Hertha Berlin visit Europa-Park Stadion on Saturday for a Bundesliga fixture with home side Freiburg.
Freiburg approach the next Bundesliga round as number four in the table, having claimed 46 points this season so far. With 25 games behind them, Hertha Berlin amassed 21 points, placing them as number 16 before their next fixture.
Favourites of the match, Freiburg, will surely seek an extension of their unbeaten streak in the league matches. They should have a good chance to get another victory this time, however, Hertha Berlin will surely make their life as difficult as possible. Considering the current form of the hosts, the guests will have quite a difficult task ahead of them.
Freiburg go into their next Bundesliga match, scoring a humble average of 1.3 per game in their last ten matches. They scored a mundane 13 times, while conceding 17. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring two times.
Hertha Berlin scored 11 goals, conceded 26 and managed one clean sheet in their previous ten matches.
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Freiburg played Hertha Berlin. The pair split the points in a 2-2 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand.
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin Prediction
Freiburg added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat Hoffenheim 2-1. They were then defeated 0-2 against Juventus, before drawing 1-1 against Mainz 05. Freiburg won four of their past six matches on home soil in the Bundesliga, where they also drew twice and went undefeated. They scored nine goals and conceded six times.
Hertha Berlin Form
In their past three games, Hertha Berlin lost 4-1 against Bayer Leverkusen, drew 1-1 with Mainz 05, and lost 3-1 against Hoffenheim. In their last six Bundesliga away matches, Hertha Berlin failed to win even once. In stead, they've drawn zero and lost six, scoring five while also conceding 19 times.
In current form, it is very difficult to argue against Freiburg claiming yet another win. Hertha Berlin don't look strong enough right now to push their hosts to dropping points.
Freiburg scored 23 goals and conceded five in their last 14 games against teams from the bottom half of the Bundesliga table. They collected 34 points and ten victories. Hertha Berlin claimed zero wins and five points from their last 14 encounters with teams in the top half of the Bundesliga, while scoring 14 goals to 35 against. Freiburg so far pulled off a record of 13 wins, seven draws and five defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Hertha Berlin have a record of five wins, six draws and 14 defeats in the Bundesliga.
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin Stats
- Freiburg have not lost the last 19 home matches in a row
- In the last 10 home matches in a row Freiburg played, both teams scored
- Freiburg have scored in 34 of the last 36 home matches
- Freiburg have conceded in the last 10 home matches in a row
- In the last 7 Freiburg matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 9 of the last 10 Hertha Berlin away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Hertha Berlin have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
- Hertha Berlin have lost the last 4 away matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- In 6 of the last 7 away matches Hertha Berlin played, both teams scored
- Hertha Berlin have lost the last 4 away matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin Squads
The 57-year-old coach of the home team, Christian Streich, will select the lineup against Hertha Berlin from the squad below. The information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Bundesliga this season:
Benjamin Uphoff (0/0), Mark Flekken (0/25), Noah Atubolu (0/0), Christian Guenter (0/24), Kenneth Schmidt (0/1), Kilian Sildillia (0/22), Kimberly Ezekwem (0/0), Lukas Kuebler (2/14), Manuel Gulde (0/10), Matthias Ginter (3/25), Philipp Lienhart (1/23), Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (2/12), Jonathan Schmid (0/0), Maximilian Eggestein (1/24), Merlin Roehl (0/1), Nicolas Hoefler (0/24), Noah Weisshaupt (0/12), Ritsu Doan (4/25), Robert Wagner (0/2), Roland Sallai (0/13), Vincenzo Grifo (12/24), Woo-Yeong Jeong (1/20), Yannik Keitel (0/18), Lucas Hoeler (3/17), Michael Gregoritsch (8/24), Nils Petersen (0/21).
Hertha Berlin Squad
Below is the full team squad of Hertha Berlin. The manager Schwarz will pick his starting XI against Freiburg from these players:
Oliver Christensen (0/25), Robert Kwasigroch (0/0), Rune Almenning Jarstein (0/0), Tjark Ernst (0/0), Agustin Rogel (0/14), Cimo Roecker (0/0), Filip Uremovic (0/16), Jonjoe Kenny (0/22), Julian Eitschberger (0/0), Marc-Oliver Kempf (0/24), Marton Dardai (1/10), Marvin Plattenhardt (0/22), Maximilian Mittelstaedt (0/13), Pascal Klemens (0/0), Peter Pekarik (0/3), Ivan Sunjic (0/18), Jean-Paul Boetius (0/18), Kevin-Prince Boateng (0/11), Lucas Tousart (3/24), Suat Serdar (4/24), Tolga Cigerci (0/7), Chidera Ejuke (0/15), Derry Scherhant (1/7), Dodi Lukebakio (10/24), Florian Niederlechner (4/22), Jessic Ngankam (2/10), Kelian Wa Saka (0/0), Marco Richter (4/22), Stevan Jovetic (2/12), Wilfried Kanga (2/19).
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin Team News
Freiburg could have up to five missing players for various reasons for their upcoming match against Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
Philipp Lienhart, Noah Atubolu, Jonathan Schmid, Yannik Keitel and Kimberly Ezekwem are all absent from the Freiburg squad that faces Hertha Berlin at Europa-Park Stadion.
More than a handful of players could be forced out of the next match for Hertha Berlin, who are looking at seven players nursing various problems.
Names like Florian Niederlechner, Wilfried Kanga, Jean-Paul Boetius, Maximilian Mittelstaedt, Marvin Plattenhardt, Jessic Ngankam and Kelian Wa Saka most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Freiburg.
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin Lineups
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin H2H
It finished all square on when Freiburg last faced Hertha Berlin. With both denying to back down, the scoreboard said 2-2 in the end. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 29/10. Freiburg hold a 5-3-2 advantage against Hertha Berlin from their latest encounters. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 5/7.
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin Results
In the past ten matches between home side Freiburg and Hertha Berlin both teams found the back of the net six times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 32/33.
Freiburg vs Hertha Berlin Betting Tips
Vincenzo Grifo has three strikes in six Bundesliga matches for Freiburg, who will be relying on his services, when clashing with Hertha Berlin. The visitors are looking to Dodi Lukebakio, who has provided his team with three Bundesliga goals.
Europa-Park Stadion witnessed Freiburg winning five times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing four and losing one as well. Hertha Berlin claimed two wins, zero draw and eight defeats in their last 10 games away. Both teams have been poor at keeping their opponents from scoring in their last 10 games, respectively. Freiburg managed a clean sheet in zero of their games at home, Hertha Berlin kept a clean sheet in zero of their last 10.
Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Freiburg managed an average of 1.6 goals, with Hertha Berlin averaging 1.1 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of Freiburg’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Hertha Berlin, who scored 1.1 times on average in those matches.