The German Bundesliga will finally come out of its winter hibernation on Friday night. Hoffenheim and Bayern Munich will clash at the Rhein-Necker-Arena to kick off the season’s second half. Niko Kovac’s Bayern go into the weekend six points behind league leaders Borussia Dortmund.
Hoffenheim sit seventh after going unbeaten in their last 10 matches. However, they have drawn their last six games in the Bundesliga . Hoffenheim have conceded eight goals during their run of draws. Two of those fixtures ended with over 2.5 goals while only one finished nil-nil. Manager Julian Nagelsmann has seen his team collect 13 points from a possible 27 at home this term. Hoffenheim have lost just once at the Rhein-Necker in their last six games and they have posted a +5-goal difference this term at home.
Bayern, on the other hand, have posted the best away points total in the Bundesliga. Kovac has watched his side collect 21 of 27 points possible on their travels. Bayern have registered the best goal difference on the road at +13.
Lewandowski loves scoring against Hoffenheim. He has scored 14 Bundesliga goals past Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann in his career. It is his most past any Bundesliga shot stopper. Lewandowski will get on the score sheet once more against Hoffenheim on Friday night. Bayern will win against their foes and keep the pressure on Dortmund. Hoffenheim and Bayern will once again combine for more than 2.5 goals in an exciting return of the Bundesliga.
PREDICTION : Bayern 3-1
Accumulator Tip : Bayern Win @ 1.61 with BLACKBET
ANYTIME GOALSCORER : ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI @ 1.58 with BETKING