VfB Stuttgart go up against Hertha Berlin at Mercedes-Benz Arena on Sunday in the 1. Bundesliga. VfB Stuttgart rank as number 15 in the table on 13 points after 13 matches. With 13 rounds behind them, Hertha Berlin have amassed 14 points and sit 14 in the 1. Bundesliga.
Entering the match on Sunday as favorite, VfB Stuttgart will be looking to squeeze past Hertha Berlin in the 1. Bundesliga table with a win.
VfB Stuttgart are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts this coming Sunday claimed a steady 11 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 1.1 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 15 goals, or an average of 1.5 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 1 times in this run.
Hertha Berlin travel to their next 1. Bundesliga match, averaging a lowly 1.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 11 goals, while also conceding 17 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
Facts and figures for VfB Stuttgart vs Hertha Berlin in 1. Bundesliga.
- VfB Stuttgart conceded in the last 20 of 22 matches;
- VfB Stuttgart scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- VfB Stuttgart conceded the last 11 matches in a row at home;
- VfB Stuttgart conceded the last 7 matches in a row.
- Hertha Berlin did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Hertha Berlin conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Hertha Berlin conceded the last 15 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Hertha Berlin's last 5 of 7 matches.
Current form — VfB Stuttgart v. Hertha Berlin
VfB Stuttgart slumps to new low
Results have been abysmal lately for VfB Stuttgart, who will be desperate to get a positive result in their upcoming fixture. VfB Stuttgart suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches, as they were run over by Arminia Bielefeld in a 1-0 defeat. B. Dortmund also proved too hard to handle, as they won 2-1, before VfB Stuttgart were able to strike back last time out in a 2-1 win against Mainz 05.
VfB Stuttgart in serious trouble
The mood around Hertha Berlin is pretty low right now as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. Hertha Berlin have been a tad mediocre in their last 3 matches where a win has failed to come their way. Against Bayer Leverkusen, they gained a point in a 1-1 draw, before coming up short against Union Berlin who ran out 2-0 winners. Lately they managed to steal a point in a 1-1 with Augsburg.
VfB Stuttgart have put stronger performances on display in recent games and with the advantage of familiar surroundings we call a home win here. The bookmakers currently settle the price for a home win at 2.15. Should your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 3.40. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.40.
VfB Stuttgart v. Hertha Berlin — fixture history
Neither VfB Stuttgart nor Hertha Berlin managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other in the 1. Bundesliga. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw at Mercedes-Benz Arena. VfB Stuttgart enter the match against Hertha Berlin with a 4-2-4 record in their previous 10 encounters in the 1. Bundesliga. This amounts to a 40% winning ratio for VfB Stuttgart, with Hertha Berlin victorious in 40% of the last 10 encounters.
Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 4 times in the past 10 matches between VfB Stuttgart and Hertha Berlin. Both teams found the back of the net 5 times in those 10 matches. When looking for value bets with your betting strategy, adding both teams not to score to accumulator look the smart move.
Current standings in the 1. Bundesliga
Looking at the current 1. Bundesliga standings, VfB Stuttgart and Hertha Berlin are currently 1 point and 1 place apart. VfB Stuttgart will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Hertha Berlin on Sunday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Hertha Berlin will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between VfB Stuttgart and Hertha Berlin.
Despite having scored just once lately, Borna Sosa is one of the players from VfB Stuttgart who we expect to be hitting the net again quite soon. Similarly, Hertha Berlin have Marco Richter on top of the list with 3 goals to his account at this point. Equally, more goals are to be expected from him.