KV Mechelen vs Anderlecht
Belgium – First Division A
Date: Sunday, 9 August 2020
Kick-off at 17:15 UK/ 18:15 CET
Venue: AFAS-stadion Achter de Kazerne (Mechelen).
KV Mechelen had a similar form to the visitors in the league table last season. De Kakkers had just a narrow lead of one point in the table with 13 wins from their 29 appearances. They were unbeaten in the last four clashes with just one draw at home in the last match against Eupen (1-1). The host had lost only 5 of their 15 home matches in the campaign until the end.
Anderlecht was at the 8th position in the table, just two places behind the host. The Sporting relied more on the draws than wins in their league record last season (11W 10D). They were on a three-game winning streak in the campaign towards the end, following a massive 7-0 home win against Waregem in their last league clash.
KV Mechelen vs Anderlecht Head-to-head (h2h)
- Two of their recent three fixtures have ended in a draw.
- Their previous encounter gave a 2-0 home win for De Kakkers.
- The host has recorded three of their last five overall wins.
- The visitor has only one win from their last six visits.
KV Mechelen vs Anderlecht Prediction
In their most recent two h2h meetings, one clash resulted in a goalless draw at Anderlecht and the other ended in a home win for KV Mechelen with a 2-0 scoreline. De Kakkers and Anderlecht kept an average of 1.5 goals each in the campaign last season.
Since the season is just starting, we can expect both teams to make mistakes in the middle. Based on these stats, the tip for under 3.5 goals will probably be the best bet for the fixture. The BTTS will also be a probable option for the punters for the ninety minutes.
KV Mechelen vs Anderlecht Betting tips
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).
Both teams to score @ 1.66 (4/6).