Matchday 32 of the 2021/22 Bundesliga will have FC Augsburg going up against FC Köln at the WWK Arena on Saturday afternoon.
14th placed Augsburg moved 7 points clear of the drop-zone and can ensure its Bundesliga survival with a victory here. Köln has put on a strong run this month to consolidate its 7th position in the league-table.
Read EagleBet’s top Bundesliga betting predictions and tips below.
Previous 1.Bundesliga Matches between FC Augsburg and FC Köln
|Köln 0-2 Augsburg
|Augsburg 2-3 Köln
|Köln 0-1 Augsburg
|Augsburg 1-1 Köln
|Köln 1-1 Augsburg
Bundesliga Matchday 32 Betting Predictions – FC Augsburg
What are Augsburg Odds against Köln?
What was Augsburg Performance in the last 5 Bundesliga matches?
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Bundesliga Matchday 32 Betting Tips – FC Augsburg
Augsburg bagged a crucial victory last weekend which has taken the club nearly home and dry in its tussle for Bundesliga survival.
While there will be a couple of notable absentees in the squad, Markus Weinzierl will definitely opt for the 3-4-2-1 system that has paid rich dividends in recent weeks. Rafal Gikiewicz will take his place between the sticks with skipper Jefrrey Gouweleeuw, Reece Oxford and Robert Gumny forming the 3-man backline. Defensively, Augsburg has done a much better job on home-turf in the latter-half of the campaign.
Carlos Gruezo could his spot as the central-midfield partner for Niklas Dorsch after a fine display from the pair in the previous match. Iago is sidelined with injury and Mads Pedersen is suspended for this one so Ruben Vargas could fill in as the wing-back on the left-side with Daniel Caligiuri on the right. Michael Gregoritsch should be the centre-forward with Florian Niderlechner and André Hahn as the supporting-strikers.
FC Augsburg Best Players
FC Ausburg Top Scorer
Michael Gregoritsch – 8 Goals
FC Augsburg Expected Line-Up against FC Köln
Rafal Gikiewicz (gk)
Bundesliga Matchday 32 Betting Predictions – FC Köln
What are Köln Odds against Augsburg?
What was Köln Performance in the last 5 Bundesliga matches?
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Bundesliga Matchday 32 Betting Tips – FC Köln
Köln is making another late charge for a top-6 finish having collected 13 points from its previous 6 Bundesliga matches.
Steffen Baumgart does not have a long injury-list and therefore should retain the 4-2-3-1 formation that he has used in every fixture of this month. Marvin Schwäbe will be the goalkeeper of the side with Luca Kilian and Timo Hübers as the centre-back pairing in front of him. Jonas Hector is ruled out with a head-injury so Jannes Horn will start on the left-side of the defence with Benno Schmitz on the right.
Meanwhile, Salih Özcan will be suspended for this match so Ondrej Duda might have to partner Ellyes Skhiri as the central-midfield duo. Dejan Ljubicic will take regular spot on the right-flank with Florian Kainz on the opposite wing. Mark Uth will operate as an attacking-midfielder in the no.10 role behind the centre-forward Anthony Modeste with both players getting on the score-sheet last week.
FC Köln Best Players
FC Köln Top Scorer
Anthony Modeste –17 Goals
FC Köln Expected Line-Up against FC Augsburg
Marvin Schwäbe (gk)
Bundesliga Matchday 32 Professional Betting Tips
Total Goals: Under 2.5
Bundesliga Matchday 32 Betting Tip – Augsburg does not have a particularly good scoring-rate and averages about 1.5 goals per home-game. At the same time, Köln also averages fewer than 1.5 goals per game on its travels.
Win Either Half: Augsburg
Bundesliga Matchday 32 Betting Tip – Augsburg has only tasted 2 defeats in its previous 8 home-games in the Bundesliga. Köln has only earned 4 victories from its 15 league-matches on the road this season.
2nd Half Result: Augsburg
Bundesliga Matchday 32 Betting Tip – Augsburg has scored 4 goals and conceded just 2 during the 2nd half of its last 4 home-games. Köln has scored 3 and let in 5 goals during the 2nd half of its previous 5 away-fixtures.
FC Augsburg v FC Köln Betting Tips
Match Result & Both Teams to Score: Draw & Yes at 4.00 on Sportaza
First Goalscorer: Anthony Modeste at 5.75 on Sportaza
FC Augsburg v FC Köln – Match Result Predictions
Augsburg has been fairly consistent at home and should be able to take a point from this match while Köln may not be able to stretch its 3-game winning-run any further.
Augsburg 1-1 Köln at 6.20 on Sportaza
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