The teams of Freiburg and Mainz will face each other at Schwarzwald Stadium for a match of the 8th round of the Bundesliga on Sunday. Both sides were on a poor form before the break and Freiburg currently occupy 14th place in the standings with six points, while Mainz are down on the last 18th position with a single point.
Freiburg vs Mainz Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Freiburg||Win||5 W/ 6 D/ 9 L||5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L|
|Mainz||Loss||9 W/ 6 D/ 5 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L|
Last game between the teams: 18.01.2020 Bundesliga: Mainz – Freiburg 1:2; Jean-Philippe Mateta 82’; Chang-Hoon Kwon 28’, Nils Petersen 41’
Last game at this venue: 17.08.2019 Bundesliga: Freiburg – Mainz 3:0; Lucas Holer 81’, Jonathan Schmid 84’, Gian-Luca Waldschmidt 87’(penalty)
Worth mentioning: Freiburg and Mainz met in January at Opel Arena, and the then visiting Freiburg returned home with all three points, after prevailing 1:2. Mainz lost both of the last two H2H clashes, but before that were unbeaten in five consecutive meetings, recording three victories and two draws. Only two of the last ten encounters between the two teams were won by the visitors. All of the last five matches produced over 2,5 goals, as three witnessed goalsa at both ends.
Freiburg vs Mainz Stats
|As of 20.11||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Freiburg||Loss||3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
|Mainz||Draw||1 W/ 1 D/ 8 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 4 L|
Last game Freiburg: 07.11.2020 Bundesliga: RB Leipzig – Freiburg 3:0; Ibrahima Konate 26’, Marcel Sabitzer 70’(penalty), Angelino 89
Top performers Freiburg: Nils Petersen 3 goals, Vincenzo Grifo 2 goals 2 assists, Lucas Holer 1 goal 2 assists.
Next game Freiburg: 28.11.2020 Bundesliga: Augsburg – Freiburg
Last game Mainz: 07.11.2020 Bundesliga: Mainz – Schalke 2:2; Daniel Brosinski 6’(penalty), Jean-Philippe Mateta 45’(penalty); Mark Uth 36’, Jerry St.Juste 82’(own goal)
Top performers Mainz: Jean-Philippe Mateta 4 goals 1 assist, Robin Quaison 1 goal 1 assist, Daniel Brosinski 1 goal.
Next game Mainz: 29.11.2020 Bundesliga: Mainz – Hoffenheim
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Freiburg entered the international break on the back of two consecutive Bundesliga defeats and winless in seven straight games across all tournaments. They shipped in seven goals during the last two matches, losing both by at least two goal margins. Just two of Freiburg last ten encounters ended in a win for the teams playing at home, as the visitors triumphed on four occasions in the process. Three of their last five clashes featured over 2,5 goals, while three saw both involved sides to score.
Mainz managed to earn a point from their home game against Schalke, as the two sides finished in 1:1 stalemate. That outcome meant an end to Mainz’ run of seven straight defeats in all competitions and was the first of the last nineteen to end without a winner. The team conceded at least two goals in seven of the previous eight encounters letting their opponents to score three or more six times. Only one of Mainz’ last five meetings was won by the hosts, as four of those resulted in over 2,5 goals, and each of the same also witnessed goals at both ends.
Freiburg vs Mainz News
Missing players Freiburg: Chang-Hoon Kwon, Lukas Kubler, Amir Abrashi, Manuel Gulde, Janik Haberer and Mark Flekken are injured.
Missing players Mainz: Danny Latza is suspended. Adam Szalai and Philipp Mwene are injured.
Freiburg vs Mainz Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 1.66 @ bet365