Hertha Berlin are in danger of being overtaken by Fortuna Dusseldorf when these two teams meet each other at the Olympiastadion Berlin this weekend. The home team are looking to enter into the top 10 places after an extended absence. After a brilliant start to the campaign, Hertha Berlin have been slowly sliding down the table and they currently hold their worst position of the season. Fortuna Dusseldorf have experienced an opposite momentum with the team slowly inching towards the top half. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Hertha Berlin were thrashed 5-0 by an impressive RB Leipzig outfit in the latest league encounter. This was the third successive loss for Hertha Berlin, who have conceded just seven fewer than Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Friedhelm Funkel takes his team into the match after a 3-1 victory over Mönchengladbach in which the team was especially impressive. After back-to-back losses, this victory has once again helped put Fortuna Dusseldorf back in the frame for three points.
The reverse fixture between Fortuna Dusseldorf and Hertha Berlin at the Merkur Spiel-Arena turned out to be a 4-1 victory for the former. Fortuna Dusseldorf travel to the Olympiastadion Berlin for the first time since 2012 and they managed a 2-1 victory. Our betting tips and predictions for the game would go with a win for Fortuna Dusseldorf.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Fortuna Dusseldorf win at 3.80[/bet_tip_now]
Fortuna Dusseldorf are moving closer towards achieving their aim of avoiding relegation, but they have displayed a remarkable form in the second half of the campaign to even think about finishing in the top half of the table. Fortuna Dusseldorf are only one point behind Hertha Berlin, who have lost three games on the bounce. A strong advantage of Funkel’s men is the pace on the counter-attack, while Hertha Berlin will be low on confidence after the recent set of results. Our preview would pick a win for Fortuna Dusseldorf.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Fortuna Dusseldorf win at 3.80[/bet_tip_now]
Hertha Berlin vs Fortuna Dusseldorf draw odds: 3.60
Hertha Berlin win odds: 1.90
Correct Score odds
Fortuna Dusseldorf have been able to come up with six goals in the last two trips, while Hertha Berlin have conceded eight goals in the last two league outings. The major solace for Hertha Berlin will be the lower goal return of the Dusseldorf when it comes to away games. Our correct score prediction would pick a 2-1 win for Fortuna Dusseldorf.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Fortuna Dusseldorf 2-1 win at 13.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Hertha Berlin’s disastrous defensive record over the last few weeks gives a lot of hope for Fortuna Dusseldorf to continue their strong scoring form over the last few weeks. The international break does not seem to have broken Fortuna Dusseldorf’s stride, as they scored over 1.5 goals in three out of the last four matches. Our total goals prediction would go with over 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals over 2.5 at 1.90[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Benito Raman has taken over the mantle of showing good form for Fortuna Dusseldorf from Dodi Lukebakio. The 24-year-old has been able to get two goals and three assists in his last four appearances for Fortuna Dusseldorf. Raman was the superior player in the recent game against Borussia Mönchengladbach. Our first goalscorer prediction would pick Benito Raman.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Benito Raman at 12.00[/bet_tip_now]
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