FSV Mainz 05 vs FC Koln
Date: Sunday, 22nd January, 2017
Kick-off: 16:30 UK / 17:30 CET
Venue: Opel Arena, Mainz.
Mainz 05 has 4 wins, 6 losses in the last 10 league games. The o-fives struggled in the last 4 league games played in December; Mainz won 1, and lost 3 which include a 3-1 defeat suffered from the hands of Bayern Munich at the Opel Arena. Moreover, Mainz 05 sits 10th on the log with 20 points from 16 games.
Fc Koln have failed to taste defeat in their last 3 league games. The Billy goat gathered 3 points in their 4 games in December, a result that sees them placed 7th on the log with 25 points from 16 games. However, Koln is faced with injury problem, as 6 of their players are out with one ailment or the other.
Mainz vs Koln: Head-To-Head Stats
Both sides will be meeting for the first time this season. Fc Koln enjoyed a 3-2 aggregate win over Mainz 05 in their two legged meeting last season; the Billy goas shared the spoil with Mainz at home, but defeated in front of their home fan in a 5 goals thrilling encounter.
In 10 league meeting between this sides, Mainz 05 has 4 wins compared to Fc Koln. However, Fc Koln had the last laugh in their last league visit to Mainz, which happened to be their only victory in 5 consecutive visit to Mainz.
Mainz vs Koln: Prediction
Both sides have points separating them on the log, this a perfect signs that would be a close clash. Koln haven’t won in 5 consecutive league games, while Mainz 05 have lost just 1 of their last 5 league games at the Opel arena.
In additions, Mainz 05 is an high scoring side compared to their visitors, but are also a very poor side defensive as they jointly sits in the 3rd position of club which have conceded more goals. Therefore, I will less 3 goals in this clash with high possibility of the game ending in a draw.
Mainz vs Koln: Bet Tips
- Draw at 12/5 (3.40)
- Correct FT Score: 1-1 at 6/1 (7.00)