On Saturday afternoon, Union Berlin and Hoffenheim go head-to-head at the Stadion An der Alten Forsterei in the Bundesliga as the visitors look to continue their recent strong form.Union Berlin form guide
The team from the German capital suffered a last-gasp 1-0 defeat at Spanish giants Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. The defeat means that Union have lost their last three games in all competitions, including suffering two straight league defeats.
Urs Fischer’s team has at least been involved in entertaining games of late in the Bundesliga, with six of their last seven league games producing over 2.5 goals.
A 3-0 defeat against RB Leipzig in their last home outing ended a 23-match unbeaten run on home soil in the Bundesliga. Like their recent Bundesliga games in general, Union’s recent home matches in the German top-flight have been relatively high-scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in three of their last four games.Hoffenheim form guide
After losing their season's opening game at home to Freiburg, the visitors have recorded three straight victories in the Bundesliga. Their good recent form has taken Hoffenheim to fifth place in the Bundesliga standings.
A 3-1 win at Koln last time out in the German top-flight means that the side from Sinsheim have now scored at least two goals in all three of their straight victories. Star striker Andrej Kramaric has scored in back-to-back Bundesliga games for the visitors.
Hoffenheim are unbeaten in their last three away games in the Bundesliga, having recorded back-to-back league wins on their travels against Heidenheim and Koln. Their recent away games in the German top flight have been relatively high-scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in three of their last four away matches in the Bundesliga.What am I backing? Both teams have been involved in high-scoring league matches of late. With that in mind, the bet I am backing is over 2.5 goals scored.