Balanced ball game between Heidenheim and St. Pauli expected

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: Voith-Arena (15000 seats)

Buckle up for a show! The starring characters are Heidenheim and St. Pauli, 3 points is the main plot and 1 1/2 hours the duration.

Insights:
  • Heidenheim have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (0) in 2. Bundesliga
  • St. Pauli have the the best goal difference (+11) in 2. Bundesliga

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Heidenheim form and stats

Heidenheim have collected 9 points from their 2. Bundesliga home games so far after 2-3-0. Two home wins in a row for Heidenheim bring valid hopes of a third.

Heidenheim faced defeat in their previous match, away at Werder Bremen (0-3). Tim Kleindienst, an attacker, was the best performer for the team in that match, earning a rating of 6.95 (out of 10). Kleindienst hit the woodwork once and hit one key pass.

Before that game, the 2-1 home victory against Darmstadt 98.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Heidenheim have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found twelve matches with the results: Won eight, drawn two and lost two.

Heidenheim has scored 5 league goals at home this season, in 5 matches. From these home matches, Heidenheim have conceded only 3 goals.

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St. Pauli form and stats

As the visiting team in 2. Bundesliga matches, St. Pauli have produced an overall stat of 1-1-2 so far.

Pauli had fun at their own home (Voith-Arena) last time out, beating Dynamo Dresden 3-0. Christopher Buchtmann, Marcel Beifus and Guido Burgstaller scored. Defender Jakov Medić was the best team player with a rating of 8.34. Medić served one assist, hit one key pass and won 10 of 11 duels.

Preceding that game was the away victory against Karlsruher SC with the score of 3-1.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with St. Pauli playing away and similar expectations, we found eleven relevant matches. Results were two St. Pauli wins, three draws and six defeats.

The visiting St. Pauli have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 4 goals from 4 games. Pauli have conceded 5 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings between these participants: Heidenheim won four, St. Pauli triumphed in four and we saw two draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

St. PauliG. Burgstaller
G. Burgstaller
7 goals
HeidenheimT. Kleindienst
T. Kleindienst
3 goals
HeidenheimT. Mohr
T. Mohr
2 goals

Heidenheim missing players

St. Pauli missing players

Heidenheim St. Pauli
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
9 5 1 Played P 1 4 9
4 2 0 Won W 0 1 6
3 3 1 Drew D 0 1 1
2 0 0 Lost L 1 2 2
10 5 0 Scored S 1 4 19
9 3 0 Conceded C 3 5 8
78% 60% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 75% 89%
67% 60% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 50% 78%
56% 40% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 67%
11% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 50% 44%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 22%
56% 60% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 44%
22% 40% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 44%
44% 40% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 22%
 
6.9 9 4 Corners for (avg) C F 4 3.5 5.1
5.9 4.8 5 Corners against (avg) C A 4 5.2 3.8
1.3 2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 2 1.3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
14.4 16 14 Shots (avg) S ( 10 11.2 15.2
4 3.8 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.8 5.1
28% 26% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 27% 41%
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Heidenheim have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Heidenheim have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (0) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Heidenheim have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • St. Pauli have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • St. Pauli have the most scored goals in the second half (12) in 2. Bundesliga
  • St. Pauli have the the best goal difference (+11) in 2. Bundesliga
  • St. Pauli have won significantly less corners away then at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 St. Pauli 9 6 1 2 19 8 5 5 0 0 15 3 4 1 1 2 4 5 11 19
2 Jahn Regensburg 9 5 3 1 20 10 5 3 2 0 14 7 4 2 1 1 6 3 10 18
3 Paderborn 9 5 2 2 20 10 4 1 1 2 6 6 5 4 1 0 14 4 10 17
4 Schalke 04 9 5 1 3 16 11 5 2 1 2 9 7 4 3 0 1 7 4 5 16
5 Nurnberg 9 3 6 0 11 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 4 0 4 0 6 6 4 15
6 Heidenheim 9 4 3 2 10 9 5 2 3 0 5 3 4 2 0 2 5 6 1 15
7 Hamburger SV 9 3 5 1 15 11 4 1 3 0 7 6 5 2 2 1 8 5 4 14
8 Werder Bremen 9 4 2 3 14 12 5 2 1 2 8 7 4 2 1 1 6 5 2 14
9 Darmstadt 98 9 4 1 4 21 13 4 3 0 1 11 3 5 1 1 3 10 10 8 13
10 Karlsruher SC 9 3 4 2 14 11 4 1 2 1 6 5 5 2 2 1 8 6 3 13
11 Dynamo Dresden 9 4 1 4 13 11 4 3 0 1 8 3 5 1 1 3 5 8 2 13
12 Fortuna Düsseldorf 9 3 2 4 13 15 4 0 2 2 7 9 5 3 0 2 6 6 -2 11
13 Hannover 96 9 3 2 4 7 12 4 2 0 2 3 5 5 1 2 2 4 7 -5 11
14 Hansa Rostock 9 3 1 5 10 14 4 1 0 3 4 9 5 2 1 2 6 5 -4 10
15 Holstein Kiel 9 2 2 5 9 19 5 1 0 4 3 11 4 1 2 1 6 8 -10 8
16 Sandhausen 9 2 1 6 8 20 5 0 1 4 2 13 4 2 0 2 6 7 -12 7
17 Erzgebirge Aue 9 0 4 5 6 16 5 0 2 3 3 9 4 0 2 2 3 7 -10 4
18 Ingolstadt 9 1 1 7 6 23 4 0 1 3 2 7 5 1 0 4 4 16 -17 4

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