Paderborn vs. Werder Bremen 6/13/20 Bundesliga Soccer Picks and Prediction
Werder Bremen (6-7-17) at Paderborn (4-8-18)
Bundesliga Soccer: Saturday June 13, 2020 at 9:30 am (Benteler Arena)
The Line: Paderborn +200 / Draw +265 / Werder Bremen +115 -- O/U: 2.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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SC Paderborn host Werder Bremen in a huge relegation six-pointer in German Bundesliga soccer action from the Benteler Arena on Saturday morning.
SC Paderborn enter this match in dead last in the Bundesliga table, sitting on 20 points with a record of 4 wins, 8 draws and 18 losses following a shock 1-1 draw with RB Leipzig in their last match. In the match against the Red Bulls, Paderborn fell behind in the 27th minute, but caught a break just before halftime when Leipzig were reduced to ten men. Paderborn would chip away in the second half, ultimately finding an equalizer from Christian Strohdiek in the second minute of second half stoppage time to salvage a point from the match. Dennis Srbeny and Strell Mamba are tied for the team-high with 5 goals on the year while Kai Proger has a team-high 6 assists this season. Leopold Zingerle is the top goalkeeper for Paderborn, conceding 1.79 goals per 90 minutes with 5 clean sheets in 24 league appearances this season.
Werder Bremen on the other hand, come in right above in 17th place, three points out of the relegation play-off on 25 points with a record of 6 wins, 7 draws and 17 losses following a 1-0 loss to Wolfsburg in their last match. Bremen held Wolfsburg to a scoreless first half and the deadlock carried through a good portion of the second half before Wolfsburg took the lead with eight minutes of regular time to play, and that was all it took as Werder Bremen wouldn’t find an equalizing goal the rest of the way. Milot Rashica leads Werder Bremen in scoring with 7 goals along with a team-high 5 assists this season. Jiri Pavlenka is the #1 goalkeeper for Werder Bremen, conceding two goals per 90 minutes with 4 clean sheets in 29 league appearances this season.
I said it the last couple of games and it’s starting to show that even Paderborn knows they’re done and heading back down to the lower division, sitting eight points from a relegation play-off and 11 points from sure safety, meaning Paderborn would have to run the table and hope that none of their opponents win any games, but Bremen and Mainz play each other so that doesn’t help ease matters either. Bremen knows the importance of these last couple of fixtures as they have winnable games down the stretch, and Bremen is also a far better team on the road than they are at home. Paderborn’s desperate, but realistically, the only team with something to play for is Werder Bremen, so I’ll side with Bremen to pick up all three points on the road here.