Union St. Gilloise vs Leuven Prediction & Match Preview

Union St. Gilloise vs Leuven
Belgium – Jupiler League
Date: Friday, 26 November 2021
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Stade Joseph Marien.

Despite being one of the most successful clubs in their nation, Union St.Gilloise are playing top-flight football for the first time in 48 years. After being crowned second division champions in the preceding season they are now cruising their way to their 12th league title and the first in 86 years.

They are set to welcome OH Leuven to the Stade Joseph Marien, this Friday. Read our Preview, Predictions, and Betting Tips with Analysis here.

Union St. Gilloise vs Leuven Head-to-head

  • OHL has gotten the better of this foe just once in 7 previous meetings.
  • 5 or more goals were scored in 2 of the last 3 h2h matches.
  • Both teams have got on the scoresheet in 9 of the preceding duels.
  • The visitors have registered a win twice in their last 4 visits to this venue.

Analysis

With exception of 3 losses and a draw in the First Division A this season, Les Unionistes has registered wins in every fixture. The team has scored 40 goals this season, including 7 against Oostende in their most recent fixture. They scored 7 goals against Lebbeke in the Cup as well. They are 7 points clear of Antwerp at the top of the table.

Leuven on the other hand has registered 3 wins and 4 losses in the season so far. The club has drawn 8 games in the league 15 fixtures into the season which to no surprise, is the most by any team in the league. They are 14th in the league with 17 points; however, with the logjam of a situation in the division, they are just 5 points behind 6th place Anderlecht.

Union St. Gilloise vs Leuven Prediction

Union will go into the match with a 6 match winning streak and are expected to seal the win against a side who are winless in the league in away games since January.

The hosts average 2.67 goals per game and have scored in every game since the second week of August, while the away team has found the back of the net 1.27 times on average and have scored in 5 preceding games. So expect both teams to contribute to a score line of over 3.5 goals.

Union St. Gilloise vs Leuven Betting Tips

  • Union St.Gilloise to win & Over 3.5 goals @ 2.60.
  • Both teams to score @ 1.66.