Anderlecht vs Genk Predictions & Match Preview

Anderlecht vs Genk
Belgium- First Division A.
Date: Sunday, 02 December 2018
Kick-Off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Constant Vanden Stock Stadium (Anderlecht).         

The league leaders will is in action on Sunday as they travel to meet Anderlecht in Round 17 of the Jupiler League.

The Purple and White are 4th in the table with 9 wins and 4 defeats. A total of 31 goals have been scored by them while conceding 20 as well. They are fresh from an away loss to St. Truiden in their last action in the league.

From their last 5 matches across all competitions, they won and lost 2 each. Under 2.5 goals came in 4of their last 6 matches also. In front of their home crowd, they remain unbeaten in the last 5 matches of which they won only 2. The final score in 4 of those 6 games had under 2.5 goals in total.

The league leaders have been in prime form. They have 10 wins in their 16 matches so far. If they defended better they could have converted some of their 5 draws into wins. No other team has scored more goals than Genk. A total of 40 goals have been netted while conceding 17 in the process.

At present they are on a 3 match winless streak in the league and the last match was a loss at home to Cercle Brugge. In 5 of their recent matches in all competitions, they were unable t pick up a win. Under 2.5 goals were scored in total in 3 of those matches.

But away record is great considering their recent failures. They stay unbeaten in the recent 6 matches on the road of which they won 3. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 8 of their last 10 away fixtures in all competitions.

This match has all the traits of a possible classic written all over it. With both teams coming from defeats we may see a close match on Sunday.

Anderlecht vs Genk: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Genk leads with 4 wins and a loss in the last 5 h2h games across all venues.
  • Under 2.5 goals came in 3 of those matches and all those games had a common score of 1-0.
  • Both teams have 2 wins each in the last 5 matches at the home of Anderlecht.
  • Genk is on a 2 match win streak here at present.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in total in 4 of the last 5 h2h games between them at this venue.

Anderlecht vs Genk: Prediction

Genk have only lost one match prior to this game in the league. When we look at the recent h2h between these two sides here, Genk has been on a 2 match winning streak. So based on this and their scoring streak we can bet on the away team to win with 1.60 odd.

The hosts have scored in 4 of their recent 5 home matches on the trot. With a total of 31 goals, they are one of the prominent scorers this season. The away side are the top scorers in the league with 40 goals. So based on their scoring prowess we can bet on both the nets bulging on Sunday with1.55 odd.

Anderlecht vs Genk: Betting Tips

  • Away team to win @ 1.60 (3/5).
  • Both teams to score @ 1.55 (6/11).

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