On Saturday, VfL Wolfsburg is scheduled to host FC Schalke 04 at Volkswagen Arena for Matchday 3 of the 2022/23 Bundesliga campaign.
Wolfsburg lost 2-0 away to league-champions Bayern München on Sunday evening. Schalke found an injury-time equaliser that enabled it to secure a 2-2 draw at home against Borussia M’gladbach.
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Previous 1.Bundesliga Matches between VfL Wolfsburg & FC Schalke 04
|13-03-2021||Wolfsburg 5-0 Schalke 04|
|21-11-2020||Schalke 04 0-2 Wolfsburg|
|20-06-2020||Schalke 04 1-4 Wolfsburg|
|18-12-2019||Wolfsburg 1-1 Schalke 04|
|20-01-2019||Schalke 04 2-1 Wolfsburg|
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Betting Predictions – VfL Wolfsburg
What are Wolfsburg Odds against Schalke?
What was Wolfsburg Performance in the recent Bundesliga matches?
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Betting Tips – VfL Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg is yet to notch its first victory of the season and currently lies in 14th spot of the Bundesliga table with 1 point to its name.
The club made a host of signings but Wolfsburg is still plagued by the same problems it suffered last season. The new boss Niko Kovac named an almost unchanged line-up for the first couple of fixtures. Koen Casteels is the goalkeeper with Sebastiaan Bornauw and Maxence Lacroix comprising the centre-back partnership. Micky van de Ven has been handed the left-back position with Ridle Baku in his usual spot at right-back.
After spending the previous season on loan, Joshua Guilavogui seems to have established himself as the first-choice for the anchorman role while Maximilian Arnold and Mattias Svanberg will be the slightly advanced central-midfielders on either side. Omar Marmosuh has started the two matches on the left-wing with Patrick Wimmer on the opposite-side and Lukas Nmecha as the solitary striker.
VfL Wolfsburg Best Players
VfL Wolfsburg Top Scorer
Joshua Guilavogui, and Lukas Nmecha – 1 Goal
VfL Wolfsburg Expected Line-Up against FC Schalke 04
Koen Casteels (gk)
Micky van de Ven
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Betting Predictions – FC Schalke 04
What are Schalke 04 Odds against Wolfsburg?
What was Schalke 04 Performance in the recent Bundesliga matches?
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Betting Tips – FC Schalke 04
Having taken only 1 point from its opening 2 fixtures, Schalke 04 is currently in 13th spot of the Bundesliga table.
Along with a new manager in Frank Kramer, Schalke 04 almost has a brand-new squad with a large number of signings and it will take some time to figure out if this gamble will pay off. Alexander Schwölow displaced Ralf Fährmann as the no.1 between the posts while Maya Yoshida and Malick Thiaw started the previous game as the centre-back duo with Cédric Brunner and Thomas Ouwejan in the fullback positions.
Alex Kral and Tom Krauß have been used as the holding-midfield partnership in both matches. Rodrigo Salazar was shifted on to a wider role on the right-side of the midfield and Tobias Mohr has operated on the left-wing. Striker Simon Terrode was brought in place of the attacking-midfielder Sebastian Polter for the last game to form a centre-forward combination along with Marius Bülter.
FC Schalke 04 Best Players
FC Schalke 04 Top Scorer
Marius Bülter – 2 Goals
FC Schalke 04 Expected Line-Up against VfL Wolfsburg
Alexander Schwölow (gk)
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Professional Betting Tips
Total Goals & Both Teams to Score: Over 2.5 & Yes
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Betting Tip – Wolfsburg has conceded 4 goals in the opening 2 matches but managed to open its account in both games. Schalke has scored in both matches as well even though it has conceded 5 times at the other end.
Match Result & Total Goals: Wolfsburg & Over 1.5
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Betting Tip – Having home-advantage in its favour, Wolfsburg should win this encounter but it might not keep a clean sheet. Schalke looks quite capable of scoring a goal even though it is likely to end up on the losing side.
2nd Half Result: Wolfsburg
Bundesliga Matchday 3 Betting Tip – Wolfsburg did not give away a single goal in the 2nd half of its first 2 league-fixtures. Schalke has scored 2 goals in the 2nd half so far but it has also allowed the opposition to score 5 times during the same period.
VfL Wolfsburg v FC Schalke 04 Extra Betting Tips
Match Result & Both Teams to Score: Wolfsburg & Yes at 3.33 on Sportaza.
Anytime Goal Scorer: Maximilian Arnold at 5.33 on Sportaza.
VfL Wolfsburg v FC Schalke 04 – Match Result Predictions
Wolfsburg 2-1 Schalke 04 at 8.40 on Sportaza.
Where is VfL Wolfsburg v FC Schalke 04 being played?
VfL Wolfsburg v FC Schalke 04 will be played at Volkswagen Arena, the home-ground of Wolfsburg.
When is VfL Wolfsburg v FC Schalke 04 being played?
VfL Wolfsburg v FC Schalke 04 will be played on Saturday 20th of August at 12:30 UTC (Universal Coordinated Time). In Germany the match will be streamed at 14:30pm and in the United Kingdom the match will be streamed at 13:30pm.
Where can I watch VfL Wolfsburg v FC Schalke 04?
The match will be broadcast on Sky, beIN Sports, and ESPN+
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