FSV Mainz 05 vs 1. FC Koln Prediction, 12/12/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: FSV Mainz 05 vs 1. FC Koln
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Opel Arena in Mainz, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: FSV Mainz 05 (+145) 1. FC Koln (+175)
Robin Quaison and FSV Mainz 05 (1-2-7, 17th in Bundesliga) host 1. FC Koln (1-4-5, 15th in Bundesliga) at Opel Arena on Saturday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Robin Zentner for FSV Mainz 05 and Timo Horn for 1. FC Koln. FSV Mainz 05 are at +145 while the Billy Goats are at +175. The total is set at 3.
FSV Mainz 05 played Arminia Bielefeld in their most recent game and ended up losing by a score of 2-1. FSV Mainz 05 attempted 17 dribbles in this contest and completed 14 of the dribbles for a rate of 82.4%. When talking about passing the ball, they had a 77.7% passes received rate by completing 435 out of their 560 targeted passes in their last outing. In regard to shooting accuracy, FSV Mainz 05 finished the game at a 33.3% rate by hitting 5 shots on target out of 15 shots. FSV Mainz 05 sports an average of 1.20 goals per 90 (12 total goals) and are sitting with 7 assists in all games for the year.
Robin Quaison is a guy who should be able to impact this game for FSV Mainz 05. He has 14 assists while earning 23 yellow card warnings during his career. Quaison has been in the starting lineup in 154 matches during his career while scoring 0.26 G/90. The forward born in Sweden has 41 goals scored in 13,935 professional minutes played. Another guy who could decide the outcome is Jean-Paul Boetius, the forward representing the Netherlands. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 38 times during his soccer career while scoring 38 total goals. Boetius has earned 13,858 mins during 158 starts and has been handed 23 yellow cards. He has an average of 0.25 goals per 90 mins so far in his pro soccer career.
The guy defending the goal for FSV Mainz 05 is Robin Zentner. Zentner has seen the field for a total of 9,315 minutes and has earned 346 saves in his pro soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.57 (162 total goals surrendered) and he has a save % of .689. The keeper hailing from Germany has had 498 shots tried against him in 104 career starts. Zentner (28-28-48 mark during his soccer career) has recorded 24 shutouts, which gives him a 23.1% shutout rate.
The last time they took the pitch, 1. FC Koln finished locked up with a final of 2-2 against VfL Wolfsburg. 1. FC Koln earned a 50.0% successful dribble rate by completing 3 of the 6 dribbles they pursued. They finished the match by converting 291 of the 384 attempted passes earning a rate of 75.8%. 1. FC Koln landed 3 shots on goal out of 6 shots attempted giving them a 50.0% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. With a total of 11 goals and 8 assists in all their matches, 1. FC Koln averages 1.10 goals and 0.80 assists per 90.
Dominick Drexler will need to be on top of his game for 1. FC Koln. He has an average of 0.26 G/90 and has had a starting assignment in 234 outings in his career. The forward who is from Germany has totaled 20,586 professional minutes and has earned 60 goals. He has earned 43 yellow card warnings during his career and has assisted on a goal 51 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Sebastian Andersson, the forward who represents Sweden. He has accumulated 91 goals in his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 23 different times. Andersson has been given 20 yellow cards in 19,824 minutes (212 starts). His goals per 90 minute average during his pro soccer career is 0.41.
Timo Horn will reside in front of the net for 1. FC Koln. Horn has totaled 75 clean sheets while defending 1,119 shots against him in 23,529 minutes in his career. He sports a save percentage of .702 and his shutout rate is 28.6%. He has surrendered 1.35 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 95-76-92. During his career, Horn has surrendered 354 goals and has racked up 783 stops in 262 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take 1. FC Koln (+175) and under 3 goals
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