Union Saint-Gilloise vs Oostende prediction, odds, and free betting tips (18/03/2022)

Belgian table leaders Union Saint-Gilloise go up against struggling Oostende at their Stade Joseph Marien on Friday night.

Union Saint-Gilloise vs Oostende – Best Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Union Saint-Gilloise are winners in the league for consecutive matches after a 4-1 success over Leuven. A hattrick from Deniz Undav was able to provide this big win for Stade Joseph Marien. Meanwhile, Oostende lost 3-1 to Club Brugge during the weekend with Jakel scoring the only goal for the home team.

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Second half to witness most goals

In the last six matches, a pattern matching has led to the conclusion that there might be a lot of goals in the second half. Union Saint-Gilloise has a lot of potential to get goals. The team has managed just eight goals in the first half compared to 14 in the second half. Similarly, Oostende have conceded more goals in the second half.

Total goals over 2.5

The fixture has all the potential to be a major entertainer given the way the two teams have been scoring goals over the last few weeks. Union Saint-Gilloise have predictably been the top scoring team in the league with 69 goals. Oostende have not been great going forward and even in the last six matches the team has only managed two goals. However, there have been over 2.5 goals in five consecutive meetings between the two clubs.

Both teams to score – yes

Oostende have only managed two goals in the last five matches. Yet, Union Saint-Gilloise have the potential to turn this match into a high scorer given their defensive woes.

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

Union Saint-Gilloise

Union Saint-Gilloise were able to get a spectacular 7-1 win over this opponent earlier in the campaign. Manager Felice Mazzu has an excellent record against his opponent, but the home team will come into the fixture without Dante Vanzeir due to suspension. Senne Lynen is out because of a knee ligament damage.


Oostende manager Yves Vanderhaeghe has personally not done well against Union Saint-Gilloise in the past. He has only picked up one win in four matches against the club. The 52-year-old does come into the game without too many problems in the squad, as Théo Ndicka Matam is the only player who is unavailable because of an ankle problem.

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Union Saint-Gilloise vs Oostende prediction

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

When will this match start? March 18, 2022 at 19:45 GMT

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