RB Leipzig vs Mainz Preview, Tips and Odds

Red Bull Arena will welcome the teams of RB Leipzig and Mainz on Sunday for their meeting of the 1st round of the Bundesliga. The Red Bulls finished on 3rd place in the final standings of last season, while Mainz were 13th, as they collected twenty-nine poinst less than their next opponents.

RB Leipzig vs Mainz Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
RB Leipzig win 5 W/ 2 D/ 1 L 3 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Mainz loss 1 W/ 2 D/ 5 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 2020-05-24 Bundesliga: Mainz – RB Leipzig 0:5; Timo Werner 11′, 48′, 75′, Yussuf Poulsen 23′, Marcel Sabitzer 36′
Last game at this venue: 2019-11-02 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′

Worth Mentioning

Mainz would have hoped for another opponent for the season’s opener, as RB Leipzig won both of last campaign’s meetings with a combined 13:0 score. There are eight H2H clashes registered in the last decade, with Mainz able to win just one. The lowest scoring encounter between the two sides finished in 3:0 score, with all of the other seven featuring over 3,5 goals. Two of the last five games witnessed goals at both ends.

RB Leipzig vs Mainz Stats

As of 17/09 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
RB Leipzig win 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L
Mainz win 5 W/ 0 D/ 5 L 2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last Game RB Leipzig: 2020-09-12 DFB Pokal: Nurnberg – RB Leipzig 0:3; Amadou Haidara 3′, Yussuf Poulsen 67′, Hwang Hee-Chan 90′
Top Performers RB Leipzig: Amadou Haidara 1 goal,Yussuf Poulsen 1 goal, Hwang Hee-Chan 1 goal.
Next Game RB Leipzig: 2020-09-26 Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen – RB Leipzig
Last Game Mainz: 2020-09-11 DFB Pokal: TSV Havelse – Mainz 1:5; Noah Plume 17′; Jean-Philippe Mateta 57′, 79′, 90′, Adam Szalai 77′, Robin Quiason 86′
Top Performers Mainz: Jean-Philippe Mateta 3 goals, Adam Szalai 1 goal, Robin Quiason 1 goal.
Next Game Mainz: 2020-09-26 Bundesliga: Mainz – Stuttgart

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
RB Leipzig 17-13 6 6 2
Mainz 20-9 5 4 3

Worth Mentioning

RB Leipzig recorded a comprehensive 0:3 victory away at Nurnberg last Saturday in a match of DFB Pokal’s last 64 stage. That was the Red Bulls first meeting since their exit from the Champions League at the semi-finals to PSG. Only one of the team’s last thirteen encounters was won by the home teams. Four of RB Leipzig’s last four outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as three saw both involved sides to hit the back of the nets.
Mainz visited lowly TSV Havelse last Friday for their match of DFB Pokal’s 1/32 finals and progressed through to the next stage after a solid 1:5 victory. Before that game, the team had lost three friendly meetings in a row. No draw has been registered in Mainz’ last eleven clashes. All but one of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends.

RB Leipzig vs Mainz News

Missing Players RB Leipzig: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing Players Mainz: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

RB Leipzig vs Mainz Predictions

RB Leipzig to win -1 handicap – 1.90 @ bet365