Rennes – Troyes : Preview & Prediction
Rennes and Troyes meet at Roazhon Park in a match for the 27th round of Ligue 1. The two teams drew 1-1 on 05-08-2017, the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. The record of recent direct matches favors the home team, who in the last 3 matches won 1 and drew 2. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between 7º and 15º of the overall ranking, in fact this is a confrontation between the 17th place in home games and the 19th as a visitor.
Analysis of Rennes
The home team is currently in 7th place with 35 points, after 10 wins, 5 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out to Lyon by (0-2). In the last match, he tied it out for Caen by (2-2). This is a team that normally achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, having won 19 away, where they scored 21 goals and suffered 20 and 16 points in their stadium with 11 goals scored and 15 goals conceded. For the championship, Rennes have won 15 points in 30 chances, after 5 wins and 5 losses in their last 10 matches at their stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 12 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home matches there is a tendency towards few goals, since 6 of his last 12 matches in the competition finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In 26 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 15 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard. There are 1 highlights in the last 12 home games in this competition: he scored 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Rennes come to this game with a 2-2 draw against Caen, adding the second straight game without losing in the French championship. It is worth remembering that Rennes lost in the last game at home, when they were defeated by Guingamp by 0-1. In this match, coach Sabri Lamouchi is expected to line up in his usual tactical system, 4-3-3, benefiting the maintenance of the possession of the ball and slowed attacks, always looking for the Sakho offensive reference. On the other hand, Wahbi Khazri is the player who stands out, having contributed with 7 goals in this championship. Emblem for injury will be Diallo.
Analysis of Troyes
The visiting team is currently in 15th place with 28 points, after 8 wins, 4 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Metz by (1-0). In the last match, they drew at home to Dijon by (0-0). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 21 points, against only 7 in their games as a visitor. In the championship, the Troyes won 4 points out of 30 possible, after 1 win, 1 draw and 8 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor.
For this competition, he registers a sequence of 8 defeats in the last games as a visitor and has not won any of the last 9 games outside his stadium. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 26 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the board in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Troyes come to this game with a goalless draw against Dijon, thus totaling the second straight game without losing in this competition. We remember that the visitors add a complicated sequence of defeats away from home: 8 in total. Due to the difficult phase that they cross, the visiting team must opt for a more defensive strategy, with the lines drawn back, exploring only the existing space in the defense of the opponent. Most likely the visiting team will organize in 4-2-3-1. It is important to note that Adama Niane is the best Troyes finisher with 6 goals scored. For this game coach Jean-Louis Garcia can not count on several players for injury: Dingome, Nivet and Darbion.
Rennes – Troyes : Betting Tips
Rennes – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70