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FC Union Berlin v Sport-Club Freiburg : Bundesliga match betting preview, prediction and odds

Sat 18th May, 14:30 BST, An der Alten Forsterei, Berlin

Christian Streich will be hoping for a vital away win in the Bundesliga on Saturday afternoon, as he takes his Sport-Club Freiburg side to the An der Alten Forsterei to visit FC Union Berlin and Nenad Bjelica. Form, head-to-head stats, predictions and odds from the UK's biggest bookmakers are all shown below. Helping our users place smart bets is what we do best. Here we've gone for , but why not flip through the tabs and find the one you like best?

Best Tip: Over 1.5 goals

The stats suggest there's no obvious winner in this fixture, but the evidence does point towards the conclusion that Union Berlin and Freiburg will score 2 or more goals between them. That has been the case when they've gone head-to-head historically, and neither Nenad Bjelica or Christian Streich has served up too many 0-0s recently either. The bookmakers predict over 1.5 goals too, with best odds of 1.29 equating to about a 76% probability.

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Win / Draw / Win
Over / Under 1.5 Goals
Over / Under 2.5 Goals
Over / Under 3.5 Goals
Win To Nil
Both Teams To Score
Correct Score
Both Teams To Score & Result
Double Chance
Half Time / Full Time
Over / Under 0.5 Goals
Over / Under 4.5 Goals
Over / Under 5.5 Goals
Draw No Bet
Team To Score First
If you’re looking for a winner in this match, we think Union Berlin are the most likely. Our predictive algorithm gives them a 41% chance of victory, and the bookies have them at a best price of 2.15.
Change odds
Predictions Add Bet365 Coral
Union Berlin
41%
17/20
10%
10/11
7%
Draw
25%
27/10
6%
27/10
6%
Freiburg
34%
31/10
17%
14/5
9%
Draw 1-1
12%
6/1
8%
11/2
Union Berlin 1-0
9%
15/2
6%
7/1
14%
Union Berlin 2-1
9%
15/2
6%
13/2
6%
Freiburg 1-0
8%
12/1
18%
10/1
16%
Freiburg 2-1
8%
12/1
8%
10/1
10%
Union Berlin 2-0
7%
9/18/1
Draw 0-0
6%
12/1
18%
9/1
11%
Draw 2-2
6%
12/1
13%
10/1
8%
Freiburg 2-0
5%
20/1
11%
16/1
13%
Union Berlin 3-1
4%
12/1
24%
11/1
8%
Freiburg 3-1
3%
28/120/1
Union Berlin 3-0
3%
16/1
11%
12/1
13%
Union Berlin 3-2
3%
20/1
19%
16/1
11%
Freiburg 3-2
3%
33/122/1
12%
Freiburg 3-0
2%
40/128/1
12%
Over 2.5 Goals
54%
8/11
9%
-
Under 2.5 Goals
46%
11/10
10%
-
Home 1st Goal
50%
8/15
6%
-
Away 1st Goal
47%
8/5
8%
-
No 1st Goal
3%
12/1
18%
-
BTTS - Yes
57%
4/6
5%
8/13
7%
BTTS - No
43%
11/10
5%
23/20
10%
BTTS - Home Win
21%
5/2
19%
12/5
13%
BTTS - Draw
19%
7/217/5
BTTS - Away Win
17%
6/1
8%
5/1
Home/draw
66%
2/9
5%
1/4
4%
Away/draw
59%
10/11
10%
17/20
6%
Home/away
75%
2/72/7
Over 1.5 Goals
77%
2/9
5%
-
Under 1.5 Goals
23%
10/3
15%
-
Over 3.5 Goals
31%
7/4
19%
-
Under 3.5 Goals
69%
4/9
8%
-
Over 4.5 Goals
16%
4/1
17%
-
Under 4.5 Goals
84%
1/6
4%
-
Over 5.5 Goals
7%
9/1
23%
-
Under 5.5 Goals
93%
1/16
2%
-
Over 0.5 Goals
94%
1/25
1%
-
Under 0.5 Goals
6%
12/1
18%
-
Home DNB
59%
2/5
7%
2/5
5%
Away DNB
51%
7/4
10%
7/4
12%
Union Berlin win to nil
20%
5/2-
Freiburg win to nil
16%
7/1
33%
-
Union Berlin / Union Berlin
27%
2/1
12%
19/10
9%
Union Berlin / Freiburg
3%
28/122/1
12%
Union Berlin / Draw
6%
12/111/1
Draw / Union Berlin
16%
4/119/5
4%
Draw / Freiburg
10%
15/2
13%
7/1
14%
Draw / Draw
14%
5/1
9%
17/4
5%
Freiburg / Union Berlin
4%
20/1
9%
16/1
11%
Freiburg / Freiburg
13%
11/2
18%
5/1
9%
Freiburg / Draw
6%
14/111/1
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Win / draw / win Bundesliga table

Union Berlin have played 33 matches so far this season and are in 16th position in the league.

Performance against teams above them in the league

29 of those games have come against teams above them in the table. They have lost 18 games, drawn 6 and won 5. Union Berlin have conceded 53 goals, scored 22, failed to score in 17 matches and kept 5 clean sheets.

Home league performance

Union Berlin have played 16 games at home, winning 6, drawing 2 and losing 8 fixtures. They have scored 20 goals, conceded 29 goals, kept 3 clean sheets and failed to score 6 times in home league games.

Freiburg lay in 8th place on 42 points in the Bundesliga league table having played 33 matches.

Performance against teams below them in the league

They have played 19 games against teams below them in the table, winning 9, drawing 6 and losing 4 games. They have scored 26 goals and kept 9 clean sheets against lower placed opposition. Freiburg have conceded 18 goals and have failed to score in 2 matches.

Away league performance

Freiburg have played 16 away games, winning 6, drawing 2 and losing 8 games. They have scored an average of 1 goals per away game and conceded an average 1.6 goals per away game.

Union Berlin
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Freiburg
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
l
 
0-1A
l
 
4-0A
 Leverkusen3327606487 
l
 
2-3A
l
 
2-1A
l
 
1-5A
l
 
1-0A
 Bayern3323375172 
d
 
2-2F
l
 
3-0A
l
 
0-3A
l
 
2-0A
 Stuttgart3322473570 
l
 
1-3A
l
 
5-0A
l
 
0-3A
l
 
2-0A
 RB Leipzig3319773864 
l
 
1-4A
l
 
3-1A
l
 
0-2A
l
 
4-2A
 Dortmund3317972160 
l
 
2-4A
l
 
3-0A
l
 
0-3A
d
 
0-00-0
 E.Frankfurt3311139146 
d
 
3-3A
d
 
0-00-0
l
 
0-2A
w
 
0-1F
 Hoffenheim3312714-243 
w
 
3-2F
w
 
1-2F
May 18
d
 
0-00-0
 Freiburg Away3311913-1242 
-
-
d
 
2-2A
l
 
1-0A
 Heidenheim3391212-839 
d
 
1-1F
l
 
3-2F
d
 
1-1A
l
 
2-0A
 Augsburg3310914-939 
w
 
2-0F
l
 
2-1F
w
 
2-1F
l
 
2-0A
 W.Bremen3310914-939 
w
 
1-0F
l
 
3-1A
w
 
1-0F
l
 
2-1A
 Wolfsburg3310716-1337 
l
 
1-2F
w
 
0-1F
w
 
3-1F
d
 
0-00-0
 B. M'gladbach3371313-734 
d
 
3-3F
w
 
0-3F
l
 
3-4A
l
 
3-0A
 VfL Bochum3371214-2933 
w
 
2-1A
w
 
1-2F
w
 
4-1F
d
 
1-1F
 Mainz3361413-1432 
d
 
1-1F
w
 
0-1F
-
-
 Union Berlin H338619-2630 
d
 
0-00-0
May 18
w
 
2-0F
l
 
3-2F
 Köln3351216-2927 
w
 
2-0F
d
 
0-00-0
w
 
1-0F
w
 
1-4F
 Darmstadt333822-5217 
d
 
1-1A
w
 
0-1F
Win / draw / win form
3
Union Berlin have lost 3 consecutive home league games
7
Union Berlin have not won in 7 consecutive league games
3
Freiburg have kept a clean sheet for 3 consecutive away league games
Union Berlin 16TH
20 league games
Home
3
Overall
7
Goals: Scored
26
Conceded
32
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Won
8
D
4
Lost
8
Goals: Scored
16
Conceded
29
Games: Scored
10 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
10 / 20
Won
5
Draw
5
Lost
10
Freiburg 8TH
20 league games
Away
3
Overall
Goals: Scored
22
Conceded
33
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
8
D
2
Lost
10
Goals: Scored
28
Conceded
33
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Won
6
Draw
6
Lost
8
Win / draw / win head to head (H2H)
5
Union Berlin have not lost to Freiburg in 5 consecutive home league meetings
League games at Union Berlin since 2016
Union Berlin
Freiburg
Goals: Scored
9
4
Games: Scored
4 / 5
3 / 5
Clean sheets
2 / 5
1 / 5
FCU
3
D
2
All league games since 2015
Union Berlin
Freiburg
Goals: Scored
16
15
Games: Scored
8 / 11
7 / 11
Clean sheets
4 / 11
3 / 11
FCU
5
D
3
SCF
3
Goal Statistics

Goals have been an issue for Sport-Club Freiburg of late. It has been 6 Bundesliga games since they last scored more than 1, and a PG of 1.3 suggests they'll have problems ending that run on Saturday afternoon against FC Union Berlin.

Union Berlin 16th Freiburg 8th
Kickoff prediction
Kickoff prediction
1.5
goals
1.3
goals
Scoring probability
Scoring probability
0
22%
1
34%
2
25%
3
13%
4+
There is a 78% probability that Union Berlin will score 1 or more goals
0
26%
1
35%
2
23%
3
10%
4+
There is a 61% probability that Freiburg will score no more than 1 goal
 
20 home / away league games
20 home / away league games
-20
Union Berlin have scored 20% fewer goals at home than predicted
-14
Freiburg have scored 14% fewer goals when away than predicted
1.3
average goals scored
1.1
average goals scored
1.6
conceded
1.7
conceded
 
Statistics Bundesliga - 2023/2024 Season
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Union Berlin
PG (predicted goals)
Freiburg
1.5
1.3
Attack rating
FCU
SCF
34%
better
view stats
Games scored16
27
Failed to score17
6
Scored first9
17
Goals scored31
44
Avg. goals scored0.9
1.3
Avg. shots per game9
9
Avg. shots per goal10
7
Conversion rate11%
15%
KickOff rating
+34%
Defence rating
FCU
SCF
11%
better
view stats
Games conceded26
23
Clean sheets7
10
Conceded first21
13
Goals conceded57
56
Avg. goals conceded1.7
1.7
Avg. shots/game conceded10
11
Avg. shots/goal conceded6
6
Conversion rate17%
16%
KickOff rating
+11%

Union Berlin v Freiburg Bundesliga lLine ups will show here when available.

Union Berlin Bundesliga squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
32647
F RönnowR GosensK Volland R Gosens
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
F Rönnow GLK32
2
-
D Doekhi DEF232
2
-
R Knoche DEF211
-
D Leite DEF31
6
-
C Trimmel  MID252
1
1
A Schäfer  MID1912
1
1
L Tousart MID22
5
-
J Juranovic MID202
3
-
B Aaronson MID2921
2
1
R Gosens MID2963
7
-
Y Vertessen FWD1232
1
-
Subs
A Schwolow GLK1
-
P Jaeckel DEF5
-
J Haberer  MID201
6
-
A Laïdouni MID223
1
-
A Kral MID24
2
-
K Volland  FWD2534
1
1
B Hollerbach FWD274
2
-
M Kaufmann FWD181
-
C Bedia  FWD71
-
Freiburg Bundesliga squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
338711
N AtuboluV GrifoV GrifoN Höfler
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
N Atubolu GLK33
-
L Kübler DEF251
6
-
Y Keitel DEF141
-
J Makengo DEF19
-
C Günter DEF1412
1
-
R Doan MID2962
1
-
M Eggestein MID3211
5
-
N Höfler MID2711
10
1
V Grifo MID3187
3
-
R Sallai MID2631
7
-
L Höler FWD3272
7
-
Subs
F Müller GLK
-
A Szalai DEF3
-
M Rosenfelder DEF
-
N Weißhaupt MID2312
1
-
F Muslija MID9
-
M Gregoritsch FWD3174
2
-
C Adamu FWD15
-
M Philipp FWD161
2
-