SC Freiburg vs West Ham United Predictions

SC Freiburg vs West Ham United Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Previews in the Europa League. Can West Ham claim a win in German and make a significant step forward toward the qualification to the next stage of the competition? Read on for our free predictions and tips.

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Freiburg vs West Ham United Predictions

A Europa League Duel of Formidable Offences

Key Stats
– West Ham have netted goals in all nine of their fixtures across competitions this term.
– Freiburg have struck five goals in just three home games.
– In the face of adversity, both teams have shown immense character to rally back and secure vital points.

Both Freiburg and West Ham United are keenly anticipating Thursday evening’s duel, eager to register back-to-back wins in the Europa League group stage. Their resilience was evident in the opening fixtures of Group A as they both eked out victories against Olympiacos and Backa Topola, respectively.

West Ham’s Unwavering Start

Despite the varying trajectories of many teams in the Premier League this season, West Ham’s consistency is commendable. Domestically and in Europe, David Moyes’s men have showcased impeccable form, their only stumbling blocks being Manchester City and Liverpool. The Hammers have otherwise dominated, sealing victories in the other six outings since August 20. This impressive streak isn’t merely due to fortune. Even in the face of adversity, such as trailing against Backa Topola, the team displayed commendable spirit, orchestrating a commendable 3-1 turnaround at the London Stadium. A special nod to Mohammed Kudus, who after arriving from Ajax, displayed his prowess by bagging a brace.


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Furthermore, the Hammers’ recent encounters saw them secure both victories and clean sheets against Lincoln City and Sheffield United. The momentum is undoubtedly with them as they gear up for their German expedition.

Freiburg’s Resilient Display

Freiburg, on the other hand, seem slightly off the pace compared to their nearly-heroic push for Champions League football the previous season. They suffered back-to-back blows against Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund. Yet, under the leadership of Christian Streich, Freiburg have showcased resilience in their subsequent matches. Noteworthy was their 3-2 victory against Olympiacos in Greece, followed by a stalemate against Eintracht Frankfurt. Riding this wave of rejuvenated form, they secured a 2-0 win over Augsburg, placing them in the Bundesliga’s top half and within striking distance of leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

Team News & Predicted Line-ups

Freiburg’s Yannik Keitel’s early exit against Augsburg due to injury means a probable start for Merlin Rohl in the midfield. The remainder of the lineup is expected to be relatively unchanged given the formidable opposition. There’s a potential for Kenneth Schmidt to fortify the defence, and the attack could see a shuffle with options like Maximilian Philipp and Junior Adamu available.

West Ham’s tactical genius, Moyes, might opt for a more consistent lineup as opposed to the extensive reshuffle seen in their initial European fixture. While second-choice goalie Lukasz Fabianski is confirmed to guard the goal, players such as Thilo Kehrer, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Kudus, and Said Benrahma might find themselves in contention for the starting XI. The return of Edson Alvarez after serving his suspension is also a boost.

Statistical Dive and Predictions

1. Both Teams to Score

The Data Speaks:
Both Freiburg and West Ham United have demonstrated attacking prowess in their recent games. The Hammers, guided by David Moyes, have found the back of the net in all nine of their matches in every competition this season, a testament to their offensive capability. Their firepower isn’t just restricted to the Premier League; they’ve been consistent across Europe too. Freiburg, on the other hand, have notched up five goals in just three home games. When considering these stats, the attack of both teams seems to overshadow their defensive capabilities, making it a tempting prediction that both sides will score.

2. Correct Score: 2-2

The Numbers Game:
A glance at the recent performance of these teams suggests a closely fought contest. West Ham, with their continuous scoring streak, and Freiburg, with their home advantage and goal-scoring record, seem to be on a level playing field. The Hammers might have managed a few clean sheets lately, but these have come against teams that are arguably not as potent as Freiburg. Similarly, while Freiburg have shown they can keep opponents at bay, West Ham’s attacking force presents a unique challenge. Given these dynamics, a 2-2 draw appears to be a balanced prediction, reflecting the capabilities of both squads.

3. Goalscorer Prediction: Michail Antonio

Why Antonio?
Michail Antonio’s form for West Ham in recent times is hard to overlook. His dynamic and powerful playing style, combined with his ability to be in the right place at the right time, makes him a constant threat to opposition defences. This season, he has already found the net twice, and given Freiburg’s defensive lapses at times, Antonio might find those pockets of space to exploit. His record, combined with the momentum he’s carrying into this game, suggests he’s more likely to be on the scoresheet.

4. Corner Prediction: Over 10 Corners for Both Teams Combined

Digging into Corners:
Both teams have shown a propensity to create scoring opportunities, often leading to corners. West Ham, in their recent Premier League outings, have averaged 4.6 corners per match. Meanwhile, Freiburg aren’t far behind, racking up an average of 3.7 corners in their Bundesliga games. This combined average of 8.3 corners doesn’t even take into account the unique dynamics of a European night, where both teams will be pressing for dominance. The heightened intensity and attacking intent, typical of Europa League matches, suggest that the corner count could well exceed the 10-mark.

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