Mainz vs Hertha Berlin Prediction & Tips
Currently running a fantastic seven-game unbeaten streak in the Bundesliga (G5, E2), the courageous Mainz have morphed from one of the favorite teams to be relegated to one that is sure to remain in the division at the end of the campaign in just a month. . Under new coach Bo Svensson, the West German side have scored 28 points from 16 games – the best first division start of any Mainz coach, breaking the record previously set by Thomas Tuchel.
Having lost just one of their last six Bundesliga matches at home (G4, E1), Mainz have beaten both Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig during that span and greatly improved their performance on the pitch. At home, “Die Nullfünfer” has gone into halftime, trailing only three out of 15 Bundesliga matches, although he often struggles to score, scoring a low average of 0.93 goals per game in his stadium – the third most average. low in the league.
Placed second to last in the standings with just 26 points after 28 rounds, this is Hertha Berlin’s worst record of points at this stage in a Bundesliga season in nine years and, as a result, the decline is getting closer and closer. After not playing for two weeks due to a Covid-19 outbreak, the cast led by Pál Dárdai has several pending matches, but needs to quickly remedy their record of only two wins in their last 14 crashes in the highest category of German football (E4, P8).
However, with just two road wins all season (G2, E5, P7), taking all three points in this clash could be a monumental task. The fact that Hertha have gone scoreless in 31.25% of their Bundesliga commitments on rival soil this season makes this goal even more difficult, but despite this they have the best goal difference (-6) of any team belonging to the last seven classified when playing away from home.
Players to watch: Mainz player Robin Quaison has scored six times in six Bundesliga meetings between the two teams, including three opening goals. Hertha striker and former Mainz player Jhon Córdoba has recorded seven goals this season, of which he scored four after the break and two in his last three appearances.
Highlight: Hertha have not won their last ten away Bundesliga matches (E5, P5) – their worst such streak since 1982/83.
Mainz – Hertha Berlin FREE TIPS
Hertha Berlin – Win @ 2.85
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90