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VfL Wolfsburg vs. 1. FC Cologne 12/5/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

VfL Wolfsburg visits 1. FC Cologne on 12/5/2020 at 9:30AM

VfL Wolfsburg takes on 1. FC Cologne in a regular season match. VfL Wolfsburg with a record of 4-5-0 this season comes into this game with a 1-3-0 record on the road. 1. FC Cologne is 1-3-5 this season and is 0-1-4 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for VfL Wolfsburg and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against VfL Wolfsburg.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for 1. FC Cologne and it is an opportunity to get rolling. 1. FC Cologne came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on VfL Wolfsburg at their home pitch.

The VfL Wolfsburg Roster

The Players to Watch for the VfL Wolfsburg

John Brooks DF

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

As a scorer, John Brooks had 1 goals this season. John Brooks was ranked #98 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, John Brooks had 0 assists this season. John Brooks was ranked #272 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

John Brooks has 2 Yellow Cards this season. John Brooks has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Admir Mehmedi MF,FW

Admir Mehmedi has 4 shots fired this season. Admir Mehmedi was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Admir Mehmedi has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Admir Mehmedi was ranked #116 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Admir Mehmedi had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Admir Mehmedi was ranked #278 in goals this season. Admir Mehmedi has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Admir Mehmedi was ranked #29 in assists this season.

Admir Mehmedi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Admir Mehmedi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Jérôme Roussillon DF

Jérôme Roussillon has 4 shots fired this season. Jérôme Roussillon was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jérôme Roussillon had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #116 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Jérôme Roussillon had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Jérôme Roussillon was ranked #278 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Jérôme Roussillon had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Jérôme Roussillon was ranked #84 in assists this season.

Jérôme Roussillon has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jérôme Roussillon has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Xaver Schlager MF

As a shooter, Xaver Schlager had 10 shots fired this season. Xaver Schlager was ranked #262 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Xaver Schlager has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Xaver Schlager was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season.

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

Xaver Schlager has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Xaver Schlager has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Wout Weghorst FW

As a shooter, Wout Weghorst had 25 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Wout Weghorst was ranked #159 in shots attempted this season. Wout Weghorst has 14 shots on target this season. He was ranked #138 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Wout Weghorst had 6 goals this season. Wout Weghorst was ranked #6 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Wout Weghorst had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Wout Weghorst was ranked #84 in assists this season.

Wout Weghorst has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Wout Weghorst has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Maximilian Arnold MF

Maximilian Arnold has 11 shots fired this season. Maximilian Arnold was ranked #251 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Maximilian Arnold had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Maximilian Arnold was ranked #80 in shots on goal this season.

Maximilian Arnold has 1 goals scored this season. Maximilian Arnold was ranked #98 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Maximilian Arnold had 2 assists this season. Maximilian Arnold was ranked #29 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Maximilian Arnold has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Maximilian Arnold has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Josip Brekalo FW

Josip Brekalo has 23 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Josip Brekalo was ranked #161 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Josip Brekalo had 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Josip Brekalo was ranked #10 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Josip Brekalo had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Josip Brekalo was ranked #98 in goals this season. Josip Brekalo has 1 assists this season. Josip Brekalo was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

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

Maxence Lacroix DF

Maxence Lacroix has 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Maxence Lacroix was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Maxence Lacroix has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Maxence Lacroix was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season.

Maxence Lacroix has 0 goals scored this season. Maxence Lacroix was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Maxence Lacroix had 1 assists this season. Maxence Lacroix was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Maxence Lacroix has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Maxence Lacroix has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

The 1. FC Cologne Roster

The Players to Watch for the 1. FC Cologne

Rafael Czichos DF

Rafael Czichos has 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Rafael Czichos was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rafael Czichos had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

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

Rafael Czichos has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Rafael Czichos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Ondrej Duda MF,FW

As a shooter, Ondrej Duda had 10 shots fired this season. Ondrej Duda was ranked #262 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ondrej Duda had 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #53 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Ondrej Duda had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Ondrej Duda was ranked #98 in goals this season. Ondrej Duda has 1 assists this season. Ondrej Duda was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Ondrej Duda has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Ondrej Duda has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Sebastian Andersson FW

As a shooter, Sebastian Andersson had 21 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Andersson was ranked #163 in shots attempted this season. Sebastian Andersson has 7 shots on target this season. He was ranked #10 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Sebastian Andersson had 2 goals this season. Sebastian Andersson was ranked #43 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his 1. FC Cologne teammates, Sebastian Andersson had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Andersson was ranked #272 in assists this season.

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

Sebastiaan Bornauw DF

As a shooter, Sebastiaan Bornauw had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sebastiaan Bornauw was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season. Sebastiaan Bornauw has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #333 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Sebastiaan Bornauw has 0 goals scored this season. Sebastiaan Bornauw was ranked #278 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Sebastiaan Bornauw has 1 assists this season. Sebastiaan Bornauw was ranked #84 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

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

Jannes Horn DF

As a shooter, Jannes Horn had 1 shots fired this season. Jannes Horn was ranked #296 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jannes Horn had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

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

Jannes Horn has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Jannes Horn has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Salih Özcan MF

Salih Özcan has 2 shots fired this season. Salih Özcan was ranked #185 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Salih Özcan had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Salih Özcan had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Salih Özcan was ranked #278 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his 1. FC Cologne teammates, Salih Özcan had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Salih Özcan was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Salih Özcan has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Salih Özcan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Elvis Rexhbeçaj MF,FW

Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 7 shots fired this season. Elvis Rexhbeçaj was ranked #28 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Elvis Rexhbeçaj had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Elvis Rexhbeçaj was ranked #196 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Elvis Rexhbeçaj had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Elvis Rexhbeçaj was ranked #98 in goals this season. Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Elvis Rexhbeçaj was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Ellyes Skhiri MF

Ellyes Skhiri has 6 shots fired this season. Ellyes Skhiri was ranked #45 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Ellyes Skhiri has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Ellyes Skhiri was ranked #80 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ellyes Skhiri had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Ellyes Skhiri was ranked #21 in goals this season. Ellyes Skhiri has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Ellyes Skhiri was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Ellyes Skhiri has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Ellyes Skhiri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

VfL Wolfsburg Team Stats

The VfL Wolfsburg Offensive Stats and Metrics

VfL Wolfsburg scored 1.56 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts VfL Wolfsburg 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, VfL Wolfsburg was able to score 1.44 goals off assists. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in a league ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, VfL Wolfsburg was able to score at a 0.34 rate on their shots on target. Is VfL Wolfsburg a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #6 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

VfL Wolfsburg 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. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, VfL Wolfsburg is able to get 35.0 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #9 in Bundesliga in shots on target.

VfL Wolfsburg Defensive Stats and Metrics

VfL Wolfsburg gave up 0.78 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. VfL Wolfsburg is #2 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. VfL Wolfsburg goalkeepers fended off 3.56 shots per 90 minutes. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in a ranking of #6 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

VfL Wolfsburg goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 78.1% of the time. VfL Wolfsburg goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #1 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for VfL Wolfsburg. This puts VfL Wolfsburg at #3 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

VfL Wolfsburg Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, VfL Wolfsburg had 2.67 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 31 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. VfL Wolfsburg has successfully intercepted 11.89 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 50 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VfL Wolfsburg commits 0.0 fouls. VfL Wolfsburg is in the top 36 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VfL Wolfsburg drew 12.78 fouls. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VfL Wolfsburg committed an offside 10.89 times. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 19 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

1. FC Cologne Team Stats

The 1. FC Cologne Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, 1. FC Cologne was able to score 0.89 goals. This puts 1. FC Cologne in a ranking of #16 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, 1. FC Cologne was able to score 0.67 goals off assists. 1. FC Cologne has a ranking of #16 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, 1. FC Cologne was able to score at a 0.28 rate on their shots on target. Is 1. FC Cologne a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #13 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, 1. FC Cologne attempts 3.22 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #16 in Bundesliga in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. 1. FC Cologne attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.7 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #16 in Bundesliga in shots on target.

1. FC Cologne Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, 1. FC Cologne was able to hold opponents to 1.11 goals. This puts 1. FC Cologne is ranked #5 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers fended off 4.11 shots per 90 minutes. This puts 1. FC Cologne in a ranking of #8 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 73.0% of shots on target were saved by 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers. 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #3 in shots saved percentage. 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 0.0% of the time. 1. FC Cologne is ranked #16 in clean sheet rate in the league.

1. FC Cologne Utility Stats

1. FC Cologne tried 1.22 crosses per 90 minutes of action. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 100 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, 1. FC Cologne had 11.78 interceptions. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 57 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. 1. FC Cologne has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 36 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, 1. FC Cologne drew 14.44 fouls. This puts 1. FC Cologne in the top 19 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. 1. FC Cologne had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.56 times per 90 minutes of action. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 83 percentile in offside calls against them.

VfL Wolfsburg vs. 1. FC Cologne Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: VfL Wolfsburg 4 1. FC Cologne 0

Moneyline Pick: VfL Wolfsburg +110 5Dimes