Mainz vs RB Leipzig Match Prediction: August 15, 2021
August 15, 2021 4:30 pm
Date & Time: August 14th, 2021 – 22:00 (IST)
Venue: MEWA Arena, Mainz.
Mainz host RB Leipzig in an enthralling season opener at the MEWA Arena, as both sides look to get their respective campaigns off to the best possible starts.
There is a sense of optimism building around RB Leipzig this term, a side who many believe could challenge Bayern Munich this Bundesliga season.
After finishing 12th in the Bundesliga table last year, Mainz will have one eye on climbing into the top half and another on the relegation scrap this term.
They are often seen as a side selling their best players, but they continue to punch above their weight in terms of the Bundesliga structure.
Speculation reigns over the goalkeeper position for the reds this season but it looks as if Finn Dahmen will play second fiddle to Robin Zentner – for the time being at least.
Stefan Bell is an experienced center-half for Mainz and along with Jeremiah St. Juste, he will be looking to keep things tight at the back this term.
Leandro Barreiro looks to be one of the rising stars of European football and Mainz will be hoping to nurture him in central midfield this season.
Hungarian Ádám Szalai is a serious goal threat, and he will be pivotal as to how Mainz fare in the Bundesliga this season.
After finishing second in the Bundesliga table last year, RB Leipzig will be doing all they can to go one better this term.
They are also a side that have excelled in the Champions League in recent years and are now mixing it with the biggest sides in European football.
Hungarian goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi is the undoubted number one for Leipzig, and he will need to be at his best once again this season.
Willi Orbán is an established centre-back and along with Mohamed Simakan and Angelino, he will be tasked with keeping opposition attacks at bay this term.
Kevin Kampl will keep the midfield ticking with passing and industry while Swede Emil Forsberg should return to RB Leipzig full of confidence after a superb Euro 2020.
Portuguese striker André Silva looks to be a man with a big future and Leipzig will be hoping he can bang the goals in this term.
Mainz vs RB Leipzig Match Odds
Mainz – $5.6
RB Leipzig – $1.4
Draw – $4.6
Mainz vs RB Leipzig Best Bets
|Andre Silva to score anytime||$2.45|
|Both teams to score in the match – NO||$1.85|
|Under 2.5 goals in the game||$2.1|
|RB Leipzig to win the match||$1.4|
Mainz vs RB Leipzig – Match Prediction
RB Leipzig have high hopes for this season of the Bundesliga and they will be looking to get their season off to the best possible start.
Mainz are a plucky outfit, especially at home, but RB Leipzig are very strong and should pick up all three points on the road here.
Predicted Result: RB Leipzig to win the match – $1.4
Predicted Correct Score: Mainz 0 – 2 RB Leipzig – $8.00