Erzgebirge Aue go into this game following a 1-1 Bundesliga 2 tied result against Greuther Furth.
The only player to score from Erzgebirge Aue was Florian Krüger (23'). Sebastian Ernst (6') was the scorer for Greuther Furth.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games that Erzgebirge Aue have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Aue have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 7 goals on the way. Nevertheless, we must now wait to see if that trend will be sustained in this upcoming game or not.
Taking a look at their past results, Erzgebirge Aue:
- have not beaten Heidenheim in their previous 6 league games.
- haven’t been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
In the game prior to this, Heidenheim drew 0-0 in the Bundesliga 2 match with SC Paderborn 07.
Frank Schmidt’s Heidenheim have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 6 times throughout their most recent six matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 7.
Looking at their past form shows that Heidenheim:
- have not been beaten by Erzgebirge Aue when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 7 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on past results between these clubs going back to 09/08/2017 reveals that these fixtures have been miserable for Erzgebirge Aue. They’ve not been able to register any victories at all while Heidenheim have been dominant against them, getting wins in 67 per cent of those matches played.
In all, 12 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 3 for Aue and 9 belonging to Heidenheim. The average goals per game has been 2.
Team News: Erzgebirge Aue
Steve Breitkreuz (Fitness), Gaëtan Bussmann (Calf Problems) and Fabian Kalig (Cartilage Damage) are unavailable for Aue manager Dirk Schuster.
Team News: Heidenheim
Heidenheim manager Frank Schmidt has some current player fitness concerns. Oliver Hüsing (Ankle Surgery) and Maximilian Thiel (Knee Surgery) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
Heidenheim and Erzgebirge Aue could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We therefore see a very close game with a 1-1 draw at the conclusion of the game.
What are the best odds for this match?
Looking at the bookies’ prices on the full-time result market, staking on Erzgebirge Aue can be had for 2.6, going for the game finishing all-square is 3.5 & betting on the win for Heidenheim comes in at 2.7. Those are the best market prices being offered at the moment.