Royal Excel Mouscron vs Genk
Belgium – First Division A
Date: Sunday, 11 November 2018
Kick-Off at 13:30 UK/ 14:30 CET
Venue: Stade Le Canonnier (Mouscron).
Genk is comfortably on top of the table. They will travel to a weak Mouscron team this Sunday.
The hosts are 15th in the table just above the relegation zone. They are better than Waregem who are on the relegation spot by goal difference only. The host has lost 9 of their 14 matches this league season. They scored 10 goals but conceded more than twice, 21 to be exact.
From the last 6 league games across all venues, they have only 1 win, while losing 3. Over 2.5 goals were scored in total in 6 of the last 7 games they played.
At home, they have only 2 wins and 4 defeats in 7 recent matches. The most common scoreline in those matches was 1-0. Les Hurlus will need to show more spirit in their play or they will end up in the relegation zone without any chance of getting back.
Genk have made their intentions very clear this season. They are at the top with 10 wins in 14 matches. They are the only team to not lose a game in the league. A whopping 39 goals have been netted by them conceding just 15 in return.
Genk is unbeaten in recent 4 away matches and has 3 wins in that run. In the last 7 games in all competitions, they are unbeaten and has 4 wins to show for. Both the teams have found the net in last 8 matches across all venues.
Genk is the favorites to win this game and the home side has to prepare for a long night on Sunday.
Mouscron vs Genk: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Genk is unbeaten against this opposition in last 8 competitive h2h matches.
- In those 8 games across all venues, they won 5 matches.
- Mouscron has never won against Genk in 5 h2h played at their home. Genk has won 4 of those 5 matches.
Mouscron vs Genk: Prediction
The visitors have been scoring at a rate of more than 2 goals per game. In 8 of the last 9 matches on the road by Genk, saw over 2.5 goals scored in total. With the home defense conceding goals for fun, we can expect a big scoreline here. A bet can be made for the match to have over 2.5 goals with 1.57 odd.
Genk have never lost to anybody in the league till now. Not only they are good at scoring goals, they know how to defend as well. Against a team like the hosts who are at the bottom of the table, Genk will be ruthless from the word go. So we can place a bet on Genk to win at both half time and full time with 2.05 odd.
Mouscron vs Genk: Betting Tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.57 (4/7).
HT/FT: Genk/Genk @ 2.05 (12/11).