Mainz 05 take on Arminia Bielefeld for a match in the 1. Bundesliga this coming Saturday at Opel Arena. Placed 15th in the table Mainz 05 have amassed 24 points after 26 games. On 22 points Arminia Bielefeld are ranked in 17th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Arminia Bielefeld won’t be short on motivation for their clash with favorites Mainz 05 in the 1. Bundesliga. A win on Saturday will see them move ahead of their upcoming opponents in the table.
Stats and facts for Mainz 05 and Arminia Bielefeld.
- Mainz 05 unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Mainz 05’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Mainz 05 scored in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Mainz 05 conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Arminia Bielefeld conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Arminia Bielefeld’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Arminia Bielefeld $NON_SCORING in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Arminia Bielefeld’s last 4 when playing away matches in the row.
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Form Mainz 05 vs Arminia Bielefeld
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Arminia Bielefeld look poor on the road
Mainz 05 look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their 3 latest outings Mainz 05 ended with a 0-0 draw against Schalke 04 and went on to a 1-0 win against Freiburg. Their latest game produced a 2-1 win against Hoffenheim.
Arminia Bielefeld hope to stop the rot.
Arminia Bielefeld go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches Arminia Bielefeld were easily beaten 2-0 by Werder Bremen and went on to a 2-1 win against Bayer Leverkusen. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against RB Leipzig.
On the back of these results and with Arminia Bielefeld performing poorly, siding with Mainz 05 at odds 1.83 is the obvious way to go.
Mainz 05 v Arminia Bielefeld Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Don’t expect goals
Mainz 05 were left reeling when Arminia Bielefeld took a 2-1 win in their latest 1. Bundesliga encounter. It served as pay back for the 1-0 defeat Mainz 05 handed out in the reverse match. In the previous 7 matches between Mainz 05 and Arminia Bielefeld over 2.5 goals came up 1 time. Both teams to score paid out 3 times in these 7 matches meetings. Arminia Bielefeld have a 3-3-1 advantage in the 1. Bundesliga against Mainz 05.
Mainz 05 lie 15th in the table on 24 points after 26 games. 2 points behind after 26 games Arminia Bielefeld find themselves in 17th place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies Mainz 05 are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.83 as bookies predict Mainz 05 to have a 55% chance of beating Arminia Bielefeld. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.60 on offer, while an away win for Arminia Bielefeld pays out at 4.60. Mainz 05 won just 3 of their last 10 home league games. Arminia Bielefeld lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.87 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Mainz 05 averaged 2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Arminia Bielefeld the average total goals were 3 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 49%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.05 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.75. Mainz 05’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2 goals a game. 3 of Mainz 05’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Arminia Bielefeld’s last 10 away league games averaged 3 goals per game. 7 of the last 10 away matches for Arminia Bielefeld went over 2.5 goals.