Strasbourg – Metz : Preview & Prediction
Strasbourg worked well this summer with successes on Zurich (2-1), Standard de Liège (2-0) and Toulouse (3-1) in their friendly matches. In addition, the Alsatian club, which plays in qualifying for the Europa League, has already eliminated Maccabi Haifa FC (3-1 and 1-2) and took an option for the next round by winning in Bulgaria against Lokomotiv Plovdiv ( 1-0) in the first leg. The Alsatians, winners of 6 of their last 7 matches, are in full swing during this summer period. FC Metz, who signs his return to the elite of French football, will have trouble during this derby in Alsace. The Grenats had a mixed preparation with 2 draws against Sochaux (0-0) and Amiens (1-1) and 1 loss to Mainz 05 (0-1). Strasbourg, which is already in the thick of things with its 3 European meetings, is already ready!
Both teams were neutralized at the Meinau (2-2) during the 2017-2018 season.
Metz posted only 2 successes after six warm-up matches.
The Grenats remain on 1 defeat against Mainz 05 (0-1) on August 3 last.
Strasbourg has recorded 6 successes in its last 7 outings, in all competitions.
Strasbourg remains on 1 wide success on Maccabi Haifa (3-1) at home in Europa League.
Metz remains on 1 loss to Nancy (1-0) in his last away match in official competition.
Strasbourg will want to continue on his good run and beat the promoted messin during the derby of the East.
Strasbourg – Metz : Betting Tips
Strasbourg – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70