Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin Betting Preview

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Bundesliga action on Sunday afternoon comes from the Signal Iduna Park with the whole game Live on BT Sport Europe High Definition, with a scheduled 14:30pm (BST)Kick Off Time.

Bundesliga – Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin Betting Preview

Borussia Dortmund had a poor season by their standards last year after just creeping into to the Europa League places after a strong finish to the season. Their poor season was partly due to the fact that they were ravaged by injuries to key players throughout the season and they will have wanted to start this season well and get back into the Champions League spots.

And that is exactly what they have done, after a great pre-season they carried their form into all competitions and are yet to even draw a match. In their opening two Bundesliga matches, they have won them both 4-0 with Aubameyang, Reus and Mkhitrayan all getting two goals each.

Hertha Berlin managed to avoid relegation narrowly last season via goal difference but they have started this season off in fine form taking four points from the opening two matches and they know that if they can find a way to get something from this extremely tough fixture then it could set them up to secure a mid-table finish in the league.

Hertha beat Augsburg away from home on the opening weekend which was a great result considering Augsburg finished 5th last season, and then took a point from a home match against Werder Bremen the next week. They will know that their defence will have to be solid if they want to get anything from this game.

Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin Head to Head Statistics

09/05/15 BUN Dortmund vs Hertha Berlin 2 : 0
13/12/14 BUN Hertha Berlin vs Dortmund 1 : 0
10/05/14 BUN Hertha Berlin vs Dortmund 0 : 4
21/12/13 BUN Dortmund vs Hertha Berlin 1 : 2
18/02/12 BUN Hertha Berlin vs Dortmund 0 : 1

This will be the 58th time that these two clubs have met and going into the match Dortmund hold a clear advantage as they have won 26 of the previous 57 meetings whilst losing just 17. And when we look at the matches solely played where Dortmund hold the home advantage, Dortmund have beaten Hertha Berlin in 18 of the 29 matches whilst losing just 4.

This data alone would suggest that Dortmund will beat Hertha in this particular encounter but if we also look at more recent games between these two sides, it shows a different story as both teams have won three of the last six meetings. And also at the Signal Iduna Park, Hertha have triumphed over Dortmund in two of the last three games which will give the Hertha team a huge boost.

Borussia Dortmund Recent Form

27/08/15 EUR Borussia Dortmund vs Odd 7 : 2
23/08/15 BUN Ingolstadt vs Borussia Dortmund 0 : 4
20/08/15 EUR Odd vs Borussia Dortmund 3 : 4
15/08/15 BUN Borussia Dortmund vs Mochengladbach 4 : 0
09/08/15 POK Chemnitzer vs Borussia Dortmund 0 : 2

Borussia Dortmund have started this season who wonderfully with two 4-0 victories in the Bundesliga including one against Mochengladbach who came 3rd in the league last year and will be competing for Europe again this year. Dortmund were also stunned by Odd when they were 3-0 down after just 22 minutes in the opening leg but showed that they have grit and determination as they fought back and beat Odd 4-3 in that first leg before brushing them aside in the second 7-2.

Hertha Berlin Recent Form

21/08/15 BUN Hertha Berlin vs Werder Bremen 1 : 1
15/08/15 BUN Augsburg vs Hertha Berlin 0 : 1
10/08/15 POK Arminia Bielefeld vs Hertha Berlin 0 : 2
01/08/15 FRI Hertha Berlin vs Genoa 0 : 2
25/07/15 FRI Hertha Berlin vs Akhisar Genclik Spor 1 : 0

Hertha Berlin are in relatively good form themselves after taking four points from the opening two matches of the Bundesliga and comfortably brushing Arminia Bielefeld aside in the Pokal.

Borussia Dortmund Team News:

Dortmund’s only injury concern is with Lukasz Piszczek after he picked up a hip injury in the pre-match warm up against Odd last Thursday. Their head coach said that they will have to wait and see if it is a long-term injury so we are unsure whether he will be back in time for this match.

Hertha Berlin Team News:

Hertha look to be without both Ben-Hatira and Schieber for this match but are hoping to see the return of Cigerci, Hegeler and Allagui.

Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin Average Goals Per Game Statistics

There has been a total of 181 goals in 57 matches between these two sides over the years which gives us an average goals per game statistic of 3.18.

But more specifically, there has been 96 goals scored in the 29 meetings where Dortmund have been the home team providing us with an average goals per game statistic of 3.31.

Both sets of data suggest that the ball will hit the back of the net at least three times in this encounter on Sunday afternoon.

Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin Current Betting Odds Market

Borussia Dortmund are the strong favourites to win this game with the online bookmakers and you can obtain a best price of 1/4 with BetVictor – £25 Free Bets for new customers

The Draw looks a slim possibility in this match as Dortmund will be looking to continue their current form but you can obtain a price of 11/2 with Bet365 – £200 Matched Bonus Bets for New Customers

Hertha Berlinare behind the market for this game and would stay away from them in this one. The best price is 10/1 with Coral – Deposit £5 & Receive £20 Free Bets for New Customers.

Borussia Dortmund v Hertha Berlin Free Sports Bets, Tips & Predictions

Although Hertha have started the season strongly and have a sound recent record against Dortmund, I just can’t see past a Dortmund win in this match as they are in amazing form and have an incredible support at the Signal Iduna Park. They found a way to score four past a solid Mochengladbach outfit and I expect them to find a way to break down this Hertha Berlin side. It may take them a while to break the deadlock if Hertha try to park the bus but they scored all four goals in the second half against Ingolstadt last week and I wouldn’t be surprised to see the same here.

Including Dortmund’s strong finish to last season, they have won four of their last five domestic home matches to nil and have won seven of their last nine matches to nil also. For this reason, my first bet is for Borussia Dortmund to Win to Nil in this match.

My second bet for this match is for Dortmund to grab three or more goals in this match as they are on fire at the moment and I expect them to carry that on here. Also, if Dortmund do concede in this match then I would expect them to push on and get at least three goals meaning that this bet should cover the other in that circumstance hopefully.

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