Football betting preview: Zulte-Waregem vs Club Brugge

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: Regenboogstadion (12500 seats)

The Pro League season is still fresh and sports bettors should be cautious. This meeting between Zulte-Waregem and Club Brugge promises to be an interesting one.

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Zulte-Waregem form and stats

Only two Pro League home games for Zulte-Waregem so far, yet both highs and lows with 1 win, 0 draws and 1 defeat.

Zulte-Waregem enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Royal Excel Mouscron's place. The match ended 1-0 with I. Seck scoring. Ahead of that match, Zulte-Waregem won a home game hosting Waasland-Beveren (4-1).

Early season league goal statistics from Zulte-Waregem's 2 home games: 5 goals, 3 conceded.

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Club Brugge form and stats

Club Brugge are yet to lose a point on their Pro League travels this season with 2 wins from 2 away games.

It's the second away game in a row for Brugge, but there's smiles all around after the 2-1 victory versus Genk (placed 10th) in the Pro League last time out. The game before that, was lost at home, a 0-1 defeat against Beerschot-Wilrijk.

As for goals scored and conceded in the league games away so far, Club Brugge has managed 6 goals and let in 1 from 2 matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Zulte-Waregem won one game, one match ended with a draw and Club Brugge has eight wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: eight / two

Top Goalscorers

Zulte-WaregemG. Bruno
G. Bruno
2 goals
Club BruggeY. Badji
Y. Badji
2 goals
Club BruggeK. Diatta
K. Diatta
2 goals

Zulte-Waregem missing players

Club Brugge missing players

Zulte-Waregem Club Brugge
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
4 2 0 Played P 1 2 4
2 1 0 Won W 1 2 2
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
2 1 0 Lost L 0 0 2
7 5 0 Scored S 2 6 6
6 3 0 Conceded C 1 1 3
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
75% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 50%
75% 100% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 100% 50%
50% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 25%
25% 50% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
75% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 25%
25% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 50% 25%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 50%
 
6 8 0 Corners for (avg) C F 5 5.5 6.5
4.8 5 0 Corners against (avg) C A 1 3.5 2.5
2.2 3 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 1.5 1.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
15 9 0 Total Shots T S 0 12 28
10 6 0 Shots on Target S O 0 6 9
70% 83% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 100% 67%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • Club Brugge has the most scored goals (6) away
  • Club Brugge has the the best goal difference (+5) away
  • Zulte-Waregem has the most scored goals (5) at home
Zulte-Waregem Last season Club Brugge
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
29 14   Played P   14 29
10 7   Won W   9 21
6 2   Drew D   4 7
13 5   Lost L   1 1
41 30   Scored S   25 58
49 17   Conceded C   9 14
97% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   86% 90%
93% 93%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   79% 76%
55% 64%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   50% 52%
38% 43%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   21% 21%
14% 21%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   7% 7%
38% 43%   BTTS BTTS   50% 41%
28% 36%   Clean Sheets C S   50% 59%
38% 21%   Failed to Score F T   14% 10%
 
4.5 5   Corners for (avg) C F   6.8 6.4
4.3 3.9   Corners against (avg) C A   3.2 3.2
1.8 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.9 1.6
4 0   Red cards R C   0 1
 
166 86   Total Shots T S   102 210
79 46   Shots on Target S O   44 94
52% 65%   Goal Efficiency G E   57% 62%

  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 4 4 0 0 7 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 2 2 0 0 4 1 6 12
2 Standard Liège 4 3 1 0 6 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 5 1 5 10
3 Beerschot-Wilrijk 4 3 0 1 6 5 2 1 0 1 3 4 2 2 0 0 3 1 1 9
4 Kortrijk 4 2 1 1 4 4 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 2 0 0 3 1 0 7
5 Club Brugge 4 2 0 2 6 3 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 6 1 3 6
6 Anderlecht 4 1 3 0 8 6 2 1 1 0 4 2 2 0 2 0 4 4 2 6
7 Zulte-Waregem 4 2 0 2 7 6 2 1 0 1 5 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 1 6
8 Cercle Brugge 4 2 0 2 5 5 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 6
9 OH Leuven 4 1 2 1 6 6 2 0 1 1 2 4 2 1 1 0 4 2 0 5
10 Genk 4 1 2 1 4 4 2 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 5
11 Sint-Truiden 4 1 2 1 4 5 2 1 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 2 4 -1 5
12 Mechelen 4 1 1 2 5 6 2 0 1 1 4 5 2 1 0 1 1 1 -1 4
13 Antwerp 4 1 1 2 3 5 2 1 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 2 1 4 -2 4
14 Gent 4 1 0 3 3 5 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 3
15 Waasland-Beveren 4 1 0 3 6 10 2 0 0 2 2 5 2 1 0 1 4 5 -4 3
16 AS Eupen 4 0 3 1 2 6 2 0 1 1 1 5 2 0 2 0 1 1 -4 3
17 KV Oostende 4 0 2 2 3 5 2 0 1 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 0 1 -2 2
18 Royal Excel Mouscron 4 0 2 2 2 4 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 2 -2 2
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Club Brugge 29 21 7 1 58 14 15 12 3 0 33 5 14 9 4 1 25 9 44 70
2 Gent 29 16 7 6 59 34 15 11 3 1 38 14 14 5 4 5 21 20 25 55
3 Sporting Charleroi 29 15 9 5 49 23 14 10 2 2 26 9 15 5 7 3 23 14 26 54
4 Antwerp 29 15 8 6 49 32 14 10 4 0 28 12 15 5 4 6 21 20 17 53
5 Standard Liège 29 14 7 8 47 32 15 9 4 2 24 9 14 5 3 6 23 23 15 49
6 Mechelen 29 13 5 11 46 43 15 6 4 5 25 24 14 7 1 6 21 19 3 44
7 Genk 29 13 5 11 45 42 14 8 1 5 21 18 15 5 4 6 24 24 3 44
8 Anderlecht 29 11 10 8 45 29 15 7 5 3 29 12 14 4 5 5 16 17 16 43
9 Zulte-Waregem 29 10 6 13 41 49 14 7 2 5 30 17 15 3 4 8 11 32 -8 36
10 Royal Excel Mouscron 29 9 9 11 38 40 15 6 5 4 22 17 14 3 4 7 16 23 -2 36
11 Kortrijk 29 9 6 14 40 44 15 5 3 7 24 22 14 4 3 7 16 22 -4 33
12 Sint-Truiden 29 9 6 14 33 50 14 4 5 5 17 18 15 5 1 9 16 32 -17 33
13 AS Eupen 29 8 6 15 28 51 14 4 4 6 14 19 15 4 2 9 14 32 -23 30
14 Cercle Brugge 29 7 2 20 27 54 14 5 1 8 16 23 15 2 1 12 11 31 -27 23
15 KV Oostende 29 6 4 19 29 58 15 5 3 7 20 27 14 1 1 12 9 31 -29 22
16 Waasland-Beveren 29 5 5 19 21 60 14 3 2 9 12 30 15 2 3 10 9 30 -39 20

Read more about Pro League

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.