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Bundesliga – Hertha BSC vs Borussia Dortmund: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Bundesliga match between Hertha Berlin and Borussia Dortmund and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Borussia Dortmund pay Hertha Berlin a visit on Saturday evening for their final game of 2021.

The Black and Yellows hope to end the year in style by collecting another victory to restore the six-point between them in second and leaders Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga standings.

As for Hertha, anything but defeat will be a plus here. The Old Lady squad is down in 14th-place, just one point above the relegation playoff zone, with one win from the last seven games (D3 L3).

Our tip

Stats and facts for Hertha Berlin and B. Dortmund in 1. Bundesliga.

  • Hertha Berlin have not lost 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 home matches Hertha Berlin played, both teams scored
  • Hertha Berlin have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • B. Dortmund have scored in 35 of the last 37 away matches
  • B. Dortmund have conceded in the last 10 away matches in a row
  • Hertha Berlin have conceded in the last 10 matches in a row versus B. Dortmund
  • Hertha Berlin have not won 12 of the last 13 matches versus B. Dortmund
  • In the last 5 home matches in a row Hertha Berlin versus B. Dortmund played, both teams scored
  • Hertha Berlin have lost the last 5 matches versus B. Dortmund in a row
  • In the last 3 Hertha Berlin home matches versus B. Dortmund the sum of goals was over 2.5

Current form — Hertha Berlin v. B. Dortmund

The Old Lady hoping to bounce back

Hertha Berlin have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. They first shared the points in a 2-2 draw with VfB Stuttgart, before claiming 3 points in a 2-0 win against Arminia Bielefeld. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Mainz 05.

BVB hope to boost points tally

B. Dortmund look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Besiktas by 5-0, before drawing 1-1 with Bochum. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Greuther Fuerth by a 3-0 scoreline.

How do the bookies view it?

Both sides are struggling for consistency at the moment, but the bookies still expect Dortmund to get the job done. Betfair has priced an away win at 1.65, with a draw returning tempting odds of 4.50. Mr. Green offers odds at 5.20 for those daring enough to bet on Hertha Berlin taking all 3 points at the final whistle.

Hertha Berlin v. B. Dortmund — fixture history

The last match between these teams was a 1. Bundesliga match back on 13 March 2021 and saw B. Dortmund claim a 2-0 victory.

Hertha Berlin have been able to win 10% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming B. Dortmund in the 1. Bundesliga. In other words, they have a 1-3-6 recent record, with the latter winning 60% of the matches.

Current table in the 1. Bundesliga

Looking at the 1. Bundesliga standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 16 points. Hertha Berlin cannot squeeze past B. Dortmund in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. The visitors, ranked 2nd on 34 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Saturday.

Primary goal getter

It is difficult to look past Stevan Jovetic, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 4 times lately for Hertha Berlin. Erling Braut Haaland, meanwhile, has managed to score 6 times in the last half dozen matches for Dortmund.