Added on May 12, 2020 Category Football Tips

FC Koln vs Mainz 05 Free Betting Tips

The promoted 1. FC Köln receives the 1. FSV Mainz 05 for the “Carnival Derby” or “Rheinderby” on the 26th matchday of the 1. Bundesliga in Germany. On May 17, 2020, this game will be kicked off in the RheinEnergie Stadium in private. The Mainz team have already won the first leg 3-1. The last home game of Koln against Mainz ended with a 1-1. 1. FC Köln finished 25th in the top class after 25 match days with 32 points. Mainz 05 is only at position 15 with 26 points. 4 points separate them from a relegation-threatening place. After all, they are not that far back. We would also like to mention that both teams have been coached by new coaches since November 19, 2019 and that Mainz has the former Koln coach under contract. An interesting starting point for this game.

Can 1. FC Koln win the second leg against 1. FCV Mainz?

The chances for the North Rhine-Westphalia are good, because they have never lost to Mainz at home. But we will write more about this in a direct comparison. When they pick up Mainz, it’s 71 days since they played a Bundesliga game. On 06.03.2020 they won against Paderborn with 1: 2 away. So far, they have shown an average performance in front of a home audience. The ninth best home team is Koln. They won 6 out of 12 games and managed to make 1 draw. They suffered 5 losses. They scored 20 times and allowed 16 goals. At least 4 wins and 1 draw were possible away. They surrendered 8 times. They only finished 19 times and 29 counters were allowed.

1. FC Köln has been coached by Markus Gisdol since November 18, 2019, who replaced Achim Beierlorzer. Beierlorzer is now in charge of the sporting skills at Mainz. He has only been able to decide 1 out of 8 games against Mainz and has been beaten 4 times. 3 Draws another. Gisdol previously coached the HSV with little success. Since Gisdol has held the reins in their hands, they have lost only 5 times and won 8 games. 1 They also drew and made the score 29:22. Against Mainz, he apparently only has to do without defender Rafael Czichos.

Can 1. FSV Mainz 05 also win the second leg against 1. FC Koln?

The Rhineland-Palatinate played their last competitive game 69 days ago. Against Fortuna Dusseldorf was only a 1: 1 possible at home. They could have a slight advantage against Koln at the moment, since the game takes place without spectators, the away team could hope for luck. So far they have been rather weak, the sixth weakest. Only 4 wins were possible away from home and 8 losses. They scored only 19 goals and admitted 32. In front of their home crowd, the goal balance looks similar, although they also decided 4 games and were able to make 2 draws. They surrendered 7 times. Mainz scored 15 times and allowed 21 points. It is interesting that they can not shine in the end, but with Robin Quaison have the fourth best scorer in the league in the squad.

On November 18, 2019, the former Cologne coach Achim Beierlorzer was hired as the new head coach. He has won 1 game against Koln and lost 1. Beierlorzer only leads 13 games in the cathedral town, with little success. Previously, he was employed by Regensburg with an average performance. Out of 14 games under his leadership, they won 5 and lost 7. 2 draws were still possible and a goal balance of 22:23. Due to injury, he has to give up his goalkeeper Robin Zentner, who allowed 40 goals in 22 games in 19/20 and was without goals four times.

Key facts about FC Koln vs Mainz 05

1. FC Koln

Have never lost to Mainz in the Bundesliga at home
Make the ninth best home team
Are the strongest climbers this season

1.FSV Mainz 05

Have won against Koln a little more often
Make the sixth weakest away team
Have the former Koln coach under contract

FC Koln vs Mainz 05 Direct comparison and Odds comparison

In total there were 30 games between these two clubs. Cologne won 12 and Mainz 11. 7 games ended in a draw. Koln scored 42 times and Mainz 40 times. Koln won 8 out of 13 home games and lost only 1. In the Bundesliga, Koln has not lost a single home game against Mainz, of 8 games in Koln they decided 4 and were satisfied with 4 draws. They also only allowed 4 goals, whereas they landed 10 themselves. In 2018, however, they had to settle for a 1: 1 draw at home and defeat 1-0 away. Over 2.5 goals were scored only twice and both teams scored in 6 of 17 Bundesliga games.

Betting Tips: FC Koln
Odds: 1.95
Betting Tips: Draw
Odds: 3.60
Betting Tips: Mainz
Odds: 3.60

FC Koln vs Mainz 05 Free Betting Tips

Good odds await you in this win bet. Placing a yes at both teams is also an option. In over / under bets, we would bet on under 3.5 goals, although we can also recommend the brave to bet on over 2.5 goals.

Betting Tips: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.66