Mainz vs Bochum
Germany – DFB Pokal
Date: Wednesday, 23 December 2020
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Opel Arena (Mainz).
Mainz came back strongly after losing the first half of the last DFB game as the match ended with a 1-5 score on the board, with all five goals scored in the second half of the fixture.
Bochum had an easy win in their previous encounter in DFB this term. The visitor defeated Engers in that clash with a clean sheet 0-3 score on the board.
Mainz vs Bochum Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has been unbeaten in their past seven meetings.
- Only one of their last six matches has ended in a draw.
- Both teams have scored in three of their last five fixtures.
- Their previous encounter in 2010 resulted in a goalless draw.
- The host has been unbeaten for the past four clashes at home.
Mainz vs Bochum Prediction
Mainz is in a winless streak as of late in the Bundesliga this season. Their winless run has not produced many goals in the middle and they are under 3 goals in each of the fixtures. The host enjoys the ground advantage in the game but has won none of their last seven home matches in the schedule.
But the hopes are high for the home team in the upcoming match as they face a second division playing side in the fixture. They might be able to use their ground advantage against a weaker side, especially after a massive 1-5 win in the tournament last time out.
Bochum lost their last two outings in the campaign. They have a decent form in their 2Bundesliga clashes in recent times. But the away team has won none of their last seven h2h meetings with the home team in any major competition.
The match is sizing to be a low-scoring affair with minimal action in ninety minutes. So, the tip for under 3.5 goals will probably be a suitable option from the goals area. Besides, the double chance favoring Mainz will probably be the best bet for the punters.
Mainz vs Bochum Betting tips
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).
Double chance: Mainz or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).