Hoffenheim take on Mainz 05 at the Rhein Neckar Arena looking to end 2018 on a positive note. It has been a difficult few weeks for Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann, who has seen his team drop four points behind the top four places. Mainz 05 remain in the bottom half of the table with a…
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Betting Tips for the game
A string of five consecutive draws has taken away Hoffenheim’s momentum with the latest result being a 1-1 result against Werder Bremen at the Weserstadion. The last victory for Hoffenheim was back in the second week of November.
Mainz 05 were able to get a hard-fought 2-2 draw against rivals Frankfurt at the Opel Arena. The narrow win over Fortuna Dusseldorf is the only victory for Mainz 05 in the last five matches.
The Rhein Neckar Arena hosted the recent match between Hoffenheim and Mainz 05 back in February. The hosts were able to get a 4-2 victory. Our betting tips and predictions expect a victory for Hoffenheim.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Match odds
Mainz 05 have come up with some hard-working performances over the last few weeks to get a respectable eight points from the last six matches. Hoffenheim have also managed the same tally but it is a disappointing figure for Nagelsmann and his men, who have European ambitions. Hoffenheim have picked up three successive wins over Mainz 05 while they have also dominated this opponent when it comes to home matches with four straight wins. Mainz 05 do work hard but Hoffenheim’s offensive quality may lead to a home win.
Hoffenheim vs Mainz 05 draw odds: 4.50
Mainz 05 win odds: 6.50
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Correct Score odds
Hoffenheim have had a strong surge of goals against Mainz 05 after grabbing 15 in the last five meetings against this opponent, but Mainz 05 have certainly shown in recent weeks that they are no pushovers. Even against some high-scoring opponents, Mainz 05 have been able to hold their own. Our correct score prediction would go with a 2-1 win for Hoffenheim, who have struggled to make the most of their chances in recent weeks.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
The last low-scoring game between Hoffenheim and Mainz 05 took place almost 4 years ago. Such has been the entertaining nature of this contest that it is viable to expect over 2.5 goals largely based on head-to-head records alone. Even in terms of recent form, both teams have been spectacular with goals at both ends of the pitch. Our total goals prediction would go with over 2.5 goals.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – First Goalscorer odds
Andrej Kramaric has been unable to score in his last two appearances for Hoffenheim, but he has been involved in most of the good work done by the club this season. It is fair to expect a few games without a goal after having scored in seven straight matches. Our first goalscorer prediction would pick Andrej Kramaric.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Free bet offers
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Hoffenheim win at 1.45
Andrej Kramaric to score 1st at 5.50