Bayern Munich are up against Mainz 05 at the Allianz Arena this weekend with full focus on the Bundesliga. Bayern are back at the top of the table due to an advantage on goal difference over Borussia Dortmund, who had a nine-point lead at one stage in the campaign. Bayern have been able to eat into this lead with remarkable consistency in 2019. Mainz 05 have been able to remain just outside the top half of the table even if their results have not been so great. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Bayern Munich were able to come up with a 6-0 thrashing of Wolfsburg to make a major statement of intent in the Bundesliga. This was a victory that helped improve Bayern’s goal difference substantially and help them overtake Dortmund. However, Niko Kovac saw his team crash out of the Champions League after a 3-1 home defeat against Liverpool in the second leg.
Mainz 05 suffered a fourth defeat in five matches after a 1-0 loss against Borussia Mönchengladbach at home. The success over Schalke is the only victory for Mainz 05 in the last six games.
The reverse fixture between Bayern Munich and Mainz 05 produced a 2-1 victory. Bayern were able to get an impressive 4-0 victory when they last hosted Mainz 05 at the Allianz Arena. Our betting tips and predictions expect a victory for Bayern Munich.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Bayern Munich win at 1.12[/bet_tip_now]
Mainz 05 have been on a poor sequence with Sandro Schwarz unable to stop his team from losing a string of games. The latest defeat against Mönchengladbach happens to be the fifth in six matches for the team. Bayern are at the opposite end of the form table, and they have been able to claim five successive victories in the Bundesliga to go top of the table. Niko Kovac’s men now have the title in sight and our preview would go with a home win.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Bayern Munich win at 1.12[/bet_tip_now]
Bayern Munich vs Mainz 05 draw odds: 9.00
Mainz 05 win odds: 17.00
Correct Score odds
Bayern have failed to meet Mainz 05 only once in the last five encounters. The German giants have a head-to-head record against this team with 12 victories in just 14 matches. After having moved ahead of Dortmund, Bayern will not be keen to relinquish this position and they have scored goals in big numbers of late. Our correct score prediction would go with a 3-0 win for Bayern.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Bayern Munich 3-0 win at 7.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Bayern have been able to get over 2.5 goals against Mainz 05 only once in the last five encounters, but the team has a number of players on good form coming into this match. The likes of Franck Ribery will be keen to put behind the Champions League disappointment with a positive win. Our total goals prediction would go with over 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals over 2.5 at 1.33[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Robert Lewandowski came up with a brace against Wolfsburg to take his league tally to 17 for the campaign. The Polish international has not excelled in the season but there are signs of the player returning to form with a brace in his last two matches. Our first goalscorer prediction would back Robert Lewandowski.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Robert Lewandowski at 2.60[/bet_tip_now]
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