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Union Saint-Gilloise vs Gent prediction, odds, and free betting tips (26/12/2021)

Union Saint-Gilloise look to remain as the top dog in the Belgian division when they host Gent at the Stade Joseph Mariën. This Boxing Day fixture witnesses the two teams who are separated by just three places in the league table.

Union Saint-Gilloise vs Gent – Free Betting Tips & Predictions

Union Saint-Gilloise picked up four consecutive wins in the league after a 3-2 success over Cercle Brugge during the weekend. Despite falling down by two goals within the opening 30 minutes, Union Saint-Gilloise were able to stage an impressive comeback. Gent managed a crucial 2-1 victory over Sint-Truiden before going on to beat Standard Liège in the midweek cup action.

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Union Saint-Gilloise to win the game

Union Saint-Gilloise are still the best team in the Belgian division by a significant margin and the remarkable comeback shown by the team last weekend is a big statement. The lack of midweek cup action is a bonus for Union Saint-Gilloise while they prepare for this match. Even though Gent have managed the same four wins in the last five games as Union Saint-Gilloise, they are known to suffer slipups in away games especially.

Total goals over 2.5

The occurrence of high-scoring matches has been quite prevalent when Union Saint-Gilloise are in action. Three out of the last five league matches for the table leaders has witnessed over 2.5 goals. Gent are certainly not shy of going forward with the team managing at least a goal in four out of the recent five away games.

Goals from both teams – yes

The assault at the top of the table from Union Saint-Gilloise has not been built on a stingy defence. Instead, this has been a flamboyant outfit with plenty of goals on them. Gent are also aiming for goals and make further positive impressions in the table.

Union Saint-Gilloise vs Gent: Match Preview and Team News

Union Saint-Gilloise

Union Saint-Gilloise have been able to persist with a substantial lead in the table. It would take a remarkable slide from the team to not win the title from this position. The final game of 2021 needs to be completed in a positive fashion for the table leaders and title favourite to begin 2022 in the same fashion.

Gent

A string of wins has pushed Gent closer to the top four positions. The club are now just touching distance of the likes of Antwerp and Anderlecht. Gent manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck does not have any fitness issues in the squad.

Analysing the Stats for Union Saint-Gilloise vs Gent

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Belgium First Division A
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December 26, 2021
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Union Saint Gilloise vs Gent

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31/10/21
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3 - 2
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15/12/21
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0 - 2
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12/12/21
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2 - 0
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03/12/21
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1 - 2
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1 - 3
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3 - 1
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18/12/21
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2 - 1
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15/12/21
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4 - 3
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1 - 0
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09/12/21
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1 - 0
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FAQs on Union Saint-Gilloise vs Gent game

Union Saint-Gilloise vs Gent prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Stade Joseph Mariën

When will this match start? December 26, 2021 at 17:30 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Union Saint-Gilloise

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