Troyes – Strasbourg : Preview & Prediction
Troyes and Strasbourg meet in the Stade de l’Aube in a match of the 12th round of Ligue 1. In the last 3 years only 2 direct clashes between these two teams have been recorded: one on 07-02-2017, which ended with Troyes win by (4-0), and the most recent to 12-09-2016, which ended with the victory of Strasbourg by (2-0). In this match the house factor can play a decisive role, as Strasbourg has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 15th place with 12 points earned after 3 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Lyon by (0-5). In the last match, lost out to Caen by (1-0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has won 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 22 conceded, against 7 victories , 3 draws and 5 defeats at home, with 18 goals scored and 18 conceded. For the championship, the Troyes won 5 points in 18 chances, after 1 victory, 2 draws and 3 defeats in the last 6 games that played in his stadium. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 11 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never managed to turn the score.
The Troyes team come to this game with a defeat at the field of Caen by 1-0, adding the third game followed without winning in the French championship. In this match, trainer Jean-Louis Garcia is expected to line up in the usual 4-3-3 with Adama Niane being the most offensive reference of the home team. We remember that the local team records only 1 victory in 6 games played at home. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
After 2 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 18th place, having won 10 points. In the last match, they drew with Angers at home (2-2), after their previous match won out in a game against Nice (1-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In the league, Strasbourg conquered 5 points in 18 chances, after 1 win, 2 draws and 3 losses in their last 6 away games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 11 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the scoring in the 6 games in which he conceded the first goal.
The team from Strasbourg comes to this round with a 2-2 draw against Angers, adding up the fourth game followed without winning in the competition: team goals were scored by Terrier and Lala. In the home standings, the manager of Thierry Laurey is expected to maintain the team at 4-4-2 with the help of the ball. Offensive Nuno Da Costa is Strasbourg’s top scorer with 3 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Ernest Seka, suspended, besides Foulquier, Martinez and Zohi, all injured.
Troyes – Strasbourg : Betting Tips
Troyes – Win Odds: 2.65
Both teams to score / NO – Odds: 1.70
UNDER 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70