Borussia Dortmund vs FSV Mainz 05 Prediction, 10/16/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Borussia Dortmund vs FSV Mainz 05
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Location: Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: Borussia Dortmund (-245) FSV Mainz 05 (+591)
Erling Haaland and Borussia Dortmund (5-0-2, 3rd in Bundesliga) host FSV Mainz 05 (3-1-3, 9th in Bundesliga) at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday. The goalies protecting the net are Gregor Kobel for Borussia Dortmund and Robin Zentner for FSV Mainz 05. Borussia Dortmund are at -245 while the O-Fives are at +591. The O/U is set at 3.25.
Borussia Dortmund stepped onto the pitch against FC Augsburg in their most recent match and notched a win by a score of 2-1. In regard to passing, they ended with a 85.0% passes received rate by converting 573 out of their 674 targeted passes in their last game. Borussia Dortmund tried 22 dribbles in this matchup and successfully completed 8 of the attempts for a percentage of 36.4%.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Borussia Dortmund ended this match at a 17.6% rate by hitting 3 shots on target of 17 total shots. Borussia Dortmund averages 2.43 goals per 90 (17 total goals) and are sitting with 11 assists in all contests this season.
Erling Haaland is a guy who should be able to impact this game for Borussia Dortmund. Haaland has had a starting assignment in 75 contests during his soccer career and he accounts for 1.01 goals per 90 mins. The forward born in England has racked up 78 goals scored in 6,972 mins. He has totaled 21 assists while accumulating 9 yellow card warnings in his career.
One more player who could decide who wins is Marco Reus, the forward hailing from Germany. Reus has been on the pitch for 26,898 mins during 313 starting assignments and has been handed 38 yellow card warnings. He has assisted on a goal 75 times in his career while he has scored 140 goals. He scores 0.47 goals per 90 mins so far in his career.
The man who will protect the net for Borussia Dortmund will be Gregor Kobel. Kobel (37-16-35 mark in his professional soccer career) has tallied 19 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 21.6% shutout rate. The goalie from Switzerland has faced 372 shots sent in his direction in 88 starts. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.70 (147 total goals conceded) and he holds a save % of 64.0. Kobel has played for 7,801 minutes and has tallied 238 saves in his career.
When they last played, FSV Mainz 05 took a loss by a final score of 2-1 against Union Berlin. FSV Mainz 05 finished with a 10.0% successful dribble rate by completing 1 of the 10 dribbles they pursued. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 377 out of their 482 passes they tried for a percentage of 78.2%. FSV Mainz 05 landed 4 shots on goal out of their 12 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 33.3% rate in their last game. Having accumulated 7 goals and 6 assists in all matches, FSV Mainz 05 has an average of 1.00 goal and 0.86 assists per 90 min.
Marcus Ingvartsen should provide a lift for FSV Mainz 05. The forward born in Denmark has accumulated 10,377 professional minutes while scoring 45 goals. He has totaled 25 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 14 times. He is averaging 0.39 goals per 90 mins and has started 116 outings thus far in his career. Make sure to watch out for Kevin Stoger, the midfielder representing Austria. He has collected 18 goals in his career while assisting on a goal 28 times. Stoger has been given 45 yellow card warnings in 14,702 professional minutes (162 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 minute average in his career is 0.11.
Robin Zentner will be looking after the goal for FSV Mainz 05. Zentner has recorded 33 shutouts and has seen 594 shots attempted against him in 11,835 career mins. He holds a save % of 69.9 and his clean sheet rate is currently 25.0%. He has given up 1.44 goals per 90 mins while holding a record of 39-36-57. During his pro soccer career, Zentner has conceded 189 goals and has racked up 416 stops in 132 starts.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Borussia Dortmund (-245)
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