Lorient – Brest : Preview & Prediction
FC Lorient plays the rise in Ligue 1 while the Stade Brestois struggles to maintain … This 1/32 final should surprise us and the Ligue 1 resident could fall from the top during this Breton derby. Les Merlus, dolphins of RC Lens, ended the year 2019 on a bad note with this large defeat at Valenciennes (3-0) on December 20. Before this failure, the foals of Christophe Pélissier remained on 7 successes in a row including 4 home wins against Niort (4-1), against Guingamp (3-0), ahead of Grenoble Foot 38 (2-1) and against Auxerre (1-0). The Lorientais can create a feat by defeating a Brest formation who remain on 4 backs of rank far from their bases. Stade Brestois lost to Amiens (1-0), Marseille (2-1), Lille (1-0) and recently in Montpellier (4-0) before the winter break. Brest, which has never won in its history in Lorient, could experience a new disillusionment.
Lorient is 2nd in Ligue 2.
Brest is 15th in Ligue 1.
Stade Brestois bowed heavily to Montpellier (4-0) on the last day of Ligue 1 before the winter break.
Les Hakes are in a series of 4 victories in a row at Le Moustoir.
Brest is on a running streak of 4 away losses.
Lorient has never lost at home against Brest in official competitions: 8 wins and 1 draw at Moustoir.
With 8 successes in 9 receptions against Brest at Le Moustoir, Lorient is in a strong position and is ready to clinch a 9th victory against the Finistère club.
Lorient – Brest : Betting Tips
Lorient – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70