Leipzig look vulnerable after Europa mission
Borussia Dortmund are solid at home
Stuttgart finished last season strongly, losing only one of their final 14 league games, and can get their 2017-18 campaign off to a flyer with victory at Mainz.
The hosts picked up 15 fewer points that Stuttgart last term and the summer departures of Abdou Diallo to Borussia Dortmund and leading scorer Yoshinori Muto to Newcastle suggest a tough season could be in store.
Stuttgart draw no bet
1pt 10-11 Betfair, Paddy Power
Stuttgart won five of their final six away league games last season.
Leipzig picked up four points from two league meetings with Borussia Dortmund last season but they may struggle to repeat the trick.
The visitors were in Europa League action against Zorya in Ukraine on Thursday and have plenty to prove on their travels having won only six of their 17 away league games last term.
2pts 3-4 general
Borussia Dortmund won four of their final five home league games last term.
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