Hoffenheim vs Mainz 05 – Predictions, Free Bets, Odds and Betting Tips

Hoffenheim take on Mainz 05 at the Rhein Neckar Arena seeking a first victory of 2018. Julian Nagelsmann and his team remain on the edge of the Europa League qualification places, but the team are also at the risk of dropping into the bottom half. Mainz 05 remain on the brink of the drop zone with only three points separating them from 17th placed Hamburg. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Betting Tips for the game

Hoffenheim were able to get a 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin in the latest league outing. This marked a fifth consecutive league game without a win for Nagelsmann’s team.

Mainz 05 were able to pick up a 2-0 loss against Bayern Munich, despite trying rather hard to get something out of the game. This defeat was followed by a 3-0 loss against Frankfurt in the DFB Pokal.

Mainz 05 are coming up against this opponent after the meeting back in September, when it finished as a 3-2 win for Hoffenheim. Mainz 05 last travelled to the Rhein Neckar Arena and were involved in a 4-0 defeat. Our betting tips and predictions anticipate a win for Hoffenheim.

Prediction and betting tip: Hoffenheim win at 1.61 with Bet 365

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Match odds

Mainz 05 are given a price of 5.25 to win the match. Even then, we would not go with Sandro Schwarz and his men. Hoffenheim may be winless in five games coming into the match, but the club are certainly due a victory. They also have an excellent record against Mainz 05 after managing a run of four wins in the last six. If Mainz 05’s overall form makes for a bad reading, the club’s away form looks worse with only four draws from 10 games. Our preview would choose a win for Hoffenheim at 1.61 with Betway.

Hoffenheim win odds: 1.61 with Bet 365

Hoffenheim vs Mainz 05 draw odds: 4.20 with Bet 365

Mainz 05 win odds: 5.25 with Bet 365

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Correct Score odds

The game is expected to witness a flurry of goals with Hoffenheim having scored an incredible 15 goals in the last five games against Mainz 05. Mainz 05’s last few matches have seen a concentrated defensive effort. Our correct score prediction would expect a 2-0 win for Hoffenheim at 8.50 with Betway.

Correct score prediction: Hoffenheim 2-0 win at 8.50 with Bet 365

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds

Even though this is a fixture that has consistently provided a lot of excitement with goals at both ends, there is every possibility that this specific match will witness less than 2.5 goals with Mainz 05 struggling when it comes to scoring goals. Our total goals tip would be to back under 2.5 goals at 2.20 with Betway.

Goal odds and predictions: Under 2.5 goals at 2.20 with Bet 365

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – First Goalscorer odds

Mark Uth continues to be unavailable due to injury, while Sandro Wagner’s departure further depletes the forward line up. In the absence of these two forwards, Adam Szalai becomes the likely scorer at the club. Our first goalscorer prediction would choose Szalai at 6.50 with Betway.

First goalscorer prediction: Szalai at 6.50 with Bet 365

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs 1. FSV Mainz 05 – Free bet offers

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