FC Koln vs Hertha Berlin
Date: Sunday, 29 September
Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: RheinEnergieStadion (Cologne).
In the upcoming match hosted by the promoted team and the second division champions, FC Koeln, both teams are on the same page in the league. The teams have won only one game each in this season of the Bundesliga. The mild distinguishing factor between them is that the host has lost a game more than the visiting side, Hertha Berlin.
The hosting side was devastated with their previous match against Bayern which ended in a 4-0 thrash in their visit. The visitor, on the other hand, will be visiting with the gained confidence along with the three points in their previous tie at home.
The Old Lady is winless in their trips on the road and will be looking not to get caught up in the relegated side. They have conceded 11 goals in the league while scoring 5 from their five appearances in Bundesliga. The match will be a fight between the promoted second-tier champions and the visiting contingent aiming to continue their winning streak.
FC Koln vs Hertha Berlin Head-to-head (h2h)
- Hertha registered three out of the previous five wins from their meetings.
- The host has won 4 and lost 6 ties in the 12 clashes hosted by them.
- Their previous encounter ended in a 0-2 clean sheet win for Hertha in their visit.
- Only two of the last 18 clashes have seen over 3 goals in total.
FC Koln vs Hertha Berlin Prediction
Hertha has scored only five goals in total in the league. Not much far, their opponents also have a low scoring of four goals from five league appearances. Moreover, they have not pulled the score over 3 goals in recent matches and approximately in two of the last 18 meetings. Hence, the teams can probably score a couple of goals but it will be under the 3.5 mark on the scoreboard.
The promoted team has lost four clashes in the league. Even though the guest has lost one lesser, it cannot be ignored that they are experienced in the big league. Besides that, their previous encounter with the host has resulted positively for them.
As such, with their comparatively better performance than the home team, the guest has more chances in winning the bout. To be safe, it is ideal to go with the double chance for the clash.
FC Koln vs Hertha Berlin Betting tips
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.50 (1/2)
Double chance: Draw or Hertha Berlin @ 1.66 (4/6).