Eintracht Frankfurt will look to avoid the upset when they host local rival FSV Mainz at the Opel Arena in a Monday night Bundesliga clash. With both of these clubs completely and utterly desperate at this late stage of the 2020 campaign, let’s find out which team is offering the best value against their Bundesliga betting odds.
FSV Mainz Vs. Eintracht Frankfurt Bundesliga Matchday 30
Why Bet On Eintracht Frankfurt
Eintracht Frankfurt is sitting in 11th place in the Bundesliga standings with 35 points. They’ve scored 49 goals this season while allowing 53 goals defensively (-4). Eintracht has won two straight games and comes into this affair off a 3-0 shutout win against Werder Bremen on Wednesday. Substitute, Stefan Ilsanker scored twice in 10 minutes to lead the way to victory while Andre Silva added another goal in the convincing win. Frankfurt had possession for 50 percent of the match while tying their opponents in shot attempts with 11. Frankfurt has gone 4-1-10 SU and 6-7-1 ATS at home this season. Goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, midfielder Sebastian Rode and striker Bas Dost are all injured. Central defender David Abraham is serving a long Bundesliga suspension and won’t be back for Adi Hutter’s side until 2020.
Why Bet On Mainz
Mainz 05 has lost two of their last three games and comes into this contest off a narrow 1-0 loss against Hoffenheim on Saturday. Hoffenheim substitute Ihlas Bebou scored the game’s only goal though Mainz tied their opponents in possession at 50 percent while out-shooting Hoffenheim 18-12, though only two of those were on goal as compaed to six of Hoffenheim’s. Mainz has gone 4-2-8 SU and 6-8 ATS on the road this season. Centre back Stefan Bell is injured alongside strikers Jean-Philippe Mateta and Dong-Won Ji. Central midfielder Ridle Baku is suspended after his fifth yellow card of the season.
Expert Analysis and Prediction
Sure, Frankfurt might not exactly be legitimate title contenders, but they are definitely better than Mainz this season. Frankfurt is unbeaten in their last three matches while scoring eight goals across the three outings. Conversely, Mainz has been limited to just one goal over their last three while giving up seven goals along the way. Keep it simple and back Frankfurt to get the big win to put Mainz’ close to relegation as the season winds down.
Pick: Frankfurt 2 Mainz 1