FC Augsburg - RB Leipzig

Regular Season - 21
Kickoff: 2024-02-10 04:30

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FC Augsburg - RB Leipzig Predictions

Prediction: Draw or RB Leipzig
Best odds: 1.26

As the Bundesliga gears up for another thrilling encounter at the WWK Arena on a crisp Saturday afternoon, all eyes are on the clash between the mid-table hosts FC Augsburg and the Champions League spot-chasing RB Leipzig. With predictions favoring an away win or a draw, the tension is palpable, and fans are eager to see if the underdogs can upset the odds.

Key Players

For FC Augsburg, the defensive solidity hinges on Maximilian Bauer, whose rating of 6.65 reflects his importance to the backline. With 285 total passes and a goal to his name, Bauer's contributions are pivotal in keeping Augsburg's defensive structure intact.

In the attacking third, Sven Michel stands out with a rating of 6.68. Michel's five shots on target and a goal, coupled with his creative output of one assist and six key passes, show his potential to disrupt Leipzig's defense.

The defense is further reinforced by Ohis Felix Uduokhai, who boasts a rating of 6.71, a testament to his commanding presence. Uduokhai's 657 passes highlight his role as a ball-playing defender, essential for launching attacks from the back.

On the other side, RB Leipzig's midfield maestro Emil Peter Forsberg carries a rating of 6.71. Forsberg's vision and ability to create chances are evident from his six key passes and one assist, making him a threat that Augsburg must neutralize.

The attacking prowess of Timo Werner cannot be overlooked either. With a rating of 6.71 and two goals to his name, Werner's sharpshooting skills will be crucial for Leipzig's offensive game plan.

Leading the charge is Benjamin Šeško, whose 6.82 rating and three goals make him Leipzig's top threat. Šeško's seven shots on target from 13 attempts show a striker in fine form, ready to take on any defense.

Recent Form

FC Augsburg's recent form reads like a rollercoaster with a victory, two losses, and two draws in their last five games. This inconsistency has left them in 10th place with 21 points. RB Leipzig, however, has found more stability with two wins, two losses, and a draw, placing them 4th with 33 points and a solid +19 goal difference.

Head-to-Head History

The head-to-head record between these two sides suggests a dominance by RB Leipzig. In their last meeting on September 16, 2023, Leipzig secured a comfortable 3-0 victory. The previous encounters also went Leipzig's way with a 3-2 win on April 15, 2023, and a high-scoring 3-3 draw on October 22, 2022. This history indicates a pattern of high-scoring games and a penchant for Leipzig coming out on top.

Prediction

Taking into account the recent form, the head-to-head history, and individual talents, the prediction leans towards an RB Leipzig win or draw. The statistics suggest a strong likelihood of Leipzig's attacking force, led by Benjamin Šeško and Timo Werner, breaking through Augsburg's defenses. Meanwhile, Augsburg will rely heavily on Maximilian Bauer and Ohis Felix Uduokhai to keep their backline secure.

The predictions also point to a low-scoring affair for Augsburg, with a goal tally under 2.5. However, Leipzig is expected to maintain their goal-scoring form, with the same under 2.5 goals threshold potentially being surpassed.

With a 45% chance for both a draw and an away win, the advice leans towards a "Double chance: draw or RB Leipzig." The overall form and attacking strength of both teams are evenly matched, but Leipzig's superior head-to-head record and their quest for Champions League qualification give them the edge.

In conclusion, while an upset isn't out of the question, the safe bet would be on RB Leipzig to either secure all three points or share the spoils with FC Augsburg in what promises to be an enthralling Bundesliga showdown.

Prediction probabilities

Strength

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Attacking Potential

42%
58%

Defensive Potential

53%
47%

Poisson Distribution

42%
58%

Stregth H2H

15%
85%

Goals H2H

30%
70%

Wins the game

39%
61%

FC Augsburg - RB Leipzig Head to Head

Bundesliga standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Bayer Leverkusen players, news and schedule Bayer Leverkusen 28 24 4 0 69 19 50 76
2 Bayern Munich players, news and schedule Bayern Munich 28 19 3 6 80 36 44 60
3 VfB Stuttgart players, news and schedule VfB Stuttgart 28 19 3 6 64 34 30 60
4 RB Leipzig players, news and schedule RB Leipzig 28 16 5 7 64 33 31 53
5 Borussia Dortmund players, news and schedule Borussia Dortmund 28 15 8 5 55 33 22 53
6 Eintracht Frankfurt players, news and schedule Eintracht Frankfurt 28 10 12 6 43 36 7 42
7 FC Augsburg players, news and schedule FC Augsburg 28 9 9 10 45 46 -1 36
8 1899 Hoffenheim players, news and schedule 1899 Hoffenheim 28 10 6 12 48 53 -5 36
9 SC Freiburg players, news and schedule SC Freiburg 28 10 6 12 40 52 -12 36
10 FC Heidenheim players, news and schedule FC Heidenheim 28 8 9 11 41 49 -8 33
11 Werder Bremen players, news and schedule Werder Bremen 28 8 7 13 36 44 -8 31
12 Union Berlin players, news and schedule Union Berlin 28 8 5 15 25 43 -18 29
13 Borussia Monchengladbach players, news and schedule Borussia Monchengladbach 27 6 10 11 46 53 -7 28
14 VfL Wolfsburg players, news and schedule VfL Wolfsburg 27 7 7 13 33 44 -11 28
15 Vfl Bochum players, news and schedule Vfl Bochum 28 5 11 12 33 58 -25 26
16 FSV Mainz 05 players, news and schedule FSV Mainz 05 28 4 11 13 26 46 -20 23
17 1.FC Köln players, news and schedule 1.FC Köln 28 4 10 14 23 49 -26 22
18 SV Darmstadt 98 players, news and schedule SV Darmstadt 98 28 2 8 18 28 71 -43 14