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Bochum vs. Union Berlin 5/14/2022 Fußball-Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Bochum visits Union Berlin on 5/14/2022 at 09:30 AM.

Union Berlin visits Bochum in a Fußball-Bundesliga match. Bochum with a record of 12-6-15 this season comes into this game with a 4-2-10 record on the road. Union Berlin is 15-9-9 this season and is 9-5-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Bochum and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Union Berlin won and now turns their attention to Bochum at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Union Berlin and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Union Berlin won and now turns their attention to Bochum at home in friendly territory.

The Bochum Roster

The Players to Watch for the Bochum

Anthony Losilla MF



Anthony Losilla has 31 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bochum teammates, Anthony Losilla had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Anthony Losilla has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Anthony Losilla has 0 Red Cards this season.

Elvis Rexhbeçaj MF



Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 0 Red Cards this season.

Danilo Soares DF



As a scorer, Danilo Soares had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Danilo Soares has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Danilo Soares has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Danilo Soares has 0 Red Cards this season.

Sebastian Polter FW



Sebastian Polter has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bochum teammates, Sebastian Polter had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Sebastian Polter has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastian Polter has 2 Red Cards this season.

Gerrit Holtmann FW,MF



As a scorer, Gerrit Holtmann had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gerrit Holtmann has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gerrit Holtmann has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gerrit Holtmann has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Union Berlin Roster

The Players to Watch for the Union Berlin

Robin Knoche DF



As a scorer, Robin Knoche had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Robin Knoche had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Robin Knoche has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Knoche has 0 Red Cards this season.

Rani Khedira MF



Rani Khedira has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Rani Khedira had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rani Khedira has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rani Khedira has 0 Red Cards this season.

Taiwo Awoniyi FW



As a scorer, Taiwo Awoniyi had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Taiwo Awoniyi has 13 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Taiwo Awoniyi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Taiwo Awoniyi has 1 Red Cards this season.

Grischa Prömel MF



Grischa Prömel has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Grischa Prömel has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Grischa Prömel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Grischa Prömel has 0 Red Cards this season.

Timo Baumgartl DF



As a scorer, Timo Baumgartl had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Timo Baumgartl had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Timo Baumgartl has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Timo Baumgartl has 0 Red Cards this season.

Bochum Team Stats

The Bochum Offensive Stats and Metrics

Bochum scored 0.94 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Bochum scored those goals off assists 65.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.61 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Bochum converted on 0.23 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Bochum attempted 4.15 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Bochum is able to get 33.8% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Bochum Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Bochum was able to hold opponents to 1.27 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.76 shots were saved by Bochum goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Bochum goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 71.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Bochum goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 21.2% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.



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Bochum Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Bochum had 12.0 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Bochum in the top 62 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bochum had 20.21 interceptions. This puts Bochum in the top 1 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Bochum has committed 14.03 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Bochum is in the top 64 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Bochum drew 12.39 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bochum in the top 54 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Bochum had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.24 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bochum in the top 89 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Union Berlin Team Stats

The Union Berlin Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Union Berlin was able to score 1.30 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Union Berlin scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.97 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Union Berlin was able to score on 0.31 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Union Berlin attempts 4.21 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Union Berlin is able to get 35.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Union Berlin Defensive Stats and Metrics

Union Berlin gave up 1.12 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.64 shots were saved by Union Berlin goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Union Berlin truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Union Berlin goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 66.7% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 24.2% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Union Berlin. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Union Berlin Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Union Berlin had 13.55 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Union Berlin is in the top 50 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Union Berlin has successfully intercepted 15.58 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Union Berlin in the top 27 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Union Berlin has committed 14.03 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Union Berlin in the top 64 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Union Berlin drew 10.91 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Union Berlin in the top 84 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Union Berlin committed an offside 1.91 times. This puts Union Berlin in the top 64 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Bochum vs. Union Berlin Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Bochum 1 Union Berlin 1

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