Schalke meet visiting side Paderborn at Veltins-Arena in this Bundesliga 2 fixture on Friday.
Schalke, three points behind third-placed Hamburger, are still in the running for promotion and their desire to win is strong. They have six wins, two draws and three losses at home, with an unbeaten record above.700. And good at attacking, so far has scored 26 goals, home goals ranked third in the league.
SC Paderborn 07
Paderborn, who drew 0-0 at home to Tresden in the last league round, have drawn two of their last three games and have not been in great form. They are the only unbeaten away team in the league, winning six and drawing four, scoring 23 goals and conceding just 10.
Schalke have won seven and drawn two of their last nine matches against Paderborn, giving them a huge psychological advantage. The 1X2 first odds is 1.83-3.60-3.60, which means support the home team. Schalke should win this game.
Schalke 04 VS SC Paderborn 07
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