Wolfsburg vs Mainz
Date: Sunday, 2nd October 2016,
Kick-Off at 14:30 UK
Venue: Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg.
Wolfsburg were powerless to prevent another defeat as a struggling Werder Bremen strike twice inside the last five minutes of the match to steal a 2-1 win against them last weekend. The Wolves are without a win in four Bundesliga matches, since the 2-0 win away at Augsburg on the opening match week. Along with 2 draws they have 5 points and are currently 13th in the league standings.
Mainz on the other hand, suffered were defeated by Bayer Leverkusen in the previous round in a 3-2 thriller. They took the lead twice and Leverkusen left it late till the injury time to deny Mainz a share of the spoils. That was only their second defeat in a competitive match this season, with the first coming on the opening week of the Bundesliga season. Mainz have 7 points with 2 wins and draw and are currently 8th in the standings.
Wolfsburg vs Mainz: Head-to-Head Stats
Mainz are unbeaten in the previous three meetings against Wolfsburg in Bundesliga, with 2 of those being 1-1 draws. At the same time, they share 2 wins and 2 draws each in the previous 6 league meetings.
Wolfsburg home record in the last 5 meetings against Mainz is 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. While they are unbeaten in the last 3 with 2 wins and a draw.
Also 7 of the last 9 home matches of Wolfsburg with Mainz have seen over 2.5 goals.
Wolfsburg vs Mainz: Prediction
Wolfsburg are on a poor run of form and they go into this match as underdogs. At the same time, Mainz cannot be backed with confidence as the recent meetings between two sides were evenly matched. A double chance for Mainz is more suitable, and the odds of 2.05 is a welcome offer.
But one thing that can be certain is the number of goals this match will produce. Mainz were involved in 23 goals in the 5 matches they played so far, averaging 4.6 goals per match. Also Mainz have seen over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 9 games at Wolfsburg. So both teams to score and over 2.5 goals is the best option for this Bundesliga fixture.
Wolfsburg vs Mainz: Betting Tips
- Double Chance – Draw or Mainz at 2.05 (21/20).
- Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals at 1.90 (10/11).