Jupiler Pro League
Genk vs Gent
At Cegeka Arena, Genk and Gent will play their derby match on Sunday in round 9 of their Jupiler Pro League. We give the match analysis and expected match outcomes.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Genk - can they extend their unbeaten run?
In their previous matches, Genk won 4 games against Zulte-Waregem, Cercle Brugge, RFC Seraing, and Union Saint-Gilloise, while 1 game ended in draws against Sint-Truiden. Genk managed to score 11 goals and conceded only 4 goals. Genk scored an average 2.63 goals per match in the current league season. In terms of discipline, the home team received 15 yellow cards and 0 red cards, making 12.75 fouls on average in every match they played. Genk's average team rating is 6.89 per match. Genk seems good at keeping the ball, having an average possession of 52.50% in this season
Gent - not in their best form this season.
Gent will enter this match having won 2 matches of their last five which were against Anderlecht, and Zulte-Waregem. They lost 2 matches to Antwerp, and Sporting Charleroi, while 1 fixture ended in draw against Molde. The team scored 4 goals while conceding 5 goals. In away games, Gent scored an average of 1.63 goals per match and conceded 1.13. The team received 11 yellow cards and one red card, while the total number of fouls committed is 69. Gent's average team rating is 6.8 per match. Ball possession is very good for Gent, with an average of 55.88% overall in this season.
Expert Betting Tips
Genk and Gent have a pretty solid H2H history, as they met 48 times in the last seasons, with Genk winning 21 games, while Gent won 17 games. A number of 10 games ended in a draw. Genk scored 74 goals in the head to head meetings, while Gent managed to score 67 goals. The overall leader in the H2H games is Genk with 21 wins, while Gent won only 17 times.