Ace Football previews the Bundesliga round 14 match between FC Koln and Mainz 05 and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
FC Koln go up against Mainz 05 at RheinEnergieSTADION on Sunday in a thrilling Bundesliga match.
In the Bundesliga standings, FC Koln rank 15th with nine points to their name from 13 matches, while visitors Mainz 05 sit 17th with eight points.
Form: FC Koln vs Mainz 05
FC Koln Form
FC Koln hope for some consistency, as their last three matches added four points to their account. A meeting with Bochum resulted in a 1-1 draw, followed by a 0-1 defeat against Bayern Munich, before beating Darmstadt by 0-1. FC Koln only managed one meager home win from a possible six at RheinEnergieSTADION in the Bundesliga. They also drew one and lost four of these six encounters, in which they scored six and conceded ten goals.
Mainz 05 Form
Mainz 05 were only able to claim two points from their last three matches. They first drew 0-0 against Darmstadt, followed by another draw. This time it ended 1-1 against Hoffenheim, before going down in a 0-1 defeat against Freiburg. Mainz 05 came through their last six away games in the Bundesliga without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew four and lost two in which, they were outscored by 11 goals to six.
Betting stats and facts for FC Koln and Mainz 05
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that FC Koln and Mainz 05 played across all tournaments.
- FC Koln have conceded in 13 of the last 15 home matches
- In 7 of the last 9 FC Koln home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- FC Koln have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
- In 4 of the last 5 FC Koln matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- FC Koln have not won 5 of the last 6 home matches
- Mainz 05 have not won 12 of the last 14 matches
- Mainz 05 have not won the last 8 away matches in a row
- In 6 of the last 8 Mainz 05 away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Mainz 05 have conceded in 9 of the last 11 away matches
- In the last 3 Mainz 05 matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Players to watch: FC Koln vs Mainz 05
Florian Kainz is showing good form for FC Koln, scoring two goals in their last six Bundesliga matches. Jae-Sung Lee scored once in his previous half-dozen outings.
Betting markets: FC Koln vs Mainz 05
FC Koln won four of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at RheinEnergieSTADION. They drew two and lost four as well, while Mainz 05 won two of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost four.
Both teams to score
Of the previous 10 outings, FC Koln scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents, Mainz 05, were first on target in three of their last 10 games. Both teams scored in the last five meetings between FC Koln and Mainz 05 when playing at RheinEnergieSTADION.
FC Koln performed an average of 3.1 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet in six of the previous ten outings for Mainz 05, who were on target an average of 0.9 times per game.
Betting suggestion: FC Koln vs Mainz 05
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between FC Koln and Mainz 05. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.