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Europa League: Rennes vs Maccabi Haifa – Betting preview

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Rennes and Maccabi Haifa will face off at Roazhon Park on Thursday for their opening game of Group F in the Europa League.


Team form: Rennes vs Maccabi Haifa

Rennes Form

Having collected three points from three draws in their previous three matches, Rennes are on the lookout for a win again. Against Le Havre, it finished 2-2, before they split the points with Brest in a 0-0 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 2-2 against Lille. Rennes managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Europa League. In the remaining four, they drew three and lost one, as they scored 13 and conceded 11 goals.

Maccabi Haifa Form

Maccabi Haifa ended up with just a single victory across their last three matches. They first lost against BSC Young Boys by 3-0. A 1-2 win over Hapoel Jerusalem followed before Maccabi Petah Tikva defeated them 3-2. In their last six away matches in the Europa League, Maccabi Haifa won twice, while also recording zero draws. They endured four defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying 21 goals conceded and 12 scored.

Betting stats for Rennes and Maccabi Haifa

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Rennes and Maccabi Haifa played across all competitions.

  • Rennes have scored in 27 of the last 29 home matches
  • Rennes have not lost 13 of the last 14 matches
  • Rennes have scored in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • In the last 5 home matches in a row Rennes played, both teams scored
  • Rennes have not lost the last 9 home matches in a row
  • Maccabi Haifa have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 Maccabi Haifa away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Maccabi Haifa have scored in 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 Maccabi Haifa away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Maccabi Haifa have conceded in 8 of the last 10 away matches

Players in form: Rennes vs Maccabi Haifa

With the new Europa League season about to start, we can only speculate on which players will lead the scoring charts for both Rennes and Maccabi Haifa. In anticipation of this, here are some of the players we expect to play crucial roles for each team in the upcoming season.

Full-time result

Rennes didn’t lose any of their previous five matches. Going undefeated through their last 10 matches at Roazhon Park, Rennes won seven and drew three. Maccabi Haifa won five of their previous 10 away games, in which they drew zero and lost five.

Both teams to score

Both teams have scored in the last five home games Rennes played. Rennes scored first in six of their last ten home games. Maccabi Haifa scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games.

Total goals

In Rennes’ previous ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in seven of them, with an average of 2.2 goals per match across all competitions. Maccabi Haifa, on the other hand, saw over 2.5 goals in eight of their ten most recent games across all tournaments, averaging 1.9 goals per game.

Betting prediction: Rennes vs Maccabi Haifa

The match between Rennes and Maccabi Haifa should be an interesting one to watch and play some predictions on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Europa League game.

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