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Union Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen: Soccer betting preview

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
Best bookmaker betting odds:

There has not been much time to rest for the guests, as they played a DFB Pokal game only three days ago.

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Union Berlin form and stats

Overall Bundesliga stats at home this season for Union Berlin are 3-4-1 (wins-draw-losses).

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.

Goals decide football matches and Union Berlin are scoring many of them at home; 19 on target from 8 league matches. 11 goals have been conceded.

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Bayer Leverkusen form and stats

Bayer Leverkusen's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Bayer Leverkusen, who have the most clean sheets (4) away in Bundesliga, collect 17 points from their 8 away matches in the Bundesliga. 5 victories and 2 draws have created these points (and only 1 defeat).

The supporters enjoyed Bayer Leverkusen's previous game versus Eintracht Frankfurt (placed 9th), a DFB Pokal 4-1 win played at home. A draw for Bayer Leverkusen before that, at their own venue hosting Werder Bremen (1-1).

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

A quick return to home after this game, as Leverkusen are hosting Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga only four days away.

The Bayer 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. Leverkusen are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 6 times in 8 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

As for the last four games between these two teams, there's zero Union Berlin victories, zero draws and four Bayer Leverkusen wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

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

Union Berlin missing players

Bayer Leverkusen missing players

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

  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

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.

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Bookie Union Berlin Draw Bayer Leverkusen

Read more about Bundesliga

The Bundesliga is the top league of the football pyramid in Germany. It is the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. Bundesliga has 18 teams who play from August to May, a total of 306 fixtures to decide a final league table and the German championship.