KV Oostende will welcome Club Brugge to the Dias Arena for the 31st matchday of the Belgian Pro League. Club Brugge won the last match 3-0, so the players and the manager of KV Oostende have high hopes for the upcoming game. As Club Brugge has won each of their last three head-to-head matches, KV Oostende will likely miss the goal of winning. Club Brugge, currently in one of the top positions in the league, will have to defend Club Brugge’s advantage against KV Oostende; And since Oostende’s results in the league are not very good (they are currently in 14th place), the upcoming competition could be a pretty easy match for them.

Although KV Oostende is among the most vital home teams in the Belgian Pro League, KV Oostende is far from perfect. Their defence is not as good as expected, with only 20% shutouts at home. Fans of KV Oostende would probably like to see more goals scored in the Pro League, with only 16 goals in 15 games. This is what KV Oostende, who has the most goals (32), conceded at home in the Pro League. KV Oostende has averaged 1.13 points per game at home this season, while Club Brugge has averaged 2 points per game away. Oostende has not won in the last two league away games into the Belgian Pro League. KV Oostende’s previous match against RSC Anderlecht ended in a 3-0 away defeat.

Recent editions have averaged 2.83 goals, with both teams scoring 50% of the time. On average, over 2.5 goals were scored in 64% of KV Oostende’s home games and club Brugge away games. Club Brugge’s cheerleaders have been rewarded for their time and money this season after Club Brugge scored 30 points in 15 Pro League away games. Stress levels are rising for attacking Oostende players who have not scored for 242 minutes in league matches.

Club Brugge is in the second position trailing Union Saint-Gilloise by 10 points for the top spot. Brugge can reduce the points gap to seven points if they win their match against Oostende, and it looks pretty doable as Oostende has only won twice in the last 22 meetings between these two teams. Out of 15 away games played this season, Brugge has won nine games, lost three and drew three; meanwhile, KV Oostende has only won five of their 15 home games, drawing two and losing eight games. Looking at Oostende’s defence this season, where they have kept only six clean sheets in the league, it will be tough to ask for them to keep Brugge away from scoring. Brugge have scored with an average of 2.25 goals in over 18 matches. With four wins in a row for Club Brugge, they will look to extend it to five wins against a lower positioned team.