Lorient – Reims : Preview & Prediction
Lorient and Stade de Reims face at Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir, in a match for the 24 th round of the Ligue 1. Lorient won away by (1‑3) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 17‑ 10-20. The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the home team, since they have won 3 in the last 3 matches. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 18th and 12th in the overall classification, this is actually a match between 14th in home games and 14th in away matches.
The home team is currently in 18th place, with 19 points won, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Paris Saint Germain by (3‑2). In the last match, they tied (1‑1) against Rennes. This is a team affected by the home factor, since they have won 13 points at their stadium, with 17 goals scored and 21 conceded, against 6 points away, where they scored 10 goals and conceded 22. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Lorient records 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses, having won 10 points out of 30 possible. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 4 of their 11 games. The team allowed goals to its opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, reason why it hasn’t presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to concretize in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 22 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 11 home matches for this competition: they have scored 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Lorient enters this game with a draw, in 1×1, in the trip to the field of Rennes, registering in this way the third consecutive encounter without losing in this competition: Quentin Boisgard scored the only goal of the team. In this match against Stade Reims, coach Christophe Pélissier should choose a more cautious strategy, looking for spaces to counterattack. Offensive midfielder Enzo Le Fée is one of the most important players in this team’s tactical scheme, with this athlete responsible for the offensive process. Striker Terem Moffi is one of the scorers of this team with 6 goals scored. For this match the home coach does not have Thomas Monconduit, Stephane Diarra, Vincent Le Goff and Paul Nardi, all injured.
The visiting team is currently in 12th place, with 28 points won, after 7 wins, 7 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away to Strasbourg by (0‑1). In the last match, they tied at home against Angers SCO by (0‑0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, since they have achieved similar results at home and away. In the last 10 away matches, the Stade de Reims has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 12 points out of 30 possible. His attack has scored regularly, since he managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of the last 12 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 23 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Stade Reims starts for this game with a 0-0 draw, receiving Angers, registering in this way the third consecutive game without losing in this competition. In this match against Lorient, coach David Guion must maintain his standard tactical system, the 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, however, in some moments of the match he should act in a more direct. Striker Boulaye Dia is the highlight of this team, this athlete being the best scorer with 12 goals scored. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Yehvann Diouf, Marshall Munetsi and Arber Zeneli, all with physical problems.
Lorient – Reims : Betting Tips
Lorient – Win Odds: 2.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70