Caen – Nantes : Preview & Prediction
Caen and Nantes play at the Stade Michel d’Ornano in a 24th round match of Ligue 1. In the final match between these teams in this competition on 16-09-2017, Nantes won at home (1-0). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which has 4 wins in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stage was 22-04-2017, in a game for Ligue 1 that ended the victory of Nantes by (0-2). The goals of the match were scored by Y. Bammou (27 ‘and 35’) for Nantes.
Analysis of Caen
After 8 wins, 3 draws and 12 losses, the home team is in 13th place, having won 27 points. In the last match, they lost with Saint Étienne away by (2-1), after having lost at home in a game against Olympique de Marseille, by (0-2). In the last 10 home games for the championship, Caen have won 4, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 14 points out of 30. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 12 matches. In his home games there is a tendency to few goals, as 10 of his last 12 games in the competition have finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 23 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoring in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 12 home games in this competition: he scored 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘); suffered 4 of his 10 goals in minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Caen enter into this unmotivated match after a 2-1 away away defeat of Saint-Étienne. The team usually works in the tactical system 5-3-2, populating the zone of the half field and having as one of its main objectives to disguise some of its breccias defensive. The most offensive reference of the Caen is the Croatian Ivan Santini, expert in the aerial game. It is worth mentioning that Caen is a team that has very easy to create plays of danger and also to materialize them. For this match the technician Patrice Garande should have all his main players at his disposal.
Analysis of Nantes
The visiting team is currently in 5th place with 37 points, after 11 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Bordeaux by (0-1). In the last match, he won out to Guingamp by (0-3). In the last 10 away games Nantes has won 4, 3 draws and 3 defeats, having won 15 points out of 30. In his league games as a visitor the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (6 out of 12 matches). His attack has marked regularly, since he managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 23 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 periods highlighted in the last 12 matches played as a visitor to this competition: scored 5 of his 13 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Nantes enters this motivated game after a 3-0 away win against Guingamp. Highlight for N’Gom, Sala and Thomasson who scored the winning goals. The visiting team will be able to play with a different tactical design than their opponent, so they should adopt a more offensive stance through 4-3-3. We emphasize that in this scheme, the three most advanced pieces will be Thomasson, Sala and Bammou. For this match the coach probably will not be able to count on Coulibaly and Kayembe, both injured.
Caen – Nantes : Betting Tips
Nantes – Win Odds: 2.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70