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Bundesliga

Mainz 05 vs FC Augsburg - Preview and Prediction

Get the latest previews, tips and predictions for the exciting Bundesliga match Mainz 05 vs FC Augsburg. Check out our expert analysis and see how the teams will perform.

Prediction


Mainz 05

10%

Home

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FC Augsburg

45%

Away

Performance


Mainz 05

29%

Home

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FC Augsburg

71%

Away

Overview

In an upcoming Bundesliga clash, Mainz 05 is set to host FC Augsburg at the MEWA ARENA. With both teams looking to secure crucial points as the season progresses, this match promises to be a compelling encounter. Mainz 05, currently struggling at the 17th spot on the league table, will aim to leverage their home advantage and turn their fortunes around. On the other hand, FC Augsburg, sitting at the 11th position, will look to extend their lead over the relegation-threatened hosts. The match is scheduled for Saturday, with both teams coming off different results in their last fixtures.

Mainz 05

Mainz 05's recent form has been a cause for concern, with only one win this season and a string of disappointing results including 9 draws and 11 losses. Their last five games have seen them struggle to find consistency, recording a pattern of LDLLD. The team's goal difference stands at a concerning -19, reflecting their difficulties at both ends of the pitch.

Their most recent fixture ended in a defeat against VfB Stuttgart, where they lost 3-1 away from home. Despite playing at the MHPArena, Mainz was unable to contain Stuttgart's attack and ultimately succumbed to a two-goal deficit by halftime which they couldn't recover from.

Historically against FC Augsburg, Mainz has had a slight upper hand with 3 wins and 2 losses in their last five encounters. As they prepare to welcome Augsburg to their home ground, Mainz will be desperate to capitalize on their past successes and secure a much-needed victory.

FC Augsburg

FC Augsburg comes into this match with a more stable record than their opponents. They have accumulated 23 points from 21 games, with a record of 5 wins, 8 draws, and 8 losses. Their goal difference stands at -8, which is notably better than that of Mainz 05.

In their last outing, Augsburg managed a draw against RB Leipzig in a game that ended 2-2. The performance showcased their resilience as they fought back to secure a point at home. Their form over the last five games has been mixed (DDLWL), indicating some level of inconsistency but also demonstrating an ability to grind out results.

Against Mainz specifically, Augsburg's recent record shows 2 wins and 3 losses in their last five meetings. While they have had some success against today's hosts, it's clear that matches between these two sides can go either way.

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Statistics


Mainz 05

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FC Augsburg

55%
+10%

Avg. Ball Possession %

45%
77%
+9%

Avg. Pass %

68%
77
+29%

Total Shots

42
2216
+10%

Total Passes

1819

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Games


Mainz 05

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FC Augsburg

3

Wins

0

Draws

2

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3

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3

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1

1
0
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2
0
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Prediction

The prediction for this match favors FC Augsburg as the likely winner. This is based on current form and standings in the Bundesliga table. However, football is unpredictable by nature and Mainz's motivation to escape the relegation zone could serve as a catalyst for an upset, especially considering they are playing at home.

With both teams having shown inconsistency in their recent performances, it may come down to who can take control of the game early on and capitalize on scoring opportunities. The pressure will certainly be on Mainz to perform in front of their home fans and move out of the danger zone.