Bundesliga: FC Union Berlin vs. FSV Mainz 05 odds, picks and best bets – USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire

Friday’s Bundesliga action features FC Union Berlin (0 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss) and FSV Mainz 05 (0-0-2) hooking up at Stadion An der Alten Forsterei in Berlin at 2:30 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze the Union Berlin-Mainz sports betting odds and lines, while providing Bundesliga betting tips and picks around this matchup.

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Union Berlin vs. Mainz: Key injuries

Union Berlin

  • M Christian Gentner (calf) out
  • F Anthony Ujah (knee) out


  • D Moussa Niakhate (red card) out
  • Stefan Bell (COVID-19) out
  • F Ji Dong-Won (knee) out
  • M Edimilson Fernandes (COVID-19) out

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Union Berlin vs. Mainz: Bundesliga odds, betting lines and picks

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Union Berlin 2, Mainz 0

Money line (ML)

UNION BERLIN (+120) is the play, as it will grab its first victory of the season in Match Week 3. Berlin has found the back of the net twice in its first two matches while conceding four goals. However, Mainz (+210) has coughed up seven goals in the first two matches and enters with a dismal minus-5 goal differential. Mainz is the elixir to cure Berlin’s ills and get UB going in the early