Oostende vs Zulte Waregem
Belgium First Division A
Date: Friday, 24 August 2018
Kick-Off at 19:30 UK
Venue: Versluys Arena (Oostende).
Oostende are going to host Zulte-Waregem in the opening clash of Belgian First Division A 5th round.
Home side opened the season with partial success as they booked two wins and two defeats.
They have been fairly efficient in front of the oppositions’ goal, however Oostende would need to improve their defensive work as they’ve already conceded nine times.
Richairo Zivkovic and the lads are looking forward to finishing in the top half of the table and getting the chance to fight for one of the places in the Europa League.
The hosts have also been pretty good in the pre-season matches although they suffered two defeats in seven occasions.
Zulte-Waregem are one point behind their rivals and they’ve suffered just one defeat this season.
Last time, they reached the finals in the playoffs for the place in Europa League, however they suffered a defeat against Genk and failed to try themselves in the continental competition.
The visitors have been involved in a lot of high scoring matches this season and Francky Dury’s side has been pretty productive in the front.
In the current campaign, the visitors want to get another chance of snatching the place in the Europa League.
Oostende vs Zulte Waregem: Head-to-head
- The crowd has seen a lot of draw matches between these two sides lately, however Oostende booked two wins in their last three encounters.
- When these two sides are facing each other, the goals in both nets are almost guaranteed.
Oostende vs Zulte Waregem: Prediction
This one is going to be a very interesting clash as both sides have good chances of snatching a positive result in this one. It wouldn’t be surprising if this one ends with a draw as well as both sides are capable enough of remaining undefeated.
We are going to follow the tradition of their head to head clashes and in this one the nets won’t stay still. In their last ten encounters, both times were capable of finding the back of the opposition’s net.
Oostende vs Zulte Waregem: Bet Tips
Draw @ 3.60 (13/5)
BTTS Yes @ 1.53 (1.63).