Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Europa Conference League match between Gent and Maccabi Tel Aviv. Keep reading to get the latest team stats and betting tips.
A round 2 match in Group B awaits at Ghelamco Arena between Gent and Maccabi Tel Aviv on Thursday.
Team form: Gent vs Maccabi Tel Aviv
The Gent team look in good shape before their match against Maccabi Tel Aviv, as they seek to remain unbeaten. Firstly, they beat Eupen 2-1, then they held Royal Antwerp to a 0-0 draw. Their last outing resulted in a hard-fought 1-1 draw RWD Molenbeek. Gent won four of their past six matches on home soil in the Europa Conference League, where they also drew twice and went undefeated. They scored 16 goals and conceded six times.
Maccabi Tel Aviv Form
In their last three Europa Conference League matches, Maccabi Tel Aviv beat NK Celje 4-1, drew 1-1 with NK Celje and beat Breidablik by 3-2. Maccabi Tel Aviv claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Europa Conference League. The scoreline from these matches reads six goals conceded and eight scored.
Betting facts for Gent and Maccabi Tel Aviv
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Gent and Maccabi Tel Aviv played across all competitions.
- Gent have scored in the last 34 matches in a row
- Gent have scored in the last 20 home matches in a row
- Gent have not lost 21 of the last 23 matches
- In 12 of the last 14 home matches Gent played, both teams scored
- In 11 of the last 12 Gent home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Maccabi Tel Aviv have scored in 45 of the last 47 matches
- Maccabi Tel Aviv have not lost the last 15 matches in a row
- Maccabi Tel Aviv have scored in 22 of the last 24 away matches
- Maccabi Tel Aviv have not lost 13 of the last 15 away matches
- In 6 of the last 7 matches Maccabi Tel Aviv played, both teams scored
Players in form: Gent vs Maccabi Tel Aviv
Popular markets: Gent vs Maccabi Tel Aviv
Gent claimed all three points eight times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in one of the games in this run. Maccabi Tel Aviv won five of their last 10 games away, while drawing three and losing two in this series of matches. Maccabi Tel Aviv are on a roll, having now gone eight away matches on the spin without losing.
Both teams to score
Gent scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Astonishingly, Maccabi Tel Aviv scored the opening goal of the match in eight of their last ten games. Maccabi Tel Aviv managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of Gent’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.4 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Maccabi Tel Aviv, who managed to score 2.5 times in those matches. Maccabi Tel Aviv are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 20 matches.
Betting prediction: Gent vs Maccabi Tel Aviv
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Gent and Maccabi Tel Aviv seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Europa Conference League match.