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Date: 8th October 2023
Kick-Off: 12:30 UK, 13:30 CET
Venue: Veltins Arena
Over 3.5 goals
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Schalke vs Hertha Berlin: Top free betting tips
After two successive away defeats in 2. Bundesliga, Schalke entertain Hertha Berlin in Round 9 of on Sunday, 8 October. The Old Lady have also suffered a defeat before this game against St Pauli in the German second division.
Match result prediction: Draw
Three of the previous four H2Hs of these two sides have finished with equal Hertha on the winning side. However, the Royal Blues have won two of their three league outings at Veltins Arena this season. On the other hand, Hertha Berlin has also been quite favourable by collecting three victories in their previous five home and away fixtures in 2. Bundesliga. Therefore, we predict the teams to share the points in this game.
Total goals prediction: Over 3.5 Goals
All of the previous five H2H meetings between these two sides have gone Over 2.5 Goals. Schalke have thrashed seven goals in their three home games this season. Meanwhile, Hertha Berlin netted the ball 16 times in their last five league outings. However, they have also allowed ten goals to be scored in their previous four matches in 2. Bundesliga. Given these statistics, we predict this game to feature a total of Over 3.5 Goals.
Correct score prediction: 2-2 to Schalke vs Hertha Berlin
Schalke has notched multiple goals in two of their three games at Veltins Arena this season. But the Miners have also conceded five goals in just the previous two of them. On the other hand, Hertha have also scored two or more goals in four of their last five games in 2. Bundesliga. Nevertheless, Herth’s defence has leaked multiple goals in each of their previous three matches away from the Olympiastadion. Considering these facts, we predict this game to conclude with a 2-2 scoreline.
Schalke vs Hertha Berlin: Form, recent games, and news
The Royal Blues travelled to Paderborn in the last game and dropped three points with a 3-1 defeat. Felix Platte broke the deadlock for Paderborn in the 43rd minute and Florent Muslija extended his team’s lead with a brace in the second half. Schalke’s preparation for the next game is affected by three injury-related absences.
Hertha Berlin preview
Hertha Berlin broke their winning sequence in 2. Bundesliga against St Pauli with a 2-1 defeat. Eggestein notched the goal for St Pauli in the 25th minute and Marcel Hartel rattled the net in the 74th minute. Derry Scherhant made the only change on scoreline for Hertha in the 83rd minute but it couldn’t help them avoid the defeat. Manager Pal Dardai will report three fitness concerns in the squad ahead of the fixture against Schalke.
FAQs regarding Schalke vs Hertha Berlin
Where is the game being televised? Arena 4 (Hun), Diema Sport 3, Eleven Sports (Bel), Nova Sports (Cyp), Nova Sports (Hel), Sky Sport Bundesliga (Ger), Sky Sport Top event (Ger), Sport TV (Slo), Tivibu Spor, Veikkaus TV, Viaplay.
What was Schalke's last result? 3-1 away defeat to Paderborn.
What was Hertha Berlin's last result? 2-1 home defeat to St Pauli.