Soccer betting preview: Paderborn welcomes Bochum in what could be a tight duel

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Benteler-Arena (15000 seats)

Paderborn will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 19 points behind Bochum.

Insights:
  • Paderborn have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Bochum haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

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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Paderborn form and stats

6 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats. That’s what Paderborn have to build on here at Benteler-Arena in the 2. Bundesliga.

Paderborn faced defeat in their previous match, away at Nurnberg (1-2). Before that, Paderborn drew at home versus Karlsruher SC.

This is expected to be a close game, with Paderborn perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Paderborn as a small favourite), we find twelve games. Paderborn has won three of these, drawn three and lost six.

Paderborn have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Benteler-Arena with 23 goals in 13 league matches. On the other hand, Paderborn have conceded 19 goals.

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Bochum form and stats

Playing away, Bochum have won 8 games, drawn 1 and suffered 4 defeats in the 2. Bundesliga this season. Momentum is building for Bochum in their away games, having won their two previous outings.

Bochum go into this game after a win, the home game against Holstein Kiel that ended 2-1. Prior to that result Bochum won their away game at Fortuna Düsseldorf. The scoreline was 3-0.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 14 similar matches played by Bochum in our archives, and the results are: four wins for Bochum, four draws and six defeats.

Bochum are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 22 times in 13 away games so far. Bochum have conceded 16 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Bochum - Paderborn 3-0. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: four - one - five (Paderborn wins - draws - Bochum wins). As for goals, eight matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

BochumS. Zoller
S. Zoller
14 goals
PaderbornD. Srbeny
D. Srbeny
12 goals
PaderbornC. Führich
C. Führich
11 goals

Paderborn missing players

Bochum missing players

Paderborn Bochum
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
27 13 3 Played P 3 13 27
9 6 0 Won W 1 8 17
8 4 2 Drew D 0 1 3
10 3 1 Lost L 2 4 7
35 23 6 Scored S 3 22 50
34 19 7 Conceded C 5 16 27
93% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
70% 85% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 85% 89%
48% 62% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 62% 63%
30% 46% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 31% 26%
7% 15% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 15% 11%
52% 69% 100% BTTS BTTS 33% 62% 48%
30% 23% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 23% 37%
26% 8% 0% Failed to Score F T 67% 15% 19%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 2.3 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.5 2.3
3 2 1 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
12.8 13.2 11 Shots (avg) S ( 14 11.9 13
4.1 3.9 4.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.7 4.8 5.1
32% 45% 46% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 35% 36%
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Bochum haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Paderborn have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Paderborn haven’t played a single 0-0 game 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 Bochum 27 17 3 7 50 27 14 9 2 3 28 11 13 8 1 4 22 16 23 54
2 Hamburger SV 27 14 8 5 56 33 13 8 3 2 29 11 14 6 5 3 27 22 23 50
3 Greuther Furth 27 14 8 5 51 32 13 6 3 4 23 17 14 8 5 1 28 15 19 50
4 Holstein Kiel 25 13 7 5 39 24 12 7 2 3 19 14 13 6 5 2 20 10 15 46
5 Fortuna Düsseldorf 27 12 7 8 39 37 13 8 3 2 22 16 14 4 4 6 17 21 2 43
6 Karlsruher SC 27 12 6 9 39 33 14 4 4 6 14 14 13 8 2 3 25 19 6 42
7 Heidenheim 26 11 6 9 37 35 13 8 3 2 24 11 13 3 3 7 13 24 2 39
8 Erzgebirge Aue 27 10 7 10 36 37 13 7 4 2 23 15 14 3 3 8 13 22 -1 37
9 Hannover 96 25 10 6 9 39 31 12 6 4 2 23 12 13 4 2 7 16 19 8 36
10 Paderborn 27 9 8 10 35 34 13 6 4 3 23 19 14 3 4 7 12 15 1 35
11 St. Pauli 26 9 8 9 39 43 13 5 3 5 19 22 13 4 5 4 20 21 -4 35
12 Darmstadt 98 27 9 5 13 43 46 14 5 2 7 19 19 13 4 3 6 24 27 -3 32
13 Nurnberg 27 8 8 11 35 41 14 4 5 5 17 20 13 4 3 6 18 21 -6 32
14 Jahn Regensburg 26 7 10 9 28 33 14 5 5 4 19 17 12 2 5 5 9 16 -5 31
15 Osnabruck 26 7 5 14 25 40 12 2 1 9 12 21 14 5 4 5 13 19 -15 26
16 Eintracht Braunschweig 26 6 8 12 23 44 14 6 3 5 16 19 12 0 5 7 7 25 -21 26
17 Sandhausen 27 7 4 16 29 47 14 6 4 4 21 18 13 1 0 12 8 29 -18 25
18 Würzburger Kickers 26 4 4 18 27 53 13 3 4 6 18 25 13 1 0 12 9 28 -26 16

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The 2. Bundesliga (Zweite Bundesliga) is the second level of German professional football. Like the Bundesliga it has 18 clubs playing a total of 306 fixtures to decide the final league table. The two top teams are promoted while number three has to qualify through a playoff. Two or three teams are relegated through a similar system.