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Bayer Leverkusen vs. Schalke 04 12/6/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Bayer Leverkusen faces Schalke 04 on 12/6/2020 at 12:00PM

Schalke 04 visits Bayer Leverkusen in a regular season match. Bayer Leverkusen with a record of 5-4-0 this season comes into this game with a 3-2-0 record on the road. Schalke 04 is 0-3-6 this season and is 0-2-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Bayer Leverkusen and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Bayer Leverkusen came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Facing a hostile crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic may be part of a winning recipe.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Schalke 04 and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Schalke 04 than game on their home pitch?

The Bayer Leverkusen Roster

The Players to Watch for the Bayer Leverkusen

Moussa Diaby FW,MF

As a shooter, Moussa Diaby had 15 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Moussa Diaby was ranked #223 in shots attempted this season. Moussa Diaby has 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Moussa Diaby was ranked #4 in shots on goal this season.

Moussa Diaby has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Moussa Diaby was ranked #98 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bayer Leverkusen teammates, Moussa Diaby had 2 assists this season. Moussa Diaby was ranked #29 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Moussa Diaby has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Moussa Diaby has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Nadiem Amiri MF

Nadiem Amiri has 11 shots fired this season. Nadiem Amiri was ranked #251 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nadiem Amiri had 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #53 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Nadiem Amiri had 1 goals this season. Nadiem Amiri was ranked #98 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bayer Leverkusen teammates, Nadiem Amiri had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Nadiem Amiri was ranked #29 in assists this season.

Nadiem Amiri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nadiem Amiri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Leon Bailey FW,MF

As a shooter, Leon Bailey had 18 shots fired this season. Leon Bailey was ranked #209 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Leon Bailey has 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Leon Bailey was ranked #18 in shots on goal this season.

Leon Bailey has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Leon Bailey was ranked #43 in goals this season. Leon Bailey has 2 assists this season. Leon Bailey was ranked #29 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Leon Bailey has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Leon Bailey has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Julian Baumgartlinger MF

As a shooter, Julian Baumgartlinger had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Julian Baumgartlinger was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season. Julian Baumgartlinger has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Julian Baumgartlinger has 1 goals scored this season. Julian Baumgartlinger was ranked #98 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Julian Baumgartlinger has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Julian Baumgartlinger was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Julian Baumgartlinger has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Julian Baumgartlinger has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Karim Bellarabi MF,FW

Karim Bellarabi has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Karim Bellarabi was ranked #28 in shots attempted this season. Karim Bellarabi has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #116 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Karim Bellarabi has 0 goals scored this season. Karim Bellarabi was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Karim Bellarabi has 0 assists this season. Karim Bellarabi was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Karim Bellarabi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Karim Bellarabi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Lars Bender DF

Lars Bender has 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Lars Bender was ranked #14 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lars Bender had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Lars Bender had 0 goals this season. Lars Bender was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Lars Bender has 2 assists this season. Lars Bender was ranked #29 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Lars Bender has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Lars Bender has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Sven Bender DF

Sven Bender has 1 shots fired this season. Sven Bender was ranked #296 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Sven Bender has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sven Bender was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Sven Bender had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sven Bender was ranked #278 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bayer Leverkusen teammates, Sven Bender had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Sven Bender was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Sven Bender has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Sven Bender has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Daley Sinkgraven DF

Daley Sinkgraven has 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Daley Sinkgraven was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season. Daley Sinkgraven has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Daley Sinkgraven was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Daley Sinkgraven had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Daley Sinkgraven was ranked #278 in goals this season. Daley Sinkgraven has 0 assists this season. Daley Sinkgraven was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Daley Sinkgraven has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Daley Sinkgraven has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

The Schalke 04 Roster

The Players to Watch for the Schalke 04

Omar Mascarell MF

As a shooter, Omar Mascarell had 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Omar Mascarell was ranked #70 in shots attempted this season. Omar Mascarell has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Omar Mascarell had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Omar Mascarell was ranked #278 in goals this season. Omar Mascarell has 1 assists this season. Omar Mascarell was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Omar Mascarell has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Omar Mascarell has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Bastian Oczipka DF

As a shooter, Bastian Oczipka had 6 shots fired this season. Bastian Oczipka was ranked #45 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bastian Oczipka had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Bastian Oczipka has 0 goals scored this season. Bastian Oczipka was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Bastian Oczipka has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Bastian Oczipka was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Bastian Oczipka has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bastian Oczipka has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Gonçalo Paciência FW

As a shooter, Gonçalo Paciência had 18 shots fired this season. Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #209 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gonçalo Paciência had 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #10 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Gonçalo Paciência had 1 goals this season. Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #98 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Gonçalo Paciência had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Gonçalo Paciência has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Gonçalo Paciência has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Benito Raman FW,MF

Benito Raman has 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Benito Raman was ranked #242 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Benito Raman had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #80 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Benito Raman has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Benito Raman was ranked #98 in goals this season. Benito Raman has 0 assists this season. Benito Raman was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Benito Raman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Benito Raman has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Nabil Bentaleb MF

Nabil Bentaleb has 0 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Nabil Bentaleb was ranked #372 in shots attempted this season. Nabil Bentaleb has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Nabil Bentaleb has 0 goals scored this season. Nabil Bentaleb was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Nabil Bentaleb has 0 assists this season. Nabil Bentaleb was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Nabil Bentaleb has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Nabil Bentaleb has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Matija Nastasić DF

As a shooter, Matija Nastasić had 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Matija Nastasić was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Matija Nastasić had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Matija Nastasić was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Matija Nastasić had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Matija Nastasić was ranked #278 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Matija Nastasić had 0 assists this season. Matija Nastasić was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Matija Nastasić has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Matija Nastasić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Mark Uth FW,MF

As a shooter, Mark Uth had 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Mark Uth was ranked #233 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mark Uth had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Mark Uth was ranked #53 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Mark Uth had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Mark Uth was ranked #43 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Mark Uth had 1 assists this season. Mark Uth was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Mark Uth has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Mark Uth has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Amine Harit MF

Amine Harit has 0 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Amine Harit was ranked #372 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Amine Harit had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Amine Harit has 0 goals scored this season. Amine Harit was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Amine Harit had 1 assists this season. Amine Harit was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Amine Harit has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Amine Harit has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Bayer Leverkusen Team Stats

The Bayer Leverkusen Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Bayer Leverkusen was able to score 1.67 goals. This puts Bayer Leverkusen in a ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Bayer Leverkusen scored those goals off assists 86.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.44 assists. This puts Bayer Leverkusen in a league ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Bayer Leverkusen converted on 0.37 of attempted shots on goal. Is Bayer Leverkusen a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #5 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

Bayer Leverkusen attempted 4.56 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #9 in Bundesliga in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Bayer Leverkusen attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.7 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #9 in Bundesliga in shots on target.

Bayer Leverkusen Defensive Stats and Metrics

Bayer Leverkusen gave up 0.78 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Bayer Leverkusen is #2 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.33 shots were saved by Bayer Leverkusen goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Bayer Leverkusen in a ranking of #1 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Bayer Leverkusen goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 61.9% of the time. This puts Bayer Leverkusen ranks #15 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Bayer Leverkusen. This puts Bayer Leverkusen at #3 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Bayer Leverkusen Utility Stats

Bayer Leverkusen tried 2.44 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bayer Leverkusen in the top 47 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bayer Leverkusen had 13.33 interceptions. Bayer Leverkusen is in the top 22 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bayer Leverkusen commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Bayer Leverkusen in the top 36 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Bayer Leverkusen drew 13.22 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bayer Leverkusen in the top 36 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Bayer Leverkusen had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 10.89 times per 90 minutes of action. Bayer Leverkusen is in the top 19 percentile in offside calls against them.

Schalke 04 Team Stats

The Schalke 04 Offensive Stats and Metrics

Schalke 04 scored 0.56 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Schalke 04 in a ranking of #18 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Schalke 04 was able to score 0.33 goals off assists. Schalke 04 has a ranking of #18 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Schalke 04 was able to score at a 0.22 rate on their shots on target. Schalke 04 has a #18 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Schalke 04 attempted 2.56 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Schalke 04 has a #18 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Schalke 04 is able to get 24.5 of their shots to be on goal(target). Schalke 04 has a #18 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Schalke 04 Defensive Stats and Metrics

Schalke 04 gave up 2.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Schalke 04 is #18 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Schalke 04 goalkeepers fended off 7.0 shots per 90 minutes. This puts Schalke 04 in a ranking of #18 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Schalke 04 goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 65.1% of the time. This puts Schalke 04 ranks #10 in the league in saves rate. Schalke 04 goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 0.0% of the time. This puts Schalke 04 at #16 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Schalke 04 Utility Stats

Schalke 04 tried 3.0 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Schalke 04 is in the top 11 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Schalke 04 had 6.44 interceptions. This puts Schalke 04 in the top 100 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Schalke 04 commits 0.11 fouls. This puts Schalke 04 in the top 86 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Schalke 04 drew 12.33 fouls. This puts Schalke 04 in the top 64 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Schalke 04 committed an offside 12.0 times. This puts Schalke 04 in the top 44 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Bayer Leverkusen vs. Schalke 04 Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Bayer Leverkusen 7 Schalke 04 0

Moneyline Pick: Bayer Leverkusen -190 5Dimes