Nice – Reims : Preview & Prediction
OGC Nice will face the promoted Rheims for his first game of Ligue 1 this season … A poster that should be unbalanced on paper but the ground will remain master. The Aiglons suffered during their friendly matches with only 1 success in 5 warm-up matches against Stade Nyonnais (4-2). For the rest, the GYM drew against Sporting Charleroi (2-2) and lost against Sporting CP (0-1), Torino (0-1) and AS St Etienne (0-3) . In lack of confidence, the Nice must give up everything in this first official match. Reims, Ligue 2 Champion, has a pretty good record in his friendly matches with 3 wins, 2 draws against 2 defeats only. Victorious Lille (4-2), Cercle Brugge (2-1) and Dijon (2-1), the Stade Rémois held out in Strasbourg (3-3) but fell against the Red Star (1-2 ) and Guingamp (1-4). For his return among the elite of French football, this trip to the Côte d’Azur promises to be easy!
Nice is undefeated at home in front of Reims in 5 direct confrontations and has 4 successes and 1 draw.
OGC Nice won Stade Rémois 2-0 at the Allianz Riviera last season.
Nice remains on 2 defeats against Torino (0-1) and ahead of St Etienne (0-3) in their last two friendly matches.
Reims beat Dijon (2-1) but fell heavily against Guingamp (1-4) in their last two preparation matches.
The promoted Rheims could have a hard time withstanding the warm atmosphere of the Allianz Riviera
going to celebrate with joy its reunion with the Ligue 1? … That could be utopian and the OGC Nice wants to approach this season by 1 success on its meadow.
Nice – Reims : Betting Tips
Nice – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70