St. Liege vs Westerlo – Prediction, and Match Preview
St. Liege vs Westerlo – After losing to KAA Gent 1-2 in the First Division A Playoffs, Standard Liège will be hoping for a better outcome in this contest.
Standard Liège had 53% of the ball during that game and made 9 attempts at goal, only one of which was successful. Steven Alzate was the lone scorer for Standard Liège (56′).
Gent’s opponents made 6 attempts on goal, with 3 of them being successful. Hugo Cuypers (61′) and Gift Orban (31) both scored goals for KAA Gent. Ronny Deila’s Standard Liège have scored 11 goals in their previous 6 games, for an average of 1.83 goals per game.
KVC Westerlo will be hoping for a better outcome after losing their most recent match against Cercle Brugge in First Division A – Play-Offs action. KVC Westerlo had 59% of the possession and 6 of their 9 shots on goal in that game.
Nene Dorgeles scored three goals for KVC Westerlo (at 39′, 56′, and 75′). Cercle Brugge, on the other hand, had 20 shots at goal with 11 of them being on target. Cercle Brugge scored with Thibo Somers (5′, 64′), Ayase Ueda (18′, 45′), and Leo Lopes (44′).
In the last six games, Jonas De Roeck’s KVC Westerlo have scored 7 goals as a result of their goal attempts. The total number of goals scored against them over that time is twelve.
St. Liege vs Westerlo – Betting Analysis
A review of their previous head-to-head matches dating back to October 17, 2015, reveals that Standard Liège won two of them and KVC Westerlo won three, with one match ending in a draw.
The two teams combined for 21 goals over the course of those games, with Les Rouches scoring 10 and De Kempeneers scoring 11. There are 3.5 goals scored on average every game.
The teams’ most recent league encounter took place on First Division A Match Day 28 on March 4, 2023, with Standard Liège defeating KVC Westerlo 2-0.
On that particular day, Standard Liège enjoyed 59% of the possession and 5 of its 23 shots on goal were successful. Aron Dnnum (37′) and William Balikwisha (72′) both scored goals. KVC Westerlo made 5 shots on goal, but none were successful. Jan Boterberg served as the official.
For Standard Liège goalkeeper Ronny Deila, Nathan Ngoy (hamstring injury) and Gilles Dewaele (cruciate ligament rupture) will be out.
Jonas De Roeck, the manager of KVC Westerlo, must make decisions from a group that has some fitness issues. The following players won’t be participating Igor Vetokele (Knock), Lucas Mineiro (Meniscal Injury), Jan Bernat (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Kyan Vaesen (Knock), and Erdon Daci (Cruciate Ligament Rupture).
We believe that KVC Westerlo will score against this Standard Liège lineup, but that won’t stop them from giving up a few goals on the other end.
What are the top odds for the game?
Turning to the betting odds on the 90-minute result market, staking on Standard Liège is best priced at 2.03, a wager on the game finishing all-square is 3.74 and putting your money on victory for KVC Westerlo gets 3.54. These are the top prices on offer at present.
St. Liege vs Westerlo – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals