An interesting midweek match-up is on the schedule Wednesday May 27, 2020 as title hopefuls RB Leipzig host Europa League hopefuls Hertha Berlin. This game will air live on FS2 at 12:30 p.m. EST.
RB Leipzig enter matchday 28 in third place on the table and fringe title contenders. Leipzig are seven points back of first place Bayern Munich but are also still fighting for their Champions League spots. RB Leipzig find themselves two points ahead of Borussia Monchengladbach, who currently occupy the first Europa League spot.
Hertha Berlin have had a good restart and now find themselves in the race for the final Europa League spot. Hertha sit in 11th place on the table but are just five points back of sixth place Wolfsburg and that final Europa League spot.
Below is my pick for the Bundesliga action between RB Leipzig and Hertha Berlin. All odds are from BetMGM Sportsbook.
RB Leipzig (-310) vs Hertha Berlin (+750) Draw (+440)
RB Leipzig got back to their winning ways with a dominant 5-0 road win over relegation candidate Mainz. Timo Werner notched a hat trick in the win and RB Leipzig walked away with the very comfortable victory. RB Leipzig ended up taking two wins off Mainz this season by a combined 13-0 score. Leipzig are now unbeaten in nine straight games and have won five of those nine fixtures. RB Leipzig are the fourth best home club in Germany season thanks to a 7-5-1 record and 26 points.
Hertha Berlin made it two wins it two matches since the restart as they completely dominated the Berlin Derby. The club dominated the first half but got nothing from it as it was 0-0 at the half. Hertha finally announced themselves in the second half as they scored four goals and came away with a 4-0 win. Berlin have now won their first two games since the restart by a combined 7-0 score. Hertha are unbeaten in four straight games are on a two-game winning streak. Hertha Berlin are a mid-table road club thanks to a 5-4-4- record and 19 points.
Series History: These two clubs have met in seven competitive games and it is RB Leipzig who leads the series 6-0-1. Leipzig won the reverse fixture 4-2 back in November 2019.
Game Prediction: It is not great value but give me RB Leipzig in this one.
2020 Results: 39-28