Rennes – Nantes : Preview & Prediction
Rennes and Nantes play at Roazhon Park in a Ligue 1 round of 14. The history of direct bouts at this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams as there have been 3 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 5 matches. Indeed, the last time they met at this stadium was on 28-01-2017, in a match for Ligue 1 that ended in a tie for (1-1). The goals of the match were scored by J. Gnagnon (86 ‘) for Rennes and J. Iloki (45’) for Nantes. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between 11th and 5th of the overall standings, in fact this is a confrontation between the 18th placed in home games and the º as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 11th place with 15 points earned after 4 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Bordeaux by (1-0). In the last match, lost out to Strasbourg by (2-1). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results outside of the home, having won 8 points as a visitor and only 7 in their stadium. For the championship, the Rennes won 7 points in 18 possible, 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 13 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times and never managed to turn the score.
The Rennes team come to this game with a 2-1 defeat at the Strasbourg field, putting an end to the five consecutive victories in several competitions: Hunou made the only goal of the team. In this match at home coach Sabri Lamouchi should opt for a more defensive strategy with the lines drawn back, exploiting only the counterattack: Mubele is a very fast and dangerous player on the counterattack. On the other hand, midfielder Benjamin Bourigeaud is Rennes’s top scorer with 4 goals scored. For this game the coach can not use Amalfitano, suspended, besides Sarr and Prcic, these injured.
The visiting team is currently in 5th place with 23 points, after 7 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Toulouse by (2-1). In the last match, lost out to Paris Saint Germain by (4-1). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. In the last 7 away games for the championship, Nantes has 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, having won 10 points out of 21. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 13 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
The Nantes team enters this game with a defeat against PSG, by 4-1, adding the second defeat in the last three games played in the league: Nakoulma made the only goal of the team. Normally, Nantes are 4-3-3, benefiting from possession of the ball and organized attacks, mainly through the sidelines: Thomasson is the great organizer of the offensive process. It seems that coach Claudio Ranieri can not count on Ditu, Krhin and Coulibaly, all injured.
Rennes – Nantes : Betting Tips
Nantes – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70