Hertha Berlin have taken the maximum points in all but 4 matches on their own turf this season (W12 D1 L3).
Hertha have won each of their home games against the other sides currently 9th or lower in Bundesliga table (Levekusen sit 12th). The aggregate score line in those 9 matches has been 17-1 to the hosts.
Berlin coach Pal Dardai has called on his side to “sweat blood” for victory here.
Bayer Leverkusen have only won one game since March.
Leverkusen have lost 4 of their last 6 matches on the road (W1 D1 L4).
In their 8 trips to sides currently 9th or higher in the division, Bayer have picked up just 1 point.