Hertha Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen
2017/18 German Bundesliga
Date: Wednesday, 20th September 2017
Kick-off at 19:30 UK / 20:30 CET
Venue: Olympiastadion, Berlin.
Hertha Berlin and Bayer Leverkusen will collide on Wednesday evening in the most thrilling game of the day. Hertha are a tough nut to crack on the home turf, and in the previous season it was Bayer Leverkusen who inflicted the shameful 2-6 defeat at Olympiastadion. Hertha have a lot to prove following the aforementioned result, so we can expect a competitive match with the attributes of a derby.
Pan Dardai’s men are on a three-game drawing streak. Prior to their UEFA Europa League obligations, Hertha drew SV Werder Bremen 1-1 on the home turf. Then they hosted Athletic Bilbao and they shared points with the Spanish side from the goalless draw. In their latest match this weekend, Hertha drew Hoffenheim.
Leverkusen’s nightmarish start of the season was finally ended as they welcomed SC Freiburg at Bay Arena. Die Werkself steamrolled Freiburg with the result of 4-0 and massively boosted the confidence ahead of the capital visit.
Each Leverkusen’s game saw 3 or more goals so far.
Hertha Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen: Head-to-head
Leverkusen have an excellent record in Berlin. In the last five games, they have recorded three victories and a draw in addition to a sole defeat. Also, the visitors haven’t scored only twice when visiting Olympiastadion.
Hertha Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen: Prediction
All Hertha’s game so far saw 2 or fewer goals scored while on the other hand, Leverkusen’s games were high-scoring with three or more goals. It will be quite exciting to see which play style will prevail – Hertha’s defensive or Leverkusen’s attacking approach. As this match carries a lot of baggage from their previous duel, we can expect a fiery clash with a lot of action.
Hertha Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Over 2.5 goals at the odds of 1.90.
If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for Both Teams to score in the 2nd half at the odds of 3.50.