Paderborn vs Schalke 04 Match Preview and Prediction
On Sunday afternoon (UK time) 15 September, Paderborn will take on Schalke 04 at Benteler-Arena with a 5:00pm kick-off. This is a Bundesliga match.
It will be televised by BT Sport 1 in the UK.
Read on for full preview and match prediction.
Any tip discussed in this match analysis is a cautious one; the market will be hard to beat on this occasion. Read on for Frog's thoughts.
Betting Odds for Paderborn vs Schalke 04
Starting with the 1X2: Bet365 go 3.0 about Paderborn, Bet365 go 3.6 for the draw, Bet365 are 2.3 about Schalke 04.
With the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.57 via Bet365; the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.5 with Unibet.
Frog has also looked at the available bets for the BTTS offerings. If you think both sides will score, "Yes" is currently available at 1.5 with Bet365. "No", both teams won't score, is available at 2.75 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
First up, Frog wants to highlight that Paderborn played Schalke 04 in 2017. It was a Club Friendlies game. The winners at the final whistle were Schalke 04 with a final score of 0-1.
In ten years, the sides have met 3 times. Paderborn have not won. Schalke 04 have won 3 times. The remaining 0 matches resulted in a draw.
Overall there has been an average of 1.67 goals per match. Paderborn score an average of 0.33 and Schalke 04 score an average of 1.33 per outing.
Focussing on the Home and Away performance numbers, whichever side has been at home has won 0% of these matches and the visitors have got the win 100% of the time.
Paderborn have 1 point in The Bundesliga. They are in 15th place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 43 matches. They have 20 wins; 11 draws; and 12 losses. This gives Paderborn a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 46%-25%-27%.
In this time, they have scored 2.28 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.65 goals on average.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 50% (10 wins) from the latest 20 home fixtures. 30% (6) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 20% (4) ending in a loss for the home side.
While playing at home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 2.75 and they have conceded 1.75 on average.
They've scored in their last 10. Looking at the prices against the analysis, have we identified some value here?
Schalke 04 have 4 points in Bundesliga, putting them in 8th position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 56 matches. They have 17 wins; 15 draws; and 24 losses. This gives Schalke 04 a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 30%-26%-42%.
During this recent year, they average 1.32 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.59.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 26% (7 wins) from the most recent 26 away fixtures. 34% (9) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 38% (10) ending in a loss as the away side.
Away from home over the year, their average number of goals scored is 1.23. They have conceded 1.58 on average.
Across all competitions, their recent performance data shows that they have scored 22 goals in their last ten matches; they have won 5 of these matches. The total number of times both Schalke 04 and the opposition have scored is 5 out of the ten; and there have been 8 matches with over 2.5 goals.
Frog can see insufficient evidence to make this team the value play on this occasion. The sportsbooks are not offering a big enough price on this one.
Frog's betting tip for Paderborn vs Schalke 04
Paderborn to win. This is available at 3.15 with Unibet. Maybe not the best bet of the day, but if you'd like a play, Frog goes with Paderborn to emerge with the win.