RB Leipzig vs Mainz 05 preview for betting prediction

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Competition: Germany Bundesliga
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: Red Bull Arena (42558 seats)

A new Bundesliga season is about to begin and this is the first proper game for RB Leipzig and Mainz 05. Bring it on!

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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RB Leipzig form and stats

Leipzig are believed to win this game, given a winning chance of about 70% by the bookmakers. We have checked our records for their performance in similar circumstances and found eight matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won four, drew four and lost zero.

RB Leipzig have spent many days and weeks preparing for this match, with countless hours on the training pitches and two practice matches played. These training games have ended with 0 wins, 2 draws and 0 defeats. Some might be interested in the goal production stats for these matches; Leipzig scored 2 goals and let in 2 goals during these two games.

Last season, RB Leipzig's league statistics were 18 wins, 12 draws and 4 losses, resulting in a 3rd position in the Bundesliga. Over these 34 matches they scored 81 goals and conceded 37. Playing at home last season RB Leipzig managed 7-8-2 (win-draw-lost) with 38 goals and 21 conceded.

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Mainz 05 form and stats

You'll want to know how Mainz managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found three similar matches resulting in one away win, zero draws and two home wins.

Mainz 05 played three friendlies in their break from official games, resulting in 0 victories, 0 draws and 3 defeats. In these three matches Mainz 05 scored 2 and conceded 5 goals.

Let's have a look at how Mainz 05 performed last season in the Bundesliga: They landed a 13th position in the league table after playing out 11 victories, 4 draws and 19 defeats. In total they scored 44 and conceded 65 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 6 - drew 2 and lost 9 with 26/36 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last eight meetings: five - two - one (Leipzig wins - draws - Mainz 05 wins). As for goals, eight matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero had two or less.

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Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
0 0 0 Played P 0 0 0
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
RB Leipzig Last season Mainz 05
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
34 17   Played P   17 34
18 7   Won W   6 11
12 8   Drew D   2 4
4 2   Lost L   9 19
81 38   Scored S   26 44
37 21   Conceded C   36 65
94% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 97%
94% 100%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   88% 79%
68% 65%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   71% 65%
50% 53%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   47% 44%
24% 12%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   24% 18%
65% 82%   BTTS BTTS   53% 53%
29% 12%   Clean Sheets C S   18% 15%
12% 6%   Failed to Score F T   29% 35%
 
5.5 6.2   Corners for (avg) C F   4.5 5.1
4.6 4   Corners against (avg) C A   7.3 6.4
1.6 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.4 2.2
3 2   Red cards R C   2 3
 
550 278   Total Shots T S   212 470
213 108   Shots on Target S O   74 156
38% 35%   Goal Efficiency G E   35% 28%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Arminia Bielefeld 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Augsburg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Bayer Leverkusen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bayern München 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Borussia Dortmund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Borussia M'gladbach 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Eintracht Frankfurt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Freiburg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Hertha BSC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Hoffenheim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Köln 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mainz 05 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 RB Leipzig 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Schalke 04 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Stuttgart 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Union Berlin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Werder Bremen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Wolfsburg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bayern München 34 26 4 4 100 32 17 13 2 2 53 15 17 13 2 2 47 17 68 82
2 Borussia Dortmund 34 21 6 7 84 41 17 11 3 3 46 17 17 10 3 4 38 24 43 69
3 RB Leipzig 34 18 12 4 81 37 17 7 8 2 38 21 17 11 4 2 43 16 44 66
4 Borussia M'gladbach 34 20 5 9 66 40 17 12 2 3 40 21 17 8 3 6 26 19 26 65
5 Bayer Leverkusen 34 19 6 9 61 44 17 9 4 4 32 22 17 10 2 5 29 22 17 63
6 Hoffenheim 34 15 7 12 53 53 17 7 1 9 26 37 17 8 6 3 27 16 0 52
7 Wolfsburg 34 13 10 11 48 46 17 4 7 6 19 23 17 9 3 5 29 23 2 49
8 Freiburg 34 13 9 12 48 47 17 9 2 6 23 17 17 4 7 6 25 30 1 48
9 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 13 6 15 59 60 17 8 4 5 36 27 17 5 2 10 23 33 -1 45
10 Hertha BSC 34 11 8 15 48 59 17 6 3 8 23 32 17 5 5 7 25 27 -11 41
11 Union Berlin 34 12 5 17 41 58 17 8 3 6 24 20 17 4 2 11 17 38 -17 41
12 Schalke 04 34 9 12 13 38 58 17 5 7 5 20 27 17 4 5 8 18 31 -20 39
13 Mainz 05 34 11 4 19 44 65 17 5 2 10 18 29 17 6 2 9 26 36 -21 37
14 Köln 34 10 6 18 51 69 17 6 4 7 28 27 17 4 2 11 23 42 -18 36
15 Augsburg 34 9 9 16 45 63 17 5 5 7 28 29 17 4 4 9 17 34 -18 36
16 Werder Bremen 34 8 7 19 42 69 17 2 3 12 15 36 17 6 4 7 27 33 -27 31
17 Fortuna Dusseldorf 34 6 12 16 36 67 17 4 6 7 18 28 17 2 6 9 18 39 -31 30
18 Paderborn 34 4 8 22 37 74 17 2 2 13 21 46 17 2 6 9 16 28 -37 20

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The Bundesliga is the top league of the football pyramid in Germany. It is the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. Bundesliga has 18 teams who play from August to May, a total of 306 fixtures to decide a final league table and the German championship.