Football match betting preview: Sint-Truiden vs Anderlecht

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sun 17.October
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)

Here is all you must know about the Pro League match Sint-Truiden - Anderlecht!

Insights:
  • Sint-Truiden have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Anderlecht have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (4) in Pro League

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.

Sint-Truiden's stadium has a artifical turf surface. Anderlecht have grass on their own stadium. This might or might not make a difference, and to help evaluate that we give you the recent performance numbers for Anderlecht when playing on artifical turf; 1 win, 0 draws and 0 losses from one match. They have scored 2 goals in these games and conceded 0.

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Sint-Truiden form and stats

The story so far in the Pro League for Sint-Truiden at their home stadium is 1 win, 1 draw and 3 defeats.

A draw after 90 minutes last time out for Sint-Truiden, who played 1-1 against KV Oostende. That match was also played at this venue The attacker Taichi Hara was announced as "man of the match" for Sint-Truiden with the rating of 7.42/10. Hara scored one goal, hit the woodwork once and hit two key passes.

In the preceding match a 2-1 victory visiting Standard Liege.

Sint-Truiden are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 5 goals in 5 games. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Sint-Truiden defense is not exactly impregnable. 9 goals conceded from 5 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Anderlecht form and stats

The visitors are W2-D2-L1 on the road this term. That's in the Pro League. The last three matches for Anderlecht have all ended in a draw.

Anderlecht delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Club Brugge (placed 4th) in their previous match; a Pro League game. The draw against Club Brugge came from a losing position. The Anderlecht manager V. Kompany brought on Benito Raman as a substitute and the player scored to make the scores level. Kristoffer Olsson got a match rating of 8.1 in that game, top player of the team. Olsson hit two key passes, dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times and had 56 successful passes (of 67 total).

Ahead of that match was the away draw versus KV Oostende that ended 2-2.

Anderlecht find the net regularly in their away games. 6 goals from 5 away fixtures in the league. 5 goals have been conceded by Anderlecht in these games.

Head 2 Head

Previous ten meetings featuring these sides: Sint-Truiden won three, Anderlecht triumphed in five and we saw two draws. six games with more than 2,5 goals, four matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

AnderlechtB. Raman
B. Raman
4 goals
AnderlechtJ. Zirkzee
J. Zirkzee
4 goals
AnderlechtF. Amuzu
F. Amuzu
2 goals

Sint-Truiden missing players

Anderlecht missing players

Sint-Truiden Anderlecht
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
10 5 1 Played P 2 5 10
4 1 0 Won W 1 2 4
2 1 0 Drew D 1 2 4
4 3 1 Lost L 0 1 2
10 5 1 Scored S 3 6 19
12 9 2 Conceded C 2 5 12
90% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
70% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 60% 80%
50% 60% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 40% 50%
10% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 20% 30%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 10%
60% 80% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 60% 70%
30% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 20% 20%
20% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 20% 10%
 
4.2 5.2 6 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 4.6 5.5
5.1 4.8 2 Corners against (avg) C A 4.5 4.4 3.8
2.7 2.4 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.2 2.1
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
10.5 12.6 7 Shots (avg) S ( 16 14.8 14.9
3.6 3.6 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.5 3.6 4.8
28% 28% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 33% 40%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • All of Sint-Truiden's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Anderlecht have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (4) in Pro League
  • Anderlecht haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Sint-Truiden have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Sint-Truiden have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sint-Truiden have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Sint-Truiden haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AS Eupen 10 6 2 2 21 12 5 2 1 2 7 7 5 4 1 0 14 5 9 20
2 Antwerp 10 6 2 2 20 13 5 3 1 1 9 6 5 3 1 1 11 7 7 20
3 Union Saint-Gilloise 10 6 1 3 20 9 5 3 0 2 9 4 5 3 1 1 11 5 11 19
4 Club Brugge 10 5 4 1 18 13 5 2 3 0 10 6 5 3 1 1 8 7 5 19
5 Genk 10 5 2 3 21 15 5 3 1 1 12 5 5 2 1 2 9 10 6 17
6 Anderlecht 10 4 4 2 19 12 5 2 2 1 13 7 5 2 2 1 6 5 7 16
7 Mechelen 10 5 1 4 18 19 5 4 0 1 12 7 5 1 1 3 6 12 -1 16
8 Kortrijk 10 4 3 3 14 12 5 2 2 1 8 6 5 2 1 2 6 6 2 15
9 Sporting Charleroi 10 3 5 2 17 13 5 1 2 2 6 6 5 2 3 0 11 7 4 14
10 Sint-Truiden 10 4 2 4 10 12 5 1 1 3 5 9 5 3 1 1 5 3 -2 14
11 KV Oostende 10 4 2 4 14 18 5 2 1 2 6 8 5 2 1 2 8 10 -4 14
12 Standard Liege 10 4 1 5 10 17 5 1 1 3 5 9 5 3 0 2 5 8 -7 13
13 RFC Seraing 10 4 0 6 13 17 5 3 0 2 10 6 5 1 0 4 3 11 -4 12
14 Gent 10 3 2 5 16 13 5 3 1 1 14 7 5 0 1 4 2 6 3 11
15 Zulte-Waregem 10 2 3 5 15 23 5 0 2 3 7 14 5 2 1 2 8 9 -8 9
16 OH Leuven 10 1 6 3 9 17 5 1 3 1 5 7 5 0 3 2 4 10 -8 9
17 Cercle Brugge 10 2 2 6 11 16 5 0 1 4 3 9 5 2 1 2 8 7 -5 8
18 Beerschot-Wilrijk 10 0 2 8 7 22 5 0 0 5 0 9 5 0 2 3 7 13 -15 2

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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.