Both teams to score at Koln vs Kiel 10/11 for Wednesday’s Bundesliga relegation play-off
Competition: Bundesliga relegation play-off
Market: Both teams to score
Odds: 10/11 @ 888sport
Two sides who are looking to cement their Bundesliga status for next season, Koln will host Kiel for their first-leg meeting on Wednesday evening.
Starting with the hosts, finding some much-needed resolve at the back end of the 2020/21 campaign, Koln are simply desperate to hang onto their Bundesliga status. In their 34 top-flight matchups this season, they recorded eight wins, nine draws and 17 defeats, scoring 34 and conceding 60 in return. Eventually managing to muster a points tally of 33 and ending the year sat two points adrift of safety, it should also be noted that Koln finished the season with the second-worst defensive tally in the division. However, as for their recent run of results, Wednesday’s hosts have lost just one of their last five Bundesliga matchups, recording three wins and a draw. In a must-win showdown this week, it is also worth highlighting that five of Koln’s last six home fixtures have finished with both teams finding the net.
As for the visitors, while Kiel might have secured their promotion showdown, they did show some recent issues at the end of the 2020/21 campaign. In their 34 Bundesliga II matchups this season, they recorded 18 wins, eight draws and eight defeats, scoring 57 and conceding 35 in return. Eventually managing to muster themselves a points tally of 62, The Blues found themselves sat just two points adrift of climbing into the automatic spots. As for their recent run of results, Kiel are coming off the back of back-to-back 3-2 defeats at the hands of Darmstadt 98 and Karlsruher SC. It should be noted, with Wednesday’s guests seeing their last three contests finish with both teams finding the net and a reputation for their lively outings, we’re backing a similar outcome here.
Bet: Both teams to score at Koln vs Kiel 10/11 for Wednesday’s Bundesliga relegation play-off @ 888sport