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VfL Wolfsburg vs. Schalke 04 11/21/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

VfL Wolfsburg challenges Schalke 04 on 11/21/2020 at 9:30AM

VfL Wolfsburg takes on Schalke 04 in a regular season match. VfL Wolfsburg with a record of 2-5-0 this season comes into this game with a 0-3-0 record on the road. Schalke 04 is 0-3-4 this season and is 0-2-1 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 last match, Schalke 04 won and now turns their attention to VfL Wolfsburg at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Schalke 04 and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Schalke 04 came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The VfL Wolfsburg Roster

The Players to Watch for the VfL Wolfsburg

John Brooks DF

John Brooks has 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, John Brooks was ranked #138 in shots attempted this season. John Brooks has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #313 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

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

John Brooks has 2 Yellow Cards this season. John Brooks has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Yannick Gerhardt MF,FW

Yannick Gerhardt has 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Yannick Gerhardt was ranked #78 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yannick Gerhardt had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #95 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Yannick Gerhardt has 0 goals scored this season. Yannick Gerhardt was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Yannick Gerhardt had 0 assists this season. Yannick Gerhardt was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Yannick Gerhardt has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Yannick Gerhardt has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Admir Mehmedi MF,FW

As a shooter, Admir Mehmedi had 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Admir Mehmedi was ranked #104 in shots attempted this season. Admir Mehmedi has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #95 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Admir Mehmedi has 0 goals scored this season. Admir Mehmedi was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Admir Mehmedi has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Admir Mehmedi was ranked #68 in assists this season.

Admir Mehmedi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Admir Mehmedi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Jérôme Roussillon DF

As a shooter, Jérôme Roussillon had 3 shots fired this season. Jérôme Roussillon was ranked #138 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Jérôme Roussillon has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #95 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Jérôme Roussillon has 0 goals scored this season. Jérôme Roussillon was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Jérôme Roussillon had 0 assists this season. Jérôme Roussillon was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

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

Xaver Schlager MF

As a shooter, Xaver Schlager had 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Xaver Schlager was ranked #34 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Xaver Schlager had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Xaver Schlager was ranked #313 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Xaver Schlager had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Xaver Schlager was ranked #259 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Xaver Schlager had 0 assists this season. Xaver Schlager was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Xaver Schlager has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Xaver Schlager has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Wout Weghorst FW

As a shooter, Wout Weghorst had 18 shots fired this season. Wout Weghorst was ranked #202 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Wout Weghorst has 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #116 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Wout Weghorst has 3 goals scored this season. Wout Weghorst was ranked #15 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Wout Weghorst had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Wout Weghorst was ranked #253 in assists this season.

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

Maximilian Arnold MF

Maximilian Arnold has 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Maximilian Arnold was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season. Maximilian Arnold has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #63 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Maximilian Arnold has 1 goals scored this season. Maximilian Arnold was ranked #81 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Maximilian Arnold has 1 assists this season. Maximilian Arnold was ranked #68 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Maximilian Arnold has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Maximilian Arnold has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Josip Brekalo FW

Josip Brekalo has 16 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Josip Brekalo was ranked #206 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Josip Brekalo had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Josip Brekalo was ranked #23 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 #81 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VfL Wolfsburg teammates, Josip Brekalo had 0 assists this season. Josip Brekalo was ranked #253 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 4 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

The Schalke 04 Roster

The Players to Watch for the Schalke 04

Bastian Oczipka DF

As a shooter, Bastian Oczipka had 6 shots fired this season. Bastian Oczipka was ranked #52 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Bastian Oczipka has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Bastian Oczipka was ranked #313 in shots on goal this season.

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

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 7 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Gonçalo Paciência FW

Gonçalo Paciência has 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #217 in shots attempted this season. Gonçalo Paciência has 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #39 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Gonçalo Paciência had 1 goals this season. Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #81 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. Gonçalo Paciência was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

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

Nabil Bentaleb MF

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

Nabil Bentaleb has 0 goals scored this season. Nabil Bentaleb was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Nabil Bentaleb had 0 assists this season. Nabil Bentaleb was ranked #253 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 1 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Omar Mascarell MF

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

Omar Mascarell has 0 goals scored this season. Omar Mascarell was ranked #259 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Omar Mascarell had 1 assists this season. Omar Mascarell was ranked #68 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 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Benito Raman FW,MF

Benito Raman has 6 shots fired this season. Benito Raman was ranked #52 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Benito Raman had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #170 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Benito Raman has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Benito Raman was ranked #259 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Benito Raman had 0 assists this season. Benito Raman was ranked #253 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 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Salif Sané DF

As a shooter, Salif Sané had 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Salif Sané was ranked #78 in shots attempted this season. Salif Sané has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Salif Sané was ranked #170 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Salif Sané had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Salif Sané was ranked #259 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Salif Sané had 0 assists this season. Salif Sané was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Salif Sané has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Salif Sané has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Can Bozdogan MF

As a shooter, Can Bozdogan had 5 shots fired this season. Can Bozdogan was ranked #78 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Can Bozdogan has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #170 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Can Bozdogan had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Can Bozdogan was ranked #259 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Schalke 04 teammates, Can Bozdogan had 0 assists this season. Can Bozdogan was ranked #253 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Can Bozdogan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Can Bozdogan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 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 #354 in shots attempted this season. Amine Harit has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Amine Harit was ranked #313 in shots on goal this season.

Amine Harit has 0 goals scored this season. Amine Harit was ranked #259 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 #68 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 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

VfL Wolfsburg Team Stats

The VfL Wolfsburg Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, VfL Wolfsburg was able to score 1.00 goals. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in a ranking of #13 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 0.86 goals off assists. VfL Wolfsburg has a ranking of #14 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

VfL Wolfsburg converted on 0.25 of attempted shots on goal. Is VfL Wolfsburg a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #14 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, VfL Wolfsburg attempts 4.0 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. VfL Wolfsburg has a #12 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, VfL Wolfsburg is able to get 32.6 of their shots to be on goal(target). VfL Wolfsburg has a #12 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

VfL Wolfsburg Defensive Stats and Metrics

VfL Wolfsburg gave up 0.71 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts VfL Wolfsburg is ranked #2 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.29 shots were saved by VfL Wolfsburg goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. VfL Wolfsburg is ranked #4 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 82.6% of shots on target were saved by VfL Wolfsburg goalkeepers. This puts VfL Wolfsburg ranks #1 in the league in saves rate. VfL Wolfsburg goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 28.6% of the time. This puts VfL Wolfsburg at #5 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

VfL Wolfsburg Utility Stats

VfL Wolfsburg tried 2.86 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 22 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VfL Wolfsburg had 11.57 interceptions. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 50 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. VfL Wolfsburg has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. VfL Wolfsburg is in the top 42 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. VfL Wolfsburg drew 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 50 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VfL Wolfsburg committed an offside 11.43 times. This puts VfL Wolfsburg in the top 36 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Schalke 04 Team Stats

The Schalke 04 Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Schalke 04 was able to score 0.57 goals. Schalke 04 is ranked #18 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Schalke 04 was able to score 0.29 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 0.27 rate on their shots on target. Is Schalke 04 a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #10 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

Schalke 04 attempted 2.14 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 22.1 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 2.14 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Schalke 04 is #17 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Schalke 04 goalkeepers fended off 6.71 shots per 90 minutes. Schalke 04 is ranked #18 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Schalke 04 goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 66.0% of the time. This puts Schalke 04 ranks #13 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

Per 90 minutes of action, Schalke 04 had 2.71 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Schalke 04 in the top 33 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Schalke 04 had 6.0 interceptions. Schalke 04 is in the top 100 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Schalke 04 has committed 0.14 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Schalke 04 in the top 92 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Schalke 04 drew 12.29 fouls. Schalke 04 is in the top 67 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Schalke 04 had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.71 times per 90 minutes of action. Schalke 04 is in the top 69 percentile in offside calls against them.

VfL Wolfsburg vs. Schalke 04 Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: VfL Wolfsburg 2 Schalke 04 0

Moneyline Pick: VfL Wolfsburg +107 Pinnacle Sports