Union Berlin vs FSV Mainz 05 Prediction, 10/2/2020 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Union Berlin vs FSV Mainz 05
Date: Friday, October 2, 2020
Location: Stadion An der Alten Försterei in Berlin, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: Union Berlin (+135) FSV Mainz 05 (+195)
Robin Quaison and FSV Mainz 05 (0-0-2, 17th in Bundesliga) are headed to Stadion An der Alten Försterei on Friday where they'll take on Union Berlin (0-1-1, 14th in Bundesliga). The expected starting goaltenders will be Andreas Luthe for Union Berlin and Robin Zentner for FSV Mainz 05. FSV Mainz 05 are at at +195 while the Iron Ones are at +135. The total is set at 2.5.
Union Berlin have collected 2 goals on the year, which ranks 14th in the league. They have tried 29 shots at the goal with 5 on target, which calculates to a 17.2% shots on target percentage. Union Berlin has controlled possession for 48.5% of matches while they dribble successfully 68.8% of the time (2nd in Bundesliga). They have caught 779 passes on 938 tries for the season, which gives them a receiving percentage of 83.0%.
Robert Andrich is a player who should impact this matchup for Union Berlin. Andrich has been in the starting lineup in 117 matchups during his pro soccer career and he tallies 0.11 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder born in Germany has recorded 13 goals in 10,296 minutes played. He has accounted for 11 assists while earning 46 yellow card warnings during his soccer career. Someone else who should impact this game is Marius Bulter, the midfielder representing Germany. He has helped a teammate on a goal 5 times so far in his career while scoring 12 total goals. Bulter has totaled 4,768 minutes during 54 starts and has been given 4 yellow card warnings. He currently averages 0.23 goals per 90 minutes in his pro soccer career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Union Berlin is Andreas Luthe. Luthe (65-49-73 record in his career) has accumulated 56 shutouts, which has earned him a 29.9% shutout rate. The goalie from Germany has seen 819 shots sent in his direction in 187 career starting assignments. His GA/90 is 1.33 (248 total goals surrendered) and he holds a save % of .698. Luthe has been on the pitch for a total of 16,739 mins and has tallied 573 stops so far in his pro soccer career.
FSV Mainz 05 has totaled 689 pass targets for the season (16th in Bundesliga) and they have 592 successful received passes. They have a receiving percentage of 85.9% and they have controlled possession of the ball 38.5% of the time. The O-Fives have successfully dribbled 43.8% of the time for the season while scoring 2 goals. The have hit on 15.8% of their shots on 19 total shots.
Robin Quaison is a player you are going to want to keep your eye on for FSV Mainz 05. Quaison has started 148 games in his career and he accounts for 0.27 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Sweden has totaled 40 goals scored in 13,440 mins played. He has accounted for 14 assists while earning 23 yellow cards during his soccer career. One more guy who could decide who wins is Jean-Paul Boetius, the forward from the Netherlands. He has helped a teammate on a goal 36 times so far in his career while he has scored 38 total goals. Boetius has been on the pitch for 13,150 minutes in 150 career starting assignments and has been handed a total of 22 yellow card warnings. He sports an average of 0.26 G/90 thus far in his career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for FSV Mainz 05 will be Robin Zentner. Zentner (27-26-43 record during his soccer career) has recorded 24 shutouts, which has earned him a 25.0% shutout rate. The goalkeeper from Germany has faced 455 shots tried against him in 96 starts. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.52 (145 goals conceded) and his save percentage is .695. Zentner has seen the pitch for a total of 8,595 mins and has accumulated 318 stops during his soccer career.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Union Berlin (+135)
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