Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 14 match between Nantes and Nice and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
The title-chasing Nice are looking to continue their great run of results this coming Saturday. They face bleak-looking Nantes, who don’t have the bearing of a team capable of threatening Nice at the moment.
Nantes are 11th in the Ligue 1 rankings with 15 points after 13 matches played, whereas Nice rank second with 29 points.
Team form: Nantes vs Nice
Nantes only added a single point to their account in their last three games, where they lost 0-1 and 3-1 against Reims and Metz respectively. At least they managed a 0-0 draw with Le Havre. Nantes claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Ligue 1. They also drew three and lost one, scored 11 goals and conceded eight.
In their last three matches, Nice beat Rennes 2-0, drew 0-0 with Montpellier, and beat Toulouse by 1-0. Nice claimed a remarkable four wins from six away matches in the Ligue 1, going undefeated as they also drew twice. They also banged in seven goals, whilst conceding three.
Betting facts for Nantes and Nice
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Nantes and Nice. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- In 10 of the last 12 Nantes home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Nantes home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Nantes have not won the last 4 matches in a row
- Nantes have lost 3 of the last 4 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Nantes have not lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
- Nice have not lost the last 13 matches in a row
- In 15 of the last 17 Nice matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 16 of the last 17 Nice matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Nice have won 5 of the last 6 matches without conceding a goal
- In 7 of the last 8 Nice matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
Players under the radar: Nantes vs Nice
Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Florent Mollet will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Nice hope Hichem Boudaoui 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: Nantes vs Nice
Stade de la Beaujoire saw Nantes winning four, drawing three, and losing three of their 10 most recent home games in all tournaments. Nice won five of their 10 most recent away games, drew two and lost three. In Ligue 1, Nice are on a serious roll of 16 matches without defeat. They’re unbeaten in seven away Ligue 1 games and have not lost to Nantes in six consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Nantes only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Nice scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Nice have not conceded a goal in eight consecutive away games in Ligue 1. They’ve also kept their opponents from scoring nine times in their previous 10 matches. Meanwhile, Nantes have been able to keep a clean sheet in three of their last 10 games. Nice have scored in three consecutive meetings with Nantes at Stade de la Beaujoire.
In the past ten matches for Nantes in all competitions, there were over 2.5 goals in five of them, with an average of 1.3 goals scored by Nantes. In one of the last ten matches that Nice played in all tournaments, there were over 2.5 goals. Nice scored an average of 1.2 goals in those matches. Impressively, Nice did not concede any goals in their last nine Ligue 1 matches.
Betting tip: Nantes vs Nice
To sum up, the upcoming match between Nantes and Nice seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Ligue 1 game.