Ace Football team offers the Ligue 1 round 9 match preview for Lorient 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.
Lorient welcome Rennes for a clash in the Ligue 1 at Stade du Moustoir this coming Sunday.
Lorient are number 16 in the table with seven points after eight matches. Rennes rank number 8 with 11 points after eight matches played.
Form: Lorient vs Rennes
In their last three matches, Lorient lost 5-3 against Nantes, 0-3 against Montpellier and drew 3-3 with Lyon. Lorient claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Ligue 1. They also drew two and lost two, scored ten goals and conceded 11.
In their last three matches, Rennes took a 3-1 win against Nantes, lost 1-0 against Villarreal and lost 1-3 against PSG. In their last six away matches in the Ligue 1, Rennes won twice, while also recording three draws. They endured one defeat in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying four goals conceded and nine scored.
Betting stats and facts for Lorient and Rennes
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Lorient and Rennes played across all tournaments.
- In 9 of the last 10 home matches Lorient played, both teams scored
- Lorient have conceded in the last 11 home matches in a row
- Lorient have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches
- In 9 of the last 10 Lorient home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 6 Lorient matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 3 Rennes away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In the last 4 Rennes away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Rennes have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Rennes have not won the last 5 away matches in a row
- In the last 4 Rennes away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Players to watch: Lorient vs Rennes
Romain Faivre is showing good form for Lorient, scoring three goals in their last six matches. Benjamin Bourigeaud scored once in his previous half-dozen outings.
Popular markets: Lorient vs Rennes
Lorient claimed four wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing two. Rennes won four of their last 10 away games, as they also drew three and lost three of these matches. Rennes remained without defeat in 5 away Ligue 1 games on the bounce.
Both teams to score
Lorient scored first in six of their last ten home games. Rennes scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Rennes will feel optimistic about scoring on Sunday with Lorient managing a measly two clean sheets in the previous 10 games. The latter fought their way to three clean sheets in their previous 10 games. Rennes have scored in 6 consecutive meetings with Lorient at Stade du Moustoir.
Lorient performed an average of 1.6 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Rennes, who managed to score 1.7 times in those matches. Lorient conceded a goal in their previous seven Ligue 1 matches in a row.
Betting tip: Lorient vs Rennes
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Lorient 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.