Raphael Honigstein's Bundesliga Betting: European-Chasing Mainz To Hold Schalke

Mainz 05 v Schalke 05

There was good news for Schalke on Wednesday as captain Benedikt Höwedes announced he was extending his contract with the club until 2020. He's still out injured currently, though without him Schalke breezed past Wolfsburg last weekend. 

Mainz might be a trickier test however. They've closed in on the European places after back-to-back wins but they'll be without striker Yoshinori Muto through injury. This is likely to be a close one, so pick a draw here at 3.45.