Bayern Munich vs Hertha Berlin: Match Odds, Betting Tips & Predictions

Alex Campean

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:33 PM UTC

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 4:33 PM UTC

The reigning champs kick off their domestic campaign at home against Hertha Berlin

<div><h2>Bayern Munich vs Hertha Berlin</h2><p><a href=""><strong>Friday, August 16, at Allianz Arena (Munich)</strong></a></p><p>Bayern Munich have won the last 7 Bundesliga seasons being the most dominant team in the German top-flight league. Last term they managed to overcome a 9-point deficit taking advantage of Dortmund struggles and injury issues and winning a new Bundesliga trophy. On the other side, Hertha Berlin have caused huge problems to the Bavarian giants during the previous 3 seasons losing just 1 in 6 games across all competitions but also beating Bayern last term 2-0 on their turf. Bayern kicked off their domestic campaign with a defeat, losing 2-0 to Dortmund in the German Super Cup but they immediately bounced back beating Energie Cottbus 3-1 in the German Cup (DFB Pokal). Hertha Belin were very impressive on their pre-season campaign scoring goals for fun against Crystal Palace, West Ham and Fenerbahce. They easily knock-out a Regionalliga Bayern team, Eichstatt, beating them 5-1 in the 1<sup>st</sup> round of the German Cup.</p><p><strong>Team News</strong></p><p>Arjen Robben, Franck Ribéry and Rafinha left Bayern at the end of last season after ten, twelve and eight years respectively. Serge Gnabry, Kingsley Coman, Alphonso Davies and Ivan Perisic are expected to fight for a place on the wings with Perisic being able to play also behind the striker. Former Inter midfielder, Ivan Perisic is Bayern's fourth summer signing after Lucas Hernandez, Benjamin Pavard and Fiete Arp. Kingsley Coman and Lucas Hernandez got injured during FC Bayern’s match vs Tottenham Hotspot in the final of the Audi Cup, but they already returned to training and they are expected to start the new Bundesliga season on Friday. Dodi Lukebakio is back in the German top-flight league, signing a permanent deal with Hertha Berlin for a reported £20m, despite the striker only playing a total of 15 minutes for Watford. He will join captain Ibisevic and Kalou in the attack and he’s expected to score many goals this season. Hertha will be without Javairô Dilrosun, Arne Maier, Peter Pekarik, all injured.</p><p><a href=";a=9feaaf7a-d7a2-4185-974a-81ad171951df&amp;f=3" target="_blank"><img alt src="" style="width:100%" /></a></p><p><strong>Betting Analysis</strong></p><p>Bayern are huge favourites to kick off the new season with a comfortable win being priced at 1.19 with Pinnacle while Hertha are priced at 17.0 with WilliamHill. If you are stats punter you can give Hertha Belin a +2 Asian Handicap which is priced at 1.98 with Bet365. Bayern won all their last 7 season openers biggest win in an opening game was 2 seasons when they thrashed Werder Bremen 6-0. They have a great squad to their disposal, and they should have enough to extend their opening games record with another win in front of their fans.</p><p><a href=";a=4fd3c129-b898-4816-9a61-9f7e8f34295a&amp;f=1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Bundesliga Betting Odds"><em><strong>Best tip for the match: Bayern Munich to win Half-Time/Full-Time at 1.61 with Unibet </strong></em></a></p></div>
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