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Union Berlin vs. Hertha BSC 12/4/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Union Berlin visits Hertha BSC on 12/4/2020 at 2:30PM

Union Berlin challenges Hertha BSC in a regular season match. Union Berlin with a record of 4-4-1 this season comes into this game with a 2-2-0 record on the road. Hertha BSC is 2-2-5 this season and is 0-1-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Union Berlin and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Union Berlin 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 Hertha BSC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Hertha BSC played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

The Union Berlin Roster

The Players to Watch for the Union Berlin

Robert Andrich MF

As a shooter, Robert Andrich had 10 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Robert Andrich was ranked #262 in shots attempted this season. Robert Andrich has 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Robert Andrich was ranked #53 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Robert Andrich had 3 goals this season. Robert Andrich was ranked #21 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Robert Andrich has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Robert Andrich was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Robert Andrich has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Robert Andrich has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Marvin Friedrich DF

As a shooter, Marvin Friedrich had 7 shots fired this season. Marvin Friedrich was ranked #28 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Marvin Friedrich has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Marvin Friedrich was ranked #116 in shots on goal this season.

Marvin Friedrich has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Marvin Friedrich was ranked #43 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Marvin Friedrich had 0 assists this season. Marvin Friedrich was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Marvin Friedrich has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marvin Friedrich has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Robin Knoche DF

As a shooter, Robin Knoche had 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Robin Knoche was ranked #185 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Robin Knoche had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Robin Knoche has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Robin Knoche was ranked #278 in goals this season. Robin Knoche has 0 assists this season. Robin Knoche was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Robin Knoche has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Knoche has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Max Kruse MF,FW

Max Kruse has 8 shots fired this season. Max Kruse was ranked #14 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Max Kruse had 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #31 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Max Kruse has 6 goals scored this season. Max Kruse was ranked #6 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Max Kruse has 5 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Max Kruse was ranked #2 in assists this season.

Max Kruse has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Max Kruse has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Christopher Lenz DF

As a shooter, Christopher Lenz had 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Christopher Lenz was ranked #5 in shots attempted this season. Christopher Lenz has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #53 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Christopher Lenz has 0 goals scored this season. Christopher Lenz was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Christopher Lenz had 1 assists this season. Christopher Lenz was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Christopher Lenz has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Christopher Lenz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Sheraldo Becker FW,MF

As a shooter, Sheraldo Becker had 17 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sheraldo Becker was ranked #213 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sheraldo Becker had 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #31 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Sheraldo Becker had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sheraldo Becker was ranked #98 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Sheraldo Becker had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Sheraldo Becker was ranked #29 in assists this season.

Sheraldo Becker has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sheraldo Becker has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Sebastian Griesbeck MF

As a shooter, Sebastian Griesbeck had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Griesbeck was ranked #296 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sebastian Griesbeck had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Griesbeck was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Sebastian Griesbeck had 0 goals this season. Sebastian Griesbeck was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Sebastian Griesbeck has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Griesbeck was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Sebastian Griesbeck has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastian Griesbeck has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Christopher Trimmel DF

As a shooter, Christopher Trimmel had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Christopher Trimmel was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season. Christopher Trimmel has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Christopher Trimmel was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season.

Christopher Trimmel has 0 goals scored this season. Christopher Trimmel was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Christopher Trimmel had 4 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Christopher Trimmel was ranked #7 in assists this season.

Christopher Trimmel has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Christopher Trimmel has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

The Hertha BSC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Hertha BSC

Dedryck Boyata DF

Dedryck Boyata has 7 shots fired this season. Dedryck Boyata was ranked #28 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Dedryck Boyata has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Dedryck Boyata was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season.

Dedryck Boyata has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Dedryck Boyata was ranked #278 in goals this season. Dedryck Boyata has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Dedryck Boyata was ranked #272 in assists this season.

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

Matheus Cunha MF,FW

Matheus Cunha has 24 shots fired this season. Matheus Cunha was ranked #160 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Matheus Cunha has 13 shots on target this season. He was ranked #140 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Matheus Cunha has 6 goals scored this season. Matheus Cunha was ranked #6 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hertha BSC teammates, Matheus Cunha had 2 assists this season. Matheus Cunha was ranked #29 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Matheus Cunha has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Matheus Cunha has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Vladimír Darida MF

Vladimír Darida has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Vladimír Darida was ranked #28 in shots attempted this season. Vladimír Darida has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Vladimír Darida was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Vladimír Darida had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Vladimír Darida was ranked #278 in goals this season. Vladimír Darida has 2 assists this season. Vladimír Darida was ranked #29 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Vladimír Darida has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vladimír Darida has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Dodi Lukebakio FW,MF

Dodi Lukebakio has 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Dodi Lukebakio was ranked #242 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dodi Lukebakio had 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Dodi Lukebakio was ranked #18 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Dodi Lukebakio had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Dodi Lukebakio was ranked #43 in goals this season. Dodi Lukebakio has 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Dodi Lukebakio was ranked #13 in assists this season.

Dodi Lukebakio has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dodi Lukebakio has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Peter Pekarík DF

As a shooter, Peter Pekarík had 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Peter Pekarík was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Peter Pekarík has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #116 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Peter Pekarík has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Peter Pekarík was ranked #98 in goals this season. Peter Pekarík has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Peter Pekarík was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Peter Pekarík has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Peter Pekarík has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Krzysztof Piątek FW

Krzysztof Piątek has 3 shots fired this season. Krzysztof Piątek was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Krzysztof Piątek has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Krzysztof Piątek had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Krzysztof Piątek was ranked #98 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hertha BSC teammates, Krzysztof Piątek had 1 assists this season. Krzysztof Piątek was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Krzysztof Piątek has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Krzysztof Piątek has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Niklas Stark MF,DF

Niklas Stark has 4 shots fired this season. Niklas Stark was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Niklas Stark had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Niklas Stark was ranked #80 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Niklas Stark had 0 goals this season. Niklas Stark was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Niklas Stark has 0 assists this season. Niklas Stark was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Niklas Stark has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Niklas Stark has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Jhon Córdoba FW

As a shooter, Jhon Córdoba had 19 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Jhon Córdoba was ranked #205 in shots attempted this season. Jhon Córdoba has 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Jhon Córdoba was ranked #31 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Jhon Córdoba had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Jhon Córdoba was ranked #21 in goals this season. Jhon Córdoba has 0 assists this season. Jhon Córdoba was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Jhon Córdoba has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Jhon Córdoba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Union Berlin Team Stats

The Union Berlin Offensive Stats and Metrics

Union Berlin scored 2.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Union Berlin in a ranking of #3 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Union Berlin scored those goals off assists 78.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.56 assists. This puts Union Berlin in a league ranking of #3 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Union Berlin was able to score at a 0.38 rate on their shots on target. Is Union Berlin a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #3 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Union Berlin attempts 5.22 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #4 in Bundesliga in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Union Berlin is able to get 41.6 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #4 in Bundesliga in shots on target.

Union Berlin Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Union Berlin was able to hold opponents to 1.33 goals. Union Berlin is #6 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Union Berlin goalkeepers fended off 3.33 shots per 90 minutes. Union Berlin is ranked #4 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 63.3% of shots on target were saved by Union Berlin goalkeepers. Union Berlin goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #12 in shots saved percentage. Union Berlin goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 22.2% of the time. Union Berlin is ranked #6 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Union Berlin Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Union Berlin had 2.67 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Union Berlin in the top 31 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Union Berlin has successfully intercepted 12.33 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Union Berlin in the top 33 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Union Berlin has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Union Berlin in the top 36 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Union Berlin drew 13.11 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Union Berlin is in the top 47 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Union Berlin had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.89 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Union Berlin in the top 39 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Hertha BSC Team Stats

The Hertha BSC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hertha BSC was able to score 1.33 goals. This puts Hertha BSC in a ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hertha BSC was able to score 1.22 goals off assists. Hertha BSC has a ranking of #9 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hertha BSC was able to score at a 0.32 rate on their shots on target. Hertha BSC has a #8 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Hertha BSC attempted 4.22 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 #12 in Bundesliga in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Hertha BSC is able to get 36.9 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #12 in Bundesliga in shots on target.

Hertha BSC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hertha BSC was able to hold opponents to 1.67 goals. This puts Hertha BSC is ranked #13 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. Hertha BSC goalkeepers fended off 4.44 shots per 90 minutes. This puts Hertha BSC in a ranking of #10 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 62.5% of shots on target were saved by Hertha BSC goalkeepers. Hertha BSC goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #13 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 22.2% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Hertha BSC. This puts Hertha BSC at #6 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Hertha BSC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Hertha BSC had 1.78 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 78 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Hertha BSC has successfully intercepted 12.0 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 44 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Hertha BSC has committed 0.11 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 86 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hertha BSC drew 15.11 fouls. Hertha BSC is in the top 11 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Hertha BSC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.22 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 72 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Union Berlin vs. Hertha BSC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Union Berlin 6 Hertha BSC 0

Moneyline Pick: Union Berlin +212 Pinnacle Sports