RB Leipzig vs Hertha BSC Match Preview and Prediction
This is a Bundesliga match on Saturday afternoon (UK time). RB Leipzig will welcome Hertha BSC at Red Bull Arena with a 2:30pm kick-off.
At the time of writing there is no UK TV coverage for this match. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish real-time updates throughout the match.
Read on for full preview and match prediction.
Frog has found some decent positive expected value to be taken advantage of with this one. Frog's analysis will break down where it lies.
Betting Odds for RB Leipzig vs Hertha BSC
This table shows the latest 1X2 prices:
RB Leipzig: 1.46 (888sport)
Draw: 4.8 (Bet Victor)
Hertha BSC: 7.0 (Bet365)
Turning to the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.41 from the trading room at 888sport while the standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 3.0 if you check out Bet365.
Here we have the odds for the BTTS offerings. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" is available at 1.57 with Betway. "No" is available at 2.62 at Betfair Sportsbook.
Head To Head
In the most recent head-to-head, RB Leipzig played Hertha BSC in 2019. It was a Bundesliga match. The winners were RB Leipzig with a final score of 2-4. T. Werner went home with a brace for the home side.
In ten years, the sides have met 7 times. RB Leipzig have run out winners in 6 of these and Hertha BSC have won once. There have been no draws.
In these matches, there has been an average of 4.86 goals. RB Leipzig score an average of 3.71. Hertha BSC have scored an average of 1.14 per match.
Looking at the match-up in terms of Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 85% of these games and their visitors have won 14% of the time.
RB Leipzig have 10 points in The Bundesliga, putting them in 1st place.
There has been 35 matches played by this side in the last year. They have 22 wins; 8 draws; and 5 losses. This recent form puts RB Leipzig on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 62%-22%-14%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 2.4 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.03.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 70% (12 wins) from 17 home fixtures. 17% (3) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 11% (2) being a loss for the home team.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 2.65. They have conceded 1.0 on average.
In their last ten matches they have scored 19 goals and in this time they have a win rate of 70%. The total number of times that RB Leipzig and whoever they've played have also scored is 4 matches in those ten... The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 6 games in these last ten outings.
Right now, RB Leipzig are on a run of 3 clean sheets in a row. And they have scored in their last 6 matches.
In 15th place in Bundesliga with 3 points we have the away team.
There has been 32 matches played by this side over the recent 12 months. They have 9 wins; 7 draws; and 16 losses. Therefore, Hertha BSC have won 28%, drawn 21%, and lost 50% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.34 goals for, and 2.0 goals against.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 33% (5 wins) in their 15 away fixtures. 20% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 46% (7) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.73 times when away from home in this same period while they have conceded 2.0.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 15 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 20%. Of those ten matches, 5 of them have seen both sides score. There has been 6 matches with three goals or more.
Frog's betting tip for RB Leipzig vs Hertha BSC
This verdict will suit fans of the longer odds. Frog has picked the Both Teams To Score market in this one and will be looking for just one of the sides to hit the back of the net. The market thinks that this is an unlikely outcome, but Frog thinks it is the value play.Betfair Sportsbook make it a 2.62 shot that at least one side fails to score.