Gent vs Genk
Belgium First Division A
Date: Sunday, 7th October 2018
Kick-off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Ghelamco Arena, Ghent, Belgium.
With 4 wins in 9 games, Gent stays seventh in the league. A mediocre start for the team from Ghent. This Sunday they will have a big task in defending the second place side Genk.
Two wins and losses each in last 5 games for the Buffaloes is indifferent start for them considering one of the losses was to leaders Brugge. This Gent side will have to work hard to finish in a top-5 position.
In the former game in the league they drew 2-2 away against Royal Antwerp. After taking one goal lead in the first half they forgot to defend at the back, allowing the opponents to level the scores in the second.
The Smurfs, on the contrary are undefeated in the league. With 7 wins out of 9 games, the side managed by Philippe clement looks stronger than ever. Just two points below the frontrunners Club Brugge the Blue-Whites will be lining up to win at Gent.
Genk went on to win the match against Zulte Waregem 4-0, in the last match day. Young Tanzanian striker, Mbwana Samata netted 3 at the end of ninety minutes.
Gent vs Genk Head to Head
- In last 5 meetings in the league 1 win each for Gent and the Smurfs. Three matches were drawn.
- Six matches in all competitions saw a similar result. The Buffaloes and Blue-Whites with a single win each and 4 games were drawn.
Gent vs Genk Prediction
The Philippe Clement side has been in a goal frenzy credit to their forwards .The young striking partners Samata and Leandro Tossard has 6 goals each.
With these two on the line-up Smurfs will not have problems up front. This is outlined by the 14 goals they scored in last 4 away games.
There is little possibility that the Blue-Whites will squander their unbeaten run to a team that is not even in the top five. Not only the wins at home they are consistent performers away with 3 wins in 4 games .A fourth title after 2010-11 season will be theirs if they continue this run of form till the last match.
Gent vs Genk Betting Tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 5/8 (1.62)
Away team Genk to win @ 3/2 (2.50).