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Ligue 1: Nice vs Lorient – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 30 match between Nice and Lorient and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Nice take on Lorient on Friday at Allianz Riviera with both fighting to improve on their current position at either end of the Ligue 1 standings.

Nice approach round 30 as number 5 in the Ligue 1 table with 44 points on their account so far. With 28 rounds behind them, Lorient have amassed 26 points, placing them as number 16 in the standings.


Form: Nice vs Lorient

Nice Form

Nice added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat Lens 1-3. They were then defeated 1-2 against Nantes, before drawing 0-0 against Reims. Nice claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Ligue 1. They also drew one and lost three, scored seven goals and conceded seven.

Lorient Form

Lorient got away with only one point from their previous three games, and they claimed it in a 2-2 draw with Monaco. Then Brest proved too strong in a 0-1 defeat, just like Montpellier who won 2-0. Lorient managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Ligue 1 away matches, in which they scored nine while also conceding ten times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.

Betting facts for Nice and Lorient

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 Nice and Lorient played across all tournaments.

  • In 22 of the last 24 Nice home matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 14 of the last 16 Nice home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 5 matches in a row Nice played, both teams scored
  • In the last 5 Nice matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 4 matches in a row Nice played in the Ligue 1, both teams scored
  • Lorient have conceded in 26 of the last 28 away matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lorient have conceded in 24 of the last 26 matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lorient have conceded in the last 13 away matches in a row
  • Lorient have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • In the last 7 Lorient away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

In-form players: Nice vs Lorient

Terem Moffi has been great for Nice lately, hitting the target four times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Lorient are optimistic that Tiemoue Bakayoko doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.

Betting markets: Nice vs Lorient

Full-time result

Nice won five of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Allianz Riviera. They drew two and lost three as well, while Lorient won three of their last 10 games away. They drew two and lost five. Lorient conceded a goal in their 7 most recent matches. Nice have not lost to Lorient in 6 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Nice only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Lorient got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Nice probably enjoy the prospect of scoring this coming Friday, as Lorient managed only one clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed two clean sheets in their last 10 matches. Nice have scored in 4 consecutive league meetings with Lorient.

Total goals

Nice saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Lorient, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches. Lorient conceded a goal in their last 7 matches.

Suggested bet: Nice vs Lorient

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 Nice vs Lorient mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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