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VfB Stuttgart vs. TSG Hoffenheim 11/21/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

VfB Stuttgart encounters TSG Hoffenheim on 11/21/2020 at 9:30AM

VfB Stuttgart takes on TSG Hoffenheim in a regular season match. VfB Stuttgart with a record of 2-4-1 this season comes into this game with a 2-1-0 record on the road. TSG Hoffenheim is 2-1-4 this season and is 1-0-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for VfB Stuttgart and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, VfB Stuttgart 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 TSG Hoffenheim and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of TSG Hoffenheim after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against VfB Stuttgart.

The VfB Stuttgart Roster

The Players to Watch for the VfB Stuttgart

Gonzalo Castro MF,FW

Gonzalo Castro has 9 shots fired this season. Gonzalo Castro was ranked #6 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gonzalo Castro had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #63 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Gonzalo Castro had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Gonzalo Castro was ranked #32 in goals this season. Gonzalo Castro has 1 assists this season. Gonzalo Castro was ranked #68 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Gonzalo Castro has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Gonzalo Castro has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Wataru Endo MF

As a shooter, Wataru Endo had 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Wataru Endo was ranked #52 in shots attempted this season. Wataru Endo has 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Wataru Endo was ranked #39 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Wataru Endo had 0 goals this season. Wataru Endo was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Wataru Endo has 0 assists this season. Wataru Endo was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Wataru Endo has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Wataru Endo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Silas Fundu Wamangituka DF

Silas Fundu Wamangituka has 8 shots fired this season. Silas Fundu Wamangituka was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Silas Fundu Wamangituka has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Silas Fundu Wamangituka was ranked #63 in shots on goal this season.

Silas Fundu Wamangituka has 2 goals scored this season. Silas Fundu Wamangituka was ranked #32 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfB Stuttgart teammates, Silas Fundu Wamangituka had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Silas Fundu Wamangituka was ranked #68 in assists this season.

Silas Fundu Wamangituka has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Silas Fundu Wamangituka has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Sasa Kalajdzic FW

Sasa Kalajdzic has 14 shots fired this season. Sasa Kalajdzic was ranked #214 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Sasa Kalajdzic has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #39 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Sasa Kalajdzic had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sasa Kalajdzic was ranked #15 in goals this season. Sasa Kalajdzic has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Sasa Kalajdzic was ranked #23 in assists this season.

Sasa Kalajdzic has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Sasa Kalajdzic has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Marc-Oliver Kempf DF

Marc-Oliver Kempf has 6 shots fired this season. Marc-Oliver Kempf was ranked #52 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Marc-Oliver Kempf has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Marc-Oliver Kempf was ranked #170 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Marc-Oliver Kempf had 1 goals this season. Marc-Oliver Kempf was ranked #81 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Marc-Oliver Kempf has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Marc-Oliver Kempf was ranked #253 in assists this season.

Marc-Oliver Kempf has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Marc-Oliver Kempf has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Orel Mangala MF

Orel Mangala has 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Orel Mangala was ranked #6 in shots attempted this season. Orel Mangala has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Orel Mangala was ranked #63 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Orel Mangala had 1 goals this season. Orel Mangala was ranked #81 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Orel Mangala has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Orel Mangala was ranked #253 in assists this season.

Orel Mangala has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Orel Mangala has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Tanguy Coulibaly DF

As a shooter, Tanguy Coulibaly had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Tanguy Coulibaly was ranked #138 in shots attempted this season. Tanguy Coulibaly has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #95 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Tanguy Coulibaly had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Tanguy Coulibaly was ranked #259 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfB Stuttgart teammates, Tanguy Coulibaly had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Tanguy Coulibaly was ranked #253 in assists this season.

Tanguy Coulibaly has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tanguy Coulibaly has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Daniel Didavi FW,MF

As a shooter, Daniel Didavi had 6 shots fired this season. Daniel Didavi was ranked #52 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Daniel Didavi had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Daniel Didavi was ranked #170 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Daniel Didavi had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Daniel Didavi was ranked #81 in goals this season. Daniel Didavi has 2 assists this season. Daniel Didavi was ranked #23 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Daniel Didavi has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel Didavi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

The TSG Hoffenheim Roster

The Players to Watch for the TSG Hoffenheim

Kevin Akpoguma DF

As a shooter, Kevin Akpoguma had 0 shots fired this season. Kevin Akpoguma was ranked #354 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kevin Akpoguma had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Kevin Akpoguma was ranked #313 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Kevin Akpoguma had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Kevin Akpoguma was ranked #259 in goals this season. Kevin Akpoguma has 0 assists this season. Kevin Akpoguma was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Kevin Akpoguma has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin Akpoguma has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Christoph Baumgartner FW,MF

Christoph Baumgartner has 8 shots fired this season. Christoph Baumgartner was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Christoph Baumgartner has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Christoph Baumgartner was ranked #95 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Christoph Baumgartner had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Christoph Baumgartner was ranked #259 in goals this season. Christoph Baumgartner has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Christoph Baumgartner was ranked #68 in assists this season.

Christoph Baumgartner has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Christoph Baumgartner has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Moanes Dabour FW

As a shooter, Moanes Dabour had 16 shots fired this season. Moanes Dabour was ranked #206 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Moanes Dabour has 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Moanes Dabour was ranked #12 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Moanes Dabour had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Moanes Dabour was ranked #32 in goals this season. Moanes Dabour has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Moanes Dabour was ranked #253 in assists this season.

Moanes Dabour has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Moanes Dabour has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Mijat Gaćinović FW,MF

Mijat Gaćinović has 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Mijat Gaćinović was ranked #104 in shots attempted this season. Mijat Gaćinović has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #170 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Mijat Gaćinović has 0 goals scored this season. Mijat Gaćinović was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his TSG Hoffenheim teammates, Mijat Gaćinović had 1 assists this season. Mijat Gaćinović was ranked #68 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Mijat Gaćinović has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mijat Gaćinović has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Kevin Vogt DF

Kevin Vogt has 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Kevin Vogt was ranked #272 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kevin Vogt had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #313 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Kevin Vogt had 0 goals this season. Kevin Vogt was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his TSG Hoffenheim teammates, Kevin Vogt had 1 assists this season. Kevin Vogt was ranked #68 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Kevin Vogt has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin Vogt has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Dennis Geiger MF

As a shooter, Dennis Geiger had 6 shots fired this season. Dennis Geiger was ranked #52 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Dennis Geiger has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #95 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Dennis Geiger had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Dennis Geiger was ranked #81 in goals this season. Dennis Geiger has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Dennis Geiger was ranked #68 in assists this season.

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

Diadie Samassékou MF

Diadie Samassékou has 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Diadie Samassékou was ranked #138 in shots attempted this season. Diadie Samassékou has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Diadie Samassékou was ranked #313 in shots on goal this season.

Diadie Samassékou has 0 goals scored this season. Diadie Samassékou was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Diadie Samassékou has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Diadie Samassékou was ranked #253 in assists this season.

Diadie Samassékou has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Diadie Samassékou has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Ihlas Bebou FW,DF

As a shooter, Ihlas Bebou had 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Ihlas Bebou was ranked #182 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ihlas Bebou had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #170 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Ihlas Bebou had 0 goals this season. Ihlas Bebou was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Ihlas Bebou has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Ihlas Bebou was ranked #68 in assists this season.

Ihlas Bebou has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ihlas Bebou has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

VfB Stuttgart Team Stats

The VfB Stuttgart Offensive Stats and Metrics

VfB Stuttgart scored 1.57 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts VfB Stuttgart in a ranking of #6 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, VfB Stuttgart was able to score 1.29 goals off assists. This puts VfB Stuttgart in a league ranking of #6 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

VfB Stuttgart converted on 0.34 of attempted shots on goal. VfB Stuttgart has a #6 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

VfB Stuttgart attempted 4.57 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. VfB Stuttgart attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.3 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.

VfB Stuttgart Defensive Stats and Metrics

VfB Stuttgart gave up 1.14 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. VfB Stuttgart is #7 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. VfB Stuttgart goalkeepers fended off 4.29 shots per 90 minutes. VfB Stuttgart is ranked #10 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 73.3% of shots on target were saved by VfB Stuttgart goalkeepers. This puts VfB Stuttgart ranks #6 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 14.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for VfB Stuttgart. VfB Stuttgart is ranked #10 in clean sheet rate in the league.

VfB Stuttgart Utility Stats

VfB Stuttgart tried 0.71 crosses per 90 minutes of action. VfB Stuttgart is in the top 100 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VfB Stuttgart had 10.57 interceptions. This puts VfB Stuttgart in the top 67 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. VfB Stuttgart has committed 0.14 fouls per 90 minutes of action. VfB Stuttgart is in the top 92 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. VfB Stuttgart drew 12.71 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts VfB Stuttgart in the top 61 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VfB Stuttgart committed an offside 13.29 times. VfB Stuttgart is in the top 83 percentile in offside calls against them.

TSG Hoffenheim Team Stats

The TSG Hoffenheim Offensive Stats and Metrics

TSG Hoffenheim scored 1.29 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. TSG Hoffenheim is ranked #8 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, TSG Hoffenheim was able to score 1.00 goals off assists. This puts TSG Hoffenheim in a league ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, TSG Hoffenheim was able to score at a 0.28 rate on their shots on target. Is TSG Hoffenheim a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #8 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, TSG Hoffenheim attempts 4.57 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. TSG Hoffenheim has a #9 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, TSG Hoffenheim is able to get 36.8 of their shots to be on goal(target). TSG Hoffenheim has a #9 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

TSG Hoffenheim Defensive Stats and Metrics

TSG Hoffenheim gave up 1.86 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. TSG Hoffenheim is #14 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. TSG Hoffenheim goalkeepers fended off 4.71 shots per 90 minutes. This puts TSG Hoffenheim in a ranking of #12 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 66.7% of shots on target were saved by TSG Hoffenheim goalkeepers. TSG Hoffenheim goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #11 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 0.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for TSG Hoffenheim. This puts TSG Hoffenheim at #16 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

TSG Hoffenheim Utility Stats

TSG Hoffenheim tried 1.71 crosses per 90 minutes of action. TSG Hoffenheim is in the top 78 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, TSG Hoffenheim had 11.0 interceptions. This puts TSG Hoffenheim in the top 61 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, TSG Hoffenheim commits 0.0 fouls. TSG Hoffenheim is in the top 42 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. TSG Hoffenheim drew 14.71 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts TSG Hoffenheim in the top 17 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. TSG Hoffenheim had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.43 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts TSG Hoffenheim in the top 36 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

VfB Stuttgart vs. TSG Hoffenheim Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: VfB Stuttgart 3 TSG Hoffenheim 0

Moneyline Pick: VfB Stuttgart +193 5Dimes