Oostende vs Antwerp
Belgium – Jupiler Pro League
Date: Friday, 21 January 2022
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Diaz Arena (Oostende).
Antwerp is a potential title challenger in the top third currently in the zone for Championship Group. Lacking 17 points is Oostende who suffered their 12th loss in the past league fixture. With 3 wins from the past 5 league fixtures, the visitors are looking to extend their point lead in order to catch up with Club Brugge and Royale Union SG. The hosts are set to welcome the guests this Friday at Diaz Arena for the 23rd round of First Division A.
Oostende vs Antwerp Head-to-head (h2h)
- Past 6 h2h games saw Antwerp with 3 wins while Oostende won once and settling for a draw on twice other occasions.
- Those meetings saw 16 goals in total, averaging out to 2.67 goals per game.
- Their latest meeting was at November which saw Antwerp win by 3-0.
Oostende vs Antwerp Prediction
Antwerp is at the 3rd spot on the standing with 40 points from 21 games. They won only 12 times in the league while drawing on 4 and losing on 5 other occasions. They have scored 40 in total while conceding a sum of 24 which shows their excellent attacking forwards.
The Reds opened this New year hammering Charleroi by 3 goals to nil. From their last six outings, Antwerp has bagged a total of 12 goals whereas they have seen 6 goals go into their own net. They have also managed to score in every single one of those games.
On the other hand, Oostende resides far below at the 15th position on the table with only 23 points. Of the 21 matches played, they won only 7 games while drawing twice and losing on 12 other occasions. Their total goals to conceding ratio stands at 23:43 showcasing their ruptured defense.
De Kustboys come into this fixture on the back of being thrashed by Genk over the Christmas period by 0-4 in their most recent outing. That made it three defeats in their last four matches. They won on a club friendly match between Saint Eloois opening 2022.
Going into this contest, Oostende are without a home win in the past 2 league games while the visitors are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
We envisage a win for Antwerp as they are unbeaten in 7 out of the 10 away games played this season. Moreover, the hosts have lost 54% of the games played at Diaz Arena this season thereby hinting an away win is highly likely to happen.
Oostende vs Antwerp Betting tips
Antwerp to win @ 2.05 odds.
Over 2.75 goals @ 1.85 odds.
Full time correct score Antwerp 2-1 @ 8.00 odds.