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Bundesliga

VfL Bochum vs Union Berlin - Preview and Prediction

Get the latest previews, tips and predictions for the exciting Bundesliga match VfL Bochum vs Union Berlin. Check out our expert analysis and see how the teams will perform.

Prediction


VfL Bochum

45%

Home

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Union Berlin

10%

Away

Performance


VfL Bochum

67%

Home

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Union Berlin

33%

Away

Overview

As the Bundesliga season progresses, a crucial encounter is set to take place at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion, where VfL Bochum will host Union Berlin. Both teams are looking to improve their standings, with Bochum sitting at 14th place with 13 points and Union Berlin just behind at 15th with 10 points. The match is scheduled for Saturday, with both sides eager to secure a victory.

VfL Bochum

VfL Bochum enters this match with a mixed bag of recent results. Over their last five games this season, they have recorded two wins, two draws, and one loss. Their most recent fixture ended in a defeat against 1899 Hoffenheim with a scoreline of 3-1. Despite this setback, Bochum has shown resilience throughout the season, managing to draw seven times in their 14 games played. With a goal difference of -14, they will be looking to tighten up their defense while capitalizing on playing at their home ground, the Vonovia Ruhrstadion. Historically against Union Berlin, Bochum has had an evenly matched record with one win, two draws, and two losses in their last five encounters.

Union Berlin

Union Berlin comes into this match after a much-needed win against Borussia Monchengladbach, ending the game with a 3-1 victory. This win was a bright spot in what has been a challenging run of form, as it was preceded by three consecutive losses and a draw. With only three wins this season out of 13 games played and a goal difference of -13, Union Berlin will be looking to build on their recent success to climb out of the lower end of the league table. Playing away from their home stadium, Stadion An der Alten F├Ârsterei, they will need to overcome the disadvantage of not having home support. Their past performances against VfL Bochum have been fairly balanced with two wins, two draws, and one loss.

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Statistics


VfL Bochum

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Union Berlin

53%
+6%

Avg. Ball Possession %

47%
74%
+3%

Avg. Pass %

71%
49

Total Shots

+17%
69
2183
+7%

Total Passes

1892

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Games


VfL Bochum

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Union Berlin

1

Wins

2

Draws

2

Wins

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3
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3

3
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1

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4

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Prediction

The prediction for this upcoming match favors VfL Bochum as the winner. Playing at home could provide them with the edge they need to overcome Union Berlin. Both teams have had their struggles this season but seem evenly matched in terms of past head-to-head statistics. With both teams close in the league table and having similar goal differences, it's expected to be a tightly contested match. However, given Bochum's slightly better form and the advantage of playing at home, they are tipped to come out on top in what promises to be an engaging Bundesliga fixture.

Please note that football matches are subject to many variables and while predictions are made based on available data, the actual outcome can always differ from forecasts.