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APOEL Nicosia is set to clash with Gent in the final leg of the Europa Conference League playoffs. Gent won the reverse fixture 2-0 at home but can they defend the lead away from home? Find out in this preview.
Apoel Nicosia vs Gent betting predictions
Apoel Nicosia have the difficult task of overturning a 2-0 goal deficit from a defeat in the first leg. Can they beat the Belgian visitors? The following are the top Apoel Nicosia vs Gent predictions:
Both teams to score
Apoel Nicosia have the difficult assignment of overturning a 2-0 first-leg lead by Gent. However, with home support and a better plan after the first leg, we think the hosts stand a good scoring chance in this second leg. Gent remains the favourite to win this second leg as well, so backing both teams to score in this game is a good bet.
The odds for BTTS is 1.66 at the time of publishing this Apoel Nicosia vs Gent preview which translates to a 60.24% probability.
Over 2.5 goals
The next Apoel Nicosia vs Gent prediction is a bet on the overs/unders. Now, looking at the probabilities of a win here, Gent have a 43% chance to get another victory. Apoel on the other hand have a 33% win probability with odds of 3.00. From the look of it, this clash could end in favour of either side as Apoel will be more than determined to overturn the narrow 2-0 defeat from the first leg.
With that, the second Apoel Nicosia vs Gent prediction is over 2.5 goals full-time result.
Apoel to score first
It is hard to imagine Gent going down first in this game. However, they lost the last away game to Pogon in round 3 of the Conference League qualifiers. Apoel Nicosia have shown some reliance, not to mention a relatively good run of form in the qualifiers.
Most importantly, Apoel Nicosia’s head coach, Ricardo Sa Pinto seemingly knows how to beat Gent’s Hein Van having done so thrice in 4 duels and settled for the spoils with the visiting manager on one occasion. For us, it is Apoel Nicosia to score first on matchday.
Apoel Nicosia vs Gent odds and h2h
Gent won the only past encounter with Apoel Nicosia, a 2-0 home win they look to defend in this trip to Nicosia, Cyprus. Here are the current form of both teams ahead of the second leg in the Conference League playoffs:
- Apoel Nicosia form – LWWWW
- Gent form – WDLWW
Apoel Nicosia vs Gent FAQs
- Who will be in charge of the Apoel Nicosia vs Gent matchup? Rohut Saggi will be the match official.
- Where is the venue for the Apoel Nicosia vs Gent encounter? GSP Stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus is the match venue.
- What time will the Apoel Nicosia vs Gent match begin? 18:00 GMT UK time is the match kick-off time.
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