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Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Preview & Betting Tips - Berlin derby in the Bundesliga

Hertha Berlin have seen over 2.5 goals in 9 of their last 10 matches
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Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Hoffenheim host Hertha Berlin at the Olympiastadion in the Bundesliga on Saturday morning. Hertha have positive momentum with new manager Bruno Labbadia in charge and are great value to beat their crosstown rivals.

Hertha Berlin Form


Hertha Berlin have had an action packed season on and off the pitch but appear to have found some stability. New manager Bruno Labbadia got off to a great start with a 3-0 win at Hoffenheim.

They went ahead through an own goal before goals to Vedad Ibisevic and Matheus Cunha. Arne Maier came off the bench and hit the woodwork in added time.

The victory came after a 3-3 draw at Fortuna Dusseldorf where they were 3-0 down at half time and a 2-2 home draw against Werder Bremen where they were 2-0 down after six minutes.

Hertha Berlin News


Central defender Karim Rekik remains injured but defenders Dedryck Boyata and Peter Pekarík recovered from injury to start at Hoffenheim. Central midfielder Vladimir Darida is available after suspension. 

Winger Matthew Leckie is injured. Forward Salomon Kalou has been suspended by the club and has played his last game for Hertha.

Bruno Labbadia
Manager Bruno Labbadia won his first match in charge of Hertha Berlin (Getty Images)

Union Berlin Form


Union Berlin have been inconsistent in their debut Bundesliga campaign. They won 2-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt before giving up a 2-0 lead at home in a 2-2 draw against Wolfsburg.

Union were eliminated from the German Cup after a 3-1 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen. They lost 3-1 at Freiburg before the break and suffered a 2-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich on Sunday.

Union Berlin News


Manager Urs Fischer could be back on the bench after missing the Bayern match. 

Centre back Marvin Friedrich returns from suspension. Winger Sheraldo Becker is injured alongside attacking midfielders Yunus Malli and Akaki Gogia.

Urs Fischer
Union Berlin manager Urs Fischer missed the match against Bayern Munich (Getty Images)

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Head to Head


Union Berlin have a 2-1 advantage against Hertha Berlin with two draws in five meetings. 

Their first encounter in the Bundesliga was in November with Union winning 1-0 at home thanks to a late Sebastian Polter penalty.

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Betting Odds


Hertha Berlin are $2.30 favourites at home with Hertha Berlin priced at $3.10. A draw can be backed at $3.30.

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Match Up


This will be the first Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Bundesliga derby at the Olympiastadion but there will be no fans inside the stadium. How that affects the teams remains to be seen.

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Stats


  • Hertha Berlin have seen over 2.5 goals in 9 of their last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Hertha Berlin have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Union Berlin have lost by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 5 away matches (all competitions).
  • Union Berlin have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Union Berlin have seen BTTS & over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin FAQ

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Where is Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin being played?

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin is being played at Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany.

When is Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin being played?

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin is being played at 04:30am AEST on Saturday 23 May 2020.

Verdict

Hertha Berlin can continue to improve under new manager Bruno Labbadia. I think there is great value on a home win here.

Best Bet: Hertha Berlin Win Full Time Result @2.30 at Sportsbetting - 5 Units
Value Bet: Hertha Win & Over 2.5 Win & Total Goals @3.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Hertha Berlin Win 3-1 Correct Score @19.00 at PlayUP - 1 Unit

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