The Most Statistically-Backed Over 2.5 Goals Tips - 28/1/22

Liam Bewsher

Sint-Truiden vs Sporting Charleroi: Over 2.5 Goals - 10/11

The first tip on this list comes from the Belgian Pro League where Sint-Truiden host Sporting Charleroi in a meeting of 11th against sixth.

According to the Betting Hub App, these two sides have a combined average tally of 2.8 goals scored in each of their matches across the season as a whole.

Two of Sint-Truiden’s last five matches have seen the over 2.5 goals market land, in a 2-1 defeat at Gent in mid-December, as well as in a recent 3-1 victory over RFC Seraing. They have had several games that have been close to having over 2.5 goals in them, having beaten AS Eupen 2-0, lost 2-0 to Club Brugge and managing a 1-1 draw with Royal Antwerp last time out.

Charleroi have had three of their last five matches have over 2.5 goals in them, having hammered Eupen 4-0 in late December, before suffering back to back 3-0 losses against both OH Leuven and Royal Antwerp.

Belgian Pro League Over 2.5 Goals Tips

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SINT-TRUIDEN VS SPORTING CHARLEROI: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 10/11

Istra 1961 vs HNK Gorica: Over 2.5 Goals - 17/20

In Croatia’s top-flight, Istra 1961 take on HNK Gorica in a battle of ninth against fifth.

The away side come into this match having won three of their last four meetings with Istra by 2-1 scorelines, as well as having seen three of their last five matches in the 1. HNL have had over 2.5 goals in them following a 3-2 loss to Sibenik, as well as in a 2-1 win over Rijeka and a 2-2 draw against Lokomotiva Zagreb.

Meanwhile, the hosts have also seen three of their last five games have over 2.5 goals in them, following 4-0 and 2-1 losses to Hadjuk Split and Slaven Koprivnica, as well as in a 3-0 thrashing of Hr’vatski Dragovolijac.

The Betting Hub app states that these two sides have a combined average of 2.8 goals per match over the course of their last five league fixtures played.

1. HNL Over 2.5 Goals Tips

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ISTRA 1961 VS HNK GORICA: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 17/20

Nimes vs Valenciennes: Over 2.5 Goals - 13/10

In Ligue 2, 11th in the table Nimes face 18th place Valenciennes on Friday night.

Four of Nimes last five matches have seen the over 2.5 goals market land, following 2-1 victories over Nancy and Dijon on either side of back to back 4-1 and 2-1 losses to Toulouse, with the former mentioned being in the Coupe de France.

On the other hand, Valenciennes have had seen just one of their last five matches have over 2.5 goals in it, which came in a heavy 4-1 defeat at Paris FC on December 11th.

The last meeting between these two sides back in August saw Nimes run out as comfortable 3-0 winners at the Hainaut Stadium as Elias Mar Omarsson, Yassine Benrahou and Niclas Eliasson all got on the scoresheet.

Ligue 2 Over 2.5 Goals Tips

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NIMES VS VALENCIENNES: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 13/10

Caen vs Niort: Over 2.5 Goals - 6/5

The next tip also comes from France’s second-tier, as Caen and Niort go head to head at Stade Michel d’Ornano.

At present, Caen are 13th in Ligue 1, whilst the away side come into this match in eighth, just three points ahead of their opponents having played 19 matches, two less than the hosts.

Caen have seen over 2.5 goals scored in three of their last five outings, drawing 2-2 with both Auxerre and Quevilly Rouen on either side of a 2-0 win against Guingamp, before being beaten 3-2 by Sochaux.

Niort, have seen all of their last three fixtures land in the over 2.5 goals market, following 3-0 and 2-1 wins over Pau and Toulouse, as well as in a 2-2 draw against Dijon.

These two sides have a combined average of 3.3 goals per game over their last five matches played in Ligue 2.

Ligue 2 Over 2.5 Goals Tips

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CAEN VS NIORT: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 6/5

Huddersfield Town vs Stoke City: Over 2.5 Goals - 6/5

The final match on this list of the most statistically backed over 2.5 goals tips comes from the Championship, where Huddersfield Town take on Stoke City in a battle to maintain their place in the playoffs.

Carlos Corberan’s side have seen the over 2.5 goals market land in two of their last three matches, following a dramatic 4-3 win over Reading last weekend where Danny Ward managed to bag a hattrick of goals, as well as in a 2-1 victory over Premier League outfit Burnley at Turf Moor.

Stoke come into this match in poor form having been beaten 1-0 by Coventry City and 3-2 against Fulham in their last two outings. Prior to these losses, they had beaten both Hull City and Leyton Orient by 2--0 scorelines and had also been defeated 2-1 at home to Preston North End.

The last meeting between these two sides was back in September, where Stoke managed a 2-1 win at the Bet365 Stadium as a goal by Jacob Brown and a Matty Pearson own goal turned the game around having initially fallen behind to Harry Toffolo’s 47th-minute opener.

Championship Over 2.5 Goals Tips

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HUDDERSFIELD TOWN VS STOKE CITY: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 6/5


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