Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp prediction, odds and betting tips 28/11/2023

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Shakhtar Donetsk - Antwerp

UEFA Champions League - Olimpiysky National Sports Complex

5th Round

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Shakhtar Donetsk and Antwerp meet at the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg to contest a Champions League fixture on Tuesday, November 28th. Shakhtar need a win this week to keep pace with the front runners in Group H. Read our Champions League predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp

Winless Antwerp continue their search for a first victory in Group H when they take on Shakhtar Donetsk in Germany. Read our top Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Shakhtar Donetsk to Win

  • Shakhtar Donetsk beat Antwerp 3-2 when the teams last met in October.
  • Bottom club Antwerp have lost four games out of four in Group H so far.
  • Antwerp managed to win just one of their last seven away assignments in all competitions.
  • Antwerp have never won a Champions League group fixture on the road.

Over 2.5 Goals

  • Five goals rattled the net when Shakhtar Donetsk and Antwerp last met in October.
  • Three of Antwerp’s first four Group H matches featured over 2.5 goals.
  • Antwerp’s group contests have been averaging 4.25 goals per 90 minutes so far.
  • Over 2.5 goals also landed in three of Shakhtar Donetsk’s first four tests in the section.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp

Check out our panel of need-to-know stats for Tuesday’s bout featuring Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp below alongside a handy tool to help you choose the most attractive odds.

Head to Head

04/10/23

UEFA Champions League UCL

Antwerp

Antwerp

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

2

3

Last Five - Shakhtar Donetsk

20/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Ipswich

Ipswich

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

1

0

L

17/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Besiktas

Besiktas

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

0

1

W

14/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Caykur Rizespor

Caykur Rizespor

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

0

5

W

11/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

FK Backa Topola

FK Backa Topola

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

1

0

L

06/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Hajduk Split

Hajduk Split

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

1

1

D

Last Five - Antwerp

20/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Parma

Parma

Antwerp

Antwerp

2

1

L

13/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Brondby

Brondby

Antwerp

Antwerp

0

0

D

11/07/24

World Club Friendlies World

SVG Reichenau

SVG Reichenau

Antwerp

Antwerp

0

2

W

26/05/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

Antwerp

Antwerp

1

3

W

20/05/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Genk

Genk

Antwerp

Antwerp

1

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L

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp odds and probability figures ahead of Tuesday’s meeting below.

Shakhtar Donetsk odds: 10/11 (1.91) – 52.4%

Draw odds: 5/2 (3.50) – 28.6%

Antwerp odds: 29/10 (3.90) – 25.6%

Shakhtar Donetsk are Tuesday’s expected winners according to the bookmakers and the implied probability of victory for the Ukrainians is currently set at 52.4%. Both teams to score meanwhile, can be added to your betting slips at 4/6 (1.67 – 60%). A 3-1 win in Shakhtar Donetsk’s favour looks like an option with genuine potential in the correct score stakes at 12/1 (13.00). That outcome has an implied probability of 7.7%.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp lineups and team news for Tuesday’s Bundesliga match-up below. If you’re looking for more of the best football betting tips today, make sure to follow the link.

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk have few injury concerns at present and they should be able to name a strong XI on Tuesday evening. The Ukrainian outfit like to set up in a 4-1-4-1 formation and they could lean on that shape again this week.

Predicted Lineup for Shakhtar Donetsk: Riznyk – Gocholeishvili, Bendar, Rakitskyi, Matvienko – Stepanenko, Zubkov, Kryskiv, Sudakov, Newerton – Sikan

Antwerp

Anthony Valenica is out of action for Antwerp though Mandela Keita is back in training and could be involved. Jacob Ondrejka, Sam Vines and Bjorn Engels are all rated as doubtful however and will need to be assessed closer to kick-off.

Predicted Lineup for Antwerp: Butez – De Laet, Alderweireld, Coulibaly, Bataille – Vermeeren, Yusuf, Muja, Ekkelenkamp, Balikwisha – Janssen

Player to Watch – Danylo Sikan

Danylo Sikan scored Shakhtar Donetsk’s winning goal in their famous 1-0 win over Barcelona in their last Group E outing and the talented 22-year-old will be eager to make his mark again this week. Sikan notched a brace when Shakhtar beat Antwerp 3-2 back in October.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk
4-5-1
39
Newertton Martins da Silva
br
13
Giorgi Gocholeishvili
ge
10
Georgiy Sudakov
ua
16
Irakli Azarov
ge
14
Danylo Sikan
ua
8
Dmytro Kryskiv
ua
31
Dmytro Riznyk
ua
5
Valerii Bondar
ua
22
Mykola Matvienko
ua
6
Taras Stepanenko
ua
11
Oleksandr Zubkov
ua
Substitutes
44
Yaroslav Rakitskiy
ua
23
Pedrinho Azevedo
br
1
Artur Rudko
ua
3
Stav Lemkin
il
21
Artem Bondarenko
ua
27
Oleh Ocheretko
ua
4
Denil Castillo
ec
18
Kevin Kelsy
ve
32
Eduard Serhiyovych Kozik
ua
90
Oleksiy Kashchuk
ua
7
Eguinaldo
br
20
Dmytro Topalov
ua

Antwerp

Antwerp
4-2-3-1
48
Arthur Vermeeren
be
44
Soumaila Coulibaly
fr
1
Jean Butez
fr
23
Toby Alderweireld
be
11
Arbnor Muja
al
7
Gyrano Kerk
nl
34
Jelle Bataille
be
18
Vincent Janssen
nl
10
Michel-Ange Balikwisha
be
8
Alhassan Yusuf
ng
5
Owen Wijndal
nl
Substitutes
52
Kobe Corbanie
be
9
George Ilenikhena
fr
81
Niels Devalckeneer
be
19
Chidera Ejuke
ng
33
Zeno Van Den Bosch
be
91
Senne Lammens
be
46
Milan Smits
be

Shakhtar Donetsk v Antwerp prediction


Simon Winter is a professional football tipster and sports journalist with over ten years in the industry. Best known for his time with Racing Post, Simon has also had work published by Freesupertips, Bloomberg Sports, bet365, Paddy Power, Colossus Bets, These Football Times and more. Simon covers the Bundesliga and Serie A for Football Whispers.