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Gladbach play host to visiting club Mainz at Borussia-Park in this Bundesliga 1 clash on Saturday.
All Gladbach v Mainz game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Gladbach will play in this match following on from a 0-0 Bundesliga 1 drawn game against VfL Wolfsburg.
In that match, Borussia Mönchengladbach had 46% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 3 on target. On the other side, VfL Wolfsburg got 17 shots on goal with 6 on target.
In their last 6 games, Marco Rose's Borussia Mönchengladbach have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 9 times which gives them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
Ahead of this meeting, Borussia Mönchengladbach haven't been beaten in the league by Mainz in their previous 9 matches. A decent run, indeed.
In their previous fixture, Mainz drew 2-2 in the Bundesliga 1 tie with Bayer Leverkusen.
In that match, Mainz had 31% possession and 19 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Mainz, the goals were scored by Robert Glatzel (89') and Kevin Stöger (92'). On the other side, Bayer 04 Leverkusen got 11 shots on goal with 5 on target. Lucas Alario (14') and Patrik Schick (84') scored for Bayer Leverkusen.
The numbers tell their own story, and Mainz have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 9 goals in total. At the back, Mainz certainly have room for improvement. We shall soon see if that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Their prior results show that Mainz:
- have not registered a win against Borussia Mönchengladbach when they've played them away from home in the last 4 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are without a win away from home in their last 6 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings going back to 01/04/2018 shows that these encounters have been miserable for Mainz. They’ve not managed to get themselves any wins whatsoever whereas Gladbach have been dominant against them, finishing as winners in 83 per cent of those games played.
A sum of 18 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 14 of them for Gladbach and 4 netted by Mainz. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 5 on 24/10/2020 when it ended Mainz 2-3 Borussia Mönchengladbach.
In that match, Mainz had 39% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The scorer was Jean-Philippe Mateta (23', 36').
At the other end, Borussia Mönchengladbach had 23 shots at goal with 11 on target. Lars Stindl (15'), Jonas Hofmann (76') and Matthias Ginter (83') scored.
The referee was Frank Willenborg.
Team News: Gladbach
Famana Quizera (Shoulder Injury), Mamadou Doucouré (Knock) and Torben Müsel (Unknown Injury) will not be taking part for Gladbach boss Marco Rose.
Team News: Mainz
Mainz manager Bo Svensson has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Pierre Kunde Malong (Knee Surgery), Robin Quaison (Knee Injury) and Edimilson Fernandes (Ankle Injury) will not be playing here.
Mainz must be fancied to find the back of the net against this Gladbach side, although it might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
Our tip is for a 2-1 win for Gladbach when all is said and done. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borussia-Park (54,022)
Captain: Lars Stindl
Chairman: Rolf Königs
Manager: Marco Rose
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 7, DFB-Pokal (Quarter-Finals), Champions League (Last 16)
🔑 Key Player: Florian Neuhaus
Typically deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Florian Neuhaus was born in Germany. After having played his first senior match for 1860 Munich in the 2016 - 2017 season, the gifted Midfielder has bagged 4 league goals in this Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 20 appearances.