KV Mechelen vs St. Truiden – Prediction, and Match Preview

KV Mechelen vs St. Truiden – After losing to Antwerp 5-0 in their previous First Division A match, KV Mechelen will be hoping to rebound here.

KV Mechelen had 43% of the possession in that game and made ten total attempts, five shots on goal, scoring none of them.

Royal Antwerp, their adversaries, had 16 total attempts, ten at goal with five of them being on target. For Antwerp, goals were made by Michel-Ange Balikwisha (82′), Gyrano Kerk (42′, 69′), and Jurgen Ekkelenkamp (15′, 32′).

KV Mechelen, led by Steven Defour, has managed to score eight goals in total over their last six games, for an average of 1.33 goals per game.

Sint-Truidense VV and KRC Genk tied 2-2 in their most recent match in First Division A.

Sint-Truidense VV had 43% of the control in that game and two of their ten shots on goal were successful. Giovanni Bruno (77′) and Shinji Okazaki (45′) scored goals for Sint-Truidense VV.

Genk’s opponents had nine total attempts, five shots on goal, with two of them being successful. Mbwana Samatta scored for KRC Genk (at 23 and 62 seconds).

According to the statistics, Sint-Truidense VV has been scored against in 5 of their most recent 6 games, allowing their opponents to score a total of 8 goals. Sint-Truidense VV’s defensive weaknesses have been made apparent. It will be intriguing to see if that pattern holds for this next game.

Sint-Truidense VV has lost their last three league games on the road without picking up a victory going into this encounter.

KV Mechelen vs St. Truiden – Betting Analysis

A review of their previous head-to-head encounters dating back to February 28, 2020 reveals that KV Mechelen won two of them and Sint-Truidense VV won three, with one match ending in a draw.

They tallied a total of 15 goals between them during this time, with Mechelen scoring eight and De Kanaries scoring seven. That equals 2.5 goals per game on average.

The teams’ most recent league encounter took place on Match Day 6 of the First Division A on August 27, 2022, with Sint-Truidense VV defeating KV Mechelen 3-1.

On that particular day, Sint-Truidense VV had 49% of the control and three of their ten attempts were on goal. Shinji Kagawa (57′) and Giovanni Bruno (76′, 95′) scored the goals.

KV Mechelen made two efforts at goals, scoring on both of them. (53′) Geoffry Hairemans struck. Wim Smet officiated the game.

We believe that Sint-Truidense VV must be favored to defeat this KV Mechelen squad, but it is unlikely that they will score as many goals as they might allow.

What are the best odds for the game?

Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the WDW market, the win for KV Mechelen can be had for 2.3, a bet on a drawn result is 3.34 and betting on a win for Sint-Truidense VV will get you 3.15. They are the best returns available as of now.

KV Mechelen vs St. Truiden – Head-to-Head

KV Mechelen vs St. Truiden

Our Prediction: Home Win or Draw