RB Leipzig vs Mainz 05: Preview and Prediction

RB Leipzig vs Mainz 05: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-6th November 2016

RB Leipzig vs Mainz 05
German Bundesliga 2016/17
Date: Sunday, 6th November 2016,
Kick-Off at 14:30 UK
Venue: Red Bull Arena, Leipzig.

RB Leipzig is fast becoming every neutral’s favourite Bundesliga team with the sensation run in their first ever season in Bundesliga. An unbeaten record after 9 matchdays and a second place in the table are fancy achievements for the new boys. And there is another record to be broken on Sunday. If they avoid defeat, they will equal Duisburg’s record of 10 match unbeaten record by a newly promoted side.

There is only a 2 point gap between league leaders Bayern Munich (23 pts) and RB Leipzig (19 pts). Alongside Hoffenheim at third with 19 points, Bayern and Leipzig are the only unbeaten sides in Bundesliga so far. Leipzig are coming to the matchday 10 on the back of a 4 match winning run.

Mainz are currently 9th in the table with 14 points. The can consider themselves to have made a good start. At this point last season, they had 2 points less. Mainz fought hard to see off FC Ingolstadt last weekend by a 2-0 margin. This helped them to gain some confidence after the 3-0 trouncing by Schalke in the previous round. Mainz are currently without a win in their last two away matches and failed to score in those two.

RB Leipzig vs Mainz 05: Head-to-Head stats

This will be the first ever Bundesliga meeting between Mainz and RB Leipzig.

RB Leipzig vs Mainz 05: Prediction

There is no doubt that Leipzig are in some excellent form and they have shown that they will not be intimidated by the big names in Bundesliga. Mainz on the other hand have done moderately well in most of their fixture. But the Null-Funfers tend to struggle well organized teams. Leipzig are a hard working side in good spirit. They are very likely to grab another win and break Duisburg’s record of 10 match unbeaten run by a newly promoted side.

RB Leipzig vs Mainz 05: Prediction

Leipzig to win at 1.60 (3/5)
Over 2.5 goals at 1.82 (9/11).

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