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Wolfsburg vs. RB Leipzig 5/16/2021 Fußball-Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Wolfsburg challenges RB Leipzig on 5/16/2021.

Wolfsburg clashes with RB Leipzig in a regular season match. Wolfsburg with a record of 19.0-7.0-6.0 this season comes into this game with a 8.0-4.0-4.0 record on the road. RB Leipzig is 19.0-7.0-6.0 this season and is 11.0-3.0-2.0 at home.

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for RB Leipzig and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for RB Leipzig than game on their home pitch?

The Wolfsburg Roster

The Players to Watch for the Wolfsburg

Wout Weghorst FW

Wout Weghorst has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Wout Weghorst had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Wout Weghorst has 30 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 Wolfsburg teammates, Wout Weghorst had 20 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Wout Weghorst has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Wout Weghorst has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Ridle Baku FW,DF

As a shooter, Ridle Baku had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ridle Baku had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Ridle Baku had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ridle Baku has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ridle Baku has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ridle Baku has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

John Brooks DF

As a shooter, John Brooks had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. John Brooks has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

John Brooks has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. John Brooks has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Brooks has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Brooks has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Maximilian Arnold MF

As a shooter, Maximilian Arnold had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Maximilian Arnold had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Maximilian Arnold has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Maximilian Arnold has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Maximilian Arnold has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Maximilian Arnold has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Xaver Schlager MF

As a shooter, Xaver Schlager had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Xaver Schlager had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Xaver Schlager had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Xaver Schlager has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Xaver Schlager has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Xaver Schlager has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Maxence Lacroix DF

As a shooter, Maxence Lacroix had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Maxence Lacroix had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Maxence Lacroix had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Wolfsburg teammates, Maxence Lacroix had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Maxence Lacroix has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Maxence Lacroix has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Josip Brekalo FW

Josip Brekalo has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Josip Brekalo had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Josip Brekalo has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Josip Brekalo 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.

Josip Brekalo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Josip Brekalo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Yannick Gerhardt MF,FW

Yannick Gerhardt has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Yannick Gerhardt has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Yannick Gerhardt had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Yannick Gerhardt has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yannick Gerhardt has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yannick Gerhardt has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

The RB Leipzig Roster

The Players to Watch for the RB Leipzig

Dani Olmo MF,FW

As a shooter, Dani Olmo had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dani Olmo had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Dani Olmo has 24 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 RB Leipzig teammates, Dani Olmo had 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.

Dani Olmo has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Dani Olmo has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Dayot Upamecano DF

Dayot Upamecano has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dayot Upamecano had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Dayot Upamecano has 24 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 RB Leipzig teammates, Dayot Upamecano had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dayot Upamecano has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dayot Upamecano has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Angeliño DF,FW

Angeliño has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Angeliño had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Angeliño had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RB Leipzig teammates, Angeliño had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Angeliño has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Angeliño has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Kevin Kampl MF

Kevin Kampl has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Kevin Kampl has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Kevin Kampl had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Kevin Kampl has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kevin Kampl has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin Kampl has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Willi Orban DF

As a shooter, Willi Orban had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Willi Orban has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Willi Orban 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 RB Leipzig teammates, Willi Orban had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Willi Orban has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Willi Orban has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Marcel Sabitzer MF

As a shooter, Marcel Sabitzer had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Marcel Sabitzer has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Marcel Sabitzer has 20 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RB Leipzig teammates, Marcel Sabitzer had 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.

Marcel Sabitzer has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Marcel Sabitzer has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Tyler Adams DF,MF

As a shooter, Tyler Adams had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Tyler Adams has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Tyler Adams has 20 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Tyler Adams has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tyler Adams has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tyler Adams has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Nordi Mukiele DF

Nordi Mukiele has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Nordi Mukiele has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Nordi Mukiele had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RB Leipzig teammates, Nordi Mukiele had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Nordi Mukiele has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nordi Mukiele has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Fußball-Bundesliga action.

Wolfsburg Team Stats

The Wolfsburg Offensive Stats and Metrics

Wolfsburg scored 1.59 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Wolfsburg was able to score 1.37 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Wolfsburg was able to score on 0.33 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Wolfsburg attempted 4.78 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Wolfsburg attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Wolfsburg Defensive Stats and Metrics

Wolfsburg gave up 0.94 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.28 shots were saved by Wolfsburg goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Wolfsburg truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Wolfsburg goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 71.4% 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. Wolfsburg goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 43.8% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Wolfsburg Utility Stats

RB Leipzig tried 12.66 crosses per 90 minutes of action. RB Leipzig is in the top 73 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, RB Leipzig had 11.28 interceptions. This puts RB Leipzig in the top 61 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. RB Leipzig has committed 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. RB Leipzig is in the top 45 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. RB Leipzig drew 11.81 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts RB Leipzig in the top 64 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. RB Leipzig had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.44 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts RB Leipzig in the top 92 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

RB Leipzig Team Stats

The RB Leipzig Offensive Stats and Metrics

RB Leipzig scored 1.53 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, RB Leipzig was able to score 1.31 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

RB Leipzig converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

RB Leipzig attempted 5.56 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. RB Leipzig attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.6% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

RB Leipzig Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, RB Leipzig was able to hold opponents to 0.84 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. RB Leipzig goalkeepers fended off 2.28 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. RB Leipzig truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

RB Leipzig goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 65.8% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 46.9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for RB Leipzig. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

RB Leipzig Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, RB Leipzig had 12.66 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts RB Leipzig in the top 73 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, RB Leipzig had 11.28 interceptions. This puts RB Leipzig in the top 61 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. RB Leipzig has committed 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts RB Leipzig in the top 45 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. RB Leipzig drew 11.81 fouls per 90 minutes of action. RB Leipzig is in the top 64 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. RB Leipzig had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.44 times per 90 minutes of action. RB Leipzig is in the top 92 percentile in offside calls against them.

Wolfsburg vs. RB Leipzig Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Wolfsburg 1 RB Leipzig 2

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