Borussia Dortmund vs FSV Mainz 05 Prediction, 1/16/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Borussia Dortmund vs FSV Mainz 05
Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
Location: Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: Borussia Dortmund (-333) FSV Mainz 05 (+700)
Jean-Paul Boetius and FSV Mainz 05 (1-3-11, 18th in Bundesliga) travel to Signal Iduna Park on Saturday where they'll take on Borussia Dortmund (9-1-5, 4th in Bundesliga). The starting goaltenders are Roman Burki for Borussia Dortmund and Robin Zentner for FSV Mainz 05. The line on this matchup has Borussia Dortmund priced at -333 and the O-Fives are at +700. The over/under is set at 3.25.
Borussia Dortmund played RB Leipzig in their last match and notched a win by a score of 3-1. Borussia Dortmund attempted 15 dribbles in this matchup and were successful in 11 of those attempts for a percentage of 73.3%. In regard to passing, they ended up with a 82.3% passes received rate by connecting on 409 of the 497 pass targets in their last match. In relation to shooting accuracy, Borussia Dortmund finished the game at a 40.0% clip by putting 6 shots on target out of 15 total shots. Borussia Dortmund averages 2.07 goals per 90 (31 total goals) and are sitting with 25 assists in all matches for the season.
Jadon Sancho is a guy who should be able to impact this match for Borussia Dortmund. He has accounted for 39 assists while tallying 4 yellow cards during his pro soccer career. Sancho has been given a starting assignment in 71 contests in his career and he tallies 0.44 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from England has tallied 32 goals in 6,505 mins. Another player who should impact this match is Marco Reus, the forward born in Germany. Reus has been on the field for 24,989 minutes during 290 career starting assignments and has been given 37 yellow card cautions. He has assisted on a goal 69 times in his pro soccer career and he has scored 134 total goals. He scores 0.48 goals per 90 so far in his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Borussia Dortmund is Roman Burki. Burki (156-73-86 record during his career) has accumulated 102 clean sheets, which gives him a 32.5% clean sheet percentage. The goalie born in Switzerland has had 1,304 shots tried at him in 314 starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.28 (401 goals allowed) and his save % is .702. Burki has seen the field for a total of 28,263 mins and has accumulated 917 saves so far in his career.
In their last game, FSV Mainz 05 took a defeat with a final score of 2-0 against Eintracht Frankfurt. They wrapped up this match by connecting on 238 of the 368 passes they tried earning a percentage of 64.7%. FSV Mainz 05 had a 66.7% successful dribble percentage by converting 10 out of the 15 dribbles they attempted. FSV Mainz 05 connected on 1 shot on goal out of 9 shots attempted giving them a 11.1% clip when they last took the field. Having earned a total of 14 goals and 9 assists in all matches, FSV Mainz 05 is averaging 0.93 goals and 0.60 assists per 90.
Jean-Paul Boetius will be someone to watch for FSV Mainz 05. He currently averages 0.24 goals per 90 minutes and has been given a starting assignment in 162 games so far in his career. The forward representing the Netherlands has 14,161 mins while scoring 38 goals. He has tallied 24 yellow cards in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 38 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Robin Quaison, the forward born in Sweden. He has earned 41 goals in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 14 different times. Quaison has been given a total of 24 yellow cards in 14,290 professional minutes played (158 career starts). His goals per 90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.26.
Robin Zentner will be residing in front of the net for FSV Mainz 05. Zentner has racked up 25 clean sheets and has defended 516 shots against him in 9,675 minutes throughout his career. He has earned a save % of .696 and his shutout rate is currently 23.1%. He has surrendered 1.54 goals per 90 mins and he has a record of 28-29-51. In his pro soccer career, Zentner has conceded 166 goals while totaling 362 stops in 108 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take FSV Mainz 05 (+700)
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