Bayern Munich vs Mainz Predictions

Jon Wilde 30 Aug 2019
  • Bayern Munich vs Mainz predictions for their Bundesliga match on Saturday

  • We are backing Bayern to inflict a fourth straight defeat this season on Mainz

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Robert Lewandowski in action for Bayern Munich during their International Champions Cup match against Real Madrid on July 20 2019 (PA Images)

Bayern Munich vs Mainz Score Prediction

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Bayern Munich vs Mainz Match Info

Date: Saturday August 31 2019
Kick-off time: 2.30pm BST
Venue: Allianz Arena

Bayern Munich vs Mainz Head-To-Head Record

Last 4 matches

March 17 2019: Bayern Munich 6-0 Mainz
October 27 2018: Mainz 1-2 Bayern Munich

February 3 2018: Mainz 0-2 Bayern Munich
September 16 2017: Bayern Munich 4-0 Mainz

Total head-to-head Bundesliga matches played: 26
Bayern Munich wins: 19
Mainz wins: 4
Draws: 3

Bayern Munich vs Mainz Stats

  • Mainz have won twice in their last nine away matches against Bayern Munich (two draws, five defeats)
  • But Mainz have lost all of their three games this season by a margin of at least two goals
  • Bayern Munich have conceded at least one goal in all of their last three Bundesliga home matches

Bayern Munich vs Mainz Match Preview

Mainz have made a worryingly poor start to the season with three straight defeats – and life gets no easier as they travel to face Bayern Munich this weekend.

The 05ers – they were founded in 1905 – have lost all of their games decisively so far, including in the DFB-Pokal, to sit bottom of the early Bundesliga table, although three other clubs are also without a point.

But it looks unlikely that Mainz will get off the mark this side of next week’s international break because they now face their toughest test of the season, albeit Bayern Munich surprisingly were held to a 2-2 draw by Hertha Berlin in their opening home game.

However, Germany’s dominant club bounced back with a 3-0 victory at Schalke last weekend to indicate there is nothing fundamentally wrong – and that is certainly true of Robert Lewandowski, who has scored all five of the champions’ league goals this term and signed a new four-year contract this week.

This match could mark the full Bayern debut of Philippe Coutinho, who made his bow off the bench against Schalke on loan from Barcelona, while Thiago Alcantara is expected to return after missing the trip to Gelsenkirchen with a neck problem.

Given the poor way in which they have started the season, avoiding embarrassment will be the first priority for Mainz here and it is very difficult to see them improving on the results they have had as Bayern begin to move into top gear.

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Bayern Munich vs Mainz Betting Tips

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Bayern Munich to win to nil @ 8/11 with bet365

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    Bayern Munich vs Mainz Predictions

    Bayern Munich vs Mainz Match Info Date: Saturday August 31 2019 Kick-off time: 2.30pm BST Venue: Allianz Arena Bayern Munich vs Mainz Head-To-Head Record Last 4 matches March 17 2019: Bayern Munich 6-0 Mainz October 27 2018: Mainz 1-2 Bayern Munich February 3 2018: Mainz 0-2 Bayern Munich September 16 2017: Bayern Munich 4-0 Mainz…