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Leipzig vs Hoffenheim Predictions & Tips - Leipzig to stay in touch in the Bundesliga title race

  • Leipzig vs Hoffenheim predictions for Friday’s Bundesliga match
  • The game is being played at 7.30pm BST at Red Bull Arena
  • Leipzig have won to nil in their last 2 matches against Hoffenheim
  • I am backing Leipzig to win to nil and Alexander Sorloth to score
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Alexander Sorloth has scored 4 goals in his last 4 starts for club and country (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 14 Apr 2021
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Leipzig vs Hoffenheim Predictions


Leipzig are backed to beat Hoffenheim to nil and narrow the gap behind Bayern Munich to two points. Alexander Sorloth is in great form and can continue to score.

  • Leipzig have won 8 of their last 10 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Leipzig have won to nil in 6 of their last 12 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Leipzig’s Alexander Sorloth has scored 4 goals in his last 4 starts for club and country.
  • Leipzig have won 5 of their last 6 matches against Hoffenheim (all competitions).
  • Leipzig have won to nil in their last 2 matches against Hoffenheim (Bundesliga).
  • Hoffenheim have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Hoffenheim have failed to score in 2 of their last 4 matches (Bundesliga).

Head to Head


Leipzig have a 6-2 advantage against Hoffenheim with 2 draws in 10 matches.

Leipzig have won five of the last six encounters, including 1-0 in December with Yussuf Poulsen scoring the winner.

Leipzig Form


Leipzig have won eight of their last 10 Bundesliga matches. They sit second on the table, five points behind Bayern Munich.

Julian Nagelsmann’s side drew 1-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt before a 1-0 win at Arminia Bielefeld with Marcel Sabitzer scoring the winner.

Leipzig returned home to host FC Bayern, losing 1-0 in a close match.

Leipzig’s last match was a 4-1 win at Werder Bremen. Dani Olmo opened the scoring before an Alexander Sorloth brace made it 3-0, Sabitzer rounding it off in the second half.

Leipzig Injuries & Team News


Defenders Nordi Mukiele and Dayot Upamecano are available after suspension.

The versatile Konrad Laimer, attacking midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai and striker Yussuf Poulsen are doubtful.

Hoffenheim Form


Hoffenheim have been in poor form, losing three of their last four Bundesliga matches. They are dangerously close to the relegation zone.

Sebastian Hoeness’ side lost 2-0 in Stuttgart, 2-1 at home against Mainz and 2-1 at Augsburg.

Hoffenheim’s last match was a 0-0 draw at home against Bayer Leverkusen. It was a game with very few chances, the hosts managing just 0.09 expected goals.

Hoffenheim Injuries & Team News


Hoffenheim centre backs Ermin Bicakcic and Benjamin Hübner are injured alongside left back Konstantinos Stafylidis, midfielder Dennis Geiger and forward Sargis Adamyan

Expect Andrej Kramaric to start here after coming off the bench in the first half against Bayer Leverkusen.

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Verdict

Hoffenheim are in poor form with Leipzig backed to be too good at home. Alexander Sorloth scored two goals in his last match and is worth following in the goalscoring markets.

Best Bets: Leipzig Win To Nil @155.00 at Unibet - 2 Units
Best Bets: Alexander Sorloth Anytime Goalscorer @125.00 at Unibet - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Alexander Sorloth First Goalscorer @450.00 at Unibet - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Leipzig Win 2-0 Correct Score @700.00 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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