Royal Antwerp vs Anderlecht Prediction & Match Preview

Royal Antwerp vs Anderlecht
Belgium – First Division A
Date: Friday, 27 December 2019
Kick-off at 19:30 UK/ 20:30 CET
Venue: Bosuilstadion (Antwerp).

Apart from Club Brugge, Antwerp have been the best team in the competition so far. Coupled with the home advantage, where they have been just phenomenal, the team is expected to dominate Anderlecht, who have just two league wins on the road this campaign.

Royal Antwerp vs Anderlecht Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The last time these two met, Antwerp won on the road, 1-2.
  • Seven of the former eleven overall wins went to the teams that had home advantage.
  • Ten of the previous thirteen games had goals from both teams.
  • Since 2004, Anderlecht have won at this venue just once.

Royal Antwerp vs Anderlecht Prediction

Antwerp recorded a confidence-boosting draw the last match-day on the road. They were trailing 1-0 even into the injury time, but the 94th minute equalizer helped them salvage a point from the fixture.

Meanwhile, Anderlecht registered a 2-0 win at home the previous game week, over Genk.

In regards to result this Friday, first of all take into account the home advantage of Antwerp, and the fact that they are currently the second-best team in Belgium.

On top of that, consider their recent form. They are unbeaten in their last nine overall match-ups on the trot, and won seven of these games as well. Keep note that the team managed to score three or more goals in three of their last five such games.

At this venue, they have been unbeaten for the whole of this season, They have also won 12 of the last 14 home appearances, and scored two or more goals in seven of their last nine match-ups here.

On the other hand, Anderlecht were winless in five of their prior seven overall fixtures, and had failed to score in two of their previous four match-ups. Importantly, keep note that they have a total of two league wins this whole season on the road, and just three in total in all competitions.

Finally, seven of the last eleven overall h2h wins had gone to the teams with home advantage, and only once have Antwerp lost at home since 2004 against this opponent.

Considering all these observations, it’s deduced that the favorites for this game are Royal Antwerp, and a bet backing them should bring good returns.

Royal Antwerp vs Anderlecht Betting Tips

  • Draw No Bet: Royal Antwerp @ 1.40 (2/5)
  • To Win Either Half: Royal Antwerp @ 1.50 (1/2).