Ace Football team offers the Bundesliga round 13 match preview for Mainz 05 and Freiburg 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.
The spotlight is on Mainz 05 and Freiburg, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other on Sunday at MEWA Arena in the Bundesliga.
Placed 16th in the Bundesliga table, Mainz 05 have amassed eight points after 12 matches. On 15 points, Freiburg rank ninth with 12 matches played this season.
Form: Mainz 05 vs Freiburg
Mainz 05 Form
Mainz 05 look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. They started by taking out RB Leipzig in a 2-0 win, before a 0-0 draw followed against Darmstadt. Their most recent outing resulted in a 1-1 draw in a hard-fought encounter with Hoffenheim. Mainz 05 claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Bundesliga, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored six and conceded 14 goals.
Freiburg gained four points in their past three matches. First, they went down 3-1 against RB Leipzig, before picking up a 1-1 draw against Darmstadt. Their latest match brought a 5-0 win in their encounter with Olympiacos. Freiburg managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Bundesliga. On top of winning once they also drew one as well as losing four, while scoring 14 times and letting in four.
Betting stats and facts for Mainz 05 and Freiburg
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Mainz 05 and Freiburg. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- Mainz 05 have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- Mainz 05 have not won 12 of the last 14 matches
- In the last 3 Mainz 05 matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In the last 4 Mainz 05 matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Mainz 05 have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
- In 10 of the last 11 Freiburg matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 8 of the last 9 matches Freiburg played, both teams scored
- Freiburg have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Freiburg away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Freiburg have conceded in 10 of the last 11 matches
Players to watch: Mainz 05 vs Freiburg
Having scored just once lately in the Bundesliga, Jae-Sung Lee will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Freiburg hope Vincenzo Grifo can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Bundesliga goals in his last six Bundesliga games.
Popular markets: Mainz 05 vs Freiburg
In their last 10 matches at MEWA Arena across all tournaments, Mainz 05 won four times, drew one, and lost five times. Freiburg claimed five wins, one draw, and four defeats in their last 10 games away. Freiburg have not lost to Mainz 05 in four consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Mainz 05 only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Interestingly, Freiburg scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last five Freiburg games in the Bundesliga. Freiburg managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Both teams scored in the last three meetings between Mainz 05 and Freiburg.
Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Mainz 05’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of one goal during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in nine of Freiburg’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.4 goals in these matches. Freiburg conceded a goal in their last six Bundesliga matches.
Betting prediction: Mainz 05 vs Freiburg
The match between Mainz 05 and Freiburg 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.