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Ligue 1: Metz vs Nantes – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 12 match between Metz and Nantes and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

At Stade Saint Symphorien, Nantes and Metz battle it out for three points in a Ligue 1 match where both are in need of points to boost their tally.

Metz are 16th in the rankings with ten points after 11 matches played, whereas Nantes rank eighth in the Ligue 1 with 14 points.


Team form: Metz vs Nantes

Metz Form

It could have been better, it could have been worse for Metz, who have two points to show from their last three matches. They came up short in a 2-1 defeat against Monaco, followed by a 0-0 draw against Le Havre. They picked up a point again in the latest round after a 1-1 draw with Lyon. Metz just have a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six Ligue 1 matches at the Stade Saint Symphorien. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored five and conceded six goals.

Nantes Form

In their last three matches, Nantes claimed a 2-0 win against Montpellier, lost 4-0 against Lens, and lost 0-1 against Reims. Nantes won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Ligue 1. The scoreline from these matches says 12 goals conceded and five scored.

Betting stats for Metz and Nantes

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

  • Metz have not lost 19 of the last 21 home matches
  • Metz have not won the last 7 home matches in a row
  • Metz have lost 4 of the last 5 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 6 of the last 7 Metz matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Metz have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Nantes have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Nantes have conceded in 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 10 of the last 12 Nantes away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Nantes have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Nantes have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches

In-form players: Metz vs Nantes

Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Ablie Jallow will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Nantes hope Florent Mollet can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Ligue 1 goals in his last six Ligue 1 games.

Betting markets: Metz vs Nantes

Full-time result

Metz won two of their previous 10 matches at Stade Saint Symphorien. They drew six and lost two as well, while Nantes won two of their last 10 games away. They drew two and lost six. Metz have not lost to Nantes in six consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Metz scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Curiously, Nantes only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in four of Metz’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 0.9 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Nantes, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches.

Betting suggestion: Metz vs Nantes

To summarize, the upcoming Ligue 1 clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Metz vs Nantes mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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