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Date:16th September 2023
Kick-Off: 19:30 UK, 20:30 CET
Venue: Veltins Arena
Schalke to win
Over 2.5 goals
2-1 to Schalke
The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.
Schalke vs Magdeburg: top free betting tips
Schalke and Magdeburg face each other to get back in 2. Bundesliga action at Veltins Arena on Saturday, 16 September. The Blues will be aiming to retain their winning form in the league while Schalke will be committed to ending their winless run in 2. Bundesliga.
Match result prediction: Schalke to win
Schalke has gone winless in the previous three league outings while facing two defeats. However, the Royal Blues have won three of the last five league fixtures at Veltins Arena, losing just one. On the other hand, Magdeburg is without a victory in the previous four 2. Bundesliga games away from MDCC Arena. The last two H2Hs between these teams have also ended in favour of the Miners. Therefore, we predict Schalke will fancy their chances in front of the home fans and collect three points in this game.
Total goals prediction: over 2.5 goals
Three of the four H2Hs between these two teams have ended with Over 2.5 Goals. Magdeburg has found the back of the net 13 times in the last five matches in 2. Bundesliga. On the other hand, Schalke have also scored 12 goals in the same number of league games at Veltins Arena. Both teams have also conceded goals in at least four of their last five matches. Therefore, we can predict this game to go Over 2.5 Goals.
Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Schalke
Magdeburg have secured a high total of goals in the league recently. But they have scored more than once in only one of the last five away fixtures in 2. Bundesliga. On the other hand, Schalke has smashed multiple goals in four of the recent five league outings at Veltins Arena. The Royals Blues have also allowed just one goal in three of the previous four matches in the league and DFB Pokal. Following these stats, we believe we to see a 2-1 lead for Schalke before the full-time whistle in this fixture.
Schalke vs Magdeburg: form, recent games, and news
The Royal Blues had a 0-1 lead against Wehen Wiesbaden until 90 minutes in the last league fixture. But Max Reinthaler avoided Schalke from a victory by scoring an equaliser in the fifth minute of the stoppage time. The Miners played a friendly game previously against Ulm and passed the test with a 2-4 lead. The team’s readiness has taken a hit with five fitness concerns and a red-card suspension for Ron Schellenberg.
Magdeburg witnessed a ten-goal thriller in the previous league fixture against Hertha Berlin where they secured a 6-4 lead. The Blues played a friendly game against Aue before this game and were limited to a 1-1 draw. The Club’s training regimen has dealt a blow for Round 6 with three players being on the injury list.
FAQs regarding Schalke vs Magdeburg
Who is the Schalke player to watch? Simon Terodde.
Who is the Magdeburg player to watch? Luca Schuler.
What was the last Head to Head result? 5-0 to Schalke.