Augsburg vs Freiburg: prediction for the Bundesliga match
Augsburg started the current season with a massive victory over Lohne (4:0). The Fuggers were dominating for the whole match, but all of their goals came during the second half. Augsburg finished the previous season at 14th position.
During the summer transfer window club signed a number of new players. Arne Maier, Elvis Rexhbecaj, Ermedin Demirovic and Maximilian Bauer were brought into the team. Club's board also managed to keep the core of the squad, all key players stayed at the club.
Freiburg played against Kaiserslautern in DFB-Pokal for their first match of the season. It was not an easy game for the Breisgau Brazilians. They secured a victory only in extra-time (2:1). Christian Streich's men finished the previous season at 6th position, which brought them a Europa League spot. Team also reached the final of DFB-Pokal, but lost a title to Leipzig.
During the summer club acquired Ritsu Doan, Daniel Kofi-Kyereh, Matthias Ginterand Michael Gregoritsch. Nico Schlotterbeckdeparted the club.
In four latest matches of Freiburg both teams scored
In each of seven latest matches Freiburg scored in the second half
None of 10 latest matches of Augsburg ended in a draw
Opponents are worthy of each other, both sides want to start the season with a victory, so it will be an exciting match. Opponents started the season with victories in DFB-Pokal, so fans are hopeful ahead of the first Bundesliga clash. Head-to-head matches between these opponents were rarely low-scoring, so we are expecting a bunch of goals here.
Our prediction - total over 2.5 goals
Augsburg look great in home matches, so hosts have a great chance to at least avoid a defeat. Freiburg have a better squad, but players might need some time to gain perfect conditions, so we may see some sensational results at the start of the season.
Our second bet is on Augsburg to not lose