On Saturday 15 May, Borussia Mönchengladbach host VfB Stuttgart at Borussia-Park.
The Prussians occupy 7th spot with 46 points from 32 games. With 2 games left of the season, Borussia Mönchengladbach still have a shot at finishing 6th and qualifying for Europa Conference League. But then 6 points from the two remaining games is a must (while also hoping for Bayer Leverkusen to slip up).
The 6th spot could possibly be decided by goal difference, so there's really only one option for the chasing Mönchengladbach side: go all in against Stuttgart on Saturday.
Only Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund have created more shots on target than Borussia Mönchengladbach so far this season, Borussia Mönchengladbach creating on average 5.26 shots on target per game.
Borussia Mönchengladbach also concede around the league average of shots on target per game so far this season, the North Rhine-Westphalia outfit conceding on average 4.55 shots on target per game.
Looking at the four most recent games specifically, Borussia Mönchengladbach have created on average 5.75 shots on target per game which is the third best attacking numbers in Bundesliga in recent weeks.
In the four most recent games, Borussia Mönchengladbach have conceded on average 6.00 shots on target per game which is the third worst defensive numbers in Bundesliga right now.
The Swabians will finish mid-table whatever the outcome of the two remaining games of the season. Despite a somewhat lucky win against out of form FC Augsburg, Stuttgart's numbers look pretty bleak.
Stuttgart create above the league average of shots on target per game so far this season, Stuttgart creating on average 4.81 shots on target per game.
Only Schalke 04, Arminia Bielefeld and SC Freiburg have conceded more shots on target per game than Stuttgart this season, the Baden-Württemberg team conceding on average 5.16 shots on target per game.
Looking at the four most recent games specifically, Stuttgart have created on average 2.25 shots on target per game which is the second worst attacking numbers in Bundesliga in recent weeks.
In the four most recent games, Stuttgart have conceded on average 6.50 shots on target per game which is the worst defensive numbers in Bundesliga right now.
Conclusion, Prediction & Betting Tips
Borussia Mönchengladbach is one of the teams creating the most shots on target in recent weeks while also conceding quite a lot of shots on target. The home team need to win this game to stay in the fight for a place in the Europa Conference League, preferably scoring a load of goals.
Stuttgart haven't got much to play for and produce rather poor numbers in recent weeks, especially at the back.
Betting Tip: Total Goals: Over 3.5.
Stake at 2.5/10 units.
Betting Tip: Total Goals by Borussia Mönchengladbach: Over 2.5.
Stake at 2.5/10 units.