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Genk vs Oostende Predictions & Tips - Genk to win with goals predicted

  • Genk vs Oostende tips for Friday's Belgian First Division A match
  • The match is being played at Luminus Arena (7.45pm BST)
  • Genk have won 5 of their last 7 home matches
  • Will Oostende bounce back from defeat in their opening game?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
Genk are tipped to continue their strong home form (Getty Images)
Gary Emmerson 29 Jul 2021
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Genk vs Oostende Predictions

Oostende suffered a 3-0 defeat in their season opener and are tipped for back-to-back defeats. Genk have an impressive home record and can step up on their opening game draw last week.

  • Genk have won 5 of their last 7 home matches (all competitions).
  • Genk are undefeated in 12 of their last 13 matches (First Division A).
  • Genk have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Genk have won 5 of the last 7 matches against Oostende (First Division A). 
  • Genk have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 4 matches against Oostende (First Division A).
  • Oostende have lost 4 of their last 6 matches (First Division A).
  • Oostende have lost 2 of their last 3 away matches (First Division A).

Head to Head

Genk lead the head to head 5-3 from the last 10 clashes between the sides. 

Last season a 2-2 draw in Genk was followed by a 3-1 win for Oostende in the reserve fixture.

Genk Form 

Genk opened up the season with a 1-1 draw away to Standard Liege last Friday.

John van den Brom's side needed a 92nd minute equaliser from Theo Bongonda to cancel out Konstantinos Laifis' opener for Liege.

The draw extended Genk's unbeaten run in the league to 13 games, a run which saw them finish runners-up to Club Brugge last season

A midweek friendly this week saw a young Genk side lose 3-1 to RWDM.

Genk Team News

Defenders Carlos Cuesta and Daniel Munoz both missed the draw with Standard Liege and remain out.

Midfielder Kristian Thorstvedt is also still on the sidelines. Fellow midfielder Eboue Kouassi is at the Olympics representing Ivory Coast.

Oostende Form

Oostende started the season in the worst possible way as they slipped to a 3-0 home defeat to Charleroi.

Coach Alexander Blessin's side conceded after just seven minutes and shipped another two in the second-half.

It was a fourth defeat in the last six away games as Oostende's travel sickness continued into the new season.

Oostende Team News

Midfielder Cameron McGeehan is Oostende's only absentee as he continues a long-term injury layoff.

Alexander Blessin may consider changes after the disappointing defeat last week.

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Genk are tough to beat at home and are tipped to get a first win of the season. BTTS and Over 3.5 goals is also predicted.

Best Bet: Genk Win Full-Time Result @-163.93 at Unibet - 4 Units
Value Bet: BTTS Yes Both Teams To Score @-149.25 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Goals Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Alternative Total Goals @163.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Genk Win 3-1 Correct Score @1100.0 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 1 Unit

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