Mainz 05 vs Borussia M'gladbach Match Preview and Prediction
Borussia M'gladbach head to OPEL ARENA to do battle with Mainz 05 on Saturday 24 October. The start time is 2:30pm (UK) for this Bundesliga match-up.
This match has no UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores.
Keep reading for preview, match prediction and betting suggestion.
FTG datasets highlight the opportunity of some decent value when the sides meet. Frog will break it down below.
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Betting Odds for Mainz 05 vs Borussia M'gladbach
The 1X2: 888sport are 5.0 about Mainz 05, Bet365 will give you 4.33 for the draw, William Hill are best price 1.67 about Borussia M'gladbach. These are the best prices.
On the O/U 2.5 Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.57 via Bet365 while the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.45 with Betfair Sportsbook.
Here are the latest best odds for the BTTS market. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" is available at 1.62 with William Hill. And "No is offered at 2.4 with Paddy Power.
Head To Head
Looking at the data, we see that Mainz 05 played Borussia M'gladbach in January in a Bundesliga match. The winners were Borussia M'gladbach by a final score of 3-1. And A. Plea bagged a brace for the away team.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have played 21 times. Mainz 05 have won in 4 of the match-ups when they've met. Borussia M'gladbach have won 12 matches. A stalemate has occurred 5 times.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 2.57 goals per match. Mainz 05 score an average of 0.81 and Borussia M'gladbach have scored an average of 1.76 per outing.
The visiting side, at either ground, has won 57% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 19% of them.
There is a total of 30 matches played by them over the course of the last year. They have 9 wins; 2 draws; and 19 losses. In other words, Mainz 05 have won 30%, drawn 6%, and lost 63% of their recent matches.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.5 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 2.07.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 25% (4 wins) in their 16 home fixtures. 12% (2) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 62% (10) ending in a loss.
When at home in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.25 and they have conceded 1.88 on average.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have a total of 11 goals in their last ten matches; they have won 1 of these matches. Of those ten matches, 6 of them have seen both sides score... The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 7 games in these last ten outings.
In 11th place in Bundesliga with 5 points are Borussia M'gladbach.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 36 matches. They have 20 wins; 7 draws; and 9 losses. This gives Borussia M'gladbach a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 55%-19%-25%.
In these matches, they have averaged 2.08 goals for, and 1.22 goals against.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 47% (8 wins) from the most recent 17 away fixtures. 23% (4) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 29% (5) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 2.06 and they have conceded 1.29 on average.
Their recent performance, both home and away, shows that they have scored a total of 25 goals in their last ten matches; 5 of these matches have been wins. Of these ten games, 4 of them have seen both sides score; and there has been 6 matches with three goals or more.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 4 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Mainz 05 vs Borussia M'gladbach
Frog is hoping to see at least one team run out with a clean-sheet when Mainz 05 take on Borussia M'gladbach; so the pick is to take on the Both Teams To Score market with No. It's odds-against in this one. Frog is confident that this is the value play.Odds of 2.4 are available with Paddy Power in their BTTS market.
And this is a gold bet for the match.