Football betting preview: Sporting Charleroi favourites when Beerschot-Wilrijk visits

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Fri 18.September
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Stade du Pays de Charleroi (15000 seats)

It's still early in the Pro League season, but we are learning more and more about the teams. Here is the Sporting Charleroi - Beerschot-Wilrijk preview!

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Sporting Charleroi form and stats

Perfect Pro League season at home so far for Sporting Charleroi, who have the fewest conceded goals (1) in Pro League, 2 wins from 2 appearances.

Charleroi are confident in defense, having played 236 minutes without conceding a goal in the league.

It's back home for Sporting Charleroi, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Zulte-Waregem away with the result 2-0. S. Nicholson and K. Rezaei found the net in that victory. Before that, Charleroi had a home game versus Antwerp which ended with a victory 2-0.

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier Sporting Charleroi matches with similar probabilities have ended with three wins, one draw and zero defeats (from four games).

It's still early days, but we have some goal stats for the Sporting Charleroi at home in the league. 3 on target and 0 scored by the opposition; from 2 matches.

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Beerschot-Wilrijk form and stats

Beerschot-Wilrijk are yet to lose a point on their Pro League travels this season with 2 wins from 2 away games. Beerschot-Wilrijk has been amazing away for a time now, winning four in a row on their travels. The last time they went home with a point loss was against SV Roeselare.

Beerschot-Wilrijk might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Standard Liège proved too strong as Beerschot-Wilrijk slumped to a 0-3 defeat in front of their own fans at Olympisch Stadion. Prior to that result Beerschot-Wilrijk won their away game at Club Brugge. The scoreline was 1-0.

Looking at the earlier recent performances of Beerschot-Wilrijk when being an outsider away as they are today, we find one match with the visitors losing one time, drawing zero and winning zero games.

3 goals so far away for Beerschot-Wilrijk, while their defence has allowed the opposition to score 1. All from 2 league matches away.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last two matches): Charleroi two wins, zero draws and Beerschot-Wilrijk zero victories. As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

CharleroiS. Nicholson
S. Nicholson
3 goals
Sporting CharleroiK. Rezaei
K. Rezaei
3 goals
Beerschot-WilrijkR. Holzhauser
R. Holzhauser
3 goals

Sporting Charleroi missing players

Beerschot-Wilrijk missing players

Sporting Charleroi Beerschot-Wilrijk
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
5 2 0 Played P 1 2 4
5 2 0 Won W 1 2 3
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 1
9 3 0 Scored S 1 3 6
1 0 0 Conceded C 0 1 5
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
60% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 75%
20% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 75%
20% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 25%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
20% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 50%
80% 100% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 50% 25%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 25%
 
4.4 6.5 0 Corners for (avg) C F 1 4 4.8
5.8 5 0 Corners against (avg) C A 5 8.5 6.5
2.6 2.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
53 28 0 Total Shots T S 0 8 33
22 10 0 Shots on Target S O 0 6 17
41% 30% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 50% 35%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • Sporting Charleroi has the fewest conceded goals (1) in Pro League
  • Sporting Charleroi has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (0) in Pro League
  • Sporting Charleroi has the most clean sheets (4) in Pro League
  • Sporting Charleroi has the the best goal difference (+8) in Pro League
  • Sporting Charleroi is in the best form (5-0-0)
Sporting Charleroi Last season Beerschot-Wilrijk
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
29 14   Played P   15 30
15 10   Won W   5 14
9 2   Drew D   3 7
5 2   Lost L   7 9
49 26   Scored S   16 36
23 9   Conceded C   17 29
93% 93%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
76% 79%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   73% 73%
48% 57%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   33% 37%
24% 14%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   7% 3%
7% 7%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   7% 3%
48% 36%   BTTS BTTS   33% 50%
41% 57%   Clean Sheets C S   27% 30%
17% 14%   Failed to Score F T   40% 20%
 
5.2 5.4   Corners for (avg) C F   7.4 7.4
5.4 4.7   Corners against (avg) C A   4.9 4.9
1.6 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.2 2.3
2 0   Red cards R C   1 3
 
204 102   Total Shots T S   165 329
85 43   Shots on Target S O   68 134
58% 60%   Goal Efficiency G E   24% 27%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Sporting Charleroi 5 5 0 0 9 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 6 1 8 15
2 Standard Liège 5 3 1 1 6 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 5 2 4 10
3 Kortrijk 5 3 1 1 7 4 3 1 1 1 4 3 2 2 0 0 3 1 3 10
4 Club Brugge 5 3 0 2 10 4 3 1 0 2 4 3 2 2 0 0 6 1 6 9
5 Anderlecht 5 2 3 0 10 6 3 2 1 0 6 2 2 0 2 0 4 4 4 9
6 Beerschot-Wilrijk 4 3 0 1 6 5 2 1 0 1 3 4 2 2 0 0 3 1 1 9
7 OH Leuven 5 2 2 1 7 6 3 1 1 1 3 4 2 1 1 0 4 2 1 8
8 Antwerp 5 2 1 2 6 7 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 1 0 2 4 6 -1 7
9 Zulte-Waregem 5 2 0 3 7 8 3 1 0 2 5 5 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 6
10 Cercle Brugge 5 2 0 3 5 7 2 1 0 1 2 2 3 1 0 2 3 5 -2 6
11 AS Eupen 5 1 3 1 4 7 3 1 1 1 3 6 2 0 2 0 1 1 -3 6
12 Genk 4 1 2 1 4 4 2 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 5
13 KV Oostende 5 1 2 2 4 5 2 0 1 1 3 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 -1 5
14 Sint-Truiden 5 1 2 2 6 8 3 1 1 1 4 4 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 5
15 Mechelen 5 1 1 3 5 7 3 0 1 2 4 6 2 1 0 1 1 1 -2 4
16 Gent 5 1 0 4 4 7 2 1 0 1 2 2 3 0 0 3 2 5 -3 3
17 Waasland-Beveren 5 1 0 4 7 14 2 0 0 2 2 5 3 1 0 2 5 9 -7 3
18 Royal Excel Mouscron 5 0 2 3 2 7 2 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 2 1 2 5 -5 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.