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FC Koln v SV Darmstadt 98 : Bundesliga match betting preview, prediction and odds

RheinEnergieStadion, Köln

FC Koln and SV Darmstadt 98 clash at the RheinEnergieStadion on Saturday afternoon, with both Timo Schultz and Torsten Lieberknecht seeking a win in the Bundesliga. The predictions shown are based on in-depth statistical analysis of both teams, across 17 major betting markets. The data and the odds are unique to each market, and head-to-head stats are included across the board.

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FC Koln's next match is v Heidenheim at 14:30 on Saturday 18th May
SV Darmstadt 98's next match is v Dortmund at 14:30 on Saturday 18th May
The last German Bundesliga meeting between Köln and Darmstadt was on Saturday 20th April 2024
German Bundesliga
April 20th 2024
Köln 0
2 Darmstadt
 
57' C. Klarer
90' O. Vilhelmsson
 
KOE
D98
Shots On
4
6
Shots Off
12
4
Corners
4
3
Possession
57%
43%
Fouls
10
13
Yellow/red cards
1/0
 
KölnDarmstadt
 
M. Schwäbe
T. Hübers
M. Finkgräfe
J. Chabot
J. Thielmann
E. Martel (D. Huseinbasic 66')
F. Kainz (B. Schmitz 66')
J. Christensen (M. Uth 80')
F. Alidou (L. Maina 46')
S. Adamyan
G. Waldschmidt (S. Tigges 66')
M. Schuhen
C. Riedel
M. Bader
football iconC. Klarer
M. Maglica
(E. Karic 82') F. Nürnberger
(J. Müller 43') K. Gjasula
(C. Zimmermann 82') T. Kempe
(M. Honsak 46') A. Seydel
(G. Holtmann 66') T. Skarke
football iconO. Vilhelmsson
Best Tip: Over 1.5 goals

Neither Köln or Darmstadt are in a rich vein of form that would leave us feeling very confident in tipping a match winner, so we're going with over 1.5 goals. The statistics show that both have a track record in this market, both individually and when going head-to-head. We're predicting there's a 79% chance of 2 goals or more.

In-Play
Win / Draw / Win
Over / Under 1.5 Goals
Over / Under 2.5 Goals
Over / Under 3.5 Goals
Win To Nil
Both Teams To Score
Correct Score
Both Teams To Score & Result
Double Chance
Half Time / Full Time
Over / Under 0.5 Goals
Over / Under 4.5 Goals
Over / Under 5.5 Goals
Draw No Bet
Team To Score First
If you’re looking for a winner in this match, we think Köln are the most likely. Our predictive algorithm gives them a 53% chance of victory, and the bookies have them at a best price of 1.50.
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Predictions Add Bet365 Coral
Köln
53%
4/9
10%
2/5
9%
Draw
23%
4/1
15%
18/5
10%
Darmstadt
24%
11/2
44%
13/2
25%
Draw 1-1
11%
17/2
12%
8/1
13%
Köln 2-1
10%
7/1
6%
7/1
Köln 1-0
9%
7/1
6%
7/1
Köln 2-0
9%
13/2
12%
13/2
6%
Darmstadt 2-1
6%
18/1
27%
20/1
24%
Darmstadt 1-0
6%
18/1
27%
22/1
21%
Köln 3-1
6%
10/1
8%
10/1
8%
Draw 2-2
6%
16/1
13%
16/1
13%
Draw 0-0
5%
16/1
13%
16/1
13%
Köln 3-0
5%
9/1
17%
9/1
9%
Darmstadt 2-0
3%
33/1
31%
50/1
24%
Köln 3-2
3%
20/122/1
Köln 4-1
3%
18/1
17%
18/1
10%
Darmstadt 3-1
2%
40/1
21%
66/1
31%
Köln 4-0
2%
16/1
26%
16/1
19%
Over 2.5 Goals
57%
4/7
6%
8/15
4%
Under 2.5 Goals
43%
11/8
8%
5/4
7%
Home 1st Goal
53%
3/10
7%
2/5
3%
Away 1st Goal
44%
13/5
25%
12/5
10%
No 1st Goal
3%
16/1
13%
16/1
13%
BTTS - Yes
57%
4/5
6%
3/4
1%
BTTS - No
43%
19/20
5%
1/1
BTTS - Home Win
26%
15/8
10%
9/5
7%
BTTS - Draw
18%
5/1
9%
9/2
10%
BTTS - Away Win
13%
10/1
38%
10/1
16%
Home/draw
76%
1/9
6%
1/14
4%
Away/draw
47%
13/8
14%
15/8
18%
Home/away
77%
1/6
3%
2/11
3%
Over 1.5 Goals
79%
1/5
2%
2/13
3%
Under 1.5 Goals
21%
7/2
4%
17/5
10%
Over 3.5 Goals
34%
6/4
5%
13/10
8%
Under 3.5 Goals
66%
8/15
2%
1/2
4%
Over 4.5 Goals
18%
10/3
4%
3/1
9%
Under 4.5 Goals
82%
2/9
2%
2/11
1%
Over 5.5 Goals
8%
7/1
20%
13/2
12%
Under 5.5 Goals
92%
1/12
2%
1/18
Over 0.5 Goals
95%
1/331/40
1%
Under 0.5 Goals
5%
14/114/1
15%
Home DNB
69%
1/7
9%
1/7
5%
Away DNB
40%
9/2
47%
4/1
15%
Köln win to nil
27%
6/4
17%
31/20
6%
Darmstadt win to nil
11%
12/1
44%
14/1
25%
Köln / Köln
39%
11/10
16%
23/20
10%
Köln / Darmstadt
2%
40/1
21%
66/1
20%
Köln / Draw
5%
14/118/1
12%
Draw / Köln
21%
3/1
11%
3/1
5%
Draw / Darmstadt
6%
14/1
36%
14/1
15%
Draw / Draw
11%
13/2
15%
6/1
8%
Darmstadt / Köln
4%
18/120/1
Darmstadt / Darmstadt
7%
10/1
29%
12/1
18%
Darmstadt / Draw
5%
16/1
13%
18/1
12%
bet365
Win / draw / win Bundesliga table

Köln have played 29 matches so far this season and lay in 17th place in the Bundesliga league table. Köln have won all their 1 games against teams below them in the table and kept 1 clean sheet in those games.

Performance against teams below them in the league

They have played 1 game against teams below in the table, having won 1, drawn 0 and lost no matches. They have kept 1 clean sheet and have scored in every game. They have been outscored by their opponents by 28 goals to 23 goals.

Home League Performance

Köln have played 14 games at home winning 3, drawing 3 and losing 8 games. They have scored 12 goals, kept 2 clean sheets and conceded 24 goals at home.

Darmstadt are in 18th position in the Bundesliga on 14 points having played 29 matches so far this season.

Away League Performance

8 of those games have been losing matches. They have conceded 35 goals and kept 1 clean sheet. They have scored 13 goals in total and failed to score in 6 fixtures.

Performance against teams above them in the league

29 games have come against teams above them in the table. They have lost 19 games, drawn 8 and won 2. Darmstadt have conceded 72 goals, scored 28, failed to score in 13 fixtures and have kept 2 clean sheets.

Köln
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Darmstadt
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
l
 
0-2A
l
 
3-0A
 Leverkusen3428606590 
l
 
0-2A
l
 
5-1A
l
 
0-2A
d
 
1-1A
 Stuttgart3423473973 
l
 
1-2A
l
 
3-1F
l
 
0-1A
l
 
2-0A
 Bayern3423384972 
l
 
2-5F
l
 
8-0A
l
 
1-5A
l
 
6-0A
 RB Leipzig3419873865 
l
 
1-3A
l
 
2-0A
l
 
0-4A
l
 
1-0A
 Dortmund3418972563 
l
 
0-3A
l
 
4-0A
w
 
2-0F
d
 
1-1F
 E.Frankfurt3411149147 
d
 
2-2A
l
 
1-0A
l
 
1-3A
d
 
1-1F
 Hoffenheim3413714046 
l
 
0-6A
d
 
3-3A
d
 
1-1F
l
 
4-1A
 Heidenheim34101212-542 
l
 
0-1A
l
 
3-2A
l
 
0-1A
l
 
2-1F
 W.Bremen3411914-642 
w
 
4-2F
d
 
1-1A
d
 
0-00-0
l
 
2-0A
 Freiburg3411914-1342 
l
 
0-1A
d
 
1-1F
d
 
1-1F
d
 
1-1A
 Augsburg3410915-1039 
l
 
0-6A
w
 
1-2F
l
 
1-2F
d
 
1-1F
 Wolfsburg3410717-1537 
l
 
0-1A
l
 
3-0A
d
 
0-00-0
d
 
1-1A
 Mainz3471413-1235 
d
 
0-00-0
l
 
4-0A
w
 
3-1F
d
 
3-3F
 B. M'gladbach3471314-1134 
d
 
3-3F
d
 
0-00-0
w
 
3-2A
l
 
2-0A
 Union Berlin349619-2533 
l
 
1-4A
l
 
1-0A
w
 
2-1A
d
 
1-1A
 VfL Bochum3471215-3233 
l
 
1-2A
d
 
2-2A
-
-
 Köln Home3451217-3227 
l
 
0-1A
w
 
0-2F
l
 
0-2A
w
 
0-1F
 Darmstadt Away343823-5617 
-
-
Win / draw / win form
Köln 17TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
19
Conceded
32
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
W
4
Draw
5
Lost
11
Goals: Scored
16
Conceded
30
Games: Scored
12 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
8 / 20
W
3
Draw
9
Lost
8
Darmstadt 18TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
19
Conceded
45
Games: Scored
12 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
8 / 20
W
3
Draw
5
Lost
12
Goals: Scored
15
Conceded
42
Games: Scored
9 / 20
Conceded
18 / 20
Clean sheets
2 / 20
Failed to score
11 / 20
Draw
7
Lost
13
Win / draw / win head to head (H2H)
League games at Köln since 2016
Köln
Darmstadt
Goals: Scored
7
3
Games: Scored
3 / 3
2 / 3
Clean sheets
1 / 3
0 / 3
KOE
2
D98
1
All league games since 2015
Köln
Darmstadt
Goals: Scored
17
4
Games: Scored
6 / 7
3 / 7
Clean sheets
4 / 7
1 / 7
KOE
5
D
1
D98
1
Goal Statistics

FC Koln's fans will be hoping for goals on Saturday afternoon, not least because SV Darmstadt 98 have conceded in each of their last 8 Bundesliga games. A PG of 1.8 for Timo Schultz's side suggests that run should continue.

Köln 17th Darmstadt 18th
Kickoff prediction
Kickoff prediction
1.8
goals
1.1
goals
Scoring probability
Scoring probability
0
16%
1
30%
2
27%
3
16%
4+
11%
There is a 84% probability that Köln will score 1 or more goals
0
32%
1
36%
2
21%
3
8%
4+
There is a 68% probability that Darmstadt will score no more than 1 goal
 
20 home / away league games
20 home / away league games
-37
Köln have scored 37% fewer goals at home than predicted
-22
Darmstadt have scored 22% fewer goals when away than predicted
1.0
average goals scored
1.0
average goals scored
1.6
conceded
2.3
conceded
 
Statistics Bundesliga - 2023/2024 Season
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Köln
PG (predicted goals)
Darmstadt
1.8
1.1
Attack rating
8%
better
KOE
D98
view stats
Games scored20
17
Failed to score14
17
Scored first11
7
Goals scored28
30
Avg. goals scored0.8
0.9
Avg. shots per game10
8
Avg. shots per goal12
10
Conversion rate9%
10%
KickOff rating
+8%
Defence rating
18%
better
KOE
D98
view stats
Games conceded30
31
Clean sheets4
3
Conceded first21
25
Goals conceded60
86
Avg. goals conceded1.8
2.5
Avg. shots/game conceded11
13
Avg. shots/goal conceded6
5
Conversion rate16%
20%
KickOff rating
+18%

Köln v Darmstadt Bundesliga lLine ups will show here when available.

Köln Bundesliga squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
33548
M SchwäbeF KainzF KainzJ Chabot
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
M Schwäbe GLK33
-
J Thielmann DEF211
4
1
T Hübers DEF30
5
-
J Chabot DEF31
8
-
M Finkgräfe DEF241
4
-
F Alidou MID254
4
-
E Martel MID2911
6
-
J Christensen MID7
1
-
F Kainz MID3254
3
-
S Adamyan FWD2012
2
-
L Waldschmidt FWD223
-
Subs
P Pentke GLK
1
-
B Schmitz DEF221
5
-
D Heintz DEF11
-
R Carstensen DEF22
1
-
L Maina MID3013
3
-
D Huseinbašić MID263
5
-
D Downs FWD92
-
M Uth  FWD101
2
-
S Tigges FWD242
-
Darmstadt Bundesliga squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
30839
M Schuhen T SkarkeL PfeifferM Maglica
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
M Schuhen  GLK30
2
-
C Riedel DEF14
2
-
C Klarer DEF2922
8
-
M Maglica DEF251
7
2
M Bader MID2312
1
-
T Kempe MID2332
1
-
K Gjasula  MID21
6
1
F Nürnberger MID2111
2
-
T Skarke FWD298
7
-
A Seydel  FWD161
1
-
O Vilhelmsson  FWD2541
1
-
Subs
M Behrens GLK
-
E Karic DEF26
4
-
J Müller DEF16
5
-
C Zimmermann DEF18
5
-
A Müller MID11
3
-
M Honsak  MID2211
1
-
L Pfeiffer FWD2413
3
-
G Holtmann FWD10
1
-
F Torsiello FWD9
-
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