Genk and Gent will meet each other in a football match counting for the Pro League on 2021-01-21, Thursday, in Belgium, check the Genk vs Gent betting tip and prediction to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Genk vs. Gent will occur
The game takes place in the Luminus Arena stadium, in the city of Genk.
Where to follow the live game
See everything about the match live on Betarena, including statistics, events, odds, and everything that can help with your sports betting.
Introduction to the Genk vs Gent betting tip and prediction
Genk comes from a defeat in the last match. The game against Royal Excel Mouscron, valid for the Pro League, ended with a 2-0. The team coached by J. van den Brom entered the field in the last match with a 3-4-3 formation.
The team’s defensive line was far from their best in the contest. Carlos Cuesta had a terrible performance, failed at crucial moments, and became one of the leading players responsible for the negative result.
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a defeat in the last round. In a dispute valid for the Pro League, Gent, who used a 3-4-1-2 formation, faced the Antwerp team with a final score of 0-1.
The team could have left the field with a better result. After all, in the Second half Gent had a penalty kick in their favor, but S. Kums missed to convert and wasted the great opportunity.
The last time Genk faced Gent it was in Pro League. Genk, then in 11th place opened with a play using the 3-4-3 formation, while Gent, who was in 13th place, played using a 4-1-3-2 tactic.
The last time these teams met was for a Pro League match, on 2020-10-26, referring to the 2020/2021 season, which ended with a victory of the Genk team by 1-2.
With 38 points won, Genk is in 2nd place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the Championship Round zone. The team’s campaign so far is 11 wins against 5 losses, plus 5 draws. Which means that, with an advantage of 4 points, the team is ahead the Antwerp team closing in at the 3rd place in the 25th round.
Genk team comes to this game with a sequence of 2 losses that has been affecting the team’s morale.
With an average of 4.67 shots on goal per game in the competition, we can consider that [reference invalid] is a very offensive team, which naturally increases the chances of conversion and victory.
Having a record of 6 wins versus 1 loss and 3 draws in comparison to the 5 games they won as the visiting team, there’s no place like home for this team.
Best goalscorer the Genk
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is E. Onuachu. The Attacker has scored 19 times in the current season and has helped Genk come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Historical data Genk
With 4 titles won in the history of the tournament, one of the leading names in the competition is the Genk team. The record of the team will impact the final outcome of the game and it will not be the first time the team has managed to impress their rivals with a win at a time when they are in bad shape.
Gent arrives in this game with 26 points, and in 13th place in the Pro League, having won 8 games in total and lost 11 times, making a total of 2 draws. Which means that in the 25th round, the team has, the same score that the Mechelen team who is in the position 14.
The Gent team typically attempts to control the game by achieving an average ball possession of 60.5%. The reason for this is that teams with ball possession above 50% usually hold some control over their opponents.
Best goalscorer the Gent
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is R. Yaremchuk. The Attacker has scored 9 times in the current season and has helped Gent come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Now a few markets where you can get some return from your bets:
Score market betting suggestions
Some study shows us that between 60-75 minutes is where most goals occur, this can be a good bet for those who follow the live game.
With their habit of scoring goals in the earlier half of their matches, Genk makes an electrifying betting market. The team scored goals 23 times in the first 45 minutes of the game.
Since Gent has an average of 1.18 goals per game when playing away from home, the market for under 2.5 goals can also be a good alternative. This option can be very good, considering that Gent does not concede goals playing outside their stadium.
Corners market betting suggestions
By combining the number of corners of both teams, we can see an average of 4.6 corners per game, also a market to explore to obtain good results in sports betting.
Cards market betting suggestions
On the Genk side, we know that it is a more aggressive team having received the red card 5 times this season, very different from Gent who only saw the red card twice. Both the red and yellow cards market can be a good bet.
These teams have an average of 2.48 yellow cards, probably an interesting betting market to watch out for.
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The match will be played on 2021-01-21, Thursday.