Mainz 05 come up against visiting side Freiburg in a Bundesliga fixture this coming Sunday at MEWA Arena.
Though only separated by a few points, Freiburg will have their work cut out for them this coming Sunday. Mainz 05 are favoured to maintain the lead, they hold on Freiburg in the Bundesliga table.
Mainz 05 scored 2.1 goals on average in their past ten matches, hitting the target 21 times. They conceded 12 goals, an average of 1.2 and pulled off two clean sheets.
Freiburg head into this match on 1.6 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored an acceptable total of 16, while also conceding 17 goals. This amounts to 1.7 on average per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring two times.
The last time these two sides facing off here came up against each other, Freiburg came away with a 2-1 win. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at MEWA Arena.
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg Prediction
Mainz 05 Form
In their last three matches, Mainz 05 won 4-0 and 1-0 against first B. M'gladbach then Hoffenheim, before drawing 1-1 against Hertha Berlin. In their last six Bundesliga home matches, Mainz 05 won four times. They've drawn once and lost once, while scoring 15 and conceding six goals.
In their previous three encounters, Freiburg lost 1-0 against Juventus, won 2-1 against Hoffenheim and lost 0-2 against Juventus. Freiburg won twice, while also recording one draw, and three defeats in their last six away matches in the Bundesliga. The scoreline from these matches says 14 goals conceded and six scored.
Both Mainz 05 and Freiburg have been scoring freely over the past weeks, and we anticipate a very entertaining match. They usually throw caution to the wind, when clashing with each other.
Mainz 05 have taken six points from their last ten games against teams from the top half of the Bundesliga table. They won one of these matches with a scoreline of ten goals to 22. Freiburg won three of their last ten matches against teams from the top half of the Bundesliga table, scoring 14 and conceding 28 goals. They collected 11 points from these. Mainz 05 enjoy a record of ten wins, six draws and eight defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Freiburg have 13 wins, six draws and five defeats in the Bundesliga.
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg Stats
- Mainz 05 have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches
- Mainz 05 have scored in 14 of the last 15 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Mainz 05 home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Mainz 05 have scored in 12 of the last 14 home matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Mainz 05 matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 7 Freiburg matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 4 Freiburg away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Freiburg have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- In the last 4 Freiburg away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Freiburg have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg Squads
Mainz 05 Squad
The 43-year-old Svensson will select the starting eleven against Freiburg from this squad. The statistics represent goals scored and matches played in the Bundesliga this season:
Finn Dahmen (0/6), Lasse Riess (0/0), Robin Zentner (0/18), Aaron Caricol (3/20), Alexander Hack (0/18), Andreas Hanche-Olsen (0/8), Anthony Caci (2/21), Danny da Costa (0/15), Maxim Leitsch (0/9), Silvan Widmer (2/20), Stefan Bell (0/20), Anton Stach (1/21), Aymen Barkok (0/15), Dominik Kohr (2/21), Edimilson Fernandes (0/22), Eniss Shabani (0/0), Jae-Sung Lee (7/24), Leandro Barreiro (2/22), Philipp Schulz (0/0), Brajan Gruda (0/2), Delano Burgzorg (0/10), Jonathan Burkardt (1/11), Karim Onisiwo (8/22), Ludovic Ajorque (2/8), Marcus Ingvartsen (8/18), Marlon Mustapha (0/5), Nelson Weiper (1/4).
Here is the full squad of the away team. The 57 year-old Freiburg manager Streich will select his starting XI from these players:
Benjamin Uphoff (0/0), Mark Flekken (0/24), Noah Atubolu (0/0), Christian Guenter (0/23), Kenneth Schmidt (0/0), Kilian Sildillia (0/21), Kimberly Ezekwem (0/0), Lukas Kuebler (2/13), Manuel Gulde (0/9), Matthias Ginter (3/24), Philipp Lienhart (1/23), Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (2/12), Jonathan Schmid (0/0), Maximilian Eggestein (1/23), Merlin Roehl (0/1), Nicolas Hoefler (0/23), Noah Weisshaupt (0/11), Ritsu Doan (3/24), Robert Wagner (0/2), Roland Sallai (0/13), Vincenzo Grifo (12/23), Woo-Yeong Jeong (1/20), Yannik Keitel (0/17), Lucas Hoeler (3/16), Michael Gregoritsch (8/23), Nils Petersen (0/20).
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg Team News
Mainz 05 might be looking at four missing players for their upcoming assignment against Freiburg.
Anton Stach, Jonathan Burkardt, Maxim Leitsch and Marlon Mustapha are missing from the squad, Mainz 05 will field against Freiburgon Sunday.
Freiburg are juggling with five absent players on this coming Sunday when travelling to Mainz 05.
Names like Philipp Lienhart, Noah Atubolu, Jonathan Schmid, Yannik Keitel and Kimberly Ezekwem most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Mainz 05.
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg Lineups
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg H2H
The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Freiburg came away as 2-1 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome this coming Sunday. Mainz 05 have been slightly more successful than Freiburg in recent meetings. With a 5-2-3 advantage going into this match, betting on Mainz 05 has often proved the profitable way to go. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 11/10.
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg Results
In the past ten matches between home side Mainz 05 and Freiburg both teams found the back of the net five times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 3/4.
Mainz 05 vs Freiburg Betting Tips
It has been a great season for Vincenzo Grifo who bagged 12 for his club so far and bringing that kind of form to the table is crucial for the success of Freiburg.
Mainz 05 collected five wins, drew two and lost three in the 10 most games across all tournaments at MEWA Arena. Freiburg won four of their previous 10 away, drew two and lost four times. Mainz 05 managed two wins without conceding a single goal in the previous 10 matches at home.
In the past ten encounters between Mainz 05 and Freiburg over 2.5 goals came out six times, with Mainz 05 scoring an average of 1.7 goals per game. Freiburg averaged one goal, while both teams scored five times. Mainz 05 performed an average of two goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Freiburg's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches.