Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hertha Berlin
Date: Saturday, 24th September 2016,
Kick-Off: 14:30 UK
Venue: Commerzbank Arena, Frankfurt.
It will be a clash between two teams in similar mold of form when Eintracht Frankfurt takes on Hertha Berlin at the Commerzbank Arena on Saturday afternoon.
Eintracht Frankfurt have made an excellent start to their season taking 3 wins from their four matches so far. They defeated Ingolstadt 2-0 away form home on Tuesday to make it two wins in a row. And with 9 points they are 4th in the league table, level on points with Hertha at fifth.
Hertha suffered their first league defeat on the season in their mid-week trip to Allianz Arena to take on defending Champions Bayern Munich. The 3-0 margin at the final whistle clearly suggest that the Berliners were second best throughout the game. This is hardly going to make an impact on their confidence when they travel to Frankfurt this weekend. The focus will be to try hard and get back to winning ways.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hertha Berlin: Head-to-Head Stats
Hertha Berlin are unbeaten in the last four Bundesliga meetings with Frankfurt with a lone win that came at Berlin on March 2016. The previous three were all draws with the one played at Frankfurt on December 2014 witnessing a 4-4 final score-line.
Eintracht Frankfurt haven’t lost in their last 4 home matches against Hertha Berlin. But they have won only once, with three matches being draws. If you stretch the line to the last 10 matches at the Commerzbank Arena, Hertha have won 3 as against Frankfurt’s 2 with 5 matches seeing draws.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hertha Berlin: Prediction
Coming down the final showdown, both teams have some major worries in the background for this match. Frankfurt might be without 5 firs team players, while Hertha could miss 6 of theirs. With head-to-head record being pretty close and uncertainty of the kind of squads both managers could bring, this match is really hard to predict.
On the basis of form and head-to-head stats, this could end in a draw. But as we mentioned earlier, there match is a risky one to call. However, the safest bet for this Bundesliga fixture is both teams to score a goal at some point.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hertha Berlin: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score at 1.95 (10/11)
Under 2.5 goals at 1.62 (5/8).
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