The Astra vs Genk match will be played on Thursday, at the Marin Anastasovici stadium, Giurgiu. Astra finished the Europa League group phase on the second place in group E, behind Roma, while Genk finished on the first place in group F, in front of the biggest favourite in the group, Athletic Bilbao.
Astra Betting News
Astra is the reigning Romanian champion. They surprised everybody last year, but this year they weren’t anywhere near repeating that achievement. Astra started the season badly, but rapidly improved and managed to “steal” the second place in their group from the opponents. In domestic league they are playing better as well, they are currently 7th with the same amount of points as Dinamo Bucharest. Sixth place is important since it leads to playoffs. Although Astra doesn’t have much chance to defend their crown, it would be great for them to end the season with the playoffs. Astra is currently in the series of four victories in the league.
Genk Betting News
Genk is currently 7th on the Belgian First Division table, with 41 points after 26 rounds. Like Astra, Genk performed much better in Europa League than in domestic championship. They also don’t have big chance to repeat the success they achieved in the previous season and they will probably focus on Europa League instead. Genk was defeated twice in their last ten games in all competitions, so we can say they aren’t in a bad form at the moment. However, they will face an opponent which is playing even better currently and they will be happy with a draw in Romania.
Astra vs Genk Match Betting Prediction
Astra is in a better form currently and it seems they are slight favorites to win this match. However, Genk is pretty efficient in the last couple of weeks, so we predict that both teams will score in the forthcoming game.