Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday – the road to Europe is no picnic, and at the end of the season the load is again extremely high. Especially for the two teams from the qualifying round, who could make their detours to Europe, there are no fewer than four games in nine days. The SK Sturm Graz is already fixed in the Europa League play-off final. On Tuesday the second finalist will be determined between Rapid Wien and Mattersburg!
Forty-eight hours later, the winner of this game has to compete again and play in the first leg of the play-off final. It is an extreme burden and accordingly it was also understandable that last Saturday in the last.
Rapid Vienna vs Mattersburg Football Betting Prediction
Bundesliga game the rotary press was launched. Both Dietmar Kühbauer (SK Rapid Wien) and Klaus Schmidt (SV Mattersburg) sent a completely new team into the race and changed the starting line-up to all eleven positions. Not surprisingly, the dress rehearsal was unsuccessful, but this defeat was accepted as a result of the impending strains. The bookmakers see in the knockout duel between Rapid Vienna and Mattersburg according to current odds, the home side clearly in the advantage.
Rapid Vienna – Statistics & Current Form
The first opportunity on the international starting line was the SK Rapid Wien in early May in the Cup final match against Red Bull Salzburg still lie. It was clear from this bankruptcy that the first and second qualifying rounds will take place in this play-off. At an early stage, the Green-Whites were able to plan with this game on Tuesday, because at the beginning of the play-off games Rapid acted sovereign and could set itself at the top. In the end, however, there were two losses to cope with.
“We have important games ahead of us. You can not do it right here as a coach, but the game on Tuesday is more important. ” – Dietmar Kühbauer
After the 1: 2 in the home game against the cashpoint SCR Altach Kühbauer defended his lineup, although he drew the anger of some fans. After all, these were “not amused” that they had to pay full entry for a B-Elf. From a club perspective, however, rotation is the only logical choice. Kühbauer can draw almost full on Tuesday and must not pretend any major player injury or locked.
The home record this season is not overwhelming with seven wins, four draws and even five defeats. Especially for fans of offensive football, the Allianz Arena was not necessarily recommended. In 16 home games, there were only 35 goals to see, ten of the 16 games ended with a successful tip to the under 2.5. Due to these statistics and the importance of the game between Rapid Vienna and Mattersburg the prediction to the under 2.5 is quite possible.
Expected formation of Rapid Wien:
↳ Strebinger – Bolingoli, Sonnleitner, Dibon, Müldür – Grahovac, Schwab – Murg, Knasmüllner, Schobesberger – Badji
Last matches from Rapid Vienna:
⚽️ 25.05.2019 – Rapid Wien vs. Altach 1: 2 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 18.05.2019 – Mattersburg vs. Rapid Vienna 1: 0 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 11.05.2019 – Rapid Wien vs. Innsbruck 1: 0 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 04.05.2019 – Admira Vs. Rapid Vienna 3: 4 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 01.05.2019 – Red Bull Salzburg Vs. Rapid Vienna 2: 0 (Cup)
Mattersburg – Statistics & Current Form
Klaus Schmidt also sent a completely new team into the race. In contrast to Rapid Vienna, however, this was a little more critical at Mattersburg, because the Burgenlaender could have decisively intervened in the relegation battle. However, the TSV Hartberg won the home game and thus there was no discussion about a possible distortion of competition. The performance in the 0: 4 defeat against relegated Wacker Innsbruck was by no means satisfactory. On Tuesday, the Schmidt-Elf will certainly present from another side.
The duel with SK Rapid Wien is a game for SV Mattersburg, in which the Burgenlanders have nothing to lose. No one could count on qualifying for the Europa League in the easternmost state of the republic anyway. That this opportunity still exists, is all the more positive. Even in case of failure, a positive conclusion can be drawn. The pressure is definitely on the Rapid shoulders.
However, the outsider role can not be denied, because Rapid has not only a much stronger squad available, but Mattersburg was also by no means known for their away strength. In nine of the 16 guest appearances, the Schmidt-Elf suffered a defeat. In the qualifying round it hailed Mattersburg in five away games even four failures. However, Mattersburg have also scored in four out of the five matches, meaning Rapid Wien and Mattersburg could be tipped to “both teams to score“. In terms of personnel, Mattersburg does not have to do without a major player after the complete rotation.
Expected formation of Mattersburg:
↳ Kuster – Erhardt, Malic, Mahr – Kuen, Renner, Janko, Gruber, Höller – Kvasina, Pusic
Last matches from Mattersburg:
⚽️ 25.05.2019 – Innsbruck vs. Mattersburg 4: 0 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 18.05.2019 – Mattersburg vs Rapid Vienna 1: 0 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 11.05.2019 – Hartberg vs Mattersburg 2: 1 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 04.05.2019 – Mattersburg vs Altach 0: 0 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 27.04.2019 – Mattersburg vs. Admira 1: 1 (Bundesliga)
Rapid Vienna vs Mattersburg Direct Comparison
On Tuesday evening, SK Rapid Vienna and SV Mattersburg will face the Hütteldorfer in the Allianz Arena for the sixth time (!) This season. In addition to the two games in the basic round of the Austrian Bundesliga, there were two more games in the qualifying round (“lower play-off”) and a game in the ÖFB Cup (2nd round). In the Cup, Rapid Wien won out as a guest on penalties. In the four Bundesliga duels each claimed the home team. All four games ended with a goal difference.
Rapid Wien vs Mattersburg Our Betting Prediction Analyzed
In only three games can a season be saved. Especially for the Austrian record champion is the week of truth, because the green-whites can still realize the qualification. The first step is the home game against SV Mattersburg, where the home side are traded as a clear favorite. In the regular season between Rapid Vienna and Mattersburg odds of under 1.50 are offered for the victory.
Key Facts – Rapid Wien vs Mattersburg tips
⭐️ The pressure is clearly on the shoulders of the home side – Rapid must win!
⭐️ In each of the four Bundesliga games, the home team prevailed!
⭐️ Only five away games could make Mattersburg victorious this season!
However, the recent seasonal sources have shown that this significant role of favorites is not necessarily understandable. All five games have been fiercely fought over and, accordingly, a value in these odds is undetectable. For both teams is extremely much at stake, accordingly both teams are expected to be destructive. In addition, an offensive firing with 90 minutes pressing can not be expected, as only 48 hours later waiting for the winner of the next game. Divide forces, no risk and in no case fall behind will be the motto.
Betting Prediction: Under 2.5 goals