Orleans – Metz : Preview & Prediction
Orleans, 11th, has a comfortable 9-point mattress on the relegation zone before facing the leader Metz. The club Orleans, eliminated by PSG (1-2) on December 18, nearly failed in the 1/32 round of the Cup of France. Indeed, the resident of Ligue 2 has eliminated Aiglon, club DH Martiniquaise, after the extra time (3-2). A disappointing performance of the protected Ollé-Nicolle who comes after 2 defeats against Ajaccio (1-3) and PSG (1-2) and 1 short win in Béziers (2-1). At the Source stadium, Le Tallec’s partners (4 goals) remain in Ligue 2 on 1 draw in front of Brest (0-0) and 3 against Grenoble Foot 38 (0-3), Nancy (1-2) and Ajaccio (1-3). The arrival of the leader should not arrange the locals stats since FC Metz is the best team outside with its 7 successes in 10 trips. The Lorraine fly over this League 2 with 9 points ahead of the 3rd, as well as the climb is on the road. Undefeated for 2 months, the Messins also remain on 4 victories against the Red Star (2-0) and Valenciennes (2-0) in the championship then Oissel (1-0) and on the field of Olympique Saint-Quentin (2-1 after extra time) in the Coupe de France. Outside, in all competitions, the Messins lost only one match in Paris (2-1).
Metz have been unbeaten since November 5th.
The Grenats have lined up 7 wins and 1 draw in their last 8 outings.
Orleans has used extra time in the Coupe de France to eliminate a Martinique DH club.
Orleans has recorded only 1 home success in its last 6 games (1 draw and 4 losses).
Metz had skirted 5 goals in Orleans at Saint-Symphorien.
Metz is the best team outside: 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss.
Large winner in the first leg (5-1) following a quadruple Diallo, FC Metz could again record a success against this team from Orleans.
Orleans – Metz : Betting Tips
Metz – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70