Union Berlin vs Hertha Berlin – Predictions, Odds & Betting tips 06/08/2022, Team News and predicted lineups
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Bookmaker ratings: Prediction one: Union Berlin not to lose and total goals under 3.5 – 1.67
Bookmaker ratings: Prediction two: Total Goals under 2.5 – 1.88
Union Berlin not to lose and total goals under 3.5
The hosts are undefeated in four straight competitive clashes (W3, D1) with Hertha Berlin; thus, confidence of starting the campaign well should be high.
However, both teams struggled in their German cup 1st round matches, that’s why we will back more risky bet, with Union Berlin’s double chance and total goals under 3.5.
Total goals under 2.5
The previous two encounters between these two teams in “An der Alten Försterei” stadium saw less than 2.5 goals.
Preliminary review and match prediction for Union Berlin vs Hertha Berlin
The new Bundesliga campaign in Berlin will kick off between the city’s two biggest clubs clash.
After securing their highest ever Bundesliga 2021/22 finish (5th), Union Berlin returned to European football, securing their spot in Europa League’s group stage.
However, for Union would be difficult to replicate the previous season’s success, as the team have seen some departures this summer. Centre-forward Taiwo Awoniyi, who scored 15 Bundesliga goals last season, has joined Nottingham Forest.
Meanwhile, coming into this game, Union needed extra-time to claim victory over fourth-tier Chemnitzer in the DFB Pokal to extend their undefeated streak to four matches. (W3, D1).
Oh we missed that 👏🤩 pic.twitter.com/iMbZXZwyKN
— 1. FC Union Berlin (@fcunion_en) August 2, 2022
On the other hand, Hertha Berlin was close to relegating Bundesliga’s 2nd division.
In the Relegation playoff first match, Hertha suffered a narrow defeat on home soil. However, Felix Magath’s side overturned a first-leg deficit to preserve their top-flight status with a 2-1 aggregate win over Hamburg.
Despite rescue, Felix Magath decided to leave Berlin outfit, and a few days later, Sandro Schwarz was named new head coach of Hertha’s on a two-year deal through to summer 2024.
However, the new season kicked off with another upset for Sandro Schwarz’s men. Hertha lost on penalties to Eintracht Braunschweig (6-5) from the German second division and was eliminated in the 1st round of the DFB Pokal.
- The hosts are undefeated in their previous 4 fixtures
- Hertha Berlin games have over 1.5 goals in their last 3 matches
Head to Head
- BUN: Hertha Berlin 1:4 Union Berlin (09/04/2022)
- DFP: Hertha Berlin 2:3 Union Berlin (19/01/2022)
- BUN: Union Berlin 2:0 Hertha Berlin (20/11/2021)
Union Berlin defender Timo Baumgartl actually required chemotherapy after his testicular tumour was removed some three months ago.
— Hertha Berlin (@HerthaBSC_EN) August 3, 2022
On the other hand, Lucas Tousart is suspended, while Marco Richter, Kelian Nsona are Dong-jun Lee out due to injuries
- Top arrivals: Jordan Siebatcheu, Diogo Leite, Morten Thorsby, Jamie Leweling, Danilho Doekhi
- Top departures: Taiwo Awoniyi, Grischa Promel, Marcus Ingvartsen, Leon Dajaku, Pawel Wszolek
- Top arrivals: Chidera Ejuke, Wilfried Kanga, Filip Uremovic, Jonjoe Kenny, Ivan Sunjic
- Top departure: Niklas Stark, Santiago Ascacibar, Javairo Dilrosun, Arne Maier, Jordan Torunarigha
Union Berlin: Ronnow; Heintz, Knoche, Jaeckel, Trimmel, Khedira, Giesselmann, Haraguchi, Haberer, Becker, Siebatcheu
Hertha Berlin: Christensen; Plattenhardt, Kempf, Boyata, Kenny, Serdar, Sunjic, Boateng, Lukebakio, Maolida, Selke
The hosts are undefeated in their previous 6 home matches. If you are looking for safe bets, you can try “Union Berlin double chance” outcome. This bet has odds of 1.22 at 22Bet.
Most popular FAQ for Union Berlin vs Hertha Berlin
Who won the last meeting between these clubs?
The last match between these teams ended in a 4:1 win for Union Berlin in April 2022.
Where will this fixture be played?
This fixture will be played at Stadion An der Alten Försterei (Berlin)
Where to watch?
Setanta Sports2, Sky Sport Bundesliga, Sky Sport
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?
We recommend checking out the odds at 22Bet for Union Berlin vs Hertha Berlin
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