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Ligue 1: Le Havre vs Rennes – Betting preview

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Ace Football team offers the Ligue 1 round 21 match preview for Le Havre and Rennes who meet up this coming Sunday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.

Le Havre and Rennes face off in round 21 at Stade Oceane, and it has the look of a tight Ligue 1 match between two teams currently looking fairly evenly matched.

In the Ligue 1 standings, Le Havre are placed 11th with 24 points after 20 matches. Rennes occupy the ninth position in the league with 28 points.


Team form: Le Havre vs Rennes

Le Havre Form

It is neither good nor disastrous for Le Havre with just two points from their last three matches. They first drew 3-3 against Lorient, followed by another draw. This time 1-1 against Monaco, before going down in a 3-1 defeat against Strasbourg. Le Havre 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 six and conceded six goals.

Rennes Form

Rennes are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Lyon got left behind in a 2-3 win, before Montpellier got hammered in a 2-1 victory. Sochaux was the most recent victim in a 1-6 win for Rennes. The Rennais, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Ligue 1.

Betting facts for Le Havre and Rennes

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Le Havre and Rennes played across all tournaments.

  • Le Havre have lost the last 3 home matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
  • In 5 of the last 6 matches Le Havre played in the Ligue 1, both teams scored
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Le Havre played, both teams scored
  • In 8 of the last 10 Le Havre home matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 3 home matches in a row Le Havre played, both teams scored
  • In 11 of the last 13 Rennes away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Rennes have won the last 4 matches in a row in the Ligue 1 while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Rennes have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches in the Ligue 1
  • Rennes have won 5 of the last 6 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Rennes have won the last 4 matches in a row in the Ligue 1

In-form players: Le Havre vs Rennes

There are a few players in each team who currently draw attention to their name in the goal-scoring department. For the visitors, Martin Terrier has been hitting the net regularly and now has three goals in his last two games. Should he find himself in the starting line-up on Sunday, it is because Rennes bank on him to build on these numbers against Le Havre. The latter relies on Emmanuel Sabbi, who found the target four times in six games.

Betting markets: Le Havre vs Rennes

Full-time result

Le Havre have not lost to Rennes in three consecutive home meetings. The Dean Club claimed all three points six times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in two of the games in this run. Rennes won six of their last 10 games away, drawing one and losing three in this series of matches. The Rennais have 4 wins in a row in Ligue 1.

Both teams to score

Of the previous 10 outings, Le Havre scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents, Rennes, were first on target in five of their last 10 games. The Rennais have scored in three consecutive league meetings with Le Havre.

Total goals

Le Havre conceded a goal in their seven most recent Ligue 1 matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Le Havre’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.5 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Rennes, who scored 2.2 times on average in these matches.

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Le Havre and Rennes 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.

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