Nimes – Rennes : Preview & Prediction
Will the Nîmes Olympique make a third straight win at the start of the year? If the end of 2019 has been dark for Crocodiles, this beginning of 2020 seems to come with better guarantees. The Gard club, after a qualification in the French Cup obtained in pain in Tours (2-2, 4 tab 2) on January 4, has just confirmed its renewal with a success on Reims (2-0) which nevertheless holds the ‘one of the best defenses in France. A third success in a row would do good to the Nîmes who would relaunch them in the race for maintenance. Stade Rennais, for its part, was surprised at home by Olympique de Marseille (0-1) on the last day of Ligue 1. A failure which follows a laborious qualification in the Coupe de France, still at home , against Amiens (0-0, 5 tab 4). This trip looks more complicated than announced for Rennais who present a catastrophic record outside with 6 defeats in their last 8 trips. A poor performance which could weaken the position of Stade Rennais in this Big Four.
Last season, Nîmes won Rennes (3-1) at the Stade des Costières.
Nîmes is on an upward slope at the start of this year.
Rennes lost to Marseille on the last day.
The Gard club beat Reims at home this weekend.
Rennes has suffered 6 setbacks during its last 8 trips, all competitions combined.
Nîmes could create a huge sensation by defeating Stade Rennais.
Nimes – Rennes : Betting Tips
Rennes – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70