Our prediction for this Bundesliga match:
After suffering a 3-1 loss to Augsburg in their last league match, Mainz will be looking register their first win of the season when they take on Schalke 04 in the relegation six-pointer. Die Nullfunfer made a slow start to the season, with the team suffering a loss in each of their first six league fixtures, but they will not have a better chance than this to get back on course.
Die Knappen have been struggling in the national championship ever since the club suffered a financial crisis, and seeing that the club chiefs failed to reinforce the squad in the summer transfer window, it is no wonder they sit in the penultimate place in the table. Schalke’s display in a 1-1 draw with Stuttgart at the weekend was anything but good, which is probably the main reason why home win should be considered.