Stuttgart vs Mainz.
German Bundesliga, Round 33;
Date: Saturday, 7-May-2016;
Kick-off: 14:30 GMT;
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena, Stuttgart.
Stuttgart will continue their battle of survival this weekend when they host Mainz 05 at Mercedez-Benz-Arena on Saturday 7th May 2016.
Stuttgart are in the 17th position with 33 points a point below Werder Bremen in the 16th position, they come into this game from a 6:2 heavy defeat last week which added to their woes, they are now without a win 7 games and they have lost their last 4 games. Stuttgart are also poor at home; they are without a win in 4 of their last 6 games.
Mainz are better than their opponents, they have won 1 game in their last 6 games, they have lost 2 and drawn 3. Mainz will be hoping for a win in this game to get into the European spot depending on other results.
Stuttgart: Team News
Stuttgart have 6 players on their injury list, Ginczek, Grobkreutz, Serey Die, Baumgarti, Gentner and Barba while Insua is suspended
Stuttgart: Predicted Line up (4-1-4-1)
Tyton – Klein, Niedermeier, Schwaab, Zimmermann – Mart Ristl – Kostic, Rupp, Didavi, Maxim
Mainz: Team News
Alexandre Hack, Leon Balogun and Pierre Bengtsson are still serving their suspension, Elkin soto, Sereno, Yoshinori Muto and Emil Berggreen are still injured
Mainz: Predicted Line-up (4-2-3-1)
Karius – Donati, Bell, Bungert, Brosinski – Serdar, Frei – De Blasis, Samperio, Onisiwo – Cordoba.
Stuttgart vs Mainz: Head-To-Head stats
Stuttgart have won 8 games in their entire 19 games played against Mainz, they have lost 5 and drawn 6.
Stuttgart are good at home against Mainz, they have lost just 1 game against Mainz at home, they have drawn 2 and won 6
Stuttgart vs Mainz: Prediction
Stuttgart have a poor record that may still be affecting player’s morale and psychology, having gone series of games without a win and conceding a lot in their recent games which have showed their weakness in defence. Mainz may not be good at the moment but can’t be compared to the poor form of the hosts.
Recommended Bet: over 1,5 goals.
Best bet: Mainz to win) / over 2.5 goals.
Big money Bet: Mainz (ht/ft) – win-win.