Monchengladbach – Mainz
Borussia M’gladbach hosts Mainz 05 in a match from the 11th round of the German Bundesliga. Here are our soccer betting predictions for today for this clash.
Borussia M’gladbach are currently 6th in the Bundesliga standings with 17 points won so far. Their record at the moment is five wins, two draws and three losses. They have won three of their last four games, losing just once – against Bayer Leverkusen at home. But it was a heavy defeat, because M’gladbach were crushed with 1-5 in front of their own fans.
Despite of this, they remain in a good position to chase their goal this season – another European qualification. They have a good team, although their defense is not doing great. They have conceded 18 goals in 10 matches so far, which tells us that they are shaky at the back.
Meanwhile Mainz 05 are 13th in the standings. They have 11 points won and a record of three wins, two draws and five losses. In their last game Mainz made a 1-1 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt at home.
Laszlo Benes and Tobias Strobl are injured for M’gladbach, while Ibrahima Traore, Jonas Hofmann and Raul Marcelo Bobadilla are doubtful for the home team. The good news come from the recovery of Julio Villalba, Christoph Kramer and Mamadou Doucoure, who are once again fit and ready to play.
Mainz 05 can’t use the injured Rene Adler and Karim Onisiwo, while Robin Quaison, Gerrit Holtmann, Niko Bungert and Aaron Seydel are doubtful for the next game. Ready for return to the pitch are Alexander Hack and Gaetan Bussman.
For Borussia M’gladbach this is going to be a first home game since the 1-5 loss against Bayer Leverkusen. They will try to redeem themselves in front of the fans, so in our soccer betting predictions for today we expect to see them very motivated against Mainz.