An der Alten Forsterei
Saturday, February 4, 2023. 17:30
The surprise package of the Bundesliga takes on Mainz at the An der Alten Forsterei stadium and will be hoping to reclaim the top spot as Bayern Munich does not play until Sunday. Union Berlin have rediscovered the form that enabled them top the Bundesliga for about ten weeks. They won all matches played after the break. Mainz have not won a match after the break. Will the home side be able to grab the opportunity to move to the summit of the Bundesliga table wth both hands? Time will tell.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Union Berlin (LDLWWW)
The fans of the home team have made the An der Alten Forsterei stadium a fortress and a nightmare to play for any away team. A win presents the home team with the opportunity to return to the summit of the Bundesliga table. Union Berlin have won all four matches played after the break.
At home, Union Berlin have won six and drawn two of the eight matches played. This gives the home side enough confidence to play at home and in front of their fans. They will be relishing the opportunity to return to the summit of the Bundesliga table with a win for their fans.
Mainz 05 are having a terrible second half of the season. They have lost two of the matches played after the Bundesliga resumed. Mainz is currently middle of the Bundesliga and is not in any threat of relegation.
Playing away from home seems to bring some joy to Mainz than playing at home. Mainz have conceded twenty-nine goals and scored twenty-six. Mainz playing at the An der Alten Forsterei last year resulted in Mainz picking zero points.
Expert Betting Tips
Union Berlin and Mainz have played thirteen matches, with both teams winning five and three draws. Matches between these two sides have a goal average of 2.5 per game. Union Berlin, at home this season, have scored over 1.5 goals per game, while Mainz average 2.3 goals per game.
Union Berlin have not lost a match in the Bundesliga this season while playing at home. Their solid defence have conceded 7 goals in 8 matches played at home. Union Berlin have scored 17 goals in the 8 home matches played. Mainz have a better away form than home and will be hoping to cause a surprise. Expect goals from the match but Union Berlin looks the favourite.
Below are the expert predictions.
- Home win for 1.99 odds (betking);
- Over 2.5 goals for 2.296 odds (1xbet);
- BTTS for 2.02 odds (bet365);