* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change
Freiburg welcome Juventus to the Europa-Park Stadion for the second leg of the sides’ Europa League Round of 16 tie on Thursday, March 16th. Juve take a narrow one goal lead to Germany for the concluding fixture. Read our europa league predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.
Today's Predictions for Freiburg vs Juventus
Can Freiburg overturn a single goal deficit when they host Juventus in the Europa League’s Round of 16 on Thursday evening? Read our top Freiburg vs Juventus predictions for this week’s fixture below. If you’re searching for more football predictions today, head on over to our dedicated page to find our latest expert tips.
Freiburg Double Chance
Freiburg didn’t give a good account of themselves in last week’s first leg against Juventus (0-1), though the Germans are a different animal at the Europa-Park Stadion, and we’re tipping them to shine a little brighter in the return fixture. Christian Streich’s troops are unbeaten in 15 straight games in all competitions on home turf and Freiburg’s ability to dig out results in front of their passionate fans could set them up for another positive result on Thursday.
Both Teams to Score
Juventus mustered 20 attempts in the first leg last week and when you consider that Freiburg have conceded goals in each of their last five home assignments, it makes sense to expect Juve to register again in the second leg. However, the Breisgau-Brasilianer have rattled the net in an impressive 100% of their 16 fixtures at home this term, and they have the firepower to maintain that perfect strike rate here. With those factors aligned, our second Freiburg vs Juventus prediction advises a stake on both teams to score.
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Freiburg vs Juventus
View our list of stats for Thursday’s clash featuring Freiburg – Juventus below alongside a tool to help you choose the most suitable odds.
Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Freiburg vs Juventus odds and probability figures ahead of Thursday’s second-leg tussle below.
Freiburg odds: 21/10 (3.1) – 32.3%
Draw odds: 9/4 (3.25) – 30.8%
Juventus odds: 71/50 (2.42) – 41.3%
Freiburg (21/10) have been handed just a 32.3% chance of success on Thursday according to the bookies’ latest probability figures, while under 2.5 goals is also favoured by the bookmakers at 8/15 (1.53) with a 65.2% probability attached. The visitor’s Dusan Vlahovic is favourite to score anytime at 2/1 (3.0 – 33.3%).
Read all of the latest injury updates, Freiburg vs Juventus lineups and team news for Thursday’s Europa League meeting below.
Daniel-Kofi Kyereh is listed as Freiburg's only current injury concern and they have the luxury of a strong squad to choose from ahead of Thursday's second leg. Freiburg could set up with a 3-4-3- formation this week with Christian Gunter and Lukas Kubler as wingbacks.
Paul Pogba has been injured yet again for Juventus and the midfield joins Arkadiusz Milik and Alex Sandro on the sidelines this week. Juve also have decisions to make over Angel Di Maria, Bremer, Leonardo Bonucci and Federico Chiesa, though Head Coach Max Allegri will hope to use some or all of those players.
Predicted Lineup for Juventus: Szczesny – De Sciglio, Rugani, Danilo – Cuadrado, Miretti, Locatelli, Rabiot, Kostic – Di Maria, Vlahovic
Player to Watch – Vincenzo Grifo
Italian attacker Vincenzo Grifo is Freiburg’s leading marksman this season and the 29-year-old would love to put on a show against Juventus on Thursday. Grifo was actually born in Germany and he has never played any club football in Italy. The forward has represented the Azzurri on eight occasions however, scoring four times.
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Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.
Freiburg vs Juventus Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?
We recommend checking out the odds at Stake or Ladbrokes for Thursday’s contest. Make sure to check out our Freiburg vs Juventus prediction near the top of this page.
What time does this fixture kick off?
The game is scheduled to start at 17:45 BST.
Where will Thursday’s game be played?
Freiburg vs Juventus will be contested at the Europa-Park Stadion this week.