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Bundesliga: Hoffenheim vs Mainz 05 – Betting preview

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Ace Football team offers the Bundesliga round 12 match preview for Hoffenheim and Mainz 05 who meet up this coming Sunday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.

Mainz 05 travel to Hoffenheim this coming Sunday, when the pair of them go toe-to-toe at PreZero Arena in an exciting Bundesliga encounter.

Hoffenheim rank sixth with 19 points to their name from 11 matches, while visitors Mainz 05 rank 16th in the Bundesliga table with seven points.


Team form: Hoffenheim vs Mainz 05

Hoffenheim Form

In their last three matches, Hoffenheim lost 1-0 against B. Dortmund, 2-3 against Bayer Leverkusen, and drew 1-1 with Augsburg. In their last six Bundesliga home matches, Hoffenheim have two wins, while they’ve drawn zero and lost four. They scored 12 and conceded 14 goals.

Mainz 05 Form

Mainz 05 have been all over in their last three matches across all tournaments. Against Hertha Berlin, they came out empty-handed in a 3-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 2-0 win against RB Leipzig. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 0-0 draw against Darmstadt. Mainz 05 came through their last six away games in the Bundesliga without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew three and lost three in which, they were outscored by 14 goals to six.

Betting facts for Hoffenheim and Mainz 05

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

  • In 21 of the last 23 home matches Hoffenheim played, both teams scored
  • Hoffenheim have conceded in 47 of the last 49 matches
  • In 19 of the last 21 matches Hoffenheim played, both teams scored
  • In 21 of the last 23 Hoffenheim home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 15 of the last 17 Hoffenheim matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 12 of the last 13 Mainz 05 away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 7 of the last 8 Mainz 05 matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Mainz 05 have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Mainz 05 have conceded in 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • Mainz 05 have not won the last 6 away matches in a row

In-form players: Hoffenheim vs Mainz 05

Wout Weghorst found the target three times in his previous three Bundesliga matches, whereas Jae-Sung Lee just scored once in a similar number of matches.

Full-time result

Hoffenheim claimed four wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, drawing one of the games. They suffered defeat in five of these outings. Mainz 05 won three of their last 10 games away, drew three, and lost four.

Both teams to score

Both teams have scored in the last six Hoffenheim games. Of the previous 10 outings, Hoffenheim scored the opening goal six times, whereas their opponents, Mainz 05, were first on target in three of their last 10 games. Mainz 05 have scored in six consecutive meetings with Hoffenheim at PreZero Arena.

Total goals

Hoffenheim scored an average of 1.9 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Mainz 05, who scored 1.1 times on average in these matches. Hoffenheim managed to score at least once in their previous 15 Bundesliga matches.

Betting prediction: Hoffenheim vs Mainz 05

Here we present a free betting tip for this Bundesliga match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Hoffenheim and Mainz 05.

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