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RB Leipzig were really good in their last match and escaped Stuttgart with all three points. They have been in excellent shape lately and will now host Hoffenheim on Monday. Hoffenheim are also coming off a huge win at home. They have also been in solid shape lately but not as good as their opponents.
Date/Time: 2-25-2019, 14:30 EST
Spread: Hoffenheim +0.75
Total: 3.25 Goals
RB Leipzig (12-5-5) are coming off a really balanced match on the road against Stuttgart. They took an early lead but were equalized at the 16th minute. RB Leipzig were not much better in the second half but scored twice to win by 3-1. They are now undefeated in their last five matches in all competitions. They have won four of those and have also kept four clean sheets in that span. RB Leipzig are now sitting at the 4th spot of the league table with 41 points. They are three points ahead of Wolfsburg and just two behind Gladbach. Moreover, they have the best defense in the league with just 19 conceded goals. RB Leipzig have also been excellent at home (7-1-3) where they have only lost to Dortmund. Moreover, in all their home wins they were winning from the first half.
On the other hand, Hoffenheim (8-5-9) were spectacular in their last match. They hosted Hannover last week and they were already leading by two by the 14th minute. Thee pretty much dominated their opponents and won by an easy 0-3. They are now undefeated in their last four (2-0-2), scoring 11 goals. Hoffenheim have only kept two clean sheets in the last four months. But they have only failed to score in two of those matches. One of those was against RB Leipzig in this same venue. Hoffenheim are 8th with 33 points, four behind Frankfurt and the top six that leads to Europe. Hoffenheim have also been very good on the road (4-2-4), scoring in 14 of their 15 matches in all competitions. Moreover, they are undefeated in their last eight away matches for the Bundesliga (4-0-4).
The two teams met in this venue in the round of 32 of the German Cup. RB Leipzig won by 0-2 and had also won by 2-1 in Hoffenheim earlier in the season. They slightly have the upper hand in this match-up (3-2-1).
All five Bundesliga matches between the two sides had at least Over 2.5 Goals. Three of them had Over 3.5 Goals and four of them had goals from both sides. This is a match-up that favors high scores and goals from both sides. In goals scored in the Bundesliga, Hoffenheim are behind only Bayern Munich and Dortmund. This match can easily get out of hand, so I will take the Over 3.25 Goals here.
Bundesliga RB Leipzig vs Hoffenheim Prediction: Over 3.25 Goals (-112)