Werder Bremen vs FSV Mainz 05 German Bundesliga Predictions, Picks and Betting Tips 6-20-2020
Werder Bremen (10-4-18) vs. FSV Mainz 05 (7-7-18)
German Bundesliga soccer on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 09:30 ET
Venue: Opel Arena, Mainz, DE
The Line: Werder Bremen +160 / Draw +245 / Mainz 05 +152; O/U 2.75
TV: Fox Sports, beIN Sport Max, Sky Bundesliga and Viaplay
FSV Mainz 05 will be squaring off against Werder Bremen in matchday 33 of the German Bundesliga on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the Opel Arena in Mainz.
Mainz recorded a surprising 2-0 win at Dortmund in their last match to clinch their 10th win of the season and get 5 points clear away from the relegation zone. Mainz 05 is sitting at the 15th position of the league table with 34 points, having recorded 4 draws and 18 losses alongside their wins. Coming into this game, Mainz has lost 2 of 5 previous matches. In their last game, Jonathan Burkardt scored an opener in the 33rd minutes of the match, followed by Jean-Philippe Mateta’s unstoppable penalty in the 49th minute to double Mainz’s lead over the second-placed Borussia Dortmund despite Jason Sancho and Erling Haaland’s brilliant goal attempts during the match to record a 2-0 win against Dortmund. Mainz 05 recorded 34% ball possession and 10 goal attempts compared to Borussia Dortmund’s 15 goal attempts.
On the other hand, Werder Bremen occupies the 17th position of the league table with 28 points, 6 points away from the final safe zone occupied by Mainz. Werder Bremen must win all their remaining league matches to retain the spot in next season’s Bundesliga action. Coming into this match, Werder Bremen has recorded 7 wins, 7 draws, and 18 losses with 35 goals scored and 65 goals conceded. In their last time out, Werder Bremen suffered a 1-0 defeat to Bayern Munich to record their third loss out of 5 previous matches. In the match, the league’s highest goal scorer, Robert Lewandowski scored the only goal in the 43rd minute to extend the team’s lead and clinch their 29th Bundesliga title. In the match, Werder Bremen 40% ball possession and 6 goal attempts.
Mainz’s forward group will be led by Jean-Philippe Mateta, who has 3 goals in 21 appearances, and the team’s highest goal scorer, Robin Quaison, who has 12 goals in 30 league appearances. Werder Bremen’s forward group will be led by Leonardo Bittencourt, Yuya Osako, and Milot Rashica. Rashica is the team’s highest goal scorer with 7 goals in 27 league appearances. In comparison, Osako and Bittencourt have 5 and 4 goals, respectively, out of 26 appearances.
Mainz has only won 4 out of 16 Bundesliga games at home, and they have to win this match to strengthen their hold to the final safe position of the table. Deep in relegation trouble, Werder Bremen will be looking to book a three-point lead out of the relegation zone.
Coach: Florian Kohfeldt
Goalkeeper: Jiří Pavlenka
Players: Maximilian Eggestein, Kevin Vogt, Miloš Veljković, Theodor Gebre Selassie, Niklas Moisander, Ludwig Augustinsson, Leonardo Bittencourt, Yuya Osako, and Milot Rashica.
FSV Mainz 05
Coach: Achim Beierlorzer
Goalkeeper: Florian Müller
Players: Jerry St. Juste, Moussa Niakhaté, Danny Latza, Daniel Brosinski, Ridle Baku, Levin Öztunali, Robin Quaison, Jean-Paul Boëtius, Jean-Philippe Mateta, Danny Latza and Pierre Kunde
Prediction: Take FSV Mainz 05 +152
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