Hoffenheim face Freiburg in Round 7 of the 2022-23 Bundesliga season.
The match is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 18 September 2022. The match venue is PreZero Arena, Sinsheim.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg (September 18) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg latest odds on betting sites
Hoffenheim to win odds are priced at 2.15 (+115 American; 23/20 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.60 (+260; 13/5), while SC Freiburg to win odds are priced at 3.20 (+220; 11/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Hoffenheim — 43%, draw — 27%, SC Freiburg — 30%.
Latest betting odds on Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg (18 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.38 (+138; 69/50)
- Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on Hoffenheim — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
- Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on SC Freiburg — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg match preview and statistics
Hoffenheim have 12 points and a +5 goal difference. They have four wins and a loss in the last five matches. Die Kraichgauer beat Mainz 4-1 in their last match.
Andrej Kramaric missed a penalty to the left in the 44th minute. Kramaric redeemed himself and scored in the 53rd minute of the second half with a shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Georginio Rutter following a fast break.
Grischa Promel doubled the lead in the 70th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Christoph Baumgartner with the assist. Munas Dabbur made it 3-0 in the 80th minute with a shot from close range to the centre of the goal. Angelino with the assist.
Dominik Kohr pulled one back in the 83rd with a shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Team statistics: 65% possession, 4.28 expected goals, 21 total shots, nine big chances, nine shots on targets, 516 accurate passes, 86% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, two offsides, seven corners and three yellow cards.
Hoffenheim team news: Benjamin Hubner, Ermin Bicakcic, Ihlas Bebou, and Philipp Pentke are sidelined due to injuries.
SC Freiburg are second in the league table with 13 points and a +5 goal difference. They have not lost in six matches, with five wins and a draw. Breisgau-Brasilianer beat Olympiacos 3-nil in their last match.
Nicolas Hofler opened the scoring in the fifth minute with a header from the middle of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Vincenzo Grifo with the cross following a set piece situation. Michael Gregoritsch went ahead to score a brace to seal the win.
He doubled the lead in the 25th minute with a shot from the centre of the box to the top of the net. Daniel-Kofi Kyereh with the assist. Gregoritsch made it 3-nil in the 52nd minute of the second half with a shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Matthias Ginter with a headed pass following a corner.
Team statistics: 53% possession, 2.15 expected goals, 16 total shots, five big chances, eight shots on targets, 443 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 14 fouls committed, four corners and two yellow cards.
In their last league match, they played a goalless draw with Borussia M'gladbach. A better performance should be expected in the next league game following the big win in the Europa League.
SC Freiburg team news: Kimberly Ezekwem, Lucas Holer and Roland Sallai are sidelined due to injuries.
Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg H2H
Freiburg have won the previous two matches against Hoffenheim. They won 4-3 in the last meeting.
Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg lineups and key players
Hoffenheim projected starting lineup:
- Oliver Baumann
- Ozan Kabak
- Kevin Akpoguma
- Kevin Vogt
- Robert Skov
- Dennis Geiger
- Pavel Kaderabek
- Grischa Promel
- Christoph Baumgartner
- Georginio Rutter
- Andrej Kramaric
Andrej Kramaric is the key player to watch out for. He has two goals and two assists in the league this season. He managed to get on the scoresheet in the previous match against Mainz, even though he missed a penalty. Kramaric should be able to score in the next game.
SC Freiburg projected starting lineup:
- Mark Flekken
- Kilian Sildillia
- Matthias Ginter
- Philipp Lienhart
- Christian Gunter
- Ritsu Doan
- Maximilian Eggestein
- Nicolas Hofler
- Vincenzo Grifo
- Michael Gregoritsch
- Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
Michael Gregoritsch is the key player to watch out for. He scored two goals in their last match against Olympiacos. Gregoritsch has three goals and an assist in the league this season. The centre-forward should be able to net a goal in their next league match.
Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg predictions and betting tips
Both teams are in very good form ahead of their match. Hoffenheim have four wins and a loss in their last five matches, while Freiburg are unbeaten in six games, with five wins and a draw. From the h2h record, Breisgau-Brasilianer have been the better side. They have won the previous two meetings.
The prediction for this match is both teams to score (Yes) and over 2.5 goals. Both teams have scored in five consecutive h2h matches. Three of the last four matches have ended with over 2.5 goals. Considering the form of both sides, this is the likely outcome.
Betting prediction: BTTS + Over/Under — Yes & Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)