Hertha Berlin vs VFL Bochum – Prediction, and Match Preview
Hertha Berlin vs Bochum – Hertha Berlin will be looking for a better outcome following their recent 5-2 Bundesliga 1 loss to Cologne.
Hertha Berlin had 37% of the game’s possession and two of its nine shots on goal were successful. Stevan Joveti (33′) and Lucas Tousart (18′) both scored goals for Hertha Berlin.
At the other end, Köln had 31 total attempts, 16 shots on goal, with five of them finding the back of the net. For Cologne, goals were scored by Davie Selke (8′), Timo Hübers (39′, 69′), Ellyes Skhiri (43′), and Denis Huseinbai (81′).
Recently, Hertha Berlin games have typically been exciting contests with lots of scoring the norm rather than the exception.
26 goals have been scored between the two sides in the past six games (an average of 4.33 goals per game), with 8 of those goals being attributed to Hertha Berlin.
Before this match, Hertha Berlin’s previous two league matchups against VfL Bochum had ended in a tie, and none of those matches had resulted in a victory for Hertha Berlin.
In their previous game, VfL Bochum defeated Augsburg 3-2 to earn a victory in the Bundesliga 1.
VfL Bochum enjoyed a 55% possession advantage and three of its 13 total attempts on goal were successful. Anthony Losilla (62′) and Christopher Antwi-Adjei (2′) scored the goals for VfL Bochum.
For their adversaries, Augsburg made 13 total attempts at goal, with only two of those being successful. For Augsburg, goals came from Arne Maier (29′), Jeffrey Gouweleeuw (59′ Own Goal), and Kelvin Yeboah (85′).
We’ve had goals 22 times in the last 6 games VfL Bochum have played, generating an average of 3.67 goals per game, indicating their propensity for action-packed games.
14 of those goals have been scored by opposing teams. We’ll soon find out if that pattern continues into this upcoming game. VfL Bochum had lost all three of its league games played away from home coming into this encounter.
Hertha Berlin vs Bochum – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matches dating back to April 11, 2011, we can see that Hertha Berlin has won four of them and VfL Bochum has won only one, with one game being drawn.
16 goals were scored overall in these games, with 11 coming from Hertha and 5 from Bochum. That equals 2.67 goals per game on average.
The score in the previous league match between these clubs was VfL Bochum 3-1 Hertha Berlin on Match Day 16 of Bundesliga 1 on January 21, 2023.
On that particular day, VfL Bochum had 49% of the ball possession and three of its ten shot attempts were successful. Philipp Hofmann (22′, 56′) and Keven Schlotterbeck (44′) scored the goals.
Only one of Hertha Berlin’s 11 total goal attempts were successful. (87′) Suat Serdar scored. Martin Petersen officiated the game.
We believe it will be challenging for VfL Bochum to score against this Hertha Berlin team, who we believe will score and maintain their lead.
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking at the betting prices for the match on the WDW market, staking on Hertha Berlin is best priced at 5/4, backing a drawn result is 27/10, and putting your money on the win for VfL Bochum is 11/5. They’re the best of the market prices available as of now.
Hertha Berlin vs Bochum – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Both Teams to Score