On Friday evening at 19 clock in the FRIMO Stadium in the 3rd League, the winter break is over. The Sportfreunde Lotte receive the TSV 1860 Munich. The Sportfreunde ended the year 2018 with 23 points in 13th place in the table. The lead over the first relegation place is only two points. In the last seven league games Lotte could only celebrate a victory, but overall it is for the club from Westphalia under coach Nils Drube, who replaced the unsuccessful Matthias Maucksch at the end of August, again upwards. In the new year, the sports fans want to leave as quickly as possible the relegation battle.
Lotte vs 1860 Munich Today’s Football Prediction
The Lions were able to collect 26 points as promoted in the first 20 games of the 3rd league. This puts the TSV in ninth place in the table. The relegation rank for promotion to the 2nd Bundesliga is already eleven points away. On the relegation places have the Munich but only five points ahead. In the last eleven competitive matches of the year 2018, the sixties suffered two bankruptcies. Overall, one was happy with the lion sporty with the course of the season. The interim conclusion is positive. 1860 Munich should return to the second league with a medium-term strategy until 2021. How is the prelude to the year 2019? If you look at Lotte vs. Lotte. 1860 Munich on the odds of bookmakers, the guests go as a lightweight favorite into the game.
Lotte – Statistics & Current Form
In the second half of the season Lotte must urgently improve the offensive. 20 goals in the first 20 league games are the second worst value throughout the league. Also at home strength, the sports fans have to work. The team of coach Nils Drube won only three out of nine games in the FRIMO stadium. Thus, the Sportfreunde Lotte occupy only 16th place in the home table. The goal difference in the home matches is 6: 5. However, Lotte has been unbeaten in six home games and brought three wins and three draws in that period. In eleven away games Lotte could collect at a goal difference of 14:20 at least ten points. Two victories face five bankruptcies. In the last game before the break, there was a 0-2 defeat for the sports fans in Meppen.
In the first round in Meppen, the guests were indeed the game-determining team, but had to go against relentlessly effective hosts with a two-goal deficit in the break. In the second round the SVM defended the lead and brought the 2: 0 over time. Lotte waived during the winter break on a training camp. However, the Drube team played three friendly matches: against Twente Enschede there was a 1-1 and a 0-0 against SC Paderborn. In the third test match it was enough for VfB Oldenburg on Wednesday evening to a 5-0 victory. Personnel there was some movement in the winter break: The contract with Yannick Zummack was dissolved, Toni Stelzer moved to Regionalligist BFC Dynamo, Nico Neidhart to FC Emmen. Lars Dietz has injured himself in the test against Paderborn and thus lacks eight to twelve weeks. Also Danny Breitfelder falls out even longer time. The use of Tino Schmidt against the lions is very questionable after a knee injury. Left-back Sascha Härtel and striker Toni Jovic were tested during the non-play time and got a contract.
Expected formation of Lotte:
Kroll – Langlitz, M. Rahn, Straith, Al-Hazaimeh – Karweina, Wendel, Schulze, Oesterhelweg – Jovic, Wegkamp
Last matches of Lotte:
- 16.01.2019 – VfB Oldenburg vs. Germany Lotte 0: 5 (Friendly Match)
09.01.2019 – Twente Enschede vs. Lotte 1: 1 (friendly)
22.12.2018 – SV Meppen vs. Lotte 2: 0 (3rd league)
16.12.2018 – Würzburger Kickers vs. Lotte 2: 2 (3rd league)
09.12.2018 – Lotte vs. Unterhaching 0: 0 (3rd league)
1860 Munich – Statistics & Current Form
Coach Bierofka and sports director Gorenzel drew a positive conclusion of the first half of the season. Especially at home, it was very neat. With 18 points from eleven games, the climber is the third best home team in the 3rd league. 19 home goals are also the third best value throughout the league. Away, the lions were significantly heavier and brought in nine games only eight points. With the 4: 1 in Aalen Munich could only celebrate a success in foreign countries. This was followed by six games without a win with four draws and two defeats. With a little more cleverness, the men of coach Bierofka but had quite a few more counters. In stoppage time alone, the lions have given away seven points. TSV ended the year 2018 with a 2-1 home victory over Kaiserslautern. The lions controlled the game, but initially missed the accuracy. So it went with a 0-0 in the break. In the second round, the sixties played after a yellow-red card for the FCK in excess. Nevertheless, only in the 85th minute decided a standard situation the intense game.
From January 12 to 19, Munich held a training camp in Oliva Nova, Spain. As part of the training camp the sixties lost a friendly match 0-1 against Darmstadt 98. Previously, it had given a 2-2 against SV Ried. In the last Test match lost 1860 with 1: 2 against Arminia Bielefeld. Also in the training camp, the lions were offensive quite harmless. Personnel, the club had to cope in the winter break only one departure: Adriano Grimaldi moved to KFC Uerdingen. Quirin Moll, Benjamin Kindsfather and Nicholas Helmbrecht are injured due to Lotte. Foreign forward Stefan Lex has returned to team training on Tuesday. Maybe it could be enough for a brief assignment in Lotte. Unrest is also the power struggle at the management level, because President Robert Reisinger wants to get rid of investor Ismaik. But the Jordanian has since June 2011, 49 percent of the voting shares in the club.
Expected formation of 1860 Munich:
Bonmann – Paul, Lorenz, Steinhart, Berzel – Karger, wine, Willsch – Mölders, Dressel
Last matches of 1860 Munich:
- 17.01.2019 – Bielefeld vs. Germany 1860 Munich 2: 1 (friendly)
14.01.2019 – 1860 Munich vs. Germany Darmstadt 0: 1 (friendly)
09.01.2019 – 1860 Munich vs. Germany Ried 2: 2 (friendly)
22.12.2018 – 1860 Munich vs. Germany Kaiserslautern 2: 1 (3rd league)
16.12.2018 – 1860 Munich vs. Germany Jena 1: 3 (3rd league)
Lotte vs. 1860 Munich Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
Between the Sportfreunde Lotte and the TSV 1860 Munich, there were only two games. Exactly two years ago, on February 8, 2017, the two clubs faced each other for the first time. At that time Lotte won in the second round of the DFB Cup 2-0 against the lion. The first leg in this year’s league season was the second duel. This could win the sixties clearly with 5: 1 at home.
Lotte vs 1860 Munich Football Betting Tip & Prediction
Around 1,000 lion fans will accompany the team to Frimo Stadium. Thus, the sixties have almost a home game, since so far only 1,200 home cards could be sold for the game. But the Munich are always accompanied by numerous fans in foreign countries and could still get only eight points. But with 16th place in the home table are the Sportfreunde Lotte also not really a home night, although you have been unbeaten for six games in front of your own fans. If you look at Lotte vs. Lotte. 1860 Munich on the odds of bookmakers, then there is no clear picture. For a home win there are odds between 2.85 and 3.00. A victory for the lions is rewarded with betting odds between 2.37 and 2.55.
Key Facts – Lotte Vs. 1860 Munich tips
Lotte has been unbeaten in six home games
The lions have been waiting for six away games to win
So far, each club has celebrated a victory in two direct duels
Also, the betting base is in the lot Lotte vs.. 1860 Munich with a prediction on the outcome difficult, especially in the first competitive game for both teams after the winter break. In contrast, we expect a scoreless game. The spectators in the FRIMO stadium were not spoiled by goals in the first half of the season. Lotte scored six times in nine games and conceded five goals. 1860 comes in nine games on the opponent’s place only eleven goals. So we put in the third division lot Lotte vs.. 1860 Munich our tip on under 2.5 goals.
Alternatively, in the game Lotte Vs. 1860 Munich also a prediction on “draw” on. Home-grown sports fans meet out-of-the-way lions. The chances that this game will not win is not bad.
Prediction of the Day: Under 2.5 goals