Union Berlin vs Hertha BSC Prediction, 8/6/2022 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Union Berlin vs Hertha BSC
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Location: Stadion An der Alten Försterei in Berlin, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: Union Berlin (-130) Hertha BSC (+355)
The Old Lady (9-6-19 last season) are headed to Stadion An der Alten Försterei on Saturday where they will take on the Iron Ones (16-9-9 last year). Union Berlin are priced at -130 and Hertha BSC are at +355. Union Berlin are priced at -130 and Hertha BSC are at +355. The expected starting goalies are Frederik Ronnow for Union Berlin and Oliver Christensen for Hertha BSC.
Union Berlin gave up 44 goals while allowing 1.29 G/90, and the opposition recorded 123 shots on target on them. They accounted for 8 shut outs, giving them a percentage of 23.5 in the previous season. Union Berlin had 62 yellow card warnings in the prior season and 1 red card. The Iron Ones sat at 9th in goals expected with 50.5, and the expected goals against were sitting at 41.6. Over the course of the prior season, the club had an average of 1.68 pts per fixture (57 points) and also had a ranking of 11th in soccer with 33 assists. This team's difference in goals was sitting at 6 by way of 50 goals put in the net and also 44 goals allowed. Union Berlin tallied 84 SVs and also held a SV rate of 65.9 for the previous season.
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For the season, Hertha BSC had a save percentage of 61.6 (164 SoT against), and they also sat at 15th in the league with 33 points. The Old Lady sported an average of 1.0 pts per fixture while totaling 23 assists and 2 red cards. Hertha BSC accumulated 37 goals and their goals expected during the previous year was at 34.1. Hertha BSC recorded a CS% of 17.6 during the previous year and 62 yellow cards. Their goals against per 90 min was at 2.09 in addition to 100 saves, and they recorded 6 clean sheets. Hertha BSC ranked 16th in the category of goals conceded having 71, and the team's goal differential was at -34.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Union Berlin will be Frederik Ronnow. Ronnow (86-46-55 mark in his career) has accounted for 63 clean sheets, which has earned him a 33.5% shutout percentage. The goalkeeper born in Denmark has seen 764 shots sent his way in 188 starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.20 (227 total goals given up) and he holds a save percentage of .715. Ronnow has been on the field for a total of 16,952 minutes and has tallied 546 saves during his career.
Oliver Christensen will be residing in front of the net for Bayer Leverkusen. He has surrendered 1.19 goals per 90 mins while earning a mark of 20-19-22. Christensen has racked up 16 clean sheets while defending 234 shots tried against him in 5,445 career minutes. Thus far in his career, Christensen has allowed 72 goals and has accumulated 165 saves in 61 starts. He sports a save % of .705 and his clean sheet rate sits at 26.2%.
Sheraldo Becker is one member of the side who can make a noticable difference for Union Berlin. Becker has been a starter in 162 contests so far in his career and he accounts for 0.18 goals per 90. The forward representing Netherlands has earned 29 goals scored in 14,301 minutes. He has accounted for 38 assists while earning 21 yellow cards during his pro soccer career.
Hertha BSC is being led onto the pitch by Stevan Jovetic, who is a thorn in the side of defenses. He has totaled 29 yellow card warnings in his pro soccer career and has helped a teammate on a goal 27 times. The forward representing Montenegro has been on the pitch for 16,094 professional minutes and he has scored 79 goals. He currently averages 0.44 goals per 90 and has been given a starting assignment in 179 matches in his career.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Union Berlin (-130)
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