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Hoffenheim vs Greuther Furth Predictions & Tips - Hoffenheim tipped to advance in the DFB Pokal

21 Dec 2020
Mat Marshall 21 Dec 2020
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  • Hoffenheim vs Greuther Furth predictions for Tuesday’s DFB Pokal match
  • Match is being played at 5.30pm GMT at PreZero Arena in Sinsheim
  • Hoffenheim have won by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 5 home matches
  • I am backing Hoffenheim to win and advance to the 3rd Round
  • Read on for more free predictions and betting tips
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Hoffenheim won 2-1 in Monchengladbach on Saturday (Getty Images)

Hoffenheim vs Greuther Furth Predictions

Greuther Furth are having a positive 2 Bundesliga campaign but this is by far their biggest test of the season. Hoffenheim have a superior squad that are expected to advance in the German Cup.

  • Hoffenheim have won by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 5 home matches (all competitions).
  • Hoffenheim have scored 3+ goals in 3 of their last 4 matches against Greuther Furth (all competitions).
  • Greuther Furth have lost to nil in 2 of their last 4 matches (2 Bundesliga).

Head to Head

Hoffenheim have a 4-2 advantage against Greuther Furth with one draw in seven matches. 

They last met in the 2012/13 Bundesliga season. The first match ended 3-3 in Sinsheim with Hoffenheim winning 3-0 in Furth thanks to goals from Roberto Firmino, Joselu and Tobias Weis.

Hoffenheim Form

Hoffenheim cruised through Group L in the UEFA Europa League. They won five and drew once, scoring 17-2 goals to take spot with their last match a 4-1 home win against Gent.

Sebastian Hoeness’ side returned to the Bundesliga with a 4-1 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen. It was a closer game than the score suggested, Florian Grillitsch and Stefan Posch sent off in a match to forget.

Hoffenheim lost 1-0 at home against Leipzig in a match with very few chances. They got back to winning ways with a 2-1 victory at Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday.

Ihlas Bebou assisted Andrej Kramaric for the equaliser in the 75th minute. Gladbach were reduced to 10 men a minute later and Hoffenheim capitalised, Ryan Sessegnon scoring the winner in the 86th minute.

Hoffenheim Injuries & Team News

Centre backs Ermin Bicakcic and Benjamin Hübner are injured alongside full backs Pavel Kaderabek and Konstantinos Stafylidis.

Winger Jacob Bruun Larsen is battling fitness issues.

Striker Ishak Belfodil got the start in Monchengladbach but could be replaced by Munas Dabbur here.

Expect Hoeness to make some changes here with midfielder Sebastian Rudy and winger Ihlas Bebou set to return to the starting side.

Greuther Furth Form

Greuther Furth are doing well in the 2 Bundesliga this season. The Bavarian club are second on the table, four points behind Holstein Kiel.

Stefan Leitl’s side suffered a 1-0 home defeat to Heidenheim but bounced back with a 3-0 win at Sandhausen. Julian Green, Jamie Leweling and Dickson Abiama were on target against the relegation threatened club.

Greuther Furth then lost 4-0 at home against Darmstadt. They bounced back again in a 3-0 win at Eintracht Braunschweig with Sebastian Ernst, Dickson Abiama and Robin Kehr on target.

Greuther Furth Injuries & Team News

Goalkeeper Leon Schaffran is injured alongside strikers Emil Berggreen and Branimir Hrgota. Hrgota is Greuther Furth’s joint top scorer this season with five goals.

Hoffenheim vs Greuther Furth Tips

What is the Hoffenheim vs Greuther Furth best bet?

Hoffenheim have won by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 5 home matches with a Hoffenheim win the best bet.

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Hoffenheim have a far stronger side than Greuther Furth. With home advantage in their favour, expect Die Kraichgauer to advance to the 3rd Round.

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