Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Ligue 1 match between Brest and Clermont Foot. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
Despite a rather curious form recently, Brest have a good opportunity to be victorious in round 14 of the Ligue 1 season. They meet Clermont Foot this coming Sunday at the Stade Francis le Ble, where they hope to frustrate the visitors.
Brest are seventh in the Ligue 1 rankings with 18 points after 12 matches played, whereas Clermont Foot rank 17th with ten points.
Team form: Brest vs Clermont Foot
In their last three games, Brest lost 2-3 against Paris Saint-Germain and got defeated 2-0 by Monaco before winning 1-3 against Montpellier. Brest managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Ligue 1. In the remaining four, they drew two and lost two, as they scored eight and conceded eight goals.
Clermont Foot Form
It has been a bit of everything for Clermont Foot in their previous three matches, as they first beat Lorient by 1-0. This was followed by a disappointing 0-3 defeat against Lens, before an encounter with Montpellier produced a 1-1 draw. Clermont Foot only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Ligue 1. In these six matches, they drew three and lost two as well as being outscored by eight goals to six.
Betting stats and facts for Brest and Clermont Foot
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Brest and Clermont Foot played across all competitions.
- Brest have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- In 13 of the last 15 Brest home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Brest have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Brest home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Brest have conceded in the last 6 matches in a row
- In 17 of the last 19 Clermont Foot matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 13 of the last 15 Clermont Foot away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 away matches Clermont Foot played, both teams scored
- Clermont Foot have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Clermont Foot matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
Players under the radar: Brest vs Clermont Foot
Steve Mounie has hit the target once in six Ligue 1 matches, while Maxime Gonalons scored a similar amount in his last six games. Both players will be hoping to double their tallies at Stade Francis le Ble.
Betting markets: Brest vs Clermont Foot
Brest have beaten Clermont Foot in three consecutive meetings. In their last 10 matches at Stade Francis le Ble, Brest won five times, drew three, and lost two times. Clermont Foot claimed three wins, four draws, and three defeats in their last 10 games away.
Both teams to score
Amazingly, Brest scored the first goal of the match in just three out of the last ten games at home. Meanwhile, Clermont Foot were first on target in three of their last 10 outings. Brest have scored in four consecutive league meetings with Clermont Foot.
Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Brest, who scored an average of one goal along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in three of Clermont Foot’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.5 goals in these matches.
Betting prediction: Brest vs Clermont Foot
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Brest and Clermont Foot seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Ligue 1 match.