TSV Hartberg make the trip to Raiffeisen Arena on Saturday for the Bundesliga meeting with home team LASK Linz.
All LASK Linz v TSV Hartberg match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
LASK Linz are hoping to win again after their last result, a 1-2 Bundesliga success against FC Trenkwalder Admira.
For LASK Linz, the goals were scored by Andreas Gruber (9') and Thomas Goiginger (86'). Luka Kronberger (90') scored for FC Trenkwalder Admira.
LASK Linz haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They have claimed a sum of 16 during that period while also conceding a total of 7. With no two games being the same, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend might persist in this game.
Ahead of this clash, LASK Linz haven't been beaten in the league by TSV Hartberg in their last 2 games.
TSV Hartberg come into this match after a 1-0 Bundesliga win to defeat WSG Swarovski Tirol in their previous match.
The only scorer from TSV Hartberg was Rajko Rep (68').
The attacking players from TSV Hartberg have made hard work of scoring goals in their past 6 clashes, recording the disappointing return of just 4. In those fixtures, Hartberg have also seen the collective goal tally against them equal 6.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes going back to 01/12/2018 shows us that LASK Linz have won 3 of them & TSV Hartberg 1, with the tally of draws being 2.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 26 in all at an average of 4.33 goals per match.
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Bundesliga match day 8 on 21/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of TSV Hartberg 1-1 LASK Linz.
The match was refereed by Alan Kijas.
Team News: LASK Linz
LASK Linz manager Dominik Thalhammer doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game with a fully injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: TSV Hartberg
Owing to an otherwise full-strength group, there is only the lone fitness issue for the TSV Hartberg boss Markus Schopp to be concerned with. Michael John Lema (Cruciate Ligament Injury) won’t be in action.
It looks to us that LASK Linz will most probably have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
At the same time, TSV Hartberg won’t find it easy getting goals - but, we do see them being dangerous for periods.
Our selection here is for a decent 3-1 victory for LASK Linz at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Raiffeisen Arena (6,009)
Captain: Gernot Trauner
Chairman: Siegmund Gruber
Manager: Dominik Thalhammer
Competitions: Bundesliga position 3, ÖFB Cup (Semi-finals), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Man: Andreas Gruber
Generally deployed in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Andreas Gruber was born in Austria. After having played his first senior match for Sturm Graz in the 2014 - 2015 season, the dangerous Midfielder has accumulated 5 league goals in this Bundesliga 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 17 appearances.