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FC Schalke 04 v FC Koln Tips, Predictions and Odds

FC Schalke 04 host FC Koln in matchday 17 of the Bundesliga on Wednesday 20th January, 5:30pm at VELTINS-Arena. The hosts currently sit in 18th place in the table having lost against FC Koln 1-2 last time out, while the visitors are in 16th after their 1-2 win against FC Schalke 04.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
FC Koln have a 38% chance of beating FC Schalke 04

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Schalke
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Köln
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Schalke have won 20% of their last 20 home league games and Köln have lost 55% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Köln won away in the league was 3 games ago against Mainz. The last time Schalke lost a home league game was 2 matches ago against Arminia.

Schalke last kept a clean sheet at home in their last game, and have kept 3 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Köln last failed to score away in the league 1 games ago and have missed the net in 5 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 4 league games Schalke has won at home, they scored first 4 times. Of the 11 away games Köln has lost, they conceded first 10 times.

View KickOff's top win/draw/win tipsters here >
Schalke 18TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
21
Conceded
35
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
W
4
Draw
7
Lost
9
Goals: Scored
16
Conceded
53
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
19 / 20
Clean sheets
1 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
W
1
Draw
5
Lost
14
Köln 14TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
24
Conceded
43
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
5
D
4
Lost
11
Goals: Scored
17
Conceded
39
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
W
2
Draw
7
Lost
11
Bundesliga table
Results by position & upcoming fixtures
LEAGUE TABLE + Win/Draw/Win
Won
Draw
Lost
Schalke
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Köln
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
 
0-4
 
8-0
 Bayern2316433552 
 
1-2
 
5-1
 
0-3
 
4-0
 RB Leipzig2315532350 
Apr 20
 
0-0
 
0-2
Mar 13
 Wolfsburg2312921845 
 
2-2
Apr 3
May 15
 
3-1
 E.Frankfurt2311931442 
 
1-1
 
2-0
 
0-4
 
3-0
 Dortmund2312381739 
Mar 20
 
1-2
 
0-3
Apr 3
 Leverkusen2310761537 
 
0-4
Apr 17
 
1-1
 
0-0
 Union Berlin2381051034 
 
1-2
Mar 13
 
0-2
Apr 17
 Freiburg23977234 
May 8
 
5-0
Mar 20
 
4-1
 B. M'gladbach23896433 
 
1-3
 
1-2
 
1-1
 
5-1
 Stuttgart23887832 
 
0-1
 
1-1
 
4-0
May 8
 Hoffenheim237610-327 
 
2-3
 
3-0
 
1-3
 
1-1
 W.Bremen22688-626 
Mar 7
 
1-1
Apr 11
 
2-2
 Augsburg237511-1226 
 
0-1
Apr 24
 
1-2
May 22
 Köln A235612-2021 
-
-
Apr 24
 
3-0
 H.Berlin234613-1618 
 
0-0
May 15
 
0-1
Apr 20
 Arminia225314-2318 
 
3-1
 
1-0
Mar 5
 
2-2
 Mainz234514-2117 
Apr 11
 
0-1
-
-
 Schalke H231616-459 
May 22
 
1-2
Schalke v Köln expected goals and 2020/21 Bundesliga performance
Schalke
XG (expected goals)
Köln
1.2
1.3
Attack rating
S04
KOE
28%
better
+ view stats
Games scored11
+21%
14
Failed to score12
+25%
9
Scored first3
+57%
7
Goals scored16
+24%
21
Avg. scored0.7
+22%
0.9
Shots per game6.0
6.0
Shots per goal9.0
+33%
6.0
Conversion rate11%
+39%
18%
KickOff rating
+28%
Defence rating
S04
KOE
19%
better
+ view stats
Games conceded21
+5%
20
Clean sheets2
+33%
3
Conceded first19
+26%
14
Goals conceded61
+33%
41
Avg. conceded2.7
+33%
1.8
Shots per game12.0
+25%
9.0
Shots per goal5.0
5.0
Conversion rate22%
+4%
23%
KickOff rating
+19%
Schalke
Average points per game
Köln
0.4
0.9
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 12% chance of the full time result being a 1-1 draw

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

H 1-0
0%
0.00
D 0-0
0%
0.00
A 0-1
0%
0.00
H 2-0
0%
0.00
D 1-1
0%
0.00
A 0-2
0%
0.00
H 2-1
0%
0.00
D 2-2
0%
0.00
A 1-2
0%
0.00
H 3-0
0%
0.00
D 3-3
0%
0.00
A 0-3
0%
0.00
H 3-1
0%
0.00
D 4-4
0%
0.00
A 1-3
0%
0.00
H 3-2
0%
0.00
A 2-3
0%
0.00
H 4-0
0%
0.00
A 0-4
0%
0.00
H 4-1
0%
0.00
A 1-4
0%
0.00
H 4-2
0%
0.00
A 2-4
0%
0.00
H 4-3
0%
0.00
A 3-4
0%
0.00
H 5-0
0%
0.00
A 0-5
0%
0.00
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CORRECT SCORE KEY STATISTICS:

Schalke have scored 2 goals or more in 5 of their last 20 home games. Köln have conceded at least 2 goals in 11 of their last 20 away games.

Schalke have conceded 1 goal or less in 11 of their last 20 home league games. Köln have scored 1 goal or less in 16 of their last 20 away league games

View all of this weekend’s correct score predictions here >
Schalke 18TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
0 - 2
0 - 2
0 - 3
0 - 3
1 - 3
1 - 4
0 - 5
S04 -2
or more
0 - 1
0 - 1
S04 -1
goal
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
3 - 3
x
1 - 0
2 - 1
S04 +1
goal
2 - 0
4 - 0
S04 +2
or more
0 - 2
0 - 2
3 - 0
0 - 3
3 - 0
3 - 1
1 - 3
4 - 0
4 - 0
4 - 1
1 - 4
8 - 0
S04 -2
or more
0 - 1
2 - 1
S04 -1
goal
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
2 - 2
x
S04 +1
goal
4 - 0
S04 +2
or more
Köln 14TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
2 - 0
2 - 0
3 - 1
3 - 1
3 - 1
4 - 1
5 - 0
5 - 1
6 - 1
KOE -2
or more
1 - 0
2 - 1
KOE -1
goal
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
x
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
KOE +1
goal
2 - 4
0 - 5
KOE +2
or more
1 - 3
3 - 1
0 - 4
5 - 0
6 - 1
KOE -2
or more
0 - 1
1 - 0
1 - 2
1 - 2
1 - 2
2 - 3
KOE -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
x
0 - 1
1 - 2
KOE +1
goal
KOE +2
or more
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 50% chance of both teams to score in this match

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

BTTS yes
0%
0.00
BTTS No
0%
0.00
BTTS + draw
0%
0.00
BTTS + away
0%
0.00
BTTS + home
0%
0.00

BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE KEY STATISTICS

50% of Schalke's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 1, drew 2 and lost 7 of those games.

65% of Köln's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 3, drew 7 and lost 3 of those games.

The last time Schalke failed to score at home in the league was a 0-1 loss to Arminia in December 2020.

The last time Köln kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 0-0 draw against RB Leipzig in December 2020.

View all of this weekend’s both teams to score predictions here >
Schalke 18TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
21
Conceded
35
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Yes
10
No
10
Goals: Scored
16
Conceded
53
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
19 / 20
Clean sheets
1 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
Yes
10
No
10
Köln 14TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
24
Conceded
43
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Yes
13
No
7
Goals: Scored
17
Conceded
39
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
13
No
7
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 55% chance of this match having under 2.5 goals

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Over 2.5
0%
0.00
Under 2.5
0%
0.00

OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS

Schalke's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.8 goals a game. Köln's last 20 away league games have averaged 3.4 goals a game.

Schalke have scored on average at home in the league 1.1 goals a game and conceded on average 1.8 goals.

Köln have scored on average away in the league 1.2 goals a game and conceded on average 2.2 goals

View all of this weekend’s over / under 2.5 goals predictions here >
Schalke 18TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Avg: Scored
1.1
Conceded
1.8
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Over
9
Under
11
Avg: Scored
0.8
Conceded
2.7
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
19 / 20
Clean sheets
1 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
Over
14
Under
6
Köln 14TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Avg: Scored
1.2
Conceded
2.2
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Over
12
Under
8
Avg: Scored
0.9
Conceded
2
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
17 / 20
Clean sheets
3 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
11
Under
9
LAST TIME OUT:
FC Schalke 04 lost their last Bundesliga match 1-2. FC Koln won their's 1-2.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

FC Schalke 04 1-2 FC Koln
FC Schalke 04's last match was in the Bundesliga against FC Koln on Wednesday 20th January at VELTINS-Arena. They lost the game 1-2 with a goal from Matthew Hoppe.

FC Schalke 04's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Ralf Fahrmann
DEF: Timo Becker, Ozan Kabak, Matija Nastasic, Sead Kolasinac
MID: Benjamin Stambouli, Suat Serdar, Amine Harit
FWD: Benito Raman, Mark Uth, Matthew Hoppe

In the Bundesliga this season, this FC Schalke 04 XI has played 100 matches and scored 10 goals.

This Bundesliga line-up has 678 all-time Bundesliga appearances and 43 goals.

FC Schalke 04 1-2 FC Koln
FC Koln's last match was in the Bundesliga against FC Schalke 04 on Wednesday 20th January at VELTINS-Arena. They won the game 1-2 with goals from Rafael Czichos and Jan Thielmann.

FC Koln's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Timo Horn
DEF: Sebastiaan Bornauw, Rafael Czichos, Sava Cestic, Kingsley Ehizibue, Jannes Horn
MID: Ellyes Skhiri, Jonas Hector, Marius Wolf, Ondrej Duda, Dominick Drexler

In the Bundesliga this season, this FC Koln XI has played 125 matches and scored 8 goals.

This Bundesliga line-up has 566 all-time Bundesliga appearances and 29 goals.