St. Pauli – Union Berlin : Preview & Prediction
St. Pauli and Union Berlin play at the Millerntor-Stadion in a match of the 30th round of the 2. League. In the last confrontation between these teams in this competition, on 04-11-2017, Union Berlin won at home for (1-0). At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 games. However, the last time they faced in this stadium was in 10-03-2017, in a game for the 2. League that finished with the victory of Union Berlin by (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by A. Bouhaddouz (83 ‘) for St. Pauli and S. Polter (19’) and D. Kreilach (48 ‘) for Union Berlin. In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Union Berlin presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of St. Pauli
The home team is currently in 13th place with 37 points earned after 9 wins, 10 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied at home to Sandhausen for (1-1). In the last match, lost out to Erzgebirge Aue by (2-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 8 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home games for the championship, St. Pauli has recorded 2 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss, having won 13 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 29 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never managed to turn the score.
It’s more than time for St. Pauli to stop swaying if you want to achieve your minimum goal, which is not to be relegated, and if you want to think bigger you have to have a positive regularity in the results. At home and against an opponent who goes through a similar moment only the three points are of interest, so he will try to nullify the opponent’s moves and be effective in the attack, as this increases his chances of winning. For this match, coach Markus Kauczinski will not be able to count Bernd Nehrig, Waldemar Sobota, Svend Brodersen, Marc Hornschuh and Clemens Schoppenhauer who are in the medical department.
Review of Union Berlin
After 9 wins, 10 draws and 10 losses, the visiting team is in 11th place, having won 37 points. In the last match, they drew with Duisburg at home (0-0), after their previous match lost out in a game against Greuther Fürth (2-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with a total of 23 goals scored and 31 conceded. Already inside the home, won 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 22 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the championship, the Union Berlin won 9 points in 30 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor.
For this competition, does not win as a visitor does 8 games. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of his 15 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 29 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Today we can say that the struggle of Union Berlin is to remain in the second division and will do its best to achieve this goal, and to succeed in what you want to stumble can not happen. The fact of playing away from home always complicates a bit, but your opponent goes through a similar moment in the competition, so if you have attitude and objectivity you can win a positive score at the end of the duel. For this match coach André Hofschneider can not count Akaki Gogia, Michael Parensen, Fabian Schönheim and Sebastian Polter who are in the medical department.
St. Pauli – Union Berlin : Betting Tips
St. Pauli – Win Odds: 2.50
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70