Lorient – Orleans : Preview & Prediction
After 3 successive wins in Nancy (2-0), against Le Havre (1-0) and Niort (2-1), FC Lorient is back in the race for the rise in Ligue 1. Les Merlus are now only one unit of AC Ajaccio, 3rd, and remain 5 units of Nîmes Olympique, dolphin of Reims. With a defensive base found, the Breton team continues the good performances and can count on a Sylvain Marveaux to the best of his form author of 2 achievements in the last 3 outings of his team. Beaten only twice in his stadium, Lorient hosts a team from Orleans who is not comfortable far from home. With only 5 successes in 14 trips since the start of the season, the Ollé-Nicolle formation remains on a good run on the outside. Orleans has 3 successes (Lens, Niort, Valenciennes) and 1 draw (Tours) on the move in recent weeks, but this trip to Merlus could break this series.
Lorient is on a series of 3 wins in a row in L2.
Orleans has suffered a heavy defeat against Nimes (1-4).
Lorient won the first leg in Orleans (2-1) last October.
The hakes are more than ever revived in the race for the climb (1 point behind the podium).
Orleans is stuck in the soft underbelly of the classification with 38 points and will have to collect 5 points over the last 9 days to validate its maintenance. So not the pressure of the result at Moustoir!
Lorient – Orleans : Betting Tips
Lorient – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70