SC Freiburg clashes with FC Cologne in what promises to be a very entertaining Bundesliga game on Saturday. SC Freiburg is coming off a 2-0 road win against Schalke 04 on Sunday while FC Cologne had a 1-1 home draw against TSG Hoffenheim last Sunday.
SC Freiburg is in third place in the Bundesliga standings with 24 points in 12 games while FC Cologne is in 10th place with 17 points in 12 games.
The player to watch in this game is Michael Gregoritsch, who has four goals and one assist in 12 Bundesliga games this season. AccuScore gives Gregoritsch a 44.3 percent chance to score against FC Cologne. He has 35 SCA and 4 GCA in 12 Bundesliga games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• SC Freiburg 1.84
• FC Cologne 4.10
• Draw 3.80
• SC Freiburg -0.5 (1.83)
• FC Cologne +0.5 (1.99)
• Over 2.5, 3 (1.88)
• Under 2.5, 3 (1.93)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Bundesliga action on February 5 and FC Cologne won 1-0.
For SC Freiburg, Michael Gregoritsch has a 44.3 percent chance to score. He averages 2.69 shots overall per sim, 1.62 shots on goal per and 0.58 goals per sim.
For FC Cologne, Florian Kainz has a 17.92 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.05 shots overall per sim, 0.5 shots on goal per and 0.19 goals per sim.
SC Freiburg 1.84.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on SC Freiburg in this one. Average score in simulations is SC Freiburg 2.18 to FC Cologne 0.58.
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