On Saturday afternoon (UK time), Mainz 05 head to RheinEnergieStadion to challenge Köln at 2:30pm in a Bundesliga match-up.
This match will not be broadcast live in the UK.
Head To Head
To get this preview started, Frog notes that Köln played Mainz 05 in October. It was a Bundesliga match. The winners after 90 minutes were Mainz 05 with a winning margin of 3-1.
In the recent decade, these teams have played 18 times. Köln have won in 6 of the match-ups when they’ve met and Mainz 05 have won 7 matches. The other 5 matches ended in a draw.
There has been an average of 2.44 goals each match. Köln score an average of 1.17. Mainz 05 score an average of 1.28 each game.
The visiting side, at either ground, has won 38% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 33% of them.
The home team has 32 points in the Bundesliga. They are in 10th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 40 matches. They have 15 wins; 6 draws; and 19 losses. This gives Köln a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 37%-15%-47%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.77 goals for, and 1.77 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 40% (8 wins) in their 20 home fixtures. 15% (3) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 45% (9) resulting in a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.85 times when at home in this period and they have conceded 1.6.
In their last ten matches they have scored 25 times and 7 of these latest matches have been victories. Regarding the BTTS count, 6 of these games are matches where both teams have scored. There have been 8 matches with a combined goal total of three or more.
They have scored in their last 11 matches.
Ahead of this one, Mainz 05 have 25 points in the Bundesliga, putting them in 15th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 37 matches. They have 13 wins; 2 draws; and 22 losses. This gives Mainz 05 a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 35%-5%-59%.
Over this period, they have scored 1.51 times per match, on average, while conceding 2.05.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 31% (6 wins) in their 19 away fixtures. 0% (0) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 68% (13) ending in a loss as the away side.
When the visiting side in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.32. They have conceded 2.42 on average.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 12 goals in their last ten matches – 3 of these matches have been wins for them. Of these ten games, 5 of them have seen both sides score; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 in the last ten.