FSV Mainz (+123 to win) plays at VfL Bochum (+215) on Saturday, in both teams’ first match of the season in the Bundesliga.
Here’s what you need to know to place your soccer bets on this matchup.
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FSV Mainz vs. VfL Bochum Odds & Favorites
- Favorite: FSV Mainz (+123)
- Underdog: VfL Bochum (+215)
- Over/under: 2.5
FSV Mainz vs. VfL Bochum Betting Insights
- FSV Mainz won 50.0% of its games last season when favored on the moneyline (8-4-4).
- FSV Mainz finished 6-4-2 last year (winning 50.0% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of +123 or shorter.
- FSV Mainz has a 44.8% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
- VfL Bochum won 10, or 32.3%, of the 31 games it played as an underdog last season.
- VfL Bochum had a record of 7-6-13 in games where sportsbooks had them as underdogs of at least +215 on the moneyline.
- The implied probability of a win by VfL Bochum, based on the moneyline, is 31.7%.
- FSV Mainz’s matches had more than 2.5 goals scored on 20 occasions last season.
- The total for this match is 2.5 goals, 0.1 fewer than the combined scoring average of the two teams last season.
- There were 16 VfL Bochum matches last season with more than 2.5 goals.
- Last season, the opponents of these two teams averaged 2.8 goals per game combined, 0.3 more than the over/under for this match.
FSV Mainz vs. VfL Bochum Offensive Leaders
FSV Mainz Offensive Leaders
- With 11 goals in 34 games last season, Jonathan Michael Burkardt was an important player for FSV Mainz.
- Another player who performed well last season was Marcus Ingvartsen, with six goals in the Bundesliga.
- Karim Onisiwo created 37 chances last season for FSV Mainz and had seven assists.
VfL Bochum Offensive Leaders
- Gerrit Holtmann scored five goals for VfL Bochum last season, on 24 shots (0.8 shots per game).
- Takuma Asano had three goals on 23 shots (0.8 shots per game) last season for VfL Bochum.
- Holtmann also had 25 chances created (262nd in league) and four assists.