Genk vs Cercle Brugge
Belgium-First Division A.
Date: Saturday, 24 November 2018
Kick-Off at 19:30 UK/ 20:30 CET
Venue: Luminus Arena (Genk).
The Smurfs are reigning supreme at the top of the table. They are the only team who are still unbeaten in the league. A league-best 39 goals have been scored by them and only gave away a goal per game till now. They have 10 wins in their 15 matches.
At present they are on a 2 match drawing streak in the league. In the last 8 matches in both the league and Europa League, they are unbeaten. Four wins came in that particular run. Under 2.5 goals came in 4 of the alst5 5matches across all venues.
At home also they are on 2 match drawing streak in all competitions. This came after a 9 match win streak in all their competitive matches. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 3 of the previous 5 home games.
The visitors are 9th in the league table, with 6 losses and 5 wins until now. At the moment they are on a 2 match win streak, which ended a 3 match winless run in the league. Under 2.5 goals came in total in 3 of their last 5 league matches.
But they have never won an away match this season. The Green and Black lost 4 of their 7 matches on the road. Also, a whopping 12 goals have been conceded in that period. Currently, they are on a 3 match losing streak in games on the road.
The away side will have a hard day at the office this Saturday against the league leaders for sure. If they do not solve their defensive errors, we may see a goal fest in this game.
Genk vs Cercle Brugge: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Genk is on a 3 match win streak in all h2h matches played across all venues.
- Under 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of the last h2h matches.
- Genk has never lost any home games against this opposition.
- Over 2.5 goals came in 3 of the last 5 matches between them play here.
Genk vs Cercle Brugge: Prediction
Genk is flawless at home like they are in all competitions. They will definitely dominate from the start whistle. So we can expect them to take lead early in the first half itself. Thus a bet can be placed on the hosts to win in both half-time and full-time with 1.65 odd.
The hosts are in sublime scoring form, with a total of 39 goals. The visitors are having a bad season in terms of defending. They have already conceded 26 goals. In 2 of their last 3 matches, the final score was over 2.5 goals. In the light of these facts, we can bet on a final score with over 3.5 goals with 1.93 odd.
Genk vs Cercle Brugge: Betting Tips
HT/FT: Genk/Genk @ 1.65 (7/11).
Over 3.5 goals @ 1.93 (10/11).