On Wednesday night, Stuttgart and Dortmund clash at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in what is the tie of the round in the last-16 of the DFB Pokal.Stuttgart form guide
Die Roten’s recent good run of form continued last time out with a 2-0 home victory over Werder Bremen, which was the home team’s third straight win. The game also saw Dino Toppmoller’s team score at least two goals for the third consecutive outing.
The home team has a good recent record in the DFB Pokal, winning six of their last seven matches in the competition. Their recent competitive games have been relatively high-scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in four of their previous six matches.
Stuttgart has an inconsistent recent record on home soil in the DFB Pokal, as they have won three and lost three of their last six home games in the competition.
Their recent away games in the DFB Pokal have been relatively high-scoring, with six of their last nine matches on their travels producing over 2.5 goals.Dortmund form guide
BVB continued their recent decent run of form at the weekend, earning a 1-1 draw at Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen. The result means that Dortmund are unbeaten in three games in all competitions.
Their only defeat of late was a 2-1 defeat against Wednesday’s opponents in the league in November.
Dortmund has a solid recent record in the DFB Pokal, winning five of their last six matches in the competition.
BVB have also been strong away from home in the German Cup, winning four of their last five matches on their travels. Dortmund's recent scoring form is a significant factor in the good away record, as they have scored at least two goals in four of their last five matches.What am I backing?
This game promises to be a high-scoring game between two outstanding attacking teams. The bet I am backing is over 2.5 goals scored.