Anderlecht v Union Saint-Gilloise betting guide: Not much separates the two teams

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: Lotto Park (22500 seats)

Anderlecht and Union Saint-Gilloise are both doing (very) nicely in the Pro League with their 3rd and 1st spots respectively. This could be a top game!

Insights:
  • Anderlecht have the fewest matches under the total-line (8) in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the most scored goals (78) in Pro League

Anderlecht are done competing for places this season; they will remain in 3rd place whatever happens now. Saint-Gilloise have already won the Pro League. Congratulations! It will be interesting to see if this affects performances here at the final stages.

These teams are so close in distance that this match is special, a derby with local pride the main prize.

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Anderlecht and Union Saint-Gilloise.

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Anderlecht form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Lotto Park as Anderlecht have scored 41 goals to get 35 points from 17 games. The overall stats in the Pro League are 10-5-2 (wins-draws-losses).

A nice win for Anderlecht last time playing, versus Antwerp. That was also a home game and the match ended 2-1 with Amuzu and Gómez scoring for the victors. Defender Gómez got the top score of the team in the match with a rating of 7.85/10. Gómez scored one goal, hit two key passes and won 3 of 5 duels.

In the game before, an away victory match versus Antwerp with a 4-0 scoreline.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Anderlecht have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 6 matches with the results: Won 2, drawn 4 and lost 0.

With an average of more than two goals per home game in the league (41 in 17 games), Anderlecht's attacking play is working. Anderlecht's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 19 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Union Saint-Gilloise form and stats

Rock solid. That's the only way to describe the travels of Union Saint-Gilloise so far, with 14-2-1 (wins-draws-losses) so far. Those are Pro League statistics.

The attacking players of Union Saint-Gilloise have been feeble for some time now, the team not scoring a league goal in the last 308 minutes.

Saint-Gilloise lost away at Club Brugge (0-1) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick. Bager was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 7.42. The defender Bager won 6 of 8 duels.

A loss against Club Brugge was the result prior to that, in a home game.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 5 similar matches played by Union Saint-Gilloise in our archives, and the results are: 1 win for Union Saint-Gilloise, 3 draws and 1 defeat.

Today's guests are confident travelers having scored 46 goals in 17 league games away this season. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 3 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. It's not easy to score on Union Saint-Gilloise as they have only conceded 13 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

Anderlecht and Union Saint-Gilloise have played each other already this season: Union Saint-Gilloise - Anderlecht 3-1. Anderlecht-Union Saint-Gilloise H2H statistics last five meetings regardless of arena: Anderlecht one win, Union Saint-Gilloise four wins, zero draws. four of these five matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Union Saint-GilloiseD. Undav
D. Undav
25 goals
AnderlechtJ. Zirkzee
J. Zirkzee
16 goals
Union Saint-GilloiseD. Vanzeir
D. Vanzeir
14 goals

Anderlecht missing players

Union Saint-Gilloise missing players

Anderlecht Union Saint-Gilloise
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
38 19 6 Played P 6 19 38
20 11 3 Won W 3 14 25
11 6 3 Drew D 2 3 6
7 2 0 Lost L 1 2 7
79 43 10 Scored S 7 46 81
40 20 4 Conceded C 1 14 31
95% 95% 83% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 89% 89%
82% 95% 83% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 84% 79%
58% 58% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 17% 63% 58%
42% 37% 17% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 42% 39%
18% 21% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 21% 18%
55% 63% 67% BTTS BTTS 0% 47% 45%
32% 32% 33% Clean Sheets C S 83% 47% 45%
18% 11% 17% Failed to Score F T 50% 16% 21%
 
5.6 6.1 6.5 Corners for (avg) C F 4.8 5.1 5.7
3.8 2.9 3.2 Corners against (avg) C A 6.5 5.7 4.7
1.7 1.6 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.7 2.6 2.4
6 4 0 Red cards R C 2 4 5
 
14.3 15.5 15.3 Shots (avg) S ( 14.2 13.9 14
5.3 5.4 6.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 6 5.4
40% 42% 27% Goal Efficiency G E 23% 40% 38%
 
9.9 9.2 7.8 Shots against (avg) S A 11.5 10.8 10
3.3 3.2 2.2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.2 2.9 3.1
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • Anderlecht have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Anderlecht have the fewest matches under the total-line (8) in Pro League
  • Anderlecht have the most scored goals (41) at home in Pro League
  • Anderlecht have the the best goal difference (+22) at home in Pro League
  • Anderlecht have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the fewest conceded goals (13) away in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the fewest conceded goals (27) in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (17) in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the most clean sheets (17) in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the most clean sheets (9) away in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the most points (44) away in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the most scored goals (46) away in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the most scored goals (78) in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the the best goal difference (+33) away in Pro League
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have the the best goal difference (+51) in Pro League

  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 34 24 5 5 78 27 17 10 3 4 32 14 17 14 2 1 46 13 51 77
2 Club Brugge 34 21 9 4 72 37 17 10 6 1 36 16 17 11 3 3 36 21 35 72
3 Anderlecht 34 18 10 6 72 36 17 10 5 2 41 19 17 8 5 4 31 17 36 64
4 Antwerp 34 19 6 9 55 38 17 9 4 4 30 19 17 10 2 5 25 19 17 63
5 Gent 34 18 8 8 56 30 17 11 3 3 37 16 17 7 5 5 19 14 26 62
6 Sporting Charleroi 34 15 9 10 55 46 17 7 5 5 24 16 17 8 4 5 31 30 9 54
7 Mechelen 34 15 7 12 57 61 17 10 4 3 36 24 17 5 3 9 21 37 -4 52
8 Genk 34 15 6 13 66 47 17 10 3 4 39 18 17 5 3 9 27 29 19 51
9 Sint-Truiden 34 15 6 13 42 40 17 7 3 7 26 23 17 8 3 6 16 17 2 51
10 Cercle Brugge 34 12 9 13 49 46 17 6 4 7 23 20 17 6 5 6 26 26 3 45
11 OH Leuven 34 10 11 13 47 58 17 7 4 6 25 25 17 3 7 7 22 33 -11 41
12 KV Oostende 34 10 7 17 34 61 17 5 3 9 19 37 17 5 4 8 15 24 -27 37
13 Kortrijk 34 9 10 15 43 48 17 5 4 8 23 24 17 4 6 7 20 24 -5 37
14 Standard Liege 34 9 9 16 32 51 17 3 5 9 15 26 17 6 4 7 17 25 -19 36
15 AS Eupen 34 8 8 18 37 61 17 4 4 9 18 29 17 4 4 9 19 32 -24 32
16 Zulte-Waregem 34 8 8 18 42 69 17 5 4 8 23 32 17 3 4 10 19 37 -27 32
17 RFC Seraing 34 8 4 22 30 68 17 5 3 9 16 30 17 3 1 13 14 38 -38 28
18 Beerschot-Wilrijk 34 4 4 26 33 76 17 4 1 12 16 33 17 0 3 14 17 43 -43 16

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The First Division A is the top league of the football pyramid in Belgium, founded in 1895. It was earlier known as the Belgian Pro League. The season runs from July to May with 16 teams each playing 30 fixtures. The top six in the league table then play a championship playoff, the bottom team is relegated and places #7 to #15 have a Europa League playoff.