Nice – Dijon : Preview & Prediction
Nice and Dijon play for the Allianz Riviera in a 12th round match of Ligue 1. These teams have only met twice recently: on 04-03-2017, ending with Nice winning by 0-1 and 18 -12-2016, finishing with the victory of Nice by (2-1).
The home team is currently in 17th place with 10 points, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Strasbourg by (1-2). In the last match, lost out to Paris Saint Germain by (3-0). The team arrives at this meeting after a defeat away with Lazio by (1-0). For the championship, the Nice won 7 points in 18 chances, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 6 games that played in his stadium. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his games at home there is a tendency towards goals, since 42 of his last 48 games finished with More of 1.5 goals. In 11 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.
Nice have been making a bad campaign in the French Championship, have not won for 5 games, come from 4 consecutive defeats and need to seek recovery as they are approaching dangerously close to the relegation zone. The team has been presenting problems both in the offensive and defensive systems, having scored 13 goals, being the ninth worst attack of the national, and suffered 19 goals, having the fourth defense more leaked, needing to improve in the 2 sectors to move away from the last settings. Playing at home, such as this Sunday’s match, Nice have not won 3 games where they have won 1 draw and 2 defeats, but it is worth mentioning that it is the fourth team that has scored the most with 12 goals in 6 games. For the match against Dijon, coach Lucien Favre will not be able to rely on midfielder Seri because of injury.
After 3 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 14th place, having won 12 points. In the last match, they beat Nantes at home (1-0), after their previous match won out in a game against Metz by (1-2). In the league, Dijon won 5 points in 15 chances, after 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses in their last 5 away games. The team allowed their opponents to score in 9 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 9 out of the last 10 games in this competition. In their away games there is a tendency to have goals, since 39 of their last 45 games finished with More than 1.5 goals. In 11 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 6 away games for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: scored 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (46′-60 ‘); suffered 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Like their next opponent, Dijon have been campaigning unsatisfactory in Ligue 1, figure at the bottom of the standings, but comes from 2 consecutive victories and wants to maintain the good phase to continue to rise in the qualifying table. The team is characterized by a reasonable attack that has scored 14 goals and is the seventh best of the national, while the defense, on the other hand, has suffered 20 goals and is the second most leaked, demonstrating the imbalance between the offensive and defensive sectors. Playing away from home, as Sunday’s clash, Dijon won their first win in the last round as a visitor and it is worth mentioning that he scored and conceded goals in his last 4 games away from his dominions. For the match against Nice, coach Dall’Oglio will not be able to rely on midfielder Sliti and striker Said, both on account of injury.
Nice – Dijon : Betting Tips
Nice – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70