Hertha vs Union Berlin: prediction for the DFB-Pokal match
Hertha are not having a successful season - Tayfun Korkut's men are currently fighting to avoid relegation. The Old Lady is currently at the 13th spot in the standings with 22 points in the asset, just four points ahead of Arminia, a relegation zone team. In the most recent match Hertha played a goalless draw with Wolfsburg on away, a second consecutive match without a victory.
Union, unlike their today opponent, are having a great season - Urs Fischer's team is fighting for the spot in the European competitions zone. The Iron Ones are currently at the 5th spot in the standings and are outside of the Champions League zone only on tiebreakers. In the most recent match Union recorded a 2:1 home victory over Hoffenheim, extending their unbeaten run to four matches.
Union recorded two out of three most recent victories with that score
This bet was successful in each of three most recent home matches of Hertha
Two most recent matches of Union went by that scenario
Hertha are just outside of the relegation zone, but The Old Lady's performance is not looking so hopeless - team is trying to play offensively and is scoring many goals at home. Union, on the other hand, are wonderful at converting, The Iron Ones are in a great form and will try to get the victory - in this case we can offer to place a bet on total over.
Our prediction - total over 2.5 goals
Hertha are fighting to avoid relegation for a few consecutive seasons, while Union are fighting for European competitions places. The Iron Ones are looking much better than their opponent, so they will try to advance further in the Cup, so in our opinion, they are a favourite of the match. In recent history of Berlin derby Union were pretty successful.
Our second bet - Asian handicap (0) on Union