Our betting experts preview the First Division A match between Union St.Gilloise and Anderlecht and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Anderlecht will face off against Union St.Gilloise in what promises to be a thrilling opening-day encounter in the Jupiler Pro League.
Anderlecht, who finished the previous regular season in 11th place, will have their work cut out for them when they take on Union St.Gilloise, who are chasing their sixth straight win over their opponents. It’s a daunting first assignment for Anderlecht, but with everything to play for, this match is sure to be one not to miss!
Union St.Gilloise vs Anderlecht Preview
Union St.Gilloise Form
Two draws were the best Union St.Gilloise could manage in the previous three Pro League matches. They drew 1-1 with Genk, before sharing the points in a 1-1 draw against Royal Antwerp. Their most recent match brought a 1-3 defeat against Club Bruges. Union St.Gilloise won four of their past six matches on home soil in the league, where they also lost twice but drew none. They scored nine goals and conceded eight times.
Anderlecht endured a tough spell in their last three competitive matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 5-2 by Genk, before AZ Alkmaar ran out 2-0 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against KV Mechelen, who came out 2-3 winners. In their last six Pro League away matches, Anderlecht have three wins, they’ve drawn one and lost two. They scored nine while also conceding eight times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.
Union St.Gilloise vs Anderlecht Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Union St.Gilloise and Anderlecht. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Union St.Gilloise have scored in 51 of the last 53 matches
- Union St.Gilloise have scored in 28 of the last 30 home matches
- In 11 of the last 13 matches Union St.Gilloise played, both teams scored
- In 10 of the last 11 Union St.Gilloise home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Union St.Gilloise have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches
- In the last 5 Anderlecht matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- In the last 3 Anderlecht away matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
- Anderlecht have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- In 4 of the last 5 Anderlecht matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
- In the last 5 Anderlecht matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Union St.Gilloise vs Anderlecht – Players in Form
Christian Burgess, who has netted twice in his last six First Division A matches for Union St.Gilloise, is looking to add a third goal to his tally. Meanwhile, Islam Slimani from Anderlecht has been on fire, racking up five goals in his past six First Division A games.
Union St.Gilloise vs Anderlecht Betting Tips
Union St.Gilloise have won their last five matches against Anderlecht. Across all tournaments, they have won six of their last 10 home matches and lost four. Anderlecht, on the other hand, have won five of their last 10 away games, with one draw and four losses.
Both teams to score
In five out of ten games, Union St.Gilloise and Anderlecht both scored the first goal of the match. Union St.Gilloise won two of those games without conceding a goal. Additionally, Union St.Gilloise have managed to score in six consecutive league meetings with Anderlecht.
Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Union St.Gilloise, who scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Anderlecht, who managed to score 1.8 times in those matches.
Match predictions: Union St.Gilloise vs Anderlecht
To sum up, the upcoming match between Union St.Gilloise and Anderlecht seems to be a good betting opportunity.