Mainz vs RB Leipzig Preview, Tips and Odds

Mainz will host RB Leipzig at Opel Arena on Sunday in a match of the 27th round in the German Bundesliga. Mainz are on the 15th place and just outside the relegation zone having 27 points, four more than the first team in the danger zone. RB Leipzig on the other hand are up at 4th spot with 51 points.

Mainz vs RB Leipzig Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Mainz Loss 1 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
RB Leipzig Win 4 W/ 1 D/ 2 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 02.11.2019 Bundesliga; RB Leipzig – Mainz 8-0: Marcel Sabitzer 5’, Timo Werner 30’, 48’, 87’, Christopher Nkunku 35’, Marcel Halstenberg 38’, Yussuf Poulsen 44’, Nordi Mukiele 50’.
Last game at this venue: 03.05.2019 Bundesliga; Mainz – RB Leipzig 3:3; Karim Onisiwo 43’, Moussa Niakhate 67’, Jean-Philippe Mateta 83’; Lukas Klostermann 20’, 32’, Timo Werner 49’

Worth mentioning: Mainz and RB Leipzig have met seven times in the history so far. RB Leipzig ran riot in the last encounter, destroying their opponents with the score of 8:0. Only one of all seven matches was won by the visiting teams, the same amount as Mainz’ victories in the H2H clashes. The Red Bulls are unbeaten in the last three games, recording two victories in the process. All seven match-ups featured over 2,5 goals, while six also witnessed goals at both ends.

Mainz vs RB Leipzig Stats

As of 21.05 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Mainz Draw 3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L
RB Leipzig Draw 4 W/ 5 D/ 1 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game Mainz: 17.05.2020 Bundesliga: FC Koln – Mainz 2:2; Mark Uth 6’(penalty), Florian Kainz 53’; Taiwo Awoniy 61’, Pierre Kunde Malong 72’
Top performers Mainz: Robin Quiason 12 goals 2 assists, Karim Onisiwo 4 goals 5 assists, Levin Oztunali 4 goals 3 assists.
Next game Mainz: 27.05.2020 Bundesliga: Union Berlin – Mainz
Last game RB Leipzig: 16.05.2020 Bundesliga: RB Leipzig – Freiburg 1:1; Yussuf Poulsen 77’; Manuel Gulde 34’
Top performers RB Leipzig: Timo Werner 21 goals 7 assists, Marcel Sabitzer 8 goals 5 assists, Patrik Schick 7 goals 2 assists.
Next game RB Leipzig: 27.05.2020 Bundesliga: RB Leipzig – Hertha Berlin

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Mainz 13-16 6 6 3
RB Leipzig 17-7 5 4 6

Worth mentioning: Mainz earned a 2:2 draw from their visit to Koln last weekend and have gone on a three game unbeaten streak. Mainz lost only one of the previous six matches, but had to share the points three times in the process. None of their last five outings resulted in the victory for the away sides, as two of those games produced over 2,5 goals and also two saw both involved teams to hit the back of the nets.
RB Leipzig failed to meet the expectations of easy victory over Freiburg and finished in a 1:1 in the first match of Bundesliga’s restart. The Red Bulls are on a eight game unbeaten run, but half of the matches ended in stalemates, including three of the last four. RB Leipzig did not allow more than a goal in their net in any of those eight meetings. Two of the team’s last five outings featured over 2,5 goals and also two witnessed goals at both ends.

Mainz vs RB Leipzig News

Missing players Mainz: Jean-Philippe Mateta is suspended. Robin Zentnervis injured. Stefan Bell is questionable.
Missing players RB Leipzig: Dayot Upamecano is suspended. Dayot Upamecano is injured. Emil Forsberg and Ethan Ampadu are doubtful.

Mainz vs RB Leipzig Predictions

RB Leipzig to win – 1.44 @ bet365