%.

Latest betting odds on SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig (21 May 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1/95 (-105; 20/21)
  • Asian handicap (+0.5) on SC Freiburg — 1.88 (-114; 50/57)
  • Asian handicap (-0.5) on RB Leipzig — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.74 (-135; 20/27)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; evens)

SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig match preview and statistics

SC Freiburg beat Hamburger SV 3-1 in the semi-finals to make it to the finals of the tournament.

Nile Peterson opened the scoring in the 11th minute with a header into the net, the goal stood following VAR review. Nicolas Hofler doubled the lead in the 17th minute with a shot from the edge of the box which took a big deflection before going inside the net.

Vincenzo Griffo scored the third goal in the 35th minute. Grifo stepped up and buried the penalty past Fernandes. Anssi Suhonen scored in the 38th minute but it was ruled out due to offside. Late in the game, Robert Glatzel scored for Hamburger with a header into the top left corner, assisted by Miro Muheim with the cross.

Team statistics: 38% possession, 12 total shots, five shots on target, one big chance, 215 accurate passes, 64% pass accuracy, 12 fouls committed, five corners and four yellow cards.

SC Freiburg team news: Kevin Schade, Noah Weisshaupt and Yannik Keitel are sidelined due to injuries.

RB Leipzig beat Union Berlin 2-nil in the semi-final of the tournament. A late goal sent them into the final of the tournament.

Union took the lead in the 25th minute as Sheraldo Becker scored. Becker ran onto the cross to tap the ball across Gulacsi into the bottom right corner, assisted by Christopher Trimmel with the cross.

Andre Silva levelled the score in the 61st minute from the penalty spot smashing the ball right into the centre of the box sending the keeper the wrong way. Emil Forsberg scored the winner in the 90+2 minute with a header into the back of the net, assisted by Benjamin Henrichs with the delivery.

Team statistics: 68% possession, 10 total shots, four shots on target, three big chances, 579 accurate passes, 87% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, two offsides, two corners and two yellow cards.

RB Leipzig team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.

SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig H2H

RB Leipzig haven’t lost to Freiburg in their last five meetings, with two wins and three draws. They played to a 1-1 draw in the last meeting.

SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig lineups and key players

SC Freiburg projected starting lineup:

  • Mark Flekken
  • Lukas Kubler
  • Philipp Lienhart
  • Keven Schlotterbeck
  • Christian Gunter
  • Roland Sallai
  • Maximilian Eggestein
  • Nicolas Hofler
  • Vincenzo Grifo
  • Woo-Yeong Jeong
  • Lucas Holer

Vincenzo Grifo is the key player to watch out for. He has four goals in the DFB Pokal, two goals short of winning the Golden Book. Grifo has been one of the best players for Freiburg this season. He looks forward to scoring in this match.

RB Leipzig projected starting lineup:

  • Peter Gulacsi
  • Mohamed Simakan
  • Willi Orban
  • Josko Gvardiol
  • Angeliño
  • Konrad Laimer
  • Kevin Kampl
  • Marcel Halstenberg
  • Dominik Szoboszlai
  • Emil Forsberg
  • Christopher Nkunku

Christopher Nkunku is the key player to watch out for. He is having a brilliant season with 54 goal contributions in 51 games, 34 goals and 20 assists. Nkunku has three goals and two assists in the DFB Pokal this season. You can bank on him to turn up in this match.

SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig predictions and betting tips

Ahead of this match, Freiburg have lost two back-to-back games seeing a drop in performance. RB Leipzig have a win and a draw in the last two games. Both sides have fought hard to reach the final of the tournament.

They can’t be judged solely based on the performance of their recent league matches. Both teams have drawn each of the last two meetings.

Predictions for this match are RB Leipzig to win, and both teams to score. The Red Bulls are in better form and have a good squad for this matchup. They haven’t lost to Freiburg in five meetings with two wins and three draws. The Breisgau-Brasilianer haven’t kept a clean sheet in five straight games.

Betting prediction: RB Leipzig to win

Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.86 (-116 American; 25/29 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.74 (-135 American; 20/27 Fractional)

Football . DFB Pokal. Final
SC Freiburg — RB Leipzig
Not settled
Both teams to score (Yes)
1.74
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