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Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel Preview & Betting Tips - Free scoring Hamburg have their sights set on promotion

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Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips

Hamburg host Holstein Kiel in the Bundesliga 2 at the Volksparkstadion on Monday. Hamburg are vying for promotion and will see this as a game they have to win.

Hamburg Form

Hamburg currently find themselves third on the table and are battling for promotion. Since the resumption they have been inconsistent with one victory in their last three games.

After a 0-0 draw at home to top of the table Arminia Blielefeld, Hamburg suffered an excruciating 3-2 home defeat to fellow promotion chasers Stuttgart.

Hamburg got things back on track against the relegation threatened Wehen Wiesbaden last time out. It wasn't plain sailing but they managed to scrape a 3-2 victory at the Volksparkstadion.

 With 10 victories from their 14 home matches this season the hosts will be confident of getting all three points.

Hamburg News

Hamburg head coach Dieter Hecking looks set to stick with loanee Joel Pohjanpalo as the first choice striker despite Lukas Hintersee being the second top scorer. Since the break Hintersee has yet to start a match.

Midfielder Khaled Narey is still sidelined with a knee injury with a return date uncertain. 

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Hamburg are the the Bundesliga 2 top goal scorers this season and will look to create havoc in the Kiel defence (Getty Images)

Holstein Kiel Form

Holstein Kiel are currently seventh on the table with very little chance of qualifying for a playoff spot but secure from relegation. They have enjoyed mixed fortunes over the last three matches with two defeats and one win 

After an impressive 3-2 victory over Stuttgart at home, Holstein Kiel suffered a 2-1 defeat at Bochum and most recently a 2-1 home defeat to Arminia Bielefeld.

Holstein Kiel have scored 26 goals in 14 away matches this season.

Holstein Kiel News

Top goal scorer Janni Serra is still sidelined with a hamstring injury.

Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel Head to Head

Hamburg and Holstein Kiel have met on seven previous occasions. Kiel have won on three occasions, Hamburg on two with two draws.

When these two clashed earlier this season the match ended 1-1 at the Holstein Stadion. Janni Serra gave Kiel the lead after Bakery Jatta got sent off, reducing Hamburg to 10 men. A last minute equaliser by Timo Letschert however salvaged a point for the visitors.

Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel Odds

Hamburg are the favourites at 1.57 with bet365. Holstein Kiel are priced at 5.75 with the draw available at 4.00.

In the HT/FT market Hamburg can be backed at 2.50 with Holstein Kiel paying 8.50.

Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel Match Up

This could be a very entertaining match. Hamburg are in the hunt for automatic promotion while the pressure is slightly for Holstein Kiel in seventh spot. 

Both teams are eager to press forward as the goal stats show so expect the defences to be tested thoroughly.

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Holstein Kiel have been regular away goal scorers in recent times (Getty Images)

Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel Stats

  • Hamburg have won 10 of their last 14 home matches (Bundesliga 2).
  • Hamburg have scored an average of 2.1 goals at home (Bundesliga 2).
  • Hamburg have have seen over 4.5 goals in their last 2 matches (Bundesliga 2).
  • Hamburg and Holstein Kiel have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 encounters (all competitions).
  • Holstein Kiel have seen BTTS in their last 6 matches (Bundesliga 2).
  • Holstein Kiel have scored 2+ goals in their last 12 away matches (Bundesliga 2).
  • Holstein Kiel have scored an average of 1.73 goals away from home this season (Bundesliga 2).

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Where is Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel being played?

Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel is being played at the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg, Germany.

When is Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel being played?

Hamburg vs Holstein Kiel is being played at 19:30 BST on Monday 8 June 2020.


Hamburg and Holstein Kiel are in free scoring form so I expect BTTS. A Hamburg victory and over 2.5 goals holds great value.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @1.70 at William Hill - 5 Units
Value Bet: Hamburg & Over 2.5 Win & Total Goals @2.30 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Hamburg Win 3-1 Correct Score @13.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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