Oostende vs Gent Prediction & Match Preview

Oostende vs Gent
Belgium – Jupiler League
Date: Friday, 12 August 2022
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Diaz Arena.

Oostende were having an inconsistent form throughout the past Jupiler League season. Their inconsistency affected their positioning on the table. They were at the 12th spot of the league table at the end of the season.

Meanwhile, Gent were having a decent form throughout the past Jupiler League season. Their consistency in recording a positive outcome were so impressive. As a result, they claimed the fifth spot of the league table at the end of the season.

Oostende vs Gent Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Gent won three, drew one and lost one of the past five head to head encounters with Oostende.
  • Seven of the past 10 h2h meetings between these two outfits were high-scoring affairs.
  • Their most recent clash at this venue ended up in a 1-0 win for Oostende.

Oostende vs Gent Prediction

We can see Oostende facing some average outfits across different competitions in their pre season friendlies. They had a decent form in those but were not that convincing when it comes to the competitive strength. Also, they lost against outfits like Kortrijk during the warm-ups.

Following the above mentioned form, Oostende started off this season with a 2-0 defeat against Anderlecht. Anyways, they have succeeded in gaining some momentum from their second an third fixture this season. They follows a winning streak for two league games at present.

On the other side, Gent are seen playing some competitive outings post the 2021/22 Jupiler League season. They succeeded in claiming a spot to the upcoming Europa league clash by sealing enough of wins in the Conference League Battle.

Gent started off this season with a 2-2 draw against Standard Liege. They have recorded a 1-1 draw against Saint Truiden from the second and a 2-1 win against Westerlo from the third fixtures of this season to wove a thread of three unbeaten games.

Analyzing all the above stats, we are backing Gent to seal a win against Oostende when they both meet in a Jupiler League fixture on Friday.

Oostende vs Gent Betting Tips

  • Gent to win @ 1.70 Odds.
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.65 Odds.