FC Köln vs Mainz Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

In 15th place in the league right now, FC Köln (2-8-3; 9 points) welcome Mainz (1-7-5; 8 points), who are facing the real threat of being relegated, at RheinEnergieStadion on Sunday. Kick off is at 17:30! Cologne, who have lost in eight out of thirteen matches, will head into this clash at home in front of their fans.

Cologne and Mainz last met each other in April 15, 2023 and the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Cologne have a record of 4-2-4 in their last matches against Mainz. Cologne have scored 12 goals across these head-to-head matches compared to Mainz’s 19.

Cologne vs Mainz Prediction

According to the bookmakers, there is no doubt as to who will win this duel. BetMGM have Mainz as the favorites with odds of 2.92, while the FC Köln are 2.4. A total of 2 goals are predicted.

FC Köln enter into this game in 15th place in the league having secured two wins, eight losses and three draws in their last 13 matches. The team has had eight losses in the most recent thirteen matches. In total, they’ve scored 10 goals, while conceding 24. This has generally been thanks to the capabilities of Davie Selke, who has four goals, and Florian Kainz who has three. In their last match, FC Köln defeated Darmstadt 98 0-1.

Mainz step into this game looking at the real threat of relegation having secured one win, seven losses and five draws in their previous 13 matches. The squad has had seven losses in the most recent thirteen matches and have bagged a total of 12 so far, conceding 26 goals. This has mostly been because of performances from Anthony Caci, who has two goals, and Jae-Sung Lee who has two. In their last match, The 05ers lost to SC Freiburg 0-1.

Going into this match, FC Köln have yet to rule out any players. Meanwhile, Mainz have ruled out zero players so far.

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Moneyline Pick: Mainz (2.92)

Mainz are considered the favorite according to the betting market. The club has not had a good start to the month with a recent win percentage of 10% in their last 10 games (one win). In contrast, Cologne have a win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins).

Cologne vs Mainz Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Mainz (2.92), FC Köln (2.4)
  • Spread: Mainz 0 (2.05), FC Köln 0 (1.75)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (1.95), Over 2.5 Goals (1.95)

Cologne vs Mainz Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: FC Köln 2-6-2, Mainz 1-5-4
  • Home/Road Split: Cologne (2-8-3), Mainz (1-7-5)
  • Head-To-Head: Cologne’s record is 4-2-4 in their last 7 matches against Mainz
  • Match Type: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (1.95)

Heading into this match, Cologne have scored an average of 0.8 goals per game over their last 10 matches while Mainz have averaged 1.0 goals per game over their last 10 matches.

Spread Pick: Mainz 0 Goals (2.05)

For the bet to hit, Mainz must win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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