Royal Antwerp vs Genk Betting Tip Antwerp – 13th February 2020

Antwerp can win a close home duel with Genk

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BelgiumRoyal Antwerp vs GenkBelgium
13th February 19:30hrs
Football – Belgium – Jupiler League
Pick Antwerp
Bookmaker Betfred
Odds: Even Money odds taken 21:41 GMT, Wednesday 12th January

This will be a top-six clash on Thursday night from the Belgian top flight. Antwerp are sitting in fourth place in the standings with an eight-point lead over Genk. Can the visitors close the gap a little bit with road success?

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Will Antwerp extend unbeaten home form?

It has been a strong season from Antwerp on home soil in the Belgian top flight. They are W9 D2 L0 there so far. They had a ten-match unbeaten streak of top-flight form snapped last time out (home and away combined) as they were toppled on the road at leaders Club Brugge.

Even though this is a top-six clash, the statistics do stack up well for Antwerp. They have averaged 2.09 goals per home game this season, while they have conceded just 9 goals in their 11 home fixtures.

64% of their home games in the league have made it over 2.5 goals. Antwerp have played host to the current top two of Club Brugge and Gent this season, and won both of those fixtures.

Our betting prediction:
Antwerp 1 Goal Margin Win

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(odds taken 21:41 GMT, Wednesday 12th January)

Antwerp and Genk have already met twice this season. They played out a 2-2 draw in their first league meeting back in October and then there was a 3-3 draw between them (in Antwerp) in a Belgian Cup meeting in early December.

Antwerp are actually winless in three games against Genk currently (D2 L1). They did win their last home league game against them, however, a 1-0 success.


Can Genk pick up the away points?

The away form of Genk this season reads W3 D3 L6. So they haven’t been in great shape away from home. They have lost two of their last three top-flight road games as well, suffering losses at Gent and Anderlecht. It is worth noting that two of their three away wins this season happened against the current bottom two.

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Genk have averaged 1.5 goals per road game, which isn’t bad at all. But defensively they have conceded at an average of 1.75 per road game. They have taken a clean sheet in 17% of their away games.

Of their goals which they have conceded away from home, 62% have been in the second half of matches. They have conceded at least 2 goals in all but one of their last seven trips to Antwerp.


Royal Antwerp vs Genk Betting Advice

Even though Genk have been winning at half time and full time in five of their last seven league games, they are vulnerable on the road. Antwerp are unbeaten on home soil and have already claimed wins against the current top two on home soil. So they can get across the line for the win.


Key Facts – Royal Antwerp vs Genk Betting Tip

  • Royal Antwerp are unbeaten at home in the league this season
  • Royal Antwerp have won 6 of their last 7 league home fixtures
  • Genk have lost 2 of their last 3 away games


Antwerp have scored at least 2 goals in 6 of their last 7 at home against Genk (across all competitions) and over 2.5 goals has happened in 8 of their last 10 against them. So it may well be another high-scoring fixture, but a home win.


The best betting odds for Royal Antwerp vs Genk

Royal Antwerp to win: Even Money at Bet365
Draw: 5/2 at Bet365
Genk: 11/4 at Bet365