When the ball rolls in the Olympiastadion, Berlin, on September 10, expectations will be at an all-time high. Hertha Berlin and Leverkusen will be head to head, hoping to improve their position in the current Bundesliga tally. If you look at the current season and the last games played, Leverkusen are the clear favorites according to the Bundesliga expert tip.
Hertha has to stop its free fall, but Leverkusen currently appears to be too big a challenge. Will Hertha Berlin overcome their dry spell and steal a win at home? Let’s explore what Hertha Berlin Vs Leverkusen bettings odds have to say.
Hertha Vs Leverkusen Betting Tips
Hertha Berlin is in deplorable form this season. They have conceded three losses and ended one game with a draw. They have yet to taste a win in the Bundesliga and need it badly. Moreover, they have only scored two goals in total and conceded 6 in four games.
Consequently, they are 17th out of the 18 teams in the league. However, they will be playing at home, which is some consolation because their home form is a shade less pitiful than their away form. Playing at Olympiastadion, Hertha Berlin has only lost a single game this season, while were also able to squeeze a draw on their home turf.
On top of that, Sandro Schwarz’s men will enter the battle after a week of rest, while Leverkusen is stretched a bit thin right now. Their exhaustion might be an advantage for the home team and give them an edge over their opponent.
Bayer Leverkusen’s Bundesliga campaign began with a loss of 0 – 1 against Borussia Dortmund. Since then, only on one occasion did Leverkusen have shown some resistance against the onslaught of opponents they have now faced in the Bundesliga.
Although they were expected to hit back as the league progressed, Die Werkself’s subsequent failure against Augsburg and Hoffenheim put some serious question marks on their form. Leverkusen is in 13th place in the Bundesliga tally and has won only 25% of the matches.
Their home form is pitiful as they have conceded two losses this season and no win. But they will be visiting Berlin, which must relieve them as their away form is somewhat better and they have managed a win playing away from home.
Moreover, in their last match against Mainz, Leverkusen responded with a splendid 3-0 win and hinted at their return to form. The much-needed win must have put them in the right mindset and filled them with confidence to take on the struggling Hertha Berlin.
Prediction: 2-1 win for Leverkusen
Hertha vs Leverkusen
Date and Time: 10 Sep 2022, 13:30 UTC
Venue: Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany
Hertha vs Leverkusen Betting Odds
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Looking at the current league stats, it’s not hard to predict the winner between the upcoming Hertha Berlin and Leverkusen engagement. Hertha Berlin is struggling but will be playing at home. They have conceded their consecutive defeats so far and will be hoping to end the losing streak. On the other hand, Leverkusen was able to bag a stunning 3-0 victory against Mainz and must be brimming with confidence.
There’s around a 55% chance that the match will go in Leverkusen’s favor. However, Hertha Berlin is in no way a side to be taken lightly. On their day, they could take on any team, therefore expect an interesting encounter.
Hertha vs Leverkusen Team News
The old lady is in serious trouble this Bundesliga season. Three defeats and a draw have put them at the bottom of the tally, and they are struggling to get out of the relegation zone.
Besides, Felix Magath has to wrestle with fitness concerns, which have disturbed the team’s combination. It’s almost clear that the midfielder Derry Scherhant won’t be coming back anytime soon. The same is true for the defender, Filip Uremovic, who won’t be able to join the squad before October’s first week.
Nevertheless, Linus Gechter and Omar Alderete, both defenders, are well over their ailments and will be ready to offer their services from early September. Likewise, the return of Kelian Nona is also expected soon. The player suffered a Knee injury but is recovering fast and hopeful of joining the squad against Leverkusen.
Predicted Lineup – Tousart, Boëtius, Dárdai, Plattenhardt, Ejuke, Kanga, Kenny, Serdar, Lukebakio, Kempf, Christensen
Leverkusen are in no better position than Hertha Berlin. Although they are faring a tad better than their opponent and presently sit at 13th place in the Bundesliga tally, they needed a serious burst of form to push themselves and climb up in the league tally.
Piero Hincapié and Mitchel Bakker both were given a red card barring their entry into the next game. However, their suspension will be over after one game, and they will likely return against Hertha Berlin on September 10. Moreover, Leverkusen has recently acquired Chelsea Winger Callum Hudson-Odoi on loan and is expected to join the action.
But Leverkusen will surely miss Amine Adli, the forward who suffered from a broken collarbone and is not expected to join the team before mid-October. Likewise, Florian Wirtz also won’t be able to attend the upcoming game against Hertha Berlin following his ACL injury.
Predicted Lineup – Schick, Diaby, Bakker, Demirbay, Andrich, Palacios, Frimpong, Hincapié, Tah, Tapsoba, Hradecky.
Hertha vs Leverkusen Head-to-Head Stats
Stats of the previous encounters between Hertha Berlin and Leverkusen reveal that 46% of the time, it’s Leverkusen that comes out as a winner. Interestingly, both the opponents have faced each other 28 times, and Leverkusen won in 13 of those meetings.
Hertha Berlin’s winning percentage is only around 32%, and the old lady has only been the winner in 9 of 28 meetings. Moreover, whenever the two teams engage, the probability of a draw comes as high as 22%. Incidentally, six times their total fixtures, Hertha and Leverkusen ended up in a stalemate.
Last Five Games For Hertha
⚽ Hertha BSC 0 – 1 Borussia Dortmund
In their last match on 27/08/22 in Bundesliga against Dortmund, Hertha was defeated with a final score line of 0-1.
⚽ Hertha BSC 0 – 1 Borussia M’gladbach
On 20/08/22, Hertha clashed with Borussia M’gladbach and lost the game 0-1.
⚽ Hertha BSC 1 – 1 Eintracht Frankfurt
In their second Bundesliga game on 13/08/2022 Hertha Berlin played against Eintracht Frankfurt. The game ended in a draw and the final score line was Hertha BSC 1 – 1 Eintracht Frankfurt.
⚽ Hertha BSC 1 – 3 FC Union Berlin
Hertha BSC Kickstarted its Bundesliga campaign against FC Union Berlin on 06/08/22. FC Union ruined the day for Hertha and defeated their opponent 3 – 1.
⚽ Hertha BSC 4 – 5 Eintracht Braunschweig
In their last club friendly against Eintracht Braunschweig, Hertha lost the game in a penalty shootout. The final tally was 4 – 4, but Eintracht stole the show with a splendid penalty shootout.
Last Five Games For Leverkusen
⚽ Leverkusen 3 – 0 FSV Mainz
A maiden win for Leverkusen in the ongoing Bundesliga game came in their last match held on 27/08/22 against FSV Mainz.
⚽ Leverkusen 0 – 3 Hoffenheim
Hoffenheim defeated Leverkusen 3 – 0. The game was held on 20/08/22, and Leverkusen was playing on their own turf but still ended up in a defeat.
⚽ FC Augsburg 2 – 1 Leverkusen
Leverkusen again played on their home ground against FC Augsburg held on 13/08/22; however, they could not overcome their rival and lost the game 2 – 1.
⚽ Leverkusen 0 – 1 Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund was a clear favorite in this Bundesliga game against Leverkusen, and the result was no different. Leverkusen lost the game 0 – 1.
⚽ Leverkusen 4 – 3 SV Elversberg
In a club-friendly just before the latest season of Bundesliga, Leverkusen faced SV Elversberg. The game was a close one, but Leverkusen prevailed and registered a 4 – 3 win.
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