Bundesliga match preview: Wolfsburg versus Hertha BSC

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Competition: Germany Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 14:30 (UTC)
Venue: VOLKSWAGEN ARENA (30000 seats)

Only a win will satisfy the Wolfsburg supporters in this VOLKSWAGEN ARENA clash with Hertha BSC, having a healthy lead on the opposition in the Bundesliga table.

Insights:
  • Wolfsburg have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Hertha BSC is in the worst form (0-1-5)

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Wolfsburg form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA as Wolfsburg have scored 17 goals to get 22 points from 10 games. The overall stats in the Bundesliga are 6-4-0 (wins-draws-losses). In general it's been a long time since Wolfsburg tasted defeat here at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, as they have taken at least one point from their last ten home games in the league.

Nothing to worry about in defence for Wolfsburg, as their goalkeeper Koen Casteels has completely shut out the opponents for 576 minutes in the Bundesliga.

It's back home for Wolfsburg, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Arminia Bielefeld away with the result 3-0. Maximilian Arnold and Renato Steffen (2) found the net in that victory. Before that, Wolfsburg drew at home versus Borussia M'gladbach.

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier Wolfsburg matches with similar probabilities have ended with one win, zero draws and two defeats (from three games).

Wolfsburg are traveling soon after this match as the DFB Pokal match at RB Leipzig awaits in four days.

Wolfsburg have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA with 17 goals in 10 league matches. From these home matches, Wolfsburg have conceded only 8 goals.

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Hertha BSC form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Hertha BSC so far with only 10 points returning home. The records show 2-4-5 (win-draw-lose).

The manager P. Dárdai was unhappy after their last game, a Bundesliga match played at their home ground Olympiastadion Berlin. Hertha BSC suffered a 0-3 loss to RB Leipzig (placed 2nd). Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Stuttgart that ended 1-1.

Looking at the earlier recent performances of Hertha when being an outsider away as they are today, we find four matches with the visitors losing two times, drawing one and winning one game.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Hertha have scored 15 goals in 11 league games away. Hertha have conceded 17 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Hertha BSC - Wolfsburg 1-1 played earlier this season. Wolfsburg-Hertha BSC H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Wolfsburg two wins, Hertha BSC three wins, five draws. five of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

WolfsburgW. Weghorst
W. Weghorst
14 goals
Hertha BSCM. Carneiro Da Cunha
M. Carneiro Da Cunha
6 goals
WolfsburgR. Steffen
R. Steffen
5 goals

Wolfsburg missing players

Hertha BSC missing players

Total 17 7 4 6 24 20 8 5 2 1 14 5 9 2 2 5 10 15 4 25 9 Pachuca 17 6 7 4 18 14 9 3 3 3 11 10 8 3 4 1 7 4 4 25 10 Necaxa 17 7 3 7 16 20 9 4 1 4 10 12 8 3 2 3 6 8 -4 24 11 Toluca 17 6 3 8 23 28 8 5 1 2 14 9 9 1 2 6 9 19 -5 21 12 Puebla 17 6 2 9 22 25 8 2 2 4 12 13 9 4 0 5 10 12 -3 20 13 Juarez 17 4 7 6 16 19 9 3 4 2 6 6 8 1 3 4 10 13 -3 19 14 Mazatlan 17 4 4 9 24 31 8 3 2 3 11 13 9 1 2 6 13 18 -7 16 15 Tijuana 17 4 3 10 12 27 9 4 2 3 9 9 8 0 1 7 3 18 -15 15 16 Atlas 17 3 5 9 13 20 8 2 1 5 5 8 9 1 4 4 8 12 -7 14 17 Queretaro 17 3 4 10 23 28 8 3 2 3 15 11 9 0 2 7 8 17 -5 13 18 Atletico San Luis 17 3 2 12 16 35 9 2 2 5 9 18 8 1 0 7 7 17 -19 11

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 León 17 12 4 1 27 14 8 7 1 0 15 7 9 5 3 1 12 7 13 40
2 Pumas UNAM 17 8 8 1 29 17 9 5 4 0 19 8 8 3 4 1 10 9 12 32
3 America 17 9 5 3 31 22 9 6 2 1 19 9 8 3 3 2 12 13 9 32
4 Cruz Azul 17 9 2 6 23 16 8 5 1 2 12 6 9 4 1 4 11 10 7 29
5 Monterrey 17 8 5 4 26 21 8 4 3 1 13 9 9 4 2 3 13 12 5 29
6 Tigres UANL 17 7 7 3 27 16 9 4 4 1 15 8 8 3 3 2 12 8 11 28
7 Guadalajara 17 7 5 5 20 17 9 4 3 2 11 9 8 3 2 3 9 8 3 26
8 Santos Laguna 17 7 4 6 24 20 8 5 2 1 14 5 9 2 2 5 10 15 4 25
9 Pachuca 17 6 7 4 18 14 9 3 3 3 11 10 8 3 4 1 7 4 4 25
10 Necaxa 17 7 3 7 16 20 9 4 1 4 10 12 8 3 2 3 6 8 -4 24
11 Toluca 17 6 3 8 23 P 4 11 22
8 4 0 Won W 0 3 5
9 3 1 Drew D 2 4 8
5 3 1 Lost L 2 4 9
14 6 0 Scored S 4 11 18
10 5 1 Conceded C 7 13 26
68% 70% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 82% 77%
32% 20% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 55% 59%
9% 20% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 36% 27%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 27% 18%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 9% 9%
18% 20% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 45% 32%
59% 50% 50% Clean Sheets C S 25% 36% 41%
55% 60% 100% Failed to Score F T 50% 36% 50%
 
Key stats in Bundesliga this season:
  • Hertha BSC is in the worst form (0-1-5)
  • Wolfsburg have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Wolfsburg have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Wolfsburg have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bayern München 22 15 4 3 62 31 10 7 3 0 37 15 12 8 1 3 25 16 31 49
2 RB Leipzig 22 14 5 3 40 18 11 9 1 1 21 7 11 5 4 2 19 11 22 47
3 Wolfsburg 22 11 9 2 35 19 10 6 4 0 17 8 12 5 5 2 18 11 16 42
4 Eintracht Frankfurt 22 11 9 2 45 30 11 6 5 0 21 12 11 5 4 2 24 18 15 42
5 Bayer Leverkusen 22 10 7 5 40 24 11 5 4 2 23 15 11 5 3 3 17 9 16 37
6 Borussia Dortmund 22 11 3 8 45 31 10 5 2 3 22 14 12 6 1 5 23 17 14 36
7 Union Berlin 22 8 9 5 35 25 11 4 6 1 21 12 11 4 3 4 14 13 10 33
8 Borussia M'gladbach 22 8 9 5 38 33 12 5 4 3 20 15 10 3 5 2 18 18 5 33
9 Freiburg 22 8 7 7 35 34 12 5 4 3 24 17 10 3 3 4 11 17 1 31
10 Stuttgart 22 7 8 7 39 35 10 1 6 3 14 16 12 6 2 4 25 19 4 29
11 Hoffenheim 22 7 5 10 36 39 11 4 2 5 20 16 11 3 3 5 16 23 -3 26
12 Werder Bremen 21 5 8 8 24 31 10 2 4 4 9 13 11 3 4 4 15 18 -7 23
13 Augsburg 22 6 5 11 22 35 12 3 3 6 12 20 10 3 2 5 10 15 -13 23
14 Köln 22 5 6 11 20 36 11 1 3 7 11 20 11 4 3 4 9 16 -16 21
15 Hertha BSC 22 4 6 12 26 40 11 2 2 7 11 23 11 2 4 5 15 17 -14 18
16 Arminia Bielefeld 21 5 3 13 18 38 11 4 0 7 10 19 10 1 3 6 8 19 -20 18
17 Mainz 05 22 4 5 13 23 43 11 2 2 7 10 19 11 2 3 6 13 24 -20 17
18 Schalke 04 22 1 6 15 15 56 12 1 2 9 8 26 10 0 4 6 7 30 -41 9

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