Wolfsburg – Hertha Berlin SOCCER PICKS
Wolfsburg and Hertha BSC meet in VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, in a match for the 3rd round of the Bundesliga. The history of direct confrontations disputed in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. But the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, in 05- 11-2017, for the Bundesliga, the two teams tied for (3-3). Y. Mallí (41 ‘), M. Gómez (44’) and D. Origi (60 ‘) scored the goals of the game, for Wolfsburg, and V. Ibišević (1’), K. Rekik (53 ‘) and D. Selke (83 ‘), for the Hertha BSC. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 2ª position, with 6 points won. In his debut he won at home against Schalke 04, by (2-1). In the 2nd round, they won out against Bayer Leverkusen by (1-3). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 18 goals scored and 18 conceded; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 29 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 10 home matches Wolfsburg has won 5, tied 2 and lost 3. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in all of the last 10 matches.
Wolfsburg is a club that has already won the Bundesliga (German League) once, a title it won in 2008/09, as well as having a DFB Pokal title, won in 2014/15, and a title of the German Super Cup. , expired in 2015/16. Last season, the team finished the national championship in the sixteenth position, within the playoff zone of the relegation and then won the Holstein Kiel by 4×1 (aggregate), remaining in the first division. In the last five games that Wolfsburg played at home, counting only the national championship, three scored more than 1.5 goals. We believe that in this match Wolfsburg, who is making a good start to the season, will have conditions to score goals and make a more intense game inside his stadium.
Currently in the 3rd position, the visiting team won 6 points so far. On Matchday 1 they won at home against Nürnberg by (1-0). On the following day, the final scorers recorded a victory by (0-2) in the visit to Schalke 04. This is a team that curiously tends to conquer more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 matches it registers 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 35 goals scored and 14 suffered; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 28 goals scored and 20 suffered. In the last 10 away matches Hertha BSC has won 7 and lost 3. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in all of the last 10 matches.
Hertha Berlin is a club that has conquered the Bundesliga twice throughout its history, but both titles were conquered in the distant 1930s, in addition to being runner-up in the DFB Pokal three times. Last season, the team finished the national championship in the tenth position, far enough from the relegation zone, but also far from the first classified and qualifying zones for European competitions. In the last five games that Hertha Berlin played as a visitor, counting only the national championship, in four they scored more than 1.5 goals. We believe that in this match the Hertha Berlin, as well as his opponent, are making a good start to the season in the national championship, will be able to score their goals and make an open game.