Title-chasing side Leipzig travel to the Volkswagen arena to face in-form Wolfsburg side, currently on an eight-game unbeaten run (W6 D2).
The hosts who sit in 7th place in the Bundesliga table are one point below struggling Schalke 04, and have picked up an impressive eleven points from the last available 15 in the league.
The visitors who trail the league leaders by three points are looking to take maximum points from the game as the season closes in. Julian Nagelsmann charges will be looking to end a patchy run of form that has seen them draw three of their last five Bundesliga games.
The away side however will be confident of picking up three points as the home side have succeeded in stopping the opponent from scoring in just two of their last ten games in all competitions.
Glasner Oliver will be without defender William, Josh Guilavogui (knee), and Jerome Roussillon (thigh). Ignacio Camacho remains a long term absentee.
For Nagelsmann, Willie Orban and Ibrahima Konate remain long term injuries while defender Tyler Adams (calf), and Ethan Ampadu (back injury) remain injury doubts.
Head to Head
Lipzieg hold the upper hand in recent meetings between both sides as they have won three of the last five meetings between both sides. In the most recent meeting between both sides, Julian Nagelsmann side ran out 6:1 winners in the DFB Pokal.
Wolfsburg last five matches in all competitions: DWWWW
Leipzig last five games in all competitions: DWWD
Die Wölfe continue to seek a way to climb up the table as they look to gate crash the top six. However their quest for European football has seen them put together a good run of form having taken won three of the last five league games (W3, D2).
Their last 2-2 draw with union berlin last time out ensured that they are unbeaten in seven competitive games (W5, D2).
At home however, Wolfsburg has endured a disappointing Bundesliga campaign having won just four of their home game this season (W4, D5, L3).
This season, the team has garnered an average of just 1.33 goals per home game. With a league average of 2.42 total goals per Bundesliga match in the Volkswagen Arena, the home team has the division’s lowest score for home games.
Title-chasers Leipzig have seen their title challenge take a knock in recent times as they have failed to win four of their last six league games (W2, D3, L1).
However, the Red Bull powered side has won seven of the nine top-flight away games in which they have started as favorites.
The visitors have a knack for leading at half-time having led at half-time in all seven of their away wins this season. In that period, they also netted at least three goals in those matches
Their average of 2.5 goals scored per away game is the second highest in the Bundesliga, while they remain the team with the second meanest away defense with an average of 1.08 goals conceded on the road.
Leipzig to win @ 20/21
Both teams to score/Yes @ 8/13
Leipzig to win first half @ 21/10