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Date: 19th August 2023
Kick-Off: 19:30 UK, 20:30 CET
TV: Sky Sports App
Hamburger to win
Over 2.5 goals
2-1 to Hamburger
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Hamburger vs Hertha Berlin: top free betting tips
Hamburger aims to continue its winning form at Volksparkstadion in the next 2. Bundesliga fixture against Hertha Berlin on Saturday, 19 August. Hamburg found a victory against RW Essen in DFB Pokal while Hertha defeated Jena in the same competition.
Match result prediction: Hamburger to win
Hamburger has won two games in the last three fixtures while ending one in a draw. The Red Shorts have also registered three victories in the previous five matches at Volksparkstadion. On the other hand, Hertha has won only one game in the last five league outings, along with three defeats. Adding more, Hamburg has defeated Hertha in three of the last five H2Hs in front of the home crowd. Therefore, we set Hamburger as our favourite to claim all three points in this game.
Total goals prediction: over 2.5 goals
The last two H2Hs of these two teams have finished with less than 2.5 goals. However, Hamburger has shown brilliance on the scoring end recently and rattled the net 11 times in the previous three matches. However, the Red Shorts have also allowed eight goals to be scored in the same duration. Hertha have also managed an average of one goal per game in the last five league outings. Given these numbers, we can predict a total of Over 2.5 Goals in this fixture.
Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Hamburger
Hertha Berlin has been unable to find the back of the net in the starting two league outings in 2. Bundesliga. However, the Old Lady have scored in three of the last five visiting H2Hs against Hamburger, notching five goals in total. On the other hand, Hamburger has rattled the net in four of the recent five matches at Volksparkstadion. Additionally, Hertha Berlin has also conceded at least two goals in three of the last five league outings away from Olympiastadion Berlin. Therefore, we imagine a 2-1 lead for Hamburger before the referee blows the full-time whistle in this encounter.
Hamburger vs Hertha Berlin: form, recent games, and news
Hamburger was clipped to a 3-3 draw against RW Essen in the first round of DFB Pokal until 90 minutes. However, Laszlo Benes notched a goal in the 117th minute to lead his team to the second round of the competition with a 3-4 lead. The team’s preparation has dealt a blow with six players being on the injury list ahead of the third round of 3. Bundesliga.
Hertha Berlin preview
The Old Lady found a comfortable 0-5 victory against Zeiss Jena in the first round of DFB Pokal away at Ernst Abbe Sportfeld. However, Hertha has recorded a worst start to 2. Bundesliga with two consecutive defeats against Dusseldorf and Wehen Wiesbaden. Hertha’s readiness is also severely affected by six injury-related absences in the squad.
FAQs regarding Hamburger vs Hertha Berlin
Who is the Hamburger player to watch? Laszlo Benes.
What was Hamburger's last result? 4-3 Win over RW Essen.
Who won the last Head to Head fixture? 2-0 to Hertha Berlin.