Hertha Berlin vs Hamburger SV
Date: Saturday, 1st October 2016,
Kick-Off at 14:30 UK
Venue: Olympiastadion, Berlin.
Hertha Berlin were on a three match winning run before the matchday 4 defeat to the league leaders Bayern Munich. They dropped points once against as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Eintracht Frankfurt in the following round. Coming back to Olympiastadion for the matchday 6 fixture against Hamburg, Berlin could be high in confidence as they have won in each of the two league games at home.
Hamburg are still winless after six match weeks in the new season. Expect a 1-1 draw on the opening day of the season, the Rothosen have lost in four consecutive matches till now. Their latest defeat was at home to Bayern Munich by a narrow 1-0 margin. This was also the third game in a row that they failed to score. The pressure is mounting on head-coach Bruno Labbadia as his team is rooted in the relegation zone.
Berlin vs Hamburger: Head-to-Head Stats
Hertha Berlin have won in each of the last three home meetings against Hamburger SV without conceding a goal.
Hamburger have won in the latest meeting against Hertha by a 3-0 margin on March 2015. This was their first win after going on a five match losing streak against Berlin. Also the first time they have scored in 6 matches.
Hertha Berlin vs Hamburger: Prediction
The Berliners have a strong home record in Bundesliga since last season. They have only lost thrice in 20 matches at the Olympiastadion since the start of 2015/16. They also have a formidable record against Hamburg, who are struggling on all front at the moment. Hertha must win it and looking at the quality of the squad, this could be a comfortable match for them.
This is a game with good odds and could be grabbed before the price starts dropping.
Hertha Berlin vs Hamburger: Betting Tips
- Hertha Berlin to win at 2.00 (1/1)
- Hertha to score over 1.5 goals at 2.00 (1/1).