Nurnberg - Schalke 04 predictions and free betting tips [04/11/2023]
An exhilarating match between FC Nurnberg and FC Schalke 04 is on the horizon. This face-off is part of the ongoing 2. Bundesliga championship.
Current form of Nurnberg
In the last 2. Bundesliga match between Holstein Kiel and Nurnberg, Nurnberg emerged victorious with a 2:0 scoreline. Handwerker and Uzun made their mark scoring at the 68th and 77th minute respectively. Nurnberg's current standing in the 2. Bundesliga 2023/2024 season is 8th, with 11 matches played, yielding 5 wins, 3 losses, and 3 draws. They have netted a total of 18 goals and conceded 19, giving them a total of 18 points. Their recent form over the last 5 matches stands at 2 wins, 2 draws, and 1 loss. Holstein Kiel, on the other hand, are 4th with 11 matches, 6 wins, 4 losses, and 19 points to their name.
Current form of Schalke 04
In their clash against Hannover 96, Schalke 04 managed to secure a 3:2 victory. In the first half, Lasme opened the scoring for Schalke at the 42nd minute. Yet, Hannover 96 leveled the score at the 52nd minute thanks to Leopold. At the 72nd minute, L. Tempelmann netted a goal, tipping the balance to 2:1. K. Karaman widened their advantage to 3:1 at the 77th minute. However, M. Halstenberg successfully converted a penalty at the 88th minute, setting the final score to 3:2.
Schalke 04 currently sit 16th in the 2. Bundesliga championship standings with 10 points after playing 11 matches. The 2023/2024 season has seen Schalke win 3 matches, suffer 7 losses, and secure 1 draw. They have scored a total of 17 goals whilst conceding 25. Hannover 96, in contrast, are 5th in the standings with 18 points from 11 matches, demonstrating stability with 5 wins and 3 losses.
Predictions for Nurnberg - Schalke 04 match
A glance at the teams' historical encounters reveals that Schalke 04 have an edge with 29 victories to Nurnberg's 15, in addition to 16 draws. However, the visitors are having a less-than-optimum season and talks of moving up to the Bundesliga seem premature, as they are currently fighting for survival. My money is on a Nurnberg victory.