Only once in the past twelve league encounters between VfB and Hertha has the visiting team emerged victorious.
VfB won 2-0 at the Olympiastadion in the teams’ first meeting of the 2020/21 campaign thanks to goals from Kempf and Gonzalo Castro.
The home side has won on eight occasions; the other three games ended in draws.
In Marc Oliver Kempf, a former VfB captain returns to his old stomping ground on Tuesday. Kempf joined Hertha in January this year after making 96 appearances for Stuttgart.
VfB have won their last three home games in all competitions, beating Bochum (4-1), Bielefeld (6-0) and Augsburg (2-1).
They last went on a longer winning run at home between November 2019 and February 2020, when they registered six consecutive victories in the second tier.
The 70 Bundesliga meetings between VfB and Hertha have averaged 2.5 goals per game. The most recent of eight goalless draws came in March 2015.