Antwerp vs KV Mechelen – After winning the Belgian Cup by a score of 1-0 over Union Saint-Gilloise, Antwerp will be looking for more of the same after their previous performance.
Vincent Janssen was the lone goal for Antwerp (55′). Antwerp prevailed 4-3 after extra points. A zero in the scoreline is a frequent occurrence in more recent Antwerp encounters.
In five of their earlier six games, which served as a prelude to this one, a wager on both teams scoring would have come up short. It will be interesting to see if that pattern continues into the upcoming game.
Antwerp has won all five of their home league games prior to this matchup.
KV Mechelen enters the game off of a 1-0 Belgian Cup victory after defeating SV Zulte Waregem in their most recent encounter. David Bates (74′) was the only player from KV Mechelen listed on the scorecard.
KV Mechelen has scored a total of ten goals in their last six matches. On each of those instances, KV Mechelen also contributed to the score. Their defenses have witnessed seven goals go into their own net during that time.
Antwerp vs KV Mechelen – Betting Analysis
Looking back at their previous head-to-head matches from 29 November 2019, we can see that they have been evenly matched, with Antwerp winning three of them, KV Mechelen winning three, and 0 ending in a tie after 90 minutes of play.
During those matches, the two teams combined for 19 goals, with 10 coming from The Grand Old and nine coming from Mechelen. That equals 3.17 goals per game on average.
On July 24, 2022, KV Mechelen defeated Antwerp 0-2 in the First Division A matchday 1 of their most recent league encounter.
On that instance, KV Mechelen had 59% of the possession and none of their two shots on goal were successful.
Antwerp made nine efforts on goal at the other end, scoring twp goals in the process. (31′, 35′) Michael Frey tallied. Erik Lambrechts served as the umpire for the game.
Antwerp will most likely control the game and be rewarded with respectable opportunities. KV Mechelen might find it difficult to score, but we expect them to score at least once.
What are the top odds for the game?
Turning to the betting odds in the 90 min. result market, a victory for Antwerp is available for 1.57, a wager on a draw is 4.22 and putting your money on a win for KV Mechelen is 5.6. They’re the best of the market prices that can be secured as of now.