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Cercle Brugge vs Gent prediction, odds and free betting tips 03/04/2022

Gent are fighting hard to lockdown a place in the top four. Can they win here to help that ambition? Find out with our Cercle Brugge vs Gent preview here along with the predictions and free tips we mention along the way.

Cercle Brugge vs Gent: Our top betting tips

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These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Gent to take the points

Cercle Brugge are coming off a 5:0 loss at Sporting Charleroi; they’ve won just two of their last eight games, with three draws and three losses. On the other hand, Gent have eight wins and two losses in their last 10 games in all competitions. It’s fair to point out that those losses were in the Europa League; Gent have actually won all of their last seven league games. Additionally, Gent have had Cercle Brugge’s number in the past; they’ve won 13 of the last 20 meetings between these teams, losing just three times. All things considered, we are making the prediction that Gent will take all three points from this game.

Both teams will score

In spite of their poor form, Cercle Brugge have not had much difficulty scoring goals; they found the back of the net in six of their last seven games. As a matter of fact, Cercle Brugge scored at least two goals in five of their last six games; conversely, they have seen their defence breached in six of their last eight games. Like Cercle Brugge, Gent have consistently scored goals over the course of their season; they scored in their last three, and nine of their last 10 games. Furthermore, meetings between these sides tend to produce goals at both ends; as both teams scored in four of their last six encounters. For these reasons, we believe that both teams will score today.

Bank on goals

Clashes between Cercle Brugge and Gent have mostly been high-scoring games; five of their last seven meetings went above the 2.5 goal margin. In fact, three of the last six encounters between these teams went over 4.5. We’ve mentioned that Cercle Brugge scored at least two goals in five of their last six games; we would also like to point out that they allowed nine goals in their last four games alone. Three of Cercle Brugge’s last four games went over 3.5; with this in mind, our final pick for this match is over 2.5 total goals.

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Cercle Brugge

Things have not gone too well for Cercle Brugge the past couple of months; they’ve won just two of their last eight games, with three draws and three losses. Cercle Brugge will hope to right their recent wrongs as they host Gent on Sunday; it’ll be interesting to see how they’ll fare with Rabbi Matondo leading the attack.

Gent

Gent have rapidly gone up the First Division A table in the past two months; they have won all of their last seven league games, and have gone up to fourth on the table. Gent will look to win their eighth consecutive league game today; will Tarik Tissoudali do enough to get them all three points?

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Cercle Brugge vs Gent prediction

  • Who are the bookies favourites? Gent
  • When is kick off? 3 PM GMT
  • Where is the game being played? Jay Breydel Stadium