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Wolfsburg vs Schalke Predictions & Tips - Wolfsburg to win in the German Cup

  • Wolfsburg vs Schalke predictions for Wednesday’s German Cup match
  • Match is being played at 5.30pm GMT at the Volkswagen Arena
  • Wolfsburg have won by 2+ goals in their last 2 matches against Schalke
  • I am backing Wolfsburg to win & Wout Weghorst to score
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Wout Weghorst has scored 3 goals in his last 2 matches against Schalke (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 02 Feb 2021
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Wolfsburg vs Schalke Predictions


Wolfsburg can continue their strong form and beat Schalke in the DFB-Pokal. Wout Weghorst can add to his 17 goals this season.

  • Wolfsburg have won to nil in their last 3 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Wolfsburg have won 7 of their last 8 home matches (all competitions).
  • Wolfsburg’s Wout Weghorst has scored 15 goals in his last 17 matches (all competitions).
  • Wolfsburg have won by 2+ goals in their last 2 matches against Schalke (Bundesliga).
  • Wolfsburg’s Wout Weghorst has scored 3 goals in his last 2 matches against Schalke (Bundesliga).
  • Schalke have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Schalke have lost 11 of their last 15 away matches (Bundesliga).
  • Schalke have lost by 2+ goals in 7 of their last 10 away matches (Bundesliga).

Head to Head


Schalke have a 19-15 advantage against Wolfsburg with 17 draws in 51 matches.

Wolfsburg have won the last two encounters, 4-1 in the Bundesliga last season and 2-0 in the first meeting this season.

Wolfsburg Form


Wolfsburg are having a great season, currently 3rd in the Bundesliga after suffering two defeats in their opening 19 matches. They failed to win in three matches after winning 4-0 against Sandhausen in the German Cup.

Oliver Glasner’s side bounced back by winning to nil in their last three Bundesliga matches. The Wolves won 2-0 at Mainz and 1-0 at Bayer Leverkusen. 

Wolfsburg returned home with a 3-0 win against Freiburg on Sunday. John Brooks, Wout Weghorst and Yannick Gerhardt were on target in a deserved win after having 2.01-0.68 expected goals. 

Wolfsburg have now won 7 of their last 8 matches at the Volkswagen Arena.

Wolfsburg Injuries & Team News


Wolfsburg left back Jerome Roussillon is battling fitness issues.

Glasner is unlikely to make many changes from the side that beat Freiburg.

Dutch striker Wout Weghorst is in great form with 15 goals in his last 17 matches in all competitions.

Schalke Form


Schalke remain rooted to the bottom of the Bundesliga after one win in their opening 19 matches. That came in a 4-0 victory at home against Hoffenheim on 9 January.

It was Christian Gross’ second match in charge after becoming Schalke’s fourth manager since September. 

Schalke returned to losing ways with a 3-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt after having 33% possession and 0.14-1.98 expected goals.

The Miners conceded in the 92nd minute in a 2-1 home defeat to Koln before a 4-0 loss against Bayern Munich. 

Schalke’s last match was a 1-1 draw at Werder Bremen. Omar Mascarell opened the scoring with their only shot on target.

Schalke Injuries & Team News


Right back Kilian Ludewig is injured alongside forwards Steven Skrzybski and Gonçalo Paciencia. Central defender Salif Sane is close to returning from a knee injury.

Midfielder Suat Serdar and winger Beinto Raman could return after missing the match in Bremen.

Veteran striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar came off the bench in Bremen and competes with young American striker Matthew Hoppe for a spot up front.

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Verdict

Wolfsburg should be too good for Schalke and win at home. Wout Weghorst has scored first in his last two matches against the Miners.

Best Bet: Wolfsburg Win Full Time Result @-166.67 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Value Bet: Wout Weghorst Anytime Goalscorer @-102.04 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Wolfsburg -1 Handicap @170.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
First Goalscorer Tip: Wout Weghorst First Goalscorer @320.00 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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