Toulouse – Nice : Preview & Prediction
Toulouse and Nice are playing at the Municipal Stadium in a match for the 15th matchday of Ligue 1. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations indicates a balance between these two teams, as there was 1 draw and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they met at this stadium was on 23-04-2017, in a game for Ligue 1, which ended in a draw for (1-1). The goals were scored by C. Jean (56 ‘) for Toulouse and V. Eysseric (59′) for Nice. In this meeting the house factor could play an important role, since Toulouse presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 14th place with 16 points earned after 4 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate game, tied at home against Metz by (0-0). In the latter, he lost out against Dijon by (3-1). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last 6 home games for the league, Toulouse have 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat, with 11 points out of 18. In their domestic league matches the most frequent result at half-time was 0-0 (3 out of 6 matches). In his home games there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 29 of the last 46 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 14 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 turnaround. There have been 1 period featured in the last 8 home matches for all competitions: he scored 4 of his 9 goals in the minutes (31’-45 ‘).
The Toulouse team starts for the day at Dijon 3-1, totaling the fourth straight win without a win in the French championship: the only goal of the team was signed by Delort. In this home game, coach Pascal Dupraz must keep the team in 4-4-2, benefiting the mid-low block and successive bouts. Jimmy Durmaz is the great highlight of the team with 3 goals scored. For this game the home coach can not count on Fortes and Jacques, both injured.
The visiting team is currently in 18th place with 14 points, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate game, he drew away against Caen for (1-1). In the last game, lost at home against Olympique Lyonnais by (0-5). This is a team that maintains the performance when playing outside their stadium, because in the last 30 games they have 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. In the last 6 away games for the championship the Nice record 1 victory, 1 draw and 4 defeats, reason why conquered 4 points in 18 possible.
For this competition, he has not won for 7 games. The team conceded goals to 7 opponents in the last 10 games, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but its attack has been regular, as it managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to return to the result.
The Nice side arrives in this unmotivated game after a 0-5 defeat at home to Lyon, their second consecutive game without a win in the competition: the only goal of the Edouard team. Usually the commander Lucien Favre plays in 4-4-2 benefiting the possession of the ball and the attacks by the corridors, especially, through the corridors: Jean Seri is the great responsible for marking the rhythms of game. However, Mario Balotelli is the best scorer with 6 cleared goals. For this game the visiting coach can not count on Marlon, punished, besides Obbadi, Ganago and Le Bihan, players who are recovering from injury.
Toulouse – Nice : Betting Tips
Toulouse – Win Odds: 2.60
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70