VfL Bochum vs FSV Mainz 05 Prediction, 8/21/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: VfL Bochum vs FSV Mainz 05
Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Location: Ruhrstadion in Bochum, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: VfL Bochum (+141) FSV Mainz 05 (+141)
Ruhrstadion is the venue where Simon Zoller and VfL Bochum (0-0-1, 13th in Bundesliga) will play FSV Mainz 05 (1-0-0, 6th in Bundesliga) on Saturday. The starting goalkeepers are Manuel Riemann for VfL Bochum and Robin Zentner for FSV Mainz 05. VfL Bochum are at +141 while the O-Fives are at +141. The over/under has been set at 3.5.
VfL Bochum faced off with VfL Wolfsburg in their last matchup and ended up losing by a score of 1-0. VfL Bochum attempted 21 dribbles in this contest and completed 13 of those attempts for a rate of 61.9%. In the passing game, they ended with a 83.9% passes received percentage by connecting on 286 out of their 341 targeted passes in their last match.
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In terms of shooting accuracy, VfL Bochum walked away from the pitch at a 14.3% clip by landing 1 shot on target out of 7 total shots.
Simon Zoller is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for VfL Bochum. He has 22 assists while tallying 27 yellow card cautions so far in his career. Zoller has started 160 contests so far in his career and has 0.41 goals per 90 mins. The forward born in Germany has recorded 66 goals scored in 14,409 minutes played.
Another guy who should impact this match is Anthony Losilla, the midfielder born in France. He has assisted on a goal 20 times during his pro soccer career while scoring 22 total goals. Losilla has been on the field for 31,112 mins in 351 starts and has been handed a total of 83 yellow card cautions. He is averaging 0.06 G/90 during his pro soccer career.
The man protecting the net for VfL Bochum is Manuel Riemann. Riemann (130-99-99 mark in his career) has recorded 114 shutouts, which leaves him with a 34.8% clean sheet percentage. The keeper from Germany has faced 1,385 shots attempted at him in 328 starting assignments. His GA/90 is 1.18 (385 goals surrendered) and his save percentage is 73.6. Riemann has seen the field for 29,292 minutes and has earned 1,020 saves in his pro soccer career.
The last time they took the field, FSV Mainz 05 went home victorious with a score of 1-0 against RB Leipzig. FSV Mainz 05 ended the game with a 54.5% successful dribble percentage by completing 6 of the 11 dribbles they tried. They finished this game by completing 171 of the 271 attempted passes earning a rate of 63.1%. FSV Mainz 05 connected on 2 shots on target out of the team's 8 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 25.0% rate when they last took the field. FSV Mainz 05 has 1 goal this season.
Kevin Stoger will need to provide a lift for FSV Mainz 05. The midfielder from Austria has been on the pitch for 14,643 minutes while earning 17 goals. He has accumulated 45 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted on a goal 28 times. He currently averages 0.10 goals per 90 and has been a starter in 162 games in his pro soccer career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Jean-Paul Boetius, the forward representing the Netherlands. He has collected 40 goals so far in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 40 different times. Boetius has been given 27 yellow cards in 15,111 professional minutes played (172 starting assignments). His goals per 90 average in his pro soccer career is 0.24.
Robin Zentner will look after the net for FSV Mainz 05. Zentner has tallied 30 clean sheets while seeing 577 shots against him in 11,295 minutes in his career. He has earned a save percentage of 69.8 and his shutout rate is currently at 23.8%. He has surrendered 1.47 goals per 90 minutes while earning a mark of 37-35-54. In his career, Zentner has surrendered 184 goals and has racked up 404 stops in 126 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take FSV Mainz 05 (+141)
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