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In this betting preview, we look at the Bundesliga fixture between Mainz 05 and Hertha Berlin. Both sides are rooted at the bottom of the points table and need the points on offer Open Arena.
Mainz vs Hertha Berlin: Top Free Betting Tips
This section provides the best predictions for the game along with free betting tips.
- Market: Match Winner
- Our tip: Mainz
- Odds: 29/20
- Market: Goals Over/Under 2.5
- Our tip: Under 2.5
- Odds: 4/5
- Market: Both teams to score
- Our tip: No
- Odds: 11/10
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Mainz 05 to Win
After struggling to perform in the opening phase of the Bundesliga campaign, Mainz have been in good form. Bo Svenson's men have managed three wins and a draw from their last five home fixtures to get out of the relegation slots. Meanwhile, Hertha are winless in their ten away trips, drawing five and losing the same amount. Momentum is with Mainz, who won their recent six-point affair with Cologne on the road last weekend.
Total Goals: Under 2.5
The 2020/21 German top-flight campaign has seen both Mainz and Hertha Berlin struggle to score. Mainz have managed 30 in 28 games, while the Berliners have 34. At home, Mainz's record drops to 12, averaging less than a goal per game. Hertha's away record is better but with 18 strikes from 14 games, it looks unlikely the scorers will be given much action.
Both teams to score: No
In their last three away trips, Hertha have failed to hit the back of the net twice. For Mainz, they have failed to trouble the scorers in three of their seven recent home games. The hosts scoring record at home is woeful since March, scoring twice in three games. For Hertha, this drops to just once since the middle of February.
Mainz vs Hertha Berlin: Team News and Match Preview
FSV Mainz 05
Bo Svensson has ensured that Mainz 05 remain competitive in the German top-flight. The Carnival Club have emerged out of the relegation slots under his guidance and can further distance themselves with a win over Hertha Berlin. They are on a five-match unbeaten run, catapulted by their forwards outscoring their rivals. The addition of Robert-Nesta Glatzel from Cardiff City has been profitable. The 27-year-old scoring showing an uncanny ability to trouble defenders and getting behind the backline.
The Capital club are in disarray despite claiming some of the best young South American talents in the Bundesliga. However, Hertha have regrouped and put behind their nine-match winless run behind them. In recent weeks, they stood toe-to-toe in the Berlin derby and came from behind to share points with Borussia Monchengladbach last weekend. Pal Dardai would be looking to unleash Matheus Cunha and Jhon Cordoba against their rivals. After returning from injury, the attacking partners have managed three goals in three games between them.
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FAQs regarding Mainz vs Hertha Berlin Coverage and Accessibility
When is the match scheduled?
The match will take place on 18 April 2020 at 18:00 GMT.
Where is the match being played?
The match will take place at Signal Iduna Park.
Where to watch it?
BT Sport is the place to watch the live broadcast on television. One can also watch the game from the numerous live streams available from bookmakers.