BIELEFELD V WOLFSBURG
Arminia Bielefeld will be looking for a repeat result of the 0-1 Bundesliga 1 success against Stuttgart.
In that match, Arminia Bielefeld had 34% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Arminia Bielefeld was Masaya Okugawa (19'). For their opponents, VfB Stuttgart got 10 shots on goal with 3 on target.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that Arminia Bielefeld have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Arminia Bielefeld have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 13 goals along the way.
VfL Wolfsburg will go into this clash following a 1-0 Bundesliga 1 win as they beat Augsburg in their last game.
In that game, VfL Wolfsburg managed 62% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for VfL Wolfsburg was Lukas Nmecha (14'). On the other side, FC Augsburg 1907 got 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
Florian Kohfeldt's VfL Wolfsburg have fired home 6 times throughout their most recent six matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that same period comes to 8.
Coming into this meeting, VfL Wolfsburg are undefeated by Arminia Bielefeld when they have played them away from home in the previous 6 league games. A very good record, indeed.
Prediction: Both teams to score
UNION BERLIN V HERTHA BERLIN
Union Berlin prepare for this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 Bundesliga 1 drawn game against Cologne.
In that game, Union Berlin managed 30% possession and 10 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For Union Berlin, the goalscorers were Julian Ryerson (9') and Grischa Prömel (45'). For their opponents, 1. FC Köln got 18 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Anthony Modeste (7', 86') was the scorer for Cologne.
Union Berlin have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in one hundred percent of their last 6 games.
They have totted up the amount of 10 during that time while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 14.
Ahead of this meeting, Union Berlin have left without a victory over Hertha Berlin in their previous 3 matches in the league.
Previously, Hertha Berlin drew 1-1 in the Bundesliga 1 tie with Bayer Leverkusen.
In that match, Hertha Berlin managed 46% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Hertha Berlin was Stevan Jovetić (42'). Bayer 04 Leverkusen had 9 shots at goal with 4 on target. Robert Andrich (90') was the scorer for Bayer Leverkusen.
Looking at their form, and Hertha Berlin have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 7 goals in all. At the back, Hertha Berlin certainly have room for improvement. With no two games being the same, it remains to be seen if that trend might persist in this match.
Heading into this fixture, Hertha Berlin have not won against Union Berlin in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
CELTA VIGO V VILLARREAL
Celta Vigo prepare for this game following a 3-3 La Liga drawn match against Barcelona.
In that game, Celta Vigo had 52% possession and 18 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For Celta Vigo, goals were scored by Iago Aspas (52', 96') and Nolito (74'). FC Barcelona had 10 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Ansu Fati (5'), Sergio Busquets (18') and Memphis Depay (34') scored for Barcelona.
An interesting characteristic of more recent Celta Vigo games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their previous 6 clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on "Both Teams to Score" would have been a loser. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, of course.
Heading into this fixture, Celta Vigo are without a home win in the past 3 league games.
Villarreal will go into the clash after a 1-0 La Liga win to beat Getafe in their most recent match.
In that match, Villarreal managed 67% possession and 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Villarreal was Manu Trigueros (10'). For their opponents, Getafe CF got 5 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
In the course of their six most recent matches, Unai Emery's Villarreal have managed to stick the ball in the net 11 times - giving them a goals per game average of 1.83.
Prediction: Both teams to score
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