Gent vs Sporting Charleroi
Belgium – First Division A
Date: Saturday, 21 May 2022
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Ghelamco Arena.
The last round of Belgian Jupiler League Conference League Play Offs return to action this weekend as KAA Gent take on Sporting Charleroi this Saturday.
Gent stands at the first spot on the standing with 43 points, 7-points ahead of the second team, Genk. Of the 5 games played in Conference League Group, they lost only once while having won the other 4 games in a row. The hosts have already qualified for Play Offs and this game is just for the sake of completing the schedule.
The home side registered their fourth win in a row against Genk by 2-0 in the previous fixture. That win booked their spot for Play offs and the pressure is off for them. They have conceded only thrice while netting 8 times in total from the last 5 games played in this group.
On the other side, Sporting Charleroi resides at the 3rd position on the table with only 31 points. Of the 5 matches played in the group, they won and drew once while having lost on 3 other occasions. They have the worst conceding numbers in the Play Offs with 11 while their attacking front managed to net 8 times.
After 4-game winless run in the Conference League Play Offs, Charleroi won the previous fixture by 3-2 against the rock bottomed KV Mechelen. In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games featuring them, at least 3 goals have gone in, with the number of goals averaged by the visitors stands at 1.83.
Gent vs Sporting Charleroi Head-to-head (h2h)
- Their last 5 h2h games saw Gent with 3 wins while Charleroi won once.
- At least 3 goals were seen in 4 out of their last 5 h2h fixtures.
- The reverse fixture saw Gent to win by 3-1.
Gent vs Sporting Charleroi Prediction
The home side won 4 out of their last 5 home games while maintaining a cleansheet victory on all of them. Gent come into this on the back of 4 straight wins in a row and even they qualified for Play Offs beforehand.
Meanwhile, Charleroi lost all of their last 3 away games conceding 8 goals in total. They were also unable to score in twice of them. The visitors even lost the revere fixture by 3-1 margin.
By the looks of things, expect the hosts to seal the deal this Saturday.
Gent vs Sporting Charleroi Betting tips
Gent to win & BTTS @ 2.87 odds.
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.61 odds.