Augsburg will go up against Mainz 05 this coming Saturday for a Bundesliga meeting.
Mainz 05 are placed 12 with 23 points after 19 matches. Augsburg occupy a position as 13 in the league on 21 points.
Three points for Augsburg could go a long way in their quest to reach the top half of the Bundesliga table. A difficult task awaits, though, as Mainz 05 won't go down without a fight.
When it comes to goal-scoring Mainz 05 could be more prolific, scoring 18 times in their previous ten games. That is an average of 1.8 goals per game in which, they conceded 18 times. This is an average of 1.8 a game, achieving a clean sheet in two games.
Augsburg hit the target 15 times in the last ten outings, which creates an average of 1.5 goals a game. They conceded two goals per match for a total of 20 goals, while claiming two clean sheets as well.
Mainz 05 triumphed in a 2-1 win against Augsburg, the last time they faced off. However, Augsburg secured a 2-1 win in the match before that.
Mainz 05 vs Augsburg Prediction
Mainz 05 Form
Mainz 05 have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it opened with a 5-2 victory against Bochum. Unable to follow that up, they went down 0-4 against Bayern Munich, before handing over all three points in a 2-1 defeat against Union Berlin. Mainz 05 claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Bundesliga. They also drew two and lost two, scored 13 goals and conceded nine.
Six points is Augsburg have to show from their past three matches, as they beat B. M'gladbach by 1-0. This was followed by a 3-1 defeat against Freiburg, before winning 1-0 against Bayer Leverkusen. Augsburg only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Bundesliga. In these six matches they drew one and lost four as well as being outscored by 16 goals to 12.
Mainz 05 need the support of their home crowd at MEWA Arena after suffering defeat twice in recent matches. We fancy them to rise to the occasion and claim a win.
Mainz 05 are looking at a record of six wins, five draws and eight defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Augsburg enjoy a record of six wins, three draws and ten defeats in the Bundesliga.
Mainz 05 vs Augsburg Stats
- Mainz 05 have conceded in the last 13 matches in a row
- In 9 of the last 10 matches Mainz 05 played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 9 Mainz 05 matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 7 of the last 8 Mainz 05 home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Mainz 05 have conceded in 11 of the last 12 home matches
- In 7 of the last 8 away matches Augsburg played, both teams scored
- In 7 of the last 8 Augsburg away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Augsburg have lost the last 3 away matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
- Augsburg have scored in 13 of the last 15 away matches
- Augsburg have not won the last 7 away matches in a row
Mainz 05 vs Augsburg Team News
Mainz 05 could be looking at four players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Augsburg.
Anton Stach, Jonathan Burkardt, Maxim Leitsch and Marlon Mustapha nurses various injuries and won't take part for Mainz 05 against Augsburg at MEWA Arena.
Augsburg have five on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Mainz 05 on Saturday.
Augsburg need to do without Elvis Rexhbecaj, Nathanael Mbuku, Andre Hahn, Noah-Joel Sarenren-Bazee and Tobias Strobl, who are not fit enough to travel to MEWA Arena.
Mainz 05 vs Augsburg H2H
Augsburg lost 2-1 against Mainz 05 in their latest encounter. This served as pay back for the 2-1 defeat, Augsburg handed out in the match before. Augsburg usually handle Mainz 05 well, winning seven of last ten encounters. Mainz 05 claimed a rare 2-1 win in their last meeting, though, and look to double up. The bookies have Augsburg to win this match at best price odds of 3/1.
Mainz 05 vs Augsburg Results
The past ten matches between Mainz 05 and Augsburg have largely been entertaining affairs. Over 2.5 goals came out a winning bet seven times in these encounters. It seems only natural to look for goals this coming Saturday. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 8/11 with the bookies.
Mainz 05 vs Augsburg Betting Tips
When looking for in-form players to find the target, there are some interesting names popping up in both teams. Karim Onisiwo brings great form to the table, as he is now on three goals in six games. Surely, Mainz 05 will start him against Augsburg, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Mergim Berisha, who notched up three goals in his past six games.
Mainz 05 won three of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at MEWA Arena. They drew three and lost four as well, while Augsburg won two of their last 10 games away. They drew one and lost seven. Mainz 05 won three times in their 10 most recent league games, with Augsburg claiming two wins from a possible 10.
Over 2.5 goals happened seven times in the past ten encounters between Mainz 05 and Augsburg, with Mainz 05 scoring 1.1 goals on average per game. Augsburg averaged 1.7 goals, while both teams scored six times. Mainz 05 saw over 2.5 goals in eight of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Augsburg's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of one goal in these matches.