Football tips: Union Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: Germany Bundesliga
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 19:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion An der Alten Försterei (22012 seats)

A key match in Bundesliga as both teams are battling for the top positions. With Union Berlin in 5th position and Bayer Leverkusen placed 3rd, this promises to be an exciting meeting. Read on to find out more!

Insights:
  • Union Berlin have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Bayer Leverkusen has the most clean sheets (4) away in Bundesliga

The visiting Bayer Leverkusen played their last game only three days ago, a DFB Pokal match.

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Union Berlin form and stats

3 victories, 4 draws and 1 defeat. That’s what Union Berlin have to build on here at Stadion An der Alten Försterei in the Bundesliga.

The home supporters saw a 2-2 draw versus Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga last time out and are looking for a win here. Before that match, a win away at Werder Bremen.

The Berlin manager U. Fischer has got the team scoring with 19 from 8 home games in the league. 11 goals have been conceded.

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Bayer Leverkusen form and stats

The away team, who have the most clean sheets (4) away in Bundesliga, have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 5 wins, 2 draws and only 1 loss in the Bundesliga.

Leverkusen are travelling after their nice 4-1 home win in the DFB Pokal against Eintracht Frankfurt (placed 9th). Preceding that match was the 1-1 draw at home vs Werder Bremen.

Goalkeeper Lukáš Hrádecký was absolutely vital in the Leverkusen victory against Eintracht Frankfurt, making six saves.

After this away game Leverkusen return home for a Bundesliga game against Borussia Dortmund. That game is only four sleeps after this.

The Leverkusen manager P. Bosz has got the team scoring on the road, with 16 away goals in 8 league matches. It's worth mentioning that 8 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (6 so far).

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last four matches): Union Berlin zero wins, zero draws and Bayer Leverkusen four victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one game had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Bayer LeverkusenL. Alario
L. Alario
8 goals
BerlinM. Kruse
M. Kruse
6 goals
Union BerlinT. Awoniyi
T. Awoniyi
5 goals

Union Berlin missing players

Bayer Leverkusen missing players

Union Berlin Bayer Leverkusen
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 8 3 Played P 1 8 15
6 3 1 Won W 0 5 8
7 4 2 Drew D 1 2 5
2 1 0 Lost L 0 1 2
31 19 5 Scored S 0 16 30
20 11 4 Conceded C 0 6 15
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 88% 87%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 75% 80%
67% 75% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 62% 60%
53% 62% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 33%
13% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 20%
80% 75% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 67%
20% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 50% 33%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 12% 13%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2 1.6 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.5 1.7
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.7 13 11.7 Shots (avg) S ( 7 13.1 12.9
4.6 5.6 5.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 5.4 5
45% 42% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 37% 40%
Key stats in Bundesliga this season:
  • All of Union Berlin's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Bayer Leverkusen has the most clean sheets (4) away in Bundesliga
  • Bayer Leverkusen have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded away.
  • Union Berlin have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Union Berlin have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Union Berlin haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bayern München 15 10 3 2 46 24 7 5 2 0 28 10 8 5 1 2 18 14 22 33
2 RB Leipzig 15 9 4 2 26 12 8 6 1 1 17 6 7 3 3 1 9 6 14 31
3 Bayer Leverkusen 15 8 5 2 30 15 7 3 3 1 14 9 8 5 2 1 16 6 15 29
4 Borussia Dortmund 15 9 1 5 31 19 7 4 0 3 16 10 8 5 1 2 15 9 12 28
5 Union Berlin 15 6 7 2 31 20 8 3 4 1 19 11 7 3 3 1 12 9 11 25
6 Wolfsburg 15 6 7 2 22 17 7 5 2 0 12 6 8 1 5 2 10 11 5 25
7 Borussia M'gladbach 15 6 6 3 28 24 8 3 4 1 13 9 7 3 2 2 15 15 4 24
8 Freiburg 15 6 5 4 28 24 8 3 3 2 18 12 7 3 2 2 10 12 4 23
9 Eintracht Frankfurt 15 5 8 2 25 23 7 2 5 0 11 9 8 3 3 2 14 14 2 23
10 Stuttgart 15 5 6 4 30 22 7 0 4 3 9 13 8 5 2 1 21 9 8 21
11 Augsburg 15 5 4 6 17 23 8 2 2 4 9 15 7 3 2 2 8 8 -6 19
12 Hertha BSC 15 4 4 7 23 25 7 2 2 3 10 12 8 2 2 4 13 13 -2 16
13 Werder Bremen 15 3 6 6 17 24 7 1 2 4 6 12 8 2 4 2 11 12 -7 15
14 Hoffenheim 15 4 3 8 22 30 7 2 1 4 12 13 8 2 2 4 10 17 -8 15
15 Arminia Bielefeld 15 4 1 10 10 24 8 3 0 5 6 11 7 1 1 5 4 13 -14 13
16 Köln 15 2 5 8 13 27 8 0 2 6 8 18 7 2 3 2 5 9 -14 11
17 Schalke 04 15 1 4 10 12 39 8 1 2 5 7 13 7 0 2 5 5 26 -27 7
18 Mainz 05 15 1 3 11 14 33 8 0 2 6 6 15 7 1 1 5 8 18 -19 6

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