Tours – Metz : Preview & Prediction
This is a duel of “red lantern” that will take place at the Stade de la Vallée du Cher for this 1 / 16th finals. Tours, with just 9 points gleaned after 22 Ligue 2 days, is slowly but surely heading for the National next season. This weekend, Tours has signed a victory ahead of Niort (2-1), the first since November 3 in the league. But the gap on its predecessors is still very consistent. In this Coupe de France, the Tourangeaux moved 3 times in the first 3 rounds … How will they approach this home game?
FC Metz is going through the same difficulties as its opponent of the day … Good last Ligue 1, the club lorrain remade gradually to Toulouse, Lille and Angers. Since the arrival on the bench of Frederic Hantz, the Grenats have an interesting balance sheet including victories in Montpellier (3-1), against Strasbourg (3-0) and against St Etienne (3-0). Winner of Dunkerque in the previous round, FC Metz plays this competition thoroughly.
Tours has the worst record of L2 at home: 2 wins, 1 draw, 8 losses
Metz, 15th L1 team away: 2 wins, 2 draws, 6 losses.
Nolan Roux, the man in the form of FC Metz, is in the Top 15 of the scorers
Tours, an attack in difficulty: 12 goals in 22 Ligue 2 matches.
Tours, a defense in agony: 41 goals conceded, the second worst result in Ligue 2.
FC Metz, of a superior division, will be simply favorite of this meeting and should compost his ticket for 1 / 8ths.
Tours – Metz : Betting Tips
Tours – Win Odds: 2.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70