1. FC Koln vs VfL Wolfsburg Prediction, 2/25/2023 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: 1. FC Koln vs VfL Wolfsburg
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023
Location: RheinEnergieSTADION in Köln, Germany
Odds/Point Spread: 1. FC Koln (+143) VfL Wolfsburg (+190)
1. FC Koln (6-8-7) welcomes VfL Wolfsburg (8-6-7) at RheinEnergieSTADION on Saturday. The Billy Goats open at +143 while VfL Wolfsburg are at +190. The over/under is set at 2.75. The starting goaltenders will be Marvin Schwabe for 1. FC Koln and Koen Casteels for VfL Wolfsburg.
The Billy Goats have a rank of 9th in relation to expected goals with 28.6, and the team's expected goals against sit at 26.3. Koln has allowed 34 goals while relinquishing 1.62 G/90, and opponents have amassed 82 SoT on them. Their difference in goals is at -2 because of 32 goals put in the net and 34 goals given up. They have earned 4 clean sheets, which has them sitting at a rate of 19.0 on the season. FC Koln has earned 50 SVs and also hold a save percentage of 61.0 for the season. 1. FC Koln is sitting with 46 yellow card warnings this year and 3 red cards. So far this season, this team is sitting with an average of 1.24 points per contest (26 points) and they also sit at 14th in Bundesliga with 19 assists.
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For the season, Wolfsburg has a save percentage of 71.7 (92 shots on target against), and sit at 7th in Bundesliga with 30 points. The Wolves hold an average of 1.4 pts per contest while accounting for 28 assists. Wolfsburg has amassed 38 goals and their xG so far this year is sitting at 28.3. VfL Wolfsburg has earned a shut out percentage of 38.1 so far this season as well as 42 yellow card warnings. Their goals against per 90 minutes is currently at 1.38 with 63 saves, and they have 8 shutouts. VfL Wolfsburg has a rank of 6th when talking about goals allowed with 29, and their goal differential sits at 9.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for 1. FC Koln is Marvin Schwabe. Schwabe has been on the pitch for 21,706 mins and is sitting with 597 stops during his soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.10 (265 total goals given up) and his save percentage is .703. The goalie born in Germany has had 849 shots attempted against him in 241 career starts. Schwabe (100-63-78 record in his career) has earned 67 clean sheets, which has earned him a 27.8% shutout percentage.
Koen Casteels will be residing in front of the net for VfL Wolfsburg. Casteels has tallied 70 shutouts and defended 1,047 shots tried against him in 21,934 minutes in his career. He is the owner of a save % of .675 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 28.7%. He has allowed 1.48 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 88-71-85. During his professional soccer career, Casteels has conceded 361 goals while tallying 707 saves in 244 starts.
Steffen Tigges is a member of the squad who should impact this matchup for 1. FC Koln. The forward from Germany has tallied 16 goals in 4,436 minutes played. Tigges has been in the starting lineup in 34 matches during his soccer career while scoring 0.32 goals per 90. He has accounted for 3 assists while accumulating 3 yellow cards so far in his career.
VfL Wolfsburg has a guy in Jonas Wind, who should keep defenses up at night. He has accumulated 9 yellow cards thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 20 times. The forward representing Denmark has totaled 8,304 professional minutes and he has scored 44 goals. He is averaging 0.48 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 93 outings in his career.
Who will win tonight's Bundesliga game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take VfL Wolfsburg (+190)
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