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Oostende are going up against away team Waasland-Beveren at Diaz Arena in this First Division A game on Saturday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Oostende v Waasland-Beveren are shown on this page (plus the best game odds).
Oostende, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-1 First Division A triumph versus Royal Excel Mouscron.
In that match, Oostende had 59% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Oostende was Makhtar Gueye (92'). Royal Excel Mouscron got 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Over their prior six games, Alexander Blessin's Oostende have scored a combined total of 8 times, an average number of goals per match equal to 1.33.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Oostende:
- have not registered a win against Waasland-Beveren in their previous 5 league games.
- are undefeated in their last 9 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Beerschot in First Division A action, Waasland-Beveren and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The only player to score from Waasland-Beveren was Daan Heymans (7'). Joren Dom (34') and Raphael Holzhauser (73') scored for Beerschot.
The stats tell the story, and Waasland-Beveren have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 10 goals in all. Defensively, Wase Wolven can certainly do much better.
Pre-game facts show that Waasland-Beveren:
- have not been beaten by Oostende in away games against them for the last 3 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 7 league games.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head meetings going back to 06/10/2018 shows that Oostende have won 1 of these games and Waasland-Beveren 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
A total of 16 goals were scored between them in this period, with 6 of them from De Kustboys and 10 for Wase Wolven. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
Team News: Oostende
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just a single fitness concern for the Oostende gaffer Alexander Blessin to be concerned with from an otherwise fully-primed set of players. Anton Tanghe (Corona virus) is sidelined.
Team News: Waasland-Beveren
With a fully healthy group to choose from, Waasland-Beveren boss Nicky Hayen doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
We believe that Oostende look set to score a couple of goals when they come up against Waasland-Beveren, who won’t find it easy to score.
Accordingly, we see a controlled 2-0 margin for Oostende come full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Diaz Arena (8,400)
Captain: Kévin Vandendriessche
Chairman: Gauthier Ganaye
Manager: Alexander Blessin
Competitions: First Division A position 4
⭐ Key Player: Makhtar Gueye
Normally taking to the field in the Striker position, Makhtar Gueye was born in Senegal. After having made a senior debut playing for St Etienne in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Forward has scored 11 league goals in this First Division A 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 30 appearances.