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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz 05 – Betting preview

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Title-chasing Borussia Dortmund are looking to continue their great run of results recently on Saturday. They face bleak-looking Mainz 05, who don’t have the bearing of a team capable of threatening the Black and Yellows at the moment.

Sitting top of the table, Borussia Dortmund have claimed 70 points after 33 rounds. A victory this weekend will crown them as champions for the first time since 2012. In contrast, Mainz 05 have amassed 45 points and presently rank number 9 in the Bundesliga table.

Form: Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz 05

Borussia Dortmund Form

In their last three outings, Borussia Dortmund won 6-0 against Wolfsburg, beat B. M’gladbach by 5-2 and hammered Augsburg 0-3. The Black and Yellows swept all opposition aside in the six most recent Bundesliga matches at their home ground. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 25 and conceding five goals.

Mainz 05 Form

Mainz 05 were unable to pick up a single point in their last three matches, as they were first beaten 2-3 by Schalke 04. Next up, Eintracht won 3-0, before losing 1-4 against VfB Stuttgart. The 05ers claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Bundesliga. The scoreline from these matches reads ten goals conceded and eight scored.

Betting facts for Borussia Dortmund and Mainz 05

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Borussia Dortmund and Mainz 05. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • B. Dortmund have won the last 12 home matches in a row
  • B. Dortmund have not lost 22 of the last 24 home matches
  • B. Dortmund have won 11 of the last 12 home matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • B. Dortmund have won 11 of the last 12 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • B. Dortmund have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches
  • Mainz 05 have conceded in 11 of the last 12 away matches
  • Mainz 05 have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 Mainz 05 matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 7 of the last 8 Mainz 05 away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Mainz 05 have lost the last 3 matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players in form: Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz 05

Ludovic Ajorque shows decent form right now for Mainz 05, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Bundesliga. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Borussia Dortmund, who are strong favourites this coming Saturday. Siding with Sebastien Haller also looks like a nice prospect as he scored six goals in his last six Bundesliga matches.

Full-time result

Borussia Dortmund racked up ten wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at Signal Iduna Park, drew zero, and lost zero. Mainz 05 won three of their previous 10 away, drew four, and lost three times. Borussia Dortmund are without defeat in 7 games on the bounce. The Black and Yellows are on a fantastic streak of no less than 14 matches in a row without defeat as the home side. Mainz 05 have 4 defeats in a row. Borussia Dortmund have not lost to Mainz 05 in 5 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Borussia Dortmund scored the first goal in seven out of their last ten games. Curiously, Mainz 05 only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Borussia Dortmund probably enjoy the prospect of scoring on Saturday, as Mainz 05 managed only one clean sheet in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 matches. Borussia Dortmund have scored in 5 consecutive league meetings with Mainz 05.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out eight times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Borussia Dortmund, who scored an average of 3.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Mainz 05, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches. Borussia Dortmund managed to score at least once in their previous 19 matches. Mainz 05 conceded a goal in their last 7 matches.

Betting tip: Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz 05

The match between Borussia Dortmund and Mainz 05 should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Bundesliga game.

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