Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips 12.05.2018

Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund Soccer Prediction Today


In the 2016/2017 season of the Bundesliga, Hoffenheim achieved the best campaign of its history in the competition. Upon completing his fourth-place finish, he earned the right to seek the UCL (Uefa Champions League). However, he needed to go through the knockout phase. It ended up falling before Liverpool, that advanced of the stage of classification until the decision of the tournament.
The situation is quite similar, however, with an advantage. This time around, if they are in fourth place, Hoffenheim will have a place in the group stage. That’s because the German Championship had its status improved in the Uefa ranking.
With 52 points (14 wins, 10 draws and nine defeats), Hoffenheim occupy the fourth position, at the limit of the classification zone. The score is the same as Bayer Leverkusen, who finishes in fifth place when the tiebreaker criteria are used. Loses in the balance of goals (16 to 13).
Dortmund is also in the fray. With 55 points (15 wins, 10 draws and eight losses), he is in third place. Leverkusen will host Hannover in the final round. There is even the chance of a three-way tie. Thus, the balance of goals would indicate the two classified for the main club tournament of the continent, since the first two places were secured by Bayern Munich (champion) and Schalke (runner-up).
In their fields, Hoffenheim has produced above-average results. He is the second best host of the 2017/2018 season. He accumulated 34 points (ten wins, four draws and two losses) in that situation.
Coach Julian Nagelsmann has, however, great difficulties in defining the team that will face Dortmund, especially in the midfield. They are in the infirmary defender Stefan Posch (nine matches in the German Championship 2017/2018, in goal); and Kerem Demirbay (19 matches, two goals), Dennis Geiger (21 goals, two goals), Serge Gnabry (22 goals, ten goals), Benjamini Hubner (27 goals, three goals) and Lukas Rupp goals).

Borussia Dortmund

A draw is enough for Borussia Dortmund to once again secure their place in the Champions League. However, the team was in the same situation the previous day and missed the chance to confirm their vacancy by losing, at home, 2-1 to Mainz.
It was the picture of a disastrous season. The team even got off to a good start, but it went off after the problems involving Dutch coach Petr Bosz and the cast. This caused the dismissal of the coach, who was replaced by Peter Stoger, elimination in the Champions League, the fall of the German Cup, disqualification in the Europa League and a lackluster campaign in the Bundesliga.
This has put a lot of pressure on the club and should cause Stoger to be dismissed at the end of the season. To avoid a final embarrassment he also has to deal with many bruising problems.
Defenders Omer Toprak (26 matches in the 2017/2018 German Championship without a goal), Dan-Axel Zagadou (11 matches, one goal) and Erik Durm (without performances) are handed over to the care of the medical department; the socks Shinji Kagawa (18 games, five goals) and Sebastian Rode (without performances); and striker Michy Batshuayi (ten games, seven goals).

Soccer Prediction of the Day Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund

The excellent home advantage and poor reliability of Borussia Dortmund lead one to believe that the Hoffenheim hunch is the right choice for the match.

Prediction Today: Hoffenheim

Odds: 2.25

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