Fixture prediction for 3. Liga: Osnabrück - Saarbrücken at Bremer Brücke

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Competition: Germany 3. Liga
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Bremer Brücke (16667 seats)

This could be an absorbing fixture as Osnabrück have their supposed home advantage, while Saarbrücken have an edge of 5 points in the 3. Liga table.

Insights:
  • Saarbrücken have the most points from losing position (15) in 3. Liga

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Osnabrück form and stats

4 victories, 2 draws and 4 defeats. That’s what Osnabrück have to build on here at Bremer Brücke in the 3. Liga.

A good away victory last time out for Osnabrück, who won 5-0 against Rodinghausen. As mentioned above, Osnabrück "killed" Rodinghausen in their previous game. They need to reset completely for this one and beware of complacency.

Heartbreak before that as Osnabrück lost 1-2 at Magdeburg's place.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Osnabrück have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found eight games) they have won four times, drawn zero and lost four.

Osnabrück aren't scoring a lot here at Bremer Brücke in the league, with only 9 goals from 10 games. From these home matches, Osnabrück have conceded only 6 goals.

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Saarbrücken form and stats

The visitors are W4-D4-L1 on the road this term. That's in the 3. Liga. Momentum is building for Saarbrücken in their away games, having won their two previous outings.

There were no winners in Saarbrücken's previous match, a 3. Liga home game that ended 2-2 vs Havelse (placed 20th).

A home win before that, celebrating 1-0 vs Freiburg II.

Saarbrücken are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is three wins, one draw and one defeat. From a total of five matches.

Saarbrücken are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 13 away goals from 9 games (in the league). Saarbrücken have conceded 9 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The previous head-to-head match ended Saarbrücken - Osnabrück 1-2, played this season. Last seven meetings with these sides: Osnabrück won five, Saarbrücken were winners in zero and we saw two draws. four games with over 2,5 goals, three matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

SaarbrückenA. Grimaldi
A. Grimaldi
8 goals
OsnabrückM. Heider
M. Heider
6 goals
SaarbrückenJ. Günther-Schmidt
J. Günther-Schmidt
6 goals

Osnabrück missing players

Saarbrücken missing players

Osnabrück Saarbrücken
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
19 10 1 Played P 2 9 20
8 4 1 Won W 1 4 9
5 2 0 Drew D 1 4 7
6 4 0 Lost L 0 1 4
25 9 1 Scored S 2 13 32
19 6 0 Conceded C 1 9 24
89% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 78% 90%
63% 30% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 56% 75%
53% 30% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 44% 50%
16% 10% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 35%
5% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 22% 15%
47% 20% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 56% 60%
26% 40% 100% Clean Sheets C S 50% 33% 30%
37% 60% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 33% 20%
 
6.3 7.3 8 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.8 5.5
5.1 5.2 8 Corners against (avg) C A 7 6.1 5.2
2.6 2.4 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.6 2.5
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.5 12.5 14 Shots (avg) S ( 6.5 6.6 8.7
4.1 4.3 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.5 2.9 4
32% 21% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 50% 41%
 
9.2 8.6 14 Shots against (avg) S A 9 7.3 7.9
4.4 4.1 7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3 2.9 3.5
Key stats in 3. Liga this season:
  • Saarbrücken have the most points from losing position (15) in 3. Liga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Magdeburg 20 14 2 4 41 18 10 8 1 1 18 4 10 6 1 3 23 14 23 44
2 Eintracht Braunschweig 20 10 6 4 36 20 10 4 4 2 18 12 10 6 2 2 18 8 16 36
3 Meppen 20 11 3 6 32 27 10 7 1 2 20 7 10 4 2 4 12 20 5 36
4 Waldhof Mannheim 20 9 7 4 32 22 10 5 4 1 19 10 10 4 3 3 13 12 10 34
5 Saarbrücken 20 9 7 4 32 24 11 5 3 3 19 15 9 4 4 1 13 9 8 34
6 Kaiserslautern 20 9 6 5 28 13 9 5 3 1 14 3 11 4 3 4 14 10 15 33
7 Borussia Dortmund II 20 9 3 8 29 23 10 3 3 4 10 9 10 6 0 4 19 14 6 30
8 Wehen Wiesbaden 20 8 6 6 29 24 10 3 4 3 14 14 10 5 2 3 15 10 5 30
9 Osnabrück 19 8 5 6 25 19 10 4 2 4 9 6 9 4 3 2 16 13 6 29
10 1860 München 20 7 8 5 32 27 10 4 3 3 19 15 10 3 5 2 13 12 5 29
11 Viktoria Berlin 20 7 5 8 30 26 10 5 2 3 17 11 10 2 3 5 13 15 4 26
12 Freiburg II 20 7 5 8 15 28 10 5 3 2 12 10 10 2 2 6 3 18 -13 26
13 Zwickau 20 4 11 5 26 28 10 2 5 3 13 14 10 2 6 2 13 14 -2 23
14 Hallescher FC 20 5 7 8 27 33 10 4 3 3 17 16 10 1 4 5 10 17 -6 22
15 Viktoria Köln 20 6 4 10 22 36 10 4 3 3 16 14 10 2 1 7 6 22 -14 22
16 Türkgücü-Ataspor 20 5 6 9 21 30 10 4 3 3 15 14 10 1 3 6 6 16 -9 21
17 Verl 20 4 7 9 30 40 10 2 3 5 15 22 10 2 4 4 15 18 -10 19
18 MSV Duisburg 19 5 2 12 23 33 9 4 2 3 13 11 10 1 0 9 10 22 -10 17
19 Wurzburger Kickers 20 3 8 9 14 28 10 1 4 5 7 18 10 2 4 4 7 10 -14 17
20 Havelse 20 3 4 13 17 42 10 2 0 8 7 24 10 1 4 5 10 18 -25 13

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The 3. Liga (Dritte Liga) is the third division in German football. It consists of 20 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 380 fixtures. The two top teams of the final league table are promoted and number three can promote through a playoff. The bottom three teams are relegated.