Stadium: Opel Arena (Mainz)
There are no top fixtures on Saturday, but there is a game between Mainz and Freiburg, two mid-tier teams capable of competing for a place in the European competitions this season.
At the start of round 5, Mainz is 4th in the table, with 3 wins in 4 games. Besides the victory over Greuther Fürth, the Carnival club turned out stronger than Leipzig and Hoffenheim. The 05ers did not have easy opponents, but it didn’t stop them from picking up nine points and getting in the Champions League zone. Also, this is a home team in the upcoming game.
SC Freiburg form
Meanwhile, Freiburg has yet to lose in this season Streich's team knocked Wurzburger Kickers out of the German Cup, defeating Dortmund and Stuttgart and drawing with Köln and Arminia in Bundesliga. Freiburg goes right after Mainz in the standings, and if they win on Saturday, they will climb up into the Champions League zone.
Injuries and suspensions
- Mainz: Caricol, Niakhaté.
- SC Freiburg: Schmid.
Expert Betting Tips
Not an easy pair, both teams are on the move, scoring regularly, so an exchange of goals in this game is very likely. In terms of the outcome, we are still on the side of the home team, because both Mainz and Freiburg tend to play great at home, so it is an important factor. Here are the betting options for you to choose from: BTTS for 1.75, W1 for 2.10, W1+BTTS for 4.00.