• This is the first Bundesliga meeting between Braunschweig and Hoffenheim – it is the 846th different pairing in Bundesliga history.
  • Hoffenheim have let the most points slip from winning positions this season (16) and have failed to turn a two-goal lead into three points on four different occasions.
  • With eight points after 16 games, Braunschweig are experiencing their worst season in the Bundesliga. What’s more, only three teams in Bundesliga history have scored fewer goals after 16 matchdays than Eintracht (9).
  • Games involving Hoffenheim have seen the most goals this season by some way (73). Braunschweig’s games have produced just 41 goals, the league’s lowest amount.
  • Along with Bremen, TSG have the leakiest defence in the league (37 goals conceded). Hoffenheim haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 22 matches.
  • Eintracht have collected just one point from their last five games and have lost their last four. Braunschweig have scored just one goal in those five matches.
  • Braunschweig have won just one of their eight home matches this season (D1 L6) – a 1-0 win against Leverkusen on matchday 11. Eintracht have only scored four goals at home, failing to find the back of the net in five games.
  • Eintracht have failed to score before half time in 14 of their 16 matches this season. Their tally of two goals before the break is a league-low.
  • Only Bremen (71.9%) have a worse pass accuracy than Braunschweig (74.2%) and Hoffenheim (76.1%).
  • Kevin Volland is set to make his 50th Bundesliga appearance. He has scored 13 times in 49 top-flight games (all for Hoffenheim), including seven goals this season.
  • Sven Schipplock, who has taken Anthony Modeste’s starting place in the last four competitive games, has been involved in three of the last four TSG goals (2 goals, 1 assist).