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THE MATCH PREDICTION Mainz 05 - Freiburg 05.04 20:30

Total Goals Away Over (1)
LOSS

The twenty-eighth matchday of the German Bundesliga will open up with a single Friday game. Mainz will face Freiburg at their Opel Arena. The home side is unsuccessful within a long period. Will the hosts interrupt their unhappy line?

Mainz

Mainz demonstrated a quite successful performance and good defensive abilities in the first part of the tournament. There the O5ers beat the teams from the lower half of the table and played with a draw against stronger opponents such as Hertha, Eintracht and Hoffenheim.

The Carnival Club began this calendar year with two consecutive victories over Stuttgart and Nurnberg. Then the hosts added seven defeat and unique win to their statistics. Last round they have been beaten by Werder 3:1. The Greens had a substantial advantage before the break. Then both sides have scored their goals.

Totally, Sandro Schwarz’s guys are thirteenth with 30 points and the following record: eight wins, six draws and 13 losses, 28 goals for and 48 goals against.

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Freiburg

Freiburg demonstrate an opposite performance comparing to Mainz. The Ravens lost just once in their last eight matches. Commonly, they are situated close to the nearest rival and sit on the twelfth place in the standings. They have seven wins, 11 draws and nine losses, 38 goals for and 43 goals against.

Christian Streich’s men are unbeaten within their last three rounds. In March they won over mentioned above Hertha and played with a draw against Borussia Monchengladbach and even Bayern.

 

Probable line-ups

Mainz: Müller – Brosinski, Bell (c), Niakhate, Martin – Gbamin, Kunde, Latza – Boetius – Quaison, Mateta
Out: Abbas (thigh), Adler (knee), Holtmann (thigh), Mwene (knee)
Doubtful: -

Freiburg: Schwolow – Stenzel, Gulde, Heintz, Günter – Frantz (c), Abrashi, Höfler, Grifo – Haberer – Höler
Out: Flekken (groin), Kleindienst (knee), Koch (knee), Kübler (ankle), Petersen (hamstring), Sallai (groin)
Doubtful: Kath (groin), Lienhart (concussion)

The first H2H meeting ended in favor of Mainz 3:1

Prediction

This year Mainz have just one game with a clean sheet. So the home side’s defense leaves to be desired. Thus, we predict the away side over 1,0 and rely on two goals as a minimum. Let’s bet on this with a working coefficient of 1.78 

The odds are valid at the moment of the prediction publication.

«Mainz 05»

WINS: 1 LOSSES: 4

0 : 1
3 : 0
2 : 1
3 : 0
1 : 5

«Freiburg»

DRAWS: 2 WINS: 2 LOSSES: 1

2 : 1
5 : 1
0 : 0
3 : 3
2 : 0

Last meetings:

22.11.2014

Mainz 2 : 2 Freiburg

14.01.2015

Freiburg 1 : 0 Mainz

18.04.2015

Freiburg 2 : 3 Mainz

19.11.2016

Mainz 4 : 2 Freiburg

08.04.2017

Freiburg 1 : 0 Mainz

25.11.2017

Freiburg 2 : 1 Mainz 05

16.04.2018

1. FSV Ma... 2 : 0 Freiburg

10.11.2018

Freiburg 1 : 3 Mainz

12.01.2019

Mainz 2 : 2 Freiburg

12.01.2019

Freiburg 2 : 2 Mainz