Werder Bremen vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction, 5/8/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Werder Bremen vs Bayer Leverkusen
Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Location: Weser Stadium in Bremen, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: Werder Bremen (+333) Bayer Leverkusen (-133)
Weser Stadium is the venue where Maximilian Eggestein and Werder Bremen (7-9-15, 14th in Bundesliga) will play Bayer Leverkusen (14-8-9, 6th in Bundesliga) on Saturday. The goalies protecting the net will be Jiri Pavlenka for Werder Bremen and Lukas Hradecky for Bayer Leverkusen. The odds on this contest have Werder Bremen priced at +333 and the Company's Eleven are at -133. The over/under has been set at 3.
Werder Bremen stepped onto the pitch against Union Berlin in their most recent game and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 3-1. Werder Bremen attempted 7 dribbles in this matchup and completed 5 of the tries for a rate of 71.4%. When talking about passing the ball, they finished this match with a 86.2% passes received rate by completing 344 out of their 399 passing targets in their last outing. Concerning shot accuracy, Werder Bremen finished at a 55.6% clip by landing 5 shots on target out of 9 total shots. Werder Bremen is averaging 1.06 goals per 90 min (33 goals in total) and are sitting with 23 assists in all matches for this campaign.
Maximilian Eggestein is a player who should impact this matchup for Werder Bremen. He has 15 assists while accumulating 23 yellow cards in his pro soccer career. Eggestein has been given a starting assignment in 159 matches so far in his career and he scores 0.09 goals per 90. The midfielder from Germany has accumulated 14 goals scored in 14,169 mins. Another player who could decide the outcome is Kevin Mohwald, the midfielder who is from Germany. Mohwald has accumulated 16,445 minutes during 184 starts and has been given a total of 44 yellow cards. He has helped a teammate on a goal 27 times in his career and he has scored 32 goals. He averages 0.18 goals per 90 mins during his soccer career.
The man who will defend the goal for Werder Bremen is Jiri Pavlenka. Pavlenka (77-70-87 mark in his career) has earned 56 shutouts, which leaves him with a 23.8% shutout rate. The goalie from Czech Republic has seen 1,058 shots attempted against him in 235 starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.39 (322 goals surrendered) and his save % is 70.5. Pavlenka has seen the pitch for a total of 20,911 minutes and has accumulated 749 saves in his career.
When they last played, Bayer Leverkusen took home the win by a final score of 3-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt. They wrapped up this match by completing 460 out of their 552 attempted passes for a rate of 83.3%. Bayer Leverkusen had a 63.6% successful dribble rate by connecting on 14 of the 22 dribbles they pursued. Bayer Leverkusen landed 9 shots on target out of 19 shots tried which had them at a 47.4% rate in their last game. Having earned a total of 50 goals and 41 assists in all matches, Bayer Leverkusen averages 1.61 goals and 1.32 assists per 90 min.
Leon Bailey will need to provide a lift for Bayer Leverkusen. The forward born in Jamaica has totaled 11,348 minutes and has earned 36 goals. He has totaled 20 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 32 times. He is currently averaging 0.29 goals per 90 minutes and has started 129 matches in his career. Make sure to watch out for Patrik Schick, the forward representing Czech Republic. Schick has been given 15 yellow card cautions in 8,804 mins (94 career starts). His goals per 90 min average so far in his career is 0.43. He has earned 42 goals thus far in his career while helping on a goal 10 different times.
Lukas Hradecky will be looking after the goal for Bayer Leverkusen. Hradecky has earned 95 shutouts while seeing 1,244 shots against him in 27,944 career mins. He has earned a save % of 70.0 and his clean sheet rate is currently 30.5%. He has conceded 1.24 goals per 90 and he has a mark of 129-79-102. In his career, Hradecky has allowed 384 goals while tallying 872 stops in 311 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Werder Bremen (+333)
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