Sint Truiden vs Antwerp – Can the cup winner finally start it’s season?

Antwerp is experiencing a rocky start of the season. The expectations were high after winning the Crocky Cup against Club Brugge. But so far it could not live up to that excellent victory that gave hope to all supporters for more.

It’s obvious where it is going wrong. Firstly, the defence. With Buta falling out against Cercle and still no replacements for Wesley Hoedt and Dino Arslanagic, there is a lack of footballing skills in the back. And that’s exactly why Luciano D’Onofrio brought in Ivan Leko. To let the team play better and more attractive football. On top of that Antwerp conceded goals in 4 out of 5 of their games this season. In stark contrast to last seasons. New blood in defense is urgently needed. Will Jelle Van Damme be on his way to join his former team mates once again?

The tactical changes that Ivan Leko is trying to bring into the team are taking time. As expected. During the first 15 minutes against Charleroi, the tactical results from training were obvious. Clear instructions to build up from the back while playing football over the ground. Unfortunately, a world class goal from Shamar Nicholson followed by a red card for Birger Verstraeten within 5 minutes time resulted in a handicap by having to play with ten for the remainder of the game.

Sint Truiden is the only team in the Jupiler Pro League that plays on an artificial pitch. Some say it gives a dissadvantage to their opponents. I believe professionals need to be able to play on any type of pitch. And it’s not so the pitch that Antwerp has to watch out for. Since Antwerp’s return in the first division, they were able to win only once in Sint Truiden (0-3 on 27 December 2017). And I would be more concerned for Yuma Suzuki their Japanese international who scored already twice in 4 games.

Tips And Winnings for this game:

If Antwerp can start the game like it did during the first 15 minutes against Charleroi and can keep that up for the full 90 minutes then I believe Antwerp has a more than decent chance to win the game.

Because it’s still quite early in the season, let’s have a look at the stats from last year. Antwerp is leading the overall charts with 69% of their games resulting in BTTS (both teams to score). However, St Truiden saw in only 64% of their home games more than 1.5 goals. So betting on a lot of goals is tricky, but I do believe BTTS to be possible.

During the previous season Sint Truiden had on average 4.71 corners at home, while Antwerp averaged 4.20 corners away. However due to the change in tactics I believe that Antwerp’s average this year should be higher.

Last but not least, Dieumerci Mbokani.

  1. Antwerp will win the game, W2.
  2. Both teams will score, BTTS.
  3. Antwerp most corners, yes.
  4. Mbokani will score at any time, yes.
GameBetOddsUnitsSite
Sint Truiden vs AntwerpW21.884Unibet
Sint Truiden vs AntwerpBTTS, Yes1.682Unibet
Sint Truiden vs AntwerpAntwerp Most Corners, Yes.1.604Unibet
Sint Truiden vs AntwerpMbokani To Score At Any Time, Yes2.332Unibet

Frequently asked questions?

What is a unit?

A “unit” in sports betting is a measurement of the size of someone’s bet. Because everyone has different sized bankrolls for sports betting, using the term unit is a way for us to show your profit or loss in universal terms. For example, someone has a bankroll to bet of 5,000 USD, which is a significant amount, a unit could be 50 USD. If that person would bet for 3 units, he or she is betting 150 USD. If your bankroll is lower, then a unit could be 5 USD.

How many units are the maximum?

Our tipster usually work with 1-5 units or sometimes 1-7 units. The 1,2, and 3 unit plays are more of the average plays, while the 4, 5 and sometimes 6 and 7 unit plays are the big plays where the tipster feels they have found a lot of value on a play.

What is a tipster?

A tipster is someone who regularly provides information (tips) on the likely outcomes of sporting events on internet sites or special betting places. Our tipsters do so by writing articles explaining how they came up with their tips. By posting them all online we keep ourself accountable for our Tips And Winnings.

One Reply to “Sint Truiden vs Antwerp – Can the cup winner finally start it’s season?”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Tips And Winnings
© Copyright 2020 Tips And Winnings | Powered by StudioKapow