Borussia Dortmund will host Mainz at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund in the eighth round of the 2021-22 Bundesliga season today, October 16, 2021, at 9:30 AM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this German league soccer match, such as the preview, information, predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game online in the US.
This will be their 33rd overall meeting. No surprises here as Borussia Dortmund have been the absolute favorites in head-to-head duels, winning 17 games so far; Mainz have celebrated a victory six times to this day, and the remaining nine matches have ended in a draw so far.
Their most recent game was played on May 16, 2021, when the Black and Yellows snatched a comfortable 3-1 victory win away at the Mew Arena in Mainza in the 2020/21 Bundesliga season. It promises to be an even more exciting clash in the new 2021/2022 Bundesliga season.
Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz: Match Information
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM (ET)
Location: Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz: Times by State in the US
ET: 9:30 AM
CT: 8:30 AM
MT: 7:30 AM
PT: 6:30 AM
Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz: Storylines
Borussia Dortmund have been off to a decent start to the new Bundesliga season. In their last five fixtures, they have triumphed four times, and suffered only one loss (WWWLW). Meanwhile, Mainz have been holding on since the start of the season, managing to emerge victorious only once, while losing and drawing twice (WWDLL).
The Black and Yellows currently sit in third place on the Bundesliga table with 15 points in seven matches so far. On the other hand, the 05ers are placed six positions below them, in ninth place in Bundesliga with 10 points won in seven games in the 2021-22 season.
These opponents don't have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to September 26, 2004, and it ended in a thrilling 1-1 draw at the Stadion am Bruchweg in Mainz in the 2004/05 Bundesliga season. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either of the two clubs will go home with the three points in Round 8.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz in the U.S.
The 2021-22 Bundesliga Round 8 game between Borussia Dortmund and Mainz, to be played today, at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Borussia Dortmund. FanDuel see them as the lone favorites and thus, they have given them -250 odds to grab another win in the new season. The away side Mainz have +600 odds to cause an upset in the eighth round, while a tie would result in a +410 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel