Betting Hub: Most Likely Games for Over 2.5 Goals on Friday

Hamburg SV vs Darmstadt 98: Over 2.5 Goals - 13/20

The first game on this list comes from Bundesliga 2 where Hamburg host Darmstadt at the Volksparkstadion.

At present, the hosts are second in the league, occupying the last automatic promotion place, as they are ahead of third-placed Greuther Furth on goal difference and sit four points behind VFL Bochum. Meanwhile, Darmstadt are 12th, six points above Eintracht Braunschweig who occupy the relegation playoff place.

Hamburg’s last game against Hannover 96 at the HDI Arena saw the over 2.5 goals market land, as they blew a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 lead, as Aaron Hunt’s 50-minute hattrick was cancelled out by goals from Genki Haraguchi (2) and Marvin Ducksch.

No team has scored more goals than Hamburg in the division this season, as the hosts have found the back of the net 56 times in 27 matches.

Three of Darmstadt’s last four matches have yielded over 2.5 goals, in 3-2 and 4-1 wins against Paderborn and Erzgebirge Aue, as well as in their 2-1 loss to Fortuna Dusseldorf last weekend.

Bundesliga 2 Over 2.5 Goals Tips - Hamburg vs Darmstadt

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Hearts vs Alloa Athletic: Over 2.5 Goals - 19/40

Runaway league leaders Hearts play bottom of the table Alloa Athletic at Tynecastle in the Scottish Championship.

The hosts are 11 points clear of second-placed Raith Rovers and are the top scorers on the division, with 50 goals in 23 matches. Alloa are seven points adrift of 11th placed Greenock Morton and have the worst defensive record in the league, leaking 51 goals.

The last time Hearts were in a match that yielded over 2.5 goals was in their shock 3-2 home defeat to Queen of the South, whilst Alloa’s last four matches against Arbroath, Ayr United, Dundee and Queen of the South have all seen over 2.5 goals scored in them.

Hearts have won both meetings between these two sides this season, winning 3-0 at Tynecastle in November, before recording a 3-1 win away at the Inodrill Stadium in January thanks to goals by Andy Irving, Elliot Frear and Josh Ginnelly.

Scottish Championship Over 2.5 Goals Tips - Hearts vs Alloa

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Greuther Furth vs Sandhausen: Over 2.5 Goals - 8/11

This is the second game on this list that comes from Bundesliga 2, as third-placed Greuther Furth host 17th in the league Sandhausen, knowing that a win for Greuther could put them back into the automatic promotion places.

Sandhausen currently have the second-worst defence in the league, conceding 47 times, whilst Greuther have the second most lethal attack in the division, scoring 51 times in 27 matches.

Four of Greuther’s last five matches have landed in the over 2.5 goals market in games against Hannover 96, Bochum, Jahn Regensburg, Nurnberg and Heidenheim.

Whilst the last time Sandhausen were involved in a game with over 2.5 goals in it was when they beat Osnabruck 3-0 back in late February.

The last time these two sides faced off it was Greuther who came out victorious in a 3-0 win at the BWT Stadium, thanks to goals from Julian Green, Jamie Leweling and Dickson Abiama.

Bundesliga 2 Over 2.5 Goals Tips - Greuther Furth vs Sandhausen

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Oldham Athletic vs Colchester United: Over 2.5 Goals - 1/1

Oldham Athletic take on Colchester United in League Two in what is a crucial clash for the away side in their bid to avoid relegation from the football league.

The Latics are currently 12 points above 23rd placed Southend United, and have the third-best attack in the division, scoring 59 times in 40 games, but have also leaked 66 which is by far the most in the division. Colchester come into this match five points above their Essex rivals Southend and still have to play them later on in the season, so the U’s will be aware that they will need to pick up a positive result at Boundary Park on Friday night.

Three of Oldham’s last four matches have yielded over 2.5 goals against the likes of Crawley Town, Leyton Orient and Exeter City. Whilst Colchester’s last game that had over 2.5 goals in it came in a 2-1 loss against Bradford at Valley Parade in late March.

The last time these two sides met was back in October which resulted in a 3-3 draw at the JobServe Community Stadium, where an 89th minute equaliser by Latics’ striker Conor McAleny nicked a point for the visitors.

League Two Over 2.5 Goals Tips - Oldham Athletic vs Colchester United

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Arminia Bielefeld vs Freiburg: Over 2.5 Goals - 11/10

17th placed Arminia Bielefeld take on 10th in the table Freiburg in the Bundesliga at Bielefelder Alm, with the hosts currently two points off Mainz who occupy 15th place, whilst Freiburg are six points away from the Europa League qualification spots.

The last time the hosts were involved in a game with over 2.5 goals in it was when they beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 on 14th March, whilst three of Freiburg’s last five outings have yielded over 2.5 goals against Bayer, RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach.

Arminia come into this game with the fourth-worst defence in the Bundesliga, leaking 46 in 27 matches.

Bundesliga Over 2.5 Goals Tips - Arminia Bielefeld vs Freiburg

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