SC Freiburg vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction, 8/21/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SC Freiburg vs Borussia Dortmund
Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Location: Schwarzwald-Stadion in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: SC Freiburg (+400) Borussia Dortmund (-204)
Schwarzwald-Stadion is the site where Nils Petersen and SC Freiburg (0-1-0, 12th in Bundesliga) will play Borussia Dortmund (1-0-0, 3rd in Bundesliga) on Saturday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start will be Mark Flekken for SC Freiburg and Gregor Kobel for Borussia Dortmund. SC Freiburg are at +400 while the Black and Yellow are at -204. The over/under opens at 3.5.
SC Freiburg stepped onto the pitch against Arminia Bielefeld in their last match and finished with a draw by a score of 0-0. SC Freiburg attempted 12 dribbles in this outing and were able to convert 6 of the attempts for a percentage of 50.0%. In the passing game, they had a 83.2% passes received rate by converting 351 of the 422 passing targets in their last outing.
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Concerning shot accuracy, SC Freiburg wrapped this game up at a 40.0% clip by landing 6 shots on target of 15 total shots.
Nils Petersen is a player you are going to want to keep your eye on for SC Freiburg. Petersen has been in the starting lineup in 220 matchups so far in his career and scores 0.60 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from Germany has tallied 143 goals in 21,384 mins played. He has totaled 29 assists while earning 17 yellow cards during his career.
Another player who should impact this match is Lucas Holer, the forward representing Germany. Holer has been on the pitch for 14,907 mins in 166 career starting assignments and has been given a total of 21 yellow cards. He has helped on a goal 15 times so far in his career while he has scored 51 total goals. He currently averages 0.31 goals per 90 during his career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for SC Freiburg is Mark Flekken. Flekken has been on the pitch for a total of 8,939 minutes and has earned 328 saves in his career. His GA/90 is 1.40 (139 total goals given up) and his save % is 72.2. The keeper born in Netherlands has faced 467 shots sent his way in 100 starting assignments. Flekken (37-30-32 mark in his career) has recorded 32 shutouts, which has earned him a 32.0% shutout rate.
For their last outing, Borussia Dortmund took home the win by a final score of 5-2 against Eintracht Frankfurt. They finished the match by converting 531 of the 550 pass attempts earning a rate of 96.5%. Borussia Dortmund had a 66.7% successful dribble percentage by converting 12 out of the 18 dribbles they tried. Borussia Dortmund had 7 shots on target out of 13 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 53.8% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having tallied 5 goals and 5 assists in all their contests, Borussia Dortmund sports an average of 5.00 goals and 5.00 assists per 90 minutes.
Marco Reus should provide solid play for Borussia Dortmund. He scores 0.48 G/90 and has been given a starting assignment in 308 games so far in his career. The forward from Germany has played 26,450 professional minutes and he has scored 140 goals. He has totaled 37 yellow cards during his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 74 times. You should also keep an eye on Erling Haaland, the forward representing England. He has earned 73 goals in his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 20 times. Haaland has been handed a total of 8 yellow cards in 6,612 mins played (71 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 minute average during his pro soccer career is 0.99.
Gregor Kobel will reside in front of the goal for Borussia Dortmund. During his pro soccer career, Kobel has given up 136 goals while earning 223 stops in 82 starts. He has surrendered 1.69 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 33-16-33. He has earned a save percentage of 64.3 and his shutout rate is currently at 23.2%. Kobel has totaled 19 shutouts while seeing 347 shots against him in 7,261 minutes in his career.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Borussia Dortmund (-204) and under the total goals
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