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Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Betting Tips - Derby Day in Berlin

Over 2.5 goals in 9 of Hertha Berlin's last 10 matches
Hertha Berlin
Hertha Berlin's fine form is tipped to continue in the Berlin derby (Getty Images)

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Preview & Betting Tips


Hertha Berlin play host to Union Berlin in the Bundesliga as the capital gets ready for derby day at the Olympiastadion. New manager Bruno Labbadia has created momentum at Hertha Berlin and the hosts offer superb value to pull off a home derby win.

Hertha Berlin Form & Team News


Hertha Berlin have had a relatively inconsistent season but new manager Bruno Labbadia got them off to great start post the pandemic break with a 3-0 win at Hoffenheim.

While it was some time back, many may remember the incredible comeback prior to the break. 3-0 down at the half time break to Fortuna Dusseldorf, Hertha came back to draw the game 3-3 in the second stanza - that was preceeded with a 2-2 draw with Werder Bremen after being 2-0 down.

Centre back Karim Rekik remains injured but the good news is that central midfielder Vladimir Darida is available after serving a suspension last week.

Winger Matthew Leckie will miss out through injury while veteran forward Salomon Kalou has been suspended by the club and will not play for them again.

Bruno Labbadia
Manager Bruno Labbadia won his first match in charge of Hertha Berlin (Getty Images)

Union Berlin Form & Team News


Some may call Union Berlin inconsistent but to sit 12th and 12 point clear of relegation with eight matches to play is a pretty impressive feat for their first year in the Bundesliga.

Their form isn't however great coming into this match with only one win in their last four Bundesliga matches. Last week, the first match after the break, Union Berlin went down fighting at home to top of the table Bayern Munich. The 2-0 defeat to the champions shouldn't be a matter of concern but their overall form will be.

It looks likely that manager Urs Fischer will be back on the bench after missing last weeks match against Bayern Munich.

Centre back Marvin Friedrich returns from suspension. Winger Sheraldo Becker is injured alongside attacking midfielders Yunus Malli and Akaki Gogia.

Urs Fischer
Union Berlin manager Urs Fischer missed the match against Bayern Munich (Getty Images)

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Head to Head


Union Berlin have a 2-1 advantage against Hertha Berlin with two draws in five meetings. 

Their first encounter in the Bundesliga was in November with Union winning 1-0 at home thanks to a late Sebastian Polter penalty.

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Betting Odds


Hertha Berlin are 2.30 favourites at home with Hertha Berlin priced at 3.10. A draw can be backed at 3.30.

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Match Up


This will be the first Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Bundesliga derby at the Olympiastadion but there will be no fans inside the stadium. How that affects the teams remains to be seen.

Union Berlin
Union Berlin went down 2-0 to Bayern Munich last week (Getty Images)

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Stats


  • Hertha Berlin have seen over 2.5 goals in 9 of their last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Union Berlin have lost by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 5 away matches (all competitions).
  • Union Berlin have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Union Berlin have seen BTTS & over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin FAQ

Where can I watch Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin live stream online?

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin can be live streamed on Betway and Sportingbet in South Africa

Where is Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin being played?

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin is being played at Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany.

When is Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin being played?

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin is being played at 19:30 BST on Friday 22 May 2020.

Verdict

Hertha Berlin offer superb value in the win market while a Hertha Berlin win coupled with the match going over 2.5 goals is enough to make your mouth water.

Best Bet: Hertha Berlin Win Full Time Result @2.30 at betway - 5 Units
Value Bet: Hertha Win & Over 2.5 Win & Total Goals @3.50 at betway - 1 Unit

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