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RB Leipzig vs Hertha betting tips: Ruthless Red Bulls to go second?


An intriguing midweek clash at Red Bull Arena sees ruthless RB Leipzig host in-form Hertha Berlin. We tip this fixture that could see the hosts jump Dortmund into second place in the Bundesliga.

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Event Details

Who is playing?

RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin

What competition is it?

German Bundesliga Matchday 28

What time is RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin?

19:30 GMT, Wednesday 27th May 2020

Where do RB Leizpig play?

Red Bull Arena, Leipzig

Where can I watch RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin?

BT Sport 1

RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin

Leipzig got back to ruthless ways in their last outing against Mainz. They put another five past them but it could have easily of been eight again just like the reverse fixture. The young, pressing outfit will hope to jump into second position with a win over an in-form Hertha side. BSC have a perfect record with two wins from two on the Bundesliga return and have kept cleans sheets in both of their matches. This could be a tricky fixture for the hosts, who are favourites. If they perform similarly to last matchweek, there can only be one inevitable winner in this one.”

Sam’s Betting Tips

  • Leipzig – 1/3*
  • Over 3.5 Goals – 21/20*
  • Timo Werner to Score First – 11/4*
  • Leipzig + Werner to Score First – 13/5*
  • Multibet Exact Score (3-0, 3-1, 3-2) – 16/5*

*Odds as of the time of writing (Wednesday 27th May) and subject to change

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Another Leipzig steamroll performance?

We witnessed Leipzig doing what they do when they are playing at their best last time out. A 5-0 crushing saw Mainz unable to compete with East Germans for a second time this season. With just one home defeat in the Bundesliga this season, Leipzig will be confident to not drop any more points. They can capitalise on Dortmund losing to Bayern last night.

The stats look interesting for the hosts heading into this one. They have scored 10 second half goals compared to three first half goals in their last six home matches. RB are just as good at home as they are away from home, with an exact 2.00 PPG ratio. Despite only losing once at home this season, the hosts only have two home clean sheets.

RB Leipzig Betting tip – BTTS + Leipzig (7/5* with Mark Jarvis)

*Odds as of the time of writing (Wednesday 27th May) and subject to change

Hertha to make it three wins from three?

One of the biggest benefiters to the enforced break and a change in management so far are Hertha Berlin. Under Bruno Labbadia, former Wolfsburg boss, they have won both of their first games back in action. Hertha followed a 3-0 away win against Hoffenheim with a 4-0 crushing of rivals Union Berlin on Friday. BSC are just four points away from 7th place Freiburg.

Plenty of goals and two clean sheets is a very promising start for Labbadia’s side. Hertha have the second best away form with 2.23 PPG from their last six away games. Unbeaten in their last six away Bundesliga games, Hertha have scored in all six between the 61-75th minute. They will need to rely on a strong defence to get anything out of this match.

Hertha Berlin Betting tip – Hertha to Score 61-75 Minute Period (9/2* with Mark Jarvis)

*Odds as of the time of writing (Wednesday 27th May) and subject to change

Previous Meetings

9th November 2019 HER 2-4 RBL Bundesliga
30th March 2019 RBL 5-0 HER Bundesliga
3rd November 2018 HER 0-3 RBL Bundesliga
12th May 2018 HER 2-6 RBL Bundesliga
17th December 2017 RBL 2-3 HER Bundesliga

 

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Sam is an experienced content writer with a history of working in the sports industry. Sam is a media and communication professional with a bachelor's degree focused in Sports Studies.


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