FSV Mainz 05 vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction, 10/17/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: FSV Mainz 05 vs Bayer Leverkusen
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Opel Arena in Mainz, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: FSV Mainz 05 (+375) Bayer Leverkusen (-154)
Patrik Schick and Bayer Leverkusen (0-3-0, 14th in Bundesliga) go to Opel Arena on Saturday where they'll meet FSV Mainz 05 (0-0-3, 17th in Bundesliga). The starting goalies will be Robin Zentner for FSV Mainz 05 and Lukas Hradecky for Bayer Leverkusen. FSV Mainz 05 are at +375 while the Company's Eleven are at -154. The O/U is set at 3.5.
FSV Mainz 05 as a team have scored 2 goals for the campaign, which is currently 16th in Bundesliga. They have launched 24 shots at the opposition with 3 being on target, which calculates to a 12.5% shots on target percentage. FSV Mainz 05 has controlled possession of the ball for 42.3% of contests while they dribble successfully 51% of the time (17th in the Bundesliga). They have been on the receiving end of 1,008 passes on 1,211 targets so far this year, which gives them a receiving percentage of 83.2%.
Jean-Paul Boetius is a player who can be a difference maker for FSV Mainz 05. He has 36 assists while tallying 23 yellow card cautions during his soccer career. Boetius has been a starter in 151 matches in his pro soccer career and accounts for 0.26 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from the Netherlands has accumulated 38 goals scored in 13,240 minutes. Someone else who should impact this game is Robin Quaison, the forward hailing from Sweden. Quaison has been on the field for 13,510 minutes during 149 starts and has been handed 23 yellow card cautions. He has assisted on a goal 14 times thus far in his career and he has scored 40 goals. He sports an average of 0.27 goals per 90 minutes so far in his career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for FSV Mainz 05 is Robin Zentner. Zentner (27-26-44 record in his career) has earned 24 clean sheets, which gives him a 24.7% clean sheet rate. The goalkeeper from Germany has had 462 shots tried at him in 97 starts. His GA/90 is 1.54 (149 goals conceded) and his save percentage is .690. Zentner has seen the pitch for 8,685 minutes and has tallied 321 saves in his pro soccer career.
The Company's Eleven have successfully dribbled 64.3% of the time on the season while collecting 2 goals. They hold a receiving percentage of 90.3% while they control possession of the ball 56.7% of the time. Bayer Leverkusen has 1,535 targets on the season (5th in the Bundesliga) with 1,386 completed passes. They have been able to connect on 41.2% of their shots on target out of 34 shots.
Patrik Schick will need to be on top of his game for Bayer Leverkusen. He scores 0.42 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 78 matches so far in his pro soccer career. The forward hailing from Czech Republic has been on the pitch for 7,272 mins while scoring 34 goals. He has accumulated 12 yellow cards in his career and has assisted on a goal 9 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Kerem Demirbay, the midfielder hailing from Germany. He has accounted for 27 goals thus far in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 32 different times. Demirbay has been given 42 yellow cards in 12,557 minutes (143 starts). His goals per 90 average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.19.
Lukas Hradecky will be looking after the net for the Company's Eleven. During his career, Hradecky has surrendered 361 goals while he has accounted for 825 stops in 288 starts. He has given up 1.25 goals per 90 mins and he has earned a record of 116-75-96. He has a save % of .702 and his shutout rate is currently 30.9%. Hradecky has 89 clean sheets while he has seen 1,177 shots tried against him in 25,919 mins in his career.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take FSV Mainz 05 (+375)
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