• Mainz have never won a Bundesliga match at Hannover (D4 L3).
  • The only time that Mainz also won their opening three games of a season was in 2010/11 (when they won their first seven matches).
  • Hannover gained 32 from their 45 points last season from home games (a league-high 71%). They have lost only one of their last twelve home games (W8 D3). They also won their first two home games this season.
  • Nicolai Müller leads the Bundesliga in goals (4). He scored four of his team's seven goals this season.
  • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored his first Bundesliga goal in almost 1 and a half years during his team's home victory against Wolfsburg last week (2-0).
  • Szabolcs Huszti will miss the game due to picking up a red card against Schalke last week.
  • Bo Svensson has a duel success rate of 91.7% this season, higher than any other Bundesliga player.
  • Thomas Tuchel turned 40 years old two days before the matchday.
  • Mainz leads the league in shooting accuracy; 73% of his shots have been on target (not including blocked shots).
  • Hannover have committed a league-high 66 fouls this season.