Football betting preview: Westerlo vs RWDM

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Competition: Belgium First Division B
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Het Kuipje (8182 seats)

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Westerlo are in the 4th position while the guesting RWDM worry at 6th.

Insights:
  • Westerlo have the most dropped points from leading position (24) in First Division B
  • RWDM have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Westerlo form and stats

Westerlo have performed here at Het Kuipje this season with 7 wins from 12 First Division B matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 4 games and lost 1. In general it's been a long time since Westerlo tasted defeat here at Het Kuipje, as they have taken at least one point from their last ten home games in the league.

Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Lommel United (0-1).

Goals decide football matches and Westerlo are scoring many of them at home; 25 on target from 12 league matches. Westerlo's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 13 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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RWDM form and stats

RWDM have only collected 10 points from their away games in the First Division B, after 3-1-8 (12 played).

RWDM's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Club Brugge II that finished 1-1. Preceding that game, the 0-1 loss visiting RFC Seraing's place.

The visiting RWDM have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 16 goals from 12 games. RWDM have conceded 25 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the RWDM - Westerlo 2-1 earlier this season. As for the last three games between these two teams, there's one Westerlo victory, zero draws and two RWDM wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, zero matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

WesterloA. Çiçek
A. Çiçek
11 goals
WesterloI. Vetokele
I. Vetokele
8 goals
WesterloL. Van Eenoo
L. Van Eenoo
7 goals

Westerlo missing players

RWDM missing players

Westerlo RWDM
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 4 12 25
9 7 2 Won W 0 3 9
11 4 1 Drew D 1 1 4
5 1 0 Lost L 3 8 12
37 25 4 Scored S 6 16 37
27 13 1 Conceded C 12 25 42
88% 92% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
80% 92% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 75% 80%
48% 67% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 67% 52%
24% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 75% 42% 36%
8% 17% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 25% 20%
60% 58% 33% BTTS BTTS 50% 50% 56%
36% 42% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 20%
16% 8% 33% Failed to Score F T 50% 33% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2 1.5 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.8 2.6
4 2 1 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
10 11.1 14.3 Shots (avg) S ( 8.2 7.5 8.8
5.1 6.4 7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 3.5 3.8
29% 32% 19% Goal Efficiency G E 55% 38% 39%
Key stats in First Division B this season:
  • RWDM have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • RWDM haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Westerlo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Westerlo have the most dropped points from leading position (24) in First Division B

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Union Saint-Gilloise 25 20 3 2 61 22 13 12 1 0 37 11 12 8 2 2 24 11 39 63
2 RFC Seraing 25 14 3 8 51 36 12 7 1 4 21 13 13 7 2 4 30 23 15 45
3 Lommel United 24 12 4 8 43 38 12 8 1 3 27 18 12 4 3 5 16 20 5 40
4 Westerlo 25 9 11 5 37 27 12 7 4 1 25 13 13 2 7 4 12 14 10 38
5 Deinze 24 9 8 7 41 41 12 6 4 2 23 14 12 3 4 5 18 27 0 35
6 RWDM 25 9 4 12 37 42 13 6 3 4 21 17 12 3 1 8 16 25 -5 31
7 Lierse Kempenzonen 25 4 3 18 25 50 13 3 2 8 17 25 12 1 1 10 8 25 -25 15
8 Club Brugge II 25 1 6 18 20 59 12 1 5 6 11 22 13 0 1 12 9 37 -39 9

Read more about First Division B

The First Division B is the second highest league in Belgian football. It replaced the Belgian Second Division in 2016. It has eight teams playing a league in two stages, “opening” and “closing”. Each stage has each team playing 14 fixtures and the winner of each qualify for promotion play-offs.