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Stuttgart vs Koln Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Koln avoid another away defeat in the Bundesliga?

  • Stuttgart host Koln in the Bundesliga on Friday
  • Both clubs are former German champions
  • Match is being played at Mercedes-Benz Arena at 7:30pm BST
  • Stuttgart are undefeated in their last 3 matches
  • Koln have failed to win in their last 14 Bundesliga matches
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Stuttgart and Koln are former German champions (Getty Images)

Stuttgart host Koln at Mercedes-Benz Arena in the Bundesliga on Friday. Koln got their first point of the season in their last match, can they avoid defeat in Stuttgart?

Stuttgart Form


Stuttgart started the season with a 1-0 win against 3 Liga club Hansa Rostock 1-0 in the German Cup. They suffered a 3-2 home defeat to Freiburg in their opening Bundesliga match.

Pellegrino Matarazzo’s side then overturned a 2-0 deficit to win 4-2 at Mainz. Goals to Silas Wamangituka and Daniel Didavi made it 2-2, Mateo Klimowicz and Sasa Kalajdzic scoring after Mainz were reduced to 10 men.

Stuttgart drew 1-1 at home to Bayer Leverkusen thanks to a Sasa Kalajdzic equaliser. Their last match was a 2-0 win at Hertha Berlin.

Kalajdzic hit the woodwork early on before goals to Marc Oliver Kempf and Gonzalo Castro. It was a fortunate result after having 36% possession, 7-15 shots and 1.41-1.43 expected goals.

Stuttgart Team News


Stuttgart have a number of players injured. Goalkeeper Gregor Kobel is doubtful alongside defenders Konstantinos Mavropanos, Borna Sosa and Clinton Mola.

Defensive midfielder Wataru Endo is also doubtful. Winger Erik Thommy is injured but forwards Philipp Förster and Tanguy Coulibaly could return on the bench.

Striker Sasa Kalajdzic scored in his first three Bundesliga matches and hit the woodwork in Berlin.

Koln Form


Koln beat fourth division club Altglienicke 6-0 in the German Cup but have failed to win in four Bundesliga matches this season. The Billy Goats have now failed to win in their last 14 Bundesliga matches.

Markus Gisdol’s side lost 3-2 against Hoffenheim after conceding a penalty in added time. Koln then lost 1-0 at newly promoted Arminia Bielefeld despite having 1.37-0.16 expected goals.

Koln suffered a deserved 3-1 home defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach where they managed just 0.24 expected goals. They improved in their last match, a 1-1 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt with Ondrej Duda equalising in an even match.

Koln Team News


Winger Florian Kainz is out after having knee surgery. Influential midfielder and club captain Jonas Hector is injured.

Stuttgart vs Koln Head to Head


Koln have a 39-34 advantage against Stuttgart with 24 draws in 97 matches. These clubs last met in the 2017/18 Bundesliga season, Stuttgart winning 2-1 at home and 3-2 in Koln.

Stuttgart vs Koln Odds


Stuttgart are 2.08 favourites at Unibet with Koln available at 3.50 at bet365. A draw can be backed at 3.80 at betfair.

Stuttgart vs Koln Stats


  • Stuttgart are undefeated in their last 3 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Stuttgart are undefeated in 6 of their last 8 home matches (Bundesliga).
  • Stuttgart have won their last 3 matches against Koln (Bundesliga).
  • Koln have failed to win in their last 14 Bundesliga matches.
  • Koln have lost 4 of their last 5 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Koln have seen BTTS in 14 of their last 15 matches (Bundesliga).

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Where is Stuttgart vs Koln being played?

Stuttgart vs Koln is being played at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany.

When is Stuttgart vs Koln being played?

Stuttgart vs Koln is being played at 19:30 BST on Friday 23 October 2020.

What competition are Stuttgart vs Koln playing in?

Stuttgart vs Koln are playing in the Bundesliga.

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Verdict

Stuttgart’s last two matches could have gone a different way while Koln showed some improvement against Eintracht. This should be a close match with Koln desperate to avoid defeat.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @280 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @600 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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