Genk vs Mechelen prediction, odds, and free betting tips (16/02/2022)

Genk are up against Mechelen at the Cegeka Arena for catching up with teams in the top four of the league table. Both Genk and Mechelen have been less games than teams around them.

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Genk were able to pick up a 2-0 victory over Standard Liege courtesy of goals from Bongonda and Onuachu either side of the break. This was the third consecutive home victory for Genk. Meanwhile, Mechelen have registered three consecutive victories in the league after beating KV Oostende 3-0 at home. Mrabti, Shved, and Schoofs were the scorers for Mechelen.

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Genk win

Even though Mechelen have picked up three consecutive league victories, they have consistently failed to perform at the Cegeka Arena. This is a ground which has resulted in 11 consecutive defeats for Mechelen. Genk come into this game with one of the best home records in the division after managing seven wins from 13 games. Mechelen do not do so well away from home with the team losing three of the recent four away matches.

Total goals over 2.5

Genk do not face issues when it comes to scoring goals at home with the team failing to score only once at the Cegeka Arena – in matches other than against rivals Gent – since August 2019. This is a remarkable run of games and Genk have to face a crucial challenge with Mechelen carrying good form. The last three games for the visitors have produced more than 2.5 goals.

Both teams to score – yes

Mechelen have been going through a sharp improvement in form with the team also managing three goals in the last two league encounters. Genk might have a very good home run, but they are not up for keeping clean sheets on the basis of their recent form.

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Genk have a game in hand compared to many other teams around them in the table. This gives the club a great opportunity to make a push for the top four, which is just 10 points away. Coach Bernd Storck comes into the game without any injury problems in the squad.


Mechelen are now in a great spot with regards to getting qualified for Europe next season, as the team has two games in hand to catch the top four, which is just six points away. Wouter Vrancken only has Niklo Dailly unavailable due to injuries.

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Genk vs Mechelen prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Cegeka Arena

When will this match start? February 16, 2022 at 17:45 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Genk

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