Mainz vs Schalke Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in German Bundesliga on Friday, 5 May 2023.
With four games left, Schalke are still placed 17th in a table of 18 – in the relegated zone. They need to raise the level of their performances to keep themselves safe.
Meanwhile, Mainz are in possession of the eighth spot at the moment. They need a surplus of three points to climb into a top-six position.
Mainz vs Schalke Head-to-head stats
Mainz are unbeaten at this venue in the past five years, and they also scored two or more goals in all but one meeting at this stadium during this period. Do also note that the guests managed to win just twice here in the past ten years.
Who will win the match between Mainz vs Schalke?
Mainz are chasing a European ticket, and they lost just once in the past three months. They also have a 100% winning record in the past three months at home, barring just two draws.
On the other hand, Schalke lose three of their previous five overall fixtures, and they have a single league win on the road this whole season. Moreover, they were a team that were promoted to the top flight only at the end of the last season.
By the looks of things, a win is expected for hosts Mainz this weekend.
How many goals can be expected?
Schalke let in six goals from their past two road trips combined, while hosts Mainz scored five goals from their past two appearances at home.
On top of that, the guests also let in two or more goals in all but one h2h clash at this venue in the past five years.
By the looks of things, a high-scoring affair is expected this Friday.
Mainz vs Schalke Prediction
Schalke are placed 17th in a table of 18, and are facing the threat of relegation. They have a single win on the road this whole season, and are also a team that got promoted only at the end of the last campaign.
On the other hand, Mainz are chasing a European ticket, and are in great form. In fact, barring two draws, they have a 100% winning record at home in the last three months.
In addition, they also have a dominant h2h record against this rival in the past decade.
Likely, Mainz to Win would be a good pick at 1.70 odd.
Going on, they scored two or more goals in all but one h2h meeting here in the past five years. They also scored five goals from their past two appearances at home, while the visitors let in six goals from their previous two road trips combined.
As such, the Over 1.5 Team Goals by Mainz would be a decent option at 1.67 odd.
Mainz vs Schalke Betting Tips
Mainz to Win @ 1.70
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Mainz @ 1.67.