Mainz vs Hamburg: Preview and Prediction

Mainz 05 host Hamburger SV on Saturday at Coface Arena, hoping to get back to winning ways. Mainz will be coming into this game from 2 consecutive defeats and will be looking to win their remaining matches to keep the Europa league spot.

On the other hand, Hamburger are entering this game on the back of a 2:1 impressive win over Werder Bremen last week, they are hoping for a repeat of last week’s adventure in this week’s game.

Form comparison

  • Mainz has been on the struggling steps lately, they have won just 1 game in their last 7 league games.
  • Hamburger are not also in superb form, they have lost 4 of their last 6 games.
  • Though Mainz are struggling, their home form is still good, they have lost just 1 of their last 6 home games, won 4 and drew 1.

Mainz: Team News

Danny Latza has returned from injury and he is likely to start in the midfield.

Julian Baumgartlinger is on a one-match ban while Ekin Soto, Emil Berggreen and Yoshinori Muto are all injured.

Mainz: Predicted Line-up (4-2-3-1)

Bussmann, Hack, Bell, Brosinski
Frei, Latza
Samperio, Malli, Blasis

Hamburger: Team News

Ivo Ilecevic and Dennis Diekmeier are struggling for fitness while Lasogga and Gregoritsch are on suspension..

Hamburg: Predicted Line-up (4-2-3-1)

Sakai, Djourou, Spahic, Ostrzolek
Jung, Holtby
Bahoul, Hunt, Ilicevic

Mainz vs Hamburger: Head-To-Head stats

These two teams have played each other 19 times, Mainz have won 6 times while Hamburger have won 8 times and remaining 5 have ended I draw.

Mainz have lost 4 times to Hamburger at home and won just 2 games in their 9 games at home against Hamburger.

Mainz vs Hamburger: Prediction

Both teams are having a poor form and non can be classified as the favorites in this game. The game could go either way but one thing is certain, the chance of this game to end in a stalemate is low.

Last 6 games played between these two teams have recorded at least 3 goals and Hamburg have scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 away games against Mainz.

Hamburg’s last 5 games in the Bundesliga have recorded at least 3 goals.

Mainz vs Hamburg-Statistical Prediction 30-Apr-2016
Mainz vs Hamburg: Statistical Prediction

Mainz vs Hamburger: Bet Tips

Best Bet: Over 1.5 goals at Full Time.
Big money bet: Full Time result – Draw.
Risky bet: First half ends in draw.