Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz Preview, Tips and Odds

Germany: Bundesliga
Dortmund
Full Time
3:1
Mainz
Highlights and Stats


Signal Iduna Park will welcome the teams of Borussia Dortmund and Mainz for their game of Bundesliga 8th round on Saturday. BVB are currently occupying 3rd position in the standings on fifteen points, while Mainz is down to 9th, with five points separating both sides.

Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2021/10/16Last 13 Games
Dortmund
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Waway
Mainz
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Lhome

Worth mentioning: The last match between the two sides took place at Mewa Arena in May of this year, when Borussia Dortmund recorded a comfortable 1:3 win. Before that game they went without victory in three consecutive H2H clashes, suffering two defeats and earning one draw in the process. None of the previous five and only one of the last ten meetings have ended in win for the teams playing at home. Two of the last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals and also two witnessed goals at both ends. Mainz have penetrated BVB’s defense in each of the last six visits to Signal Iduna Park.

Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on 13 games

DortmundMainz
  • Goals

    1.92
    0.85
  • Fouls

    8.69
    10.85
  • Corners

    4.85
    3.08
  • Offsides

    1.85
    2.15
  • Cards

    1.15
    1.77
  • Posession

    64%
    36%

Borussia Dortmund Form

  • ?
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway

Borussia Dortmund played a friendly with Paderborn during the international break which ended in a comprehensive 0:3 win for the 2nd Bundesliga team. BVB won both of their last two competitive encounters and had lost just one of the last seven clashes. No draw has been registered in Borussia Dortmund last twenty-eight meetings. BVB were averaging around 3 goals per match with Erling Haaland in the line-up, but managed to score more than a goal in only one of the four games when the Norwegian was injured. Three of Marco Rose’s side last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, while two saw both involved teams to score. Borussia is still with a perfect record of five victories at Signal Iduna Park this season.

  • Goals
    2.22
  • Fouls
    11.56
  • Corners
    5.00
  • Offsides
    2.00
  • Cards
    2.56
  • Posession
    59%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Bundesliga2021/10/02Borussia DortmundAugsburg21 W
UEFA Champions League2021/09/28Borussia DortmundSporting Lisbon10 W
Bundesliga2021/09/25Borussia M'gladbachBorussia Dortmund10 L
Bundesliga2021/09/19Borussia DortmundUnion Berlin42 W
UEFA Champions League2021/09/15BesiktasBorussia Dortmund12 W
Bundesliga2021/09/11Bayer LeverkusenBorussia Dortmund34 W
Bundesliga2021/08/27Borussia DortmundHoffenheim32 W
Bundesliga2021/08/21FreiburgBorussia Dortmund21 L
Cup2021/08/07Wehen WiesbadenBorussia Dortmund03 W

Mainz Form

  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Lhome

Mainz also took part in a friendly during the break for international matches and finished in 1:1 stalemate with Kaiserslautern. The team lost both of their last two Bundesliga games and is currently winless in four consecutive encounters. Mainz have been experiencing difficulties when it comes to scoring lately, hitting more than a goal past their opponents only on a single occasion across the last six clashes and three times were limited to no goals. On the other hand Mainz have conceded more than one in just one of the previous seven matches. Only two of the team’s last fourteen meetings have ended in wins for the away sides. Just one of Mainz last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.

  • Goals
    1.00
  • Fouls
    15.22
  • Corners
    6.22
  • Offsides
    1.89
  • Cards
    2.00
  • Posession
    44%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Bundesliga2021/10/03Mainz 05Union Berlin12 L
Bundesliga2021/09/25Bayer LeverkusenMainz 0510 L
Bundesliga2021/09/18Mainz 05Freiburg00 D
Bundesliga2021/09/11HoffenheimMainz 0502 W
Bundesliga2021/08/28Mainz 05Greuther Furth30 W
Bundesliga2021/08/21BochumMainz 0520 L
Bundesliga2021/08/15Mainz 05RB Leipzig10 W
Cup2021/08/08ElversbergMainz 0511 D
Bundesliga2021/05/16Mainz 05Borussia Dortmund13 L

Formations and Lineups

Dortmund

Formation:4-3-3
  • G1Gregor Kobel
  • D24Thomas Meunier
  • D16Manuel Akanji
  • D15Mats Hummels
  • D14Nico Schulz
  • M19Julian Brandt
  • M23Emre Can
  • M22Jude Bellingham
  • F11Marco Reus
  • F9Erling Braut Haaland
  • F21Donyell Malen
1 Gregor Kobel 24 Thomas Meunier 16 Manuel Akanji 15 Mats Hummels 14 Nico Schulz 19 Julian Brandt 23 Emre Can 22 Jude Bellingham 11 Marco Reus 9 Erling Braut Haaland 21 Donyell Malen

Mainz

Formation:3-4-1-2
  • G27Robin Zentner
  • D30Silvan Widmer
  • D16Stefan Bell
  • D19Moussa Niakhaté
  • M25Niklas Tauer
  • M6Anton Stach
  • M8Leandro Barreiro
  • M23Anderson-Lenda Lucoqui
  • F5Jean-Paul Boëtius
  • F9Karim Onisiwo
  • F11Marcus Ingvartsen
27 Robin Zentner 30 Silvan Widmer 16 Stefan Bell 19 Moussa Niakhaté 25 Niklas Tauer 6 Anton Stach 8 Leandro Barreiro 23 Anderson-Lenda Lucoqui 5 Jean-Paul Boëtius 9 Karim Onisiwo 11 Marcus Ingvartsen


Match Details

DortmundvsMainz
  • 90+4`
    E. HaalandJ. Bellingham
    3 - 1
  • 89`
    M. NiakhateRoughing
  • 87`
    2 - 1
    J. BurkardtLee Jae-Sung
  • 85`
    (in) Reinier(out) M. Reus
  • 85`
    (in) A. Witsel(out) E. Can
  • 83`
    (in) M. Papela(out) A. Stach
  • 78`
    (in) M. Wolf(out) J. Brandt
  • 71`
    N. TauerRoughing
  • 69`
    (in) Lee Jae-Sung(out) L. Barreiro
  • 69`
    (in) A. Hack(out) M. Ingvartsen
  • 69`
    (in) J. Burkardt(out) S. Bell
  • 67`
    (in) M. Pongracic(out) M. Hummels
  • 66`
    (in) T. Hazard(out) D. Malen
  • 64`
    M. IngvartsenRoughing
  • 54`
    E. Haaland (pen.)
    2 - 0
  • 54`
    B. Svensson
  • 50`
    S. BellTripping
  • 46`
    (in) A. Caricol(out) A. Lucoqui
  • 35`
    M. AkanjiTripping
  • 13`
    N. SchulzRoughing
  • 3`
    M. Reus
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

DortmundvsMainz
  • 9Erling Braut Haaland
    8.5 / 10
  • 19Julian Brandt
    7.5 / 10
  • 23Emre Can
    7.3 / 10
  • 15Mats Hummels
    7.2 / 10
  • 22Jude Bellingham
    7.2 / 10
  • 11Marco Reus
    7.2 / 10
  • 14Nico Schulz
    7 / 10
  • 24Thomas Meunier
    6.9 / 10
  • 21Donyell Malen
    6.9 / 10
  • 34Marin Pongračić
    6.7 / 10
  • 28Axel Witsel
    6.7 / 10
  • 1Gregor Kobel
    6.7 / 10
  • 16Manuel Akanji
    6.6 / 10
  • 10Thorgan Hazard
    6.5 / 10
  • 20Reinier
    6.5 / 10
  • 39Marius Wolf
    6.2 / 10
  • 29Jonathan Michael Burkardt
    7.3 / 10
  • 19Moussa Niakhaté
    7.2 / 10
  • 25Niklas Tauer
    6.9 / 10
  • 8Leandro Barreiro
    6.9 / 10
  • 7Jae-Sung Lee
    6.9 / 10
  • 5Jean-Paul Boëtius
    6.9 / 10
  • 6Anton Stach
    6.5 / 10
  • 42Alexander Hack
    6.3 / 10
  • 16Stefan Bell
    6.3 / 10
  • 24Matondo-Merveille Papela
    6.3 / 10
  • 3Aarón Martin Caricol
    6.3 / 10
  • 11Marcus Ingvartsen
    6.2 / 10
  • 9Karim Onisiwo
    6.2 / 10
  • 23Anderson-Lenda Lucoqui
    6.2 / 10
  • 27Robin Zentner
    6 / 10
  • 30Silvan Widmer
    5.3 / 10


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