Eupen vs Oostende Prediction & Match Preview

AS Eupen vs KV Oostende Prediction and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Eupen vs Oostende
Belgian First Division A
Date: 11 March 2023, Saturday
Kick-off at 17:15 UK / 18:15 CET
Venue: Stadion am Kehrweg (Eupen).

Oostende celebrated their first win of the year last Friday. It was not an ordinary win, though. It was a 3-0 thumping of reigning champions Club Brugge at Diaz Arena.

Nobody predicted such a scoreline but Dominik Thalhammer’s troops offered by far the best display of the season to pick up a precious three-pointer and climb to the 16trh position in the First Division A standings.

Oostende are still in the red zone but now only three points shy of Eupen. It will just be these two teams to come head to head on Saturday afternoon in Gameweek 29 at Stadion am Kehrweg.

Stakes can hardly be higher for both outfits and we expect big drama both on and off the pitch this weekend in Eupen.

The hosts are winless in three successive games but they will also enter this on the back of a strong performance in a 2-1 road defeat at the hands of Union Saint-Gilloise.

Edward Still’s men are unbeaten in four subsequent home matches in the league, each of which saw goals scored at both ends.

They have allowed at least two goals in each of the previous three league affairs in general, meaning we have reasons to expect the visitors to cause some damage in the final third on Saturday.

Eupen vs Oostende Head-to-head

  • Oostende have won three consecutive head to head clashes against Eupen to make the overall record all square at 12 wins, draws, and defeats for each side.
  • Eupen still have a positive home record with 7 wins, 6 draws, and 5 defeats in the last 18 H2H outings against Oostende in front of the home fans.
  • All but one of the previous six head to head encounters between these teams finished with fewer than three goals scored.

Eupen vs Oostende Prediction

This is a very tough game to call. Oostende will enter it on the back of their best showing of the season in a 3-0 drubbing of Club Brugge. However, Eupen are unbeaten in the last four league games on the home patch, while Oostende won just 1 of 14 league fixtures on the road this term.

Knowing that both teams have been struggling defensively throughout the whole season, we will go with goals at both ends at the 1.61 odds. As for the outcome, the 1-1 stalemate looks pretty realistic based on everything written above.

Eupen vs Oostende Betting Tips

  • Both Teams To Score @ 1.61 (8/13)
  • Correct Score: Draw 1-1 @ 6.50 (11/2) odd.