Tip - Hertha Berlin vs Schalke - 31/01/2020
As Hertha Berlin host Schalke 04, both teams would have at the back of their minds the must attained ambition for the remainder of the season.
The host will be looking to tear away from the relegation waters while Schalke would aim at keeping close tabs with one of the European competition slots within their grasp.
Both sides in their recent games have suffered heavy defeats to Bayern Munich, Hertha Berlin lost 0-4 at home to them but bounced back with an away win at Wolfsburg. Schalke have also lost 0-5 to Bayern just last weekend, can they also bounce back with an away win?
Note, only 2 times have an away team won this fixture in the last 12 meetings; with 6 of their last 8 meetings ended on under 2.5 goals
In fact, both teams have found scoring to be a problem in recent weeks.
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Hertha Berlin have only lost 1 of their previous 8 matches, and are in good spirit off the back of a 2-1 triumph over Wolfsburg away from home.
Before the last weekend victory, Hertha Berlin's recent goalscoring form has been low. Their last 4 home league games have been under 1.5 goals. This has been detrimental to their cause as they have only managed to score just 7 goals in the last 8 games. Only two relegation bound sides, Fortuna Dusseldorf and Werder Bremen have scored fewer goals than Hertha Berlin during this period.
Schalke will be looking to make amend following a heavy lost 5-0 away to Bayern Munich.
Away from home Schalke is winless in 3 games, drawn 1 and lost 1. Schalke have also conceded first in 5 goals in their 8 away games and none of which ended goalless.
Like Hertha Berlin, they have also lost their scoring boots; Schalke have failed to score more than 1 goal in their last three competitive away games.
Furthermore, Schalke have scored under 1.5 goals in each of their last 3 league away games.
Tip - 5 Most Important Facts about the Match
are undefeated on 21 occasion in their last 25 meetings
have scored at least 2 goals in 7 out of the last 14 meetings with Hertha Berlin
Berlin have only lost once in their last 7 games in all competitions
Berlin have only won 1 home game in the last 5
At least 2 goals have been scored 9 times in their last 10 meetings
Conclusion of Tip - Hertha Berlin vs Schalke
With so many inconsistencies in their performances in recent weeks calling this game comes hard to call but expect Hertha Berlin to have the momentum hence a double chance on Hertha Berlin is safe.
Both sides have found scoring goals to be a problem recently so under 2.5 could click if you also consider that 6 of the last 8 games have ended under 2.5 and both teams to score is odds on!
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Results of previous clashes
- Hertha Berlin vs Schalke:0:3
- Hertha Berlin vs Schalke:2:2
- Hertha Berlin vs Schalke:2:0
- Hertha Berlin vs Schalke:0:1
- Hertha Berlin vs Schalke:0:2