Waasland-Beveren vs St.Truiden Prediction & Match Preview

Waasland-Beveren vs St.Truiden Belgium First Division A Predictions by LeagueLane

Waasland-Beveren vs St.Truiden
Belgium – First Division A
Date: Thursday, 26 December 2019
Kick-off at 13:30 UK/ 14:30 CET
Venue: Freethiel Stadion (Beveren).

Beveren will try to make the most of this home game, after their inspiring win against a team from the top tier (Standard Liege) the last match-day. However, the hosts will have to deal with the enthusiastic St. Truiden, who are in search for some much-needed points.

Waasland-Beveren vs St.Truiden Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Eight of the former eleven matches had goals from both teams.
  • Four of the former five wins went to St. Truiden.
  • Since 2008, not once have Beveren kept a clean sheet in an official game.
  • Disregarding a single encounter, every single match at this stadium have had goals from both teams this decade.

Waasland-Beveren vs St.Truiden Prediction

Waasland defeated Standard Liege the last match-day with a score of 2-1. However, there were some factors in play that favored a win for the former. The first would be the home advantage, and the second and most important one would be the early red card received by Liege.

Meanwhile, Truiden almost secured a win over Antwerp the previous game week. They were leading 1-0 even into the injury time, but the 90+4th minute goal, that too from a penalty, equalized the scorelines.

Suffice it to say, after the performances of both Beveren and Truiden the prior game week, both will have the required amount of confidence to try for the three points. Moreover, points are in dire need for these squads as well.

In addition, eight of the previous eleven h2h games have had goals from both teams over the years, and this past decade, at this venue, only once have an encounter failed to have the BTTS criterion fulfilled.

Going on, the competition is entering its final-third stage. Beveren is still just a spot above the relegation zone, while Truiden will want to make a final push to get into the Championship Group. Combining all these factors together, it’s highly likely that the match will have goals from both teams.

In terms of result though, Truiden hold the slight upper hand. They are placed much higher in the table than Waasland, and comparatively, recent form too favors them.

In fact, Beveren lost seven of their last ten overall games, and have a total of just three wins this whole season in all competitions. At home, they lost nine of their preceding thirteen fixtures, and have just two wins to show for in the whole of 2019-20.

On the other hand, Truiden won four of their last eight league games on the road, and even recorded a win against tough customer Genk, in the process.

Going on, Truiden also had recorded four of the prior five h2h wins, and have not failed to find the back of the net against this opponent since 2008.

In lieu of all these observations, it’s deduced that the chances for Truiden to lose this game is very low.

Waasland-Beveren vs St.Truiden Betting Tips

  • Both Teams to Score @ 1.50 (1/2)
  • Double Chance: St. Truiden or Draw @ 1.50 (1/2).