Bayer Leverkusen vs Mainz Prediction & Tips
Bayer Leverkusen and Mainz 05 meet at BayArena, in a match for the 21st round of the Bundesliga. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, on 10-17-2020, Bayer Leverkusen won away by (0‑1). The history of head-to-head matches played at this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium, on 27‑06‑ 2020, for the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen won by (1‑0). K. Volland (2 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. Mainz 05 presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this game the home factor may be decisive.
After 10 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses, the home team is currently in 4th position, with 35 points won. In their last match, they beat Stuttgart at home by (5‑2), after losing in the previous match (1‑0) away, in a match against RB Leipzig. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 8 victories, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 15 suffered; against 9 victories, 4 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 40 goals scored and 18 suffered. In their last 10 home games for the championship, Bayer Leverkusen won 5, drew 3 and lost 2, taking 18 points out of a possible 30. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive strength, but its attack has scored regularly, since it has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 20 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 2 comebacks.
Leverkusen come into this game highly motivated, after a good 5×2 win at home in the reception to Stuttgart: Demirbay, Bailey, Wirtz and Gray scored the winning goals. The local team is known for their deadly counterattacks and they have very competent players in this particular. It should be noted that Leverkusen have a habit of responding positively when they are at a disadvantage on defensive markings. Contrary to the rival in this game, the home team must act in a tactical system in 4-3-3, with the aim of using the flanks to invest in the offensive process. In this tactical drawing, the three most advanced men should be Moussa Diaby, Patrik Schick and Leon Bailey. Coach Peter Bosz should not be able to count on Karim Bellarabi, Paulinho, Julian Baumgartlinger, Mitchell Weiser, Lars Bender and Santiago Arias, due to injury.
The visiting team is currently in 17th position, with 13 points won, after 3 wins, 4 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Stuttgart by (2‑0). In the last match, they won at home against Union Berlin by (1‑0). This is a team that curiously has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Mainz 05 won 5 points out of 27 possible, after 1 win, 2 draws and 6 losses in the last 9 away games.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 5 away matches. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 20 games in this competition, he only managed 1 comeback in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 11 away matches for all competitions: they have scored 5 of their 14 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Mainz come to this performance motivated, after a 1×0 victory at home against Union Berlin: Niakhate, at minute 22, from a penalty, scored the only goal of the match. One of the main strengths of the visiting team is the way it manages to create danger almost every time it attacks through the flanks, as well as the ability of the players to regain possession of the ball. The outside team generally operates in a tactical system at 5-3-2, favoring a faster style of play. In this tactical drawing, the two players responsible for launching the panic between the rival defenders are Dám Szalai and Karim Onisiwo. Coach Bo Svensson will be without Robin Quaison and Pierre Kunde Malong, because they are still in the medical department.
Bayer Leverkusen – Mainz FREE TIPS
Bayer Leverkusen – Win @ 1.45
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90