Royal Mouscron vs Anderlecht Predictions & Match Preview

Royal Excel Mouscron vs Anderlecht
Belgium – First Division A
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 17.00 UK/ 18.00 CET
Venue: Stade Le Canonnier (Mouscron).

The 20th round in the Jupiler League has Royal Excel Mouscron hosting Anderlecht at the Stade Le Canonnier. The match takes place on Saturday.

Anderlecht is 4th in the league table and has 31 points from their 19 matches so far. Their record reads nine wins, four draws, and six losses. The team scored 33 goals and conceded 24 in return. Anderlecht won one of their last five matches. They drew one and lost the remaining three games. Six goals came from the Anderlecht frontline, while the defense let past eight goals into the net.

Mouscron holds the 15th position in the table and has posted 14 points from their 19 fixtures. They won three games, drew five and lost 11 matches in their league campaign. Mouscron has a goal difference of -12 after scoring 12 and conceding 24 goals. The team won one of their last five games, drew two and lost two. Excel managed to score two goals and opposition teams scored three against them.

Anderlecht lost against Cercle Brugge, at home, in their last league match. Gerkens scored the only goal for Anderlecht. The final score was 2-1. Excel Mouscron lost against Eupen, on the road, last weekend. The match ended 1-0, in favor of the hosts.

Royal Excel Mouscron vs Anderlecht Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Mouscron lost the last h2h match against Anderlecht.
  • Five of the last five h2h wins belong to Anderlecht.
  • Mouscron was winless in 11 of their last 13 games.
  • Anderlecht won two of their last nine fixtures.
  • Mouscron was unbeaten in six of their last 10 home-ties.
  • Anderlecht was winless in eight of their last ten away matches.

Royal Excel Mouscron vs Anderlecht Prediction

Mouscron is one of the weakest sides in the competition this season. They have recorded the fewest number of wins, registered the fewest points along with Lokeren, and scored the least number of goals in the entire league. Pitted against one of the powerhouses of Belgian Football, Anderlecht, not many fancy Mouscron to survive this tie. Anderlecht, who has won the last five h2h matches in a row,  will take home the win.

Mouscron may lose this tie, but it won’t be a lopsided win for Anderlecht. The visitors are going through one of the worst phases of their season, especially on the road.  Royal Mouscron will take advantage of the fact that Anderlecht has conceded in 23 of their last 25 ties on the road, and get on the scoresheet along with their opponents.

Royal Excel Mouscron vs Anderlecht Betting Tips

  • Anderlecht to win @ 1.75 (3/4)
  • Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.70 (7/10).

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