Mechelen vs Anderlecht prediction, odds & betting tips 01/02/2024

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KV Mechelen - Anderlecht

Belgium First Division A - AFAS Stadion

*The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, but are subject to change.

An interesting fixture is on the cards as Mechelen and Anderlecht go toe-to-toe with each other at Veolia Stadion Achter De Kazerne on Thursday night.

The visitors are unbeaten in their last 5 matches and will hope to keep that run going. It’ll be interesting to see who will come out on top after all is said and done.

Mechelen vs Anderlecht prediction, betting tips & odds

Hot tip – Both teams to score

  • Six of Anderlecht's last eight matches featured goals at both ends.
  • Both teams found the net in three of Mechelen's last four games.

Also, both teams got on the scoresheet in six of the last seven meetings between these teams. This is why ‘BTTS' is one of our favourite Mechelen vs Anderlecht predictions.

Latest odds

Head to Head

07/10/23

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

3

1

23/04/23

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

2

3

21/04/23

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

0

0

09/10/22

Belgium First Division A Belgium

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

1

3

23/01/22

Belgium First Division A Belgium

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

0

1

Last Five - KV Mechelen

17/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Antwerp

Antwerp

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

0

1

W

11/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Genk

Genk

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

1

1

D

04/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Eupen

Eupen

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

0

1

W

01/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

2

2

D

28/01/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

RWD Molenbeek

RWD Molenbeek

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

1

3

W

Last Five - Anderlecht

18/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Sint-Truidense

Sint-Truidense

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

1

4

W

11/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Charleroi

Charleroi

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

1

3

W

04/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Gent

Gent

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

0

1

W

01/02/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

2

2

D

28/01/24

Belgium First Division A Belgium

Union Saint Gilloise

Union Saint Gilloise

Anderlecht

Anderlecht

2

2

D


Win probability

  • HOME: 21/10 (3.10) – 32.3
  • DRAW: 11/5 (3.20) – 31.3
  • AWAY: 11/10 (2.10) – 47.6

It's evident from these Mechelen vs Anderlecht odds that the visitors are the
expected winners at 11/10 (2.10). Teams with these odds generally have a 47.6 percent probability of winning.

For more football betting tips on this game, check out the over/under goals market. The over 2.5 option can be backed at 20/23 (1.87) with an implied probability of 53.5 percent, while the under 2.5 option is priced at 5/6 (1.83) with a probability of 54.5 percent.

Mechelen vs Anderlecht prediction – Other tips

Mechelen to win

  • Mechelen have won three games in a row.
  • Anderlecht are currently on a four-match unbeaten run.

Over 2.5 goals

  • Four of the last five meetings between these teams went north of the 2.5 goal marker.
  • Mechelen's last five matches featured at least three goals.

Mechelen vs Anderlecht prediction

Mechelen vs Anderlecht team news

Mechelen

Mechelen have put up a fairly good run of results lately, they have won three matches in a row, scoring eight times in the process.

Besni Hasik will look to steer his team to their fourth consecutive victory as they square off against Anderlecht. He'll have to do without players like Nikola Storm and Toon Raemaekers.

Predicted lineup: Coucke, Bates, Cobbaut,Mukau, Van Hecken, Mrabti, Schoofs, Foulon, Hairemans, Lauberbach, Pflücke.

Anderlecht

On the other hand, Anderlecht have gone through a rough patch lately, as they are currently on a four-match winless run.

However, the visitors have been one of the best teams in the league, as they are second on the Belgian First Division A table. They'll hope to put an end to their unwanted streak.

Amadou Diawara and Majeed Ashimeru are away on international duty, and will be unavailable for Anderlecht.

Predicted lineup: Schmeichel, Patris, Debast, Vertonghen, Arnstad, Rits, Leoni, Dreyer, Stroeykens, Verschaeren, Dolberg.

KV Mechelen

KV Mechelen
3-4-3
1
Gaetan Coucke
be
27
David Bates
gb
20
Lion Lauberbach
de
19
Kerim Mrabti
se
77
Patrick Pflucke
de
5
Sandy Walsh
id
38
Bill Leeroy Antonio
zw
34
Ngal ayel Mukau
be
23
Daam Foulon
be
7
Geoffry Hairemans
be
22
Elias Cobbaut
be
Substitutes
39
Isaac Asante
be
37
Thibau Loeman
be
36
Dirk Asare
be
35
Bilal Bafdili
be
15
Yannick Thoelen
be
12
Neo Rottiers
be
6
Jannes Van Hecke
be
31
Oskar Annell
be

Anderlecht

Anderlecht
4-2-3-1
29
Mario Stroeykens
be
56
Zeno Debast
be
61
Arnstad
no
22
Louis Patris
be
36
Anders Dreyer
dk
14
Jan Vertonghen
be
23
Mats Rits
be
1
Kasper Schmeichel
dk
17
Theo Leoni
be
11
Thorgan Hazard
be
12
Kasper Dolberg
dk
Substitutes
73
Amando Lapage
be
26
Colin Coosemans
be
33
Federico Gattoni
ar
20
Luis Vasquez
ar
10
Yari Verschaeren
be
16
Mads Kikkenborg
dk
34
Mohamed Bouchouari
be
8
Alexis Flips
fr
68
Luca Monticelli
be

*Confirmed Mechelen vs Anderlecht lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kick-off.

Player to watch: Anders Dreyer

Anders Dreyer assisted Anderlecht's first goal against Union St Gilloise last week. He is the club's top scorer in the First Division A with 13 goals.

The former Brighton player was directly involved in 15 goals in his last 15 appearances for Anderlecht, scoring 13 times with two assists. He'll likely cause some problems for Mechelen's defence in this game.


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