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Europa League: Rennes vs Panathinaikos – Betting preview

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The Europa League game at Roazhon Park this coming Thursday sees visitors Panathinaikos facing home side Rennes.

The two teams enter the match at Roazhon Park with two points separating them in the Group F standings.


Team form: Rennes vs Panathinaikos

Rennes Form

Rennes came away from their last three matches with four points, as they beat Panathinaikos 1-2, followed by a 1-1 draw against Strasbourg. Most recently, they were left licking their wounds in a 2-0 defeat against Nice. Rennes claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Europa League. They also drew three and lost zero, as they scored 16 and conceded ten goals.

Panathinaikos Form

Panathinaikos look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Rennes, they were left empty-handed in a 1-2 defeat, but they bounced back by beating Panserraikos FC in a 5-0 win. They followed that up with a 1-2 win against Lamia in their most recent outing. Panathinaikos managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Europa League. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring eight times and letting in four.

Betting stats and facts for Rennes and Panathinaikos

Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Rennes and Panathinaikos played across all tournaments.

  • Rennes have scored in 31 of the last 33 home matches
  • In the last 8 Rennes home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 8 of the last 9 home matches Rennes played, both teams scored
  • Rennes have not lost 12 of the last 13 home matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 Rennes home matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • Panathinaikos have not lost 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Panathinaikos have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 Panathinaikos matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Panathinaikos have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Panathinaikos have not lost 7 of the last 9 matches

In-form players: Rennes vs Panathinaikos

It is early days yet for the new Europa League season and Rennes as well as Panathinaikos have a couple of prospects who could end up dominate their offensive lines this season. We have listed some of their possible goalscorers in their upcoming match.

Betting markets: Rennes vs Panathinaikos

Full-time result

Roazhon Park saw Rennes winning five, drawing four, and losing one of their 10 most recent games. Panathinaikos won six of their 10 most recent away games, drew one, and lost three. Panathinaikos didn’t lose any of their six most recent away games.

Both teams to score

Rennes managed to open the scoreline in no less than four of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Panathinaikos performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in seven of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Rennes’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten outings for Panathinaikos, who managed to score 2.7 times in those matches. Rennes conceded a goal in their previous seven matches on the spin.

Betting prediction: Rennes vs Panathinaikos

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

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