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Ligue 1: Reims vs Nantes – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 19 match between Reims and Nantes and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Nantes go up against Reims on Sunday for an exciting Ligue 1 meeting at Stade Auguste Delaune.

Ranked as number 6 in the Ligue 1 standings, Reims, have so far collected 29 points this season, while Nantes collected 18 points. This puts them up as number 13 after 18 rounds.


Team form: Reims vs Nantes

Reims Form

Reims collected seven points from their last three matches, as they ran out 1-0 and 1-3 winners against Le Havre and Monaco, respectively. Against Sochaux, they had to settle for a draw after a 2-2 draw. It has been a bit hit-and-miss for Reims but at least mostly hit, as they put four wins on the board in their previous six Ligue 1 matches. They didn’t draw any matches, but lost twice, scoring seven goals while conceding seven.

Nantes Form

Nantes have only one win in their last three matches, as they did beat Pau by 1-4. Disappointment followed, going down 1-2 against Clermont Foot, and 0-1 against Laval. In their last six Ligue 1 away matches, Nantes failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn zero and lost five, scoring five while also conceding 14 times.

Betting stats for Reims and Nantes

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Reims and Nantes. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.

  • Reims have scored in 26 of the last 28 matches
  • Reims have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches
  • Reims have scored in 17 of the last 19 matches in the Ligue 1
  • Reims have scored in 16 of the last 18 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • In 10 of the last 12 Reims matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Nantes have conceded in 19 of the last 21 away matches
  • Nantes have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches in the Ligue 1
  • Nantes have lost 7 of the last 9 matches in the Ligue 1 while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Nantes have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches in the Ligue 1 while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Nantes have conceded in 13 of the last 15 away matches in the Ligue 1

Players under the radar: Reims vs Nantes

Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Yunis Abdelhamid 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.

Full-time result

Reims have not lost to Nantes in eight consecutive home meetings. They won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, drawing one and losing three as well. Nantes won three from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew zero and lost seven in this run. In Ligue 1, Nantes lost their last four matches.

Both teams to score

Reims scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Curiously, Nantes only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Reims and Nantes only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Reims have also scored in six consecutive home meetings with Nantes.

Total goals

Reims scored an average of 1.5 goals in the past ten matches at Stade Auguste Delaune across the tournaments and over 2.5 goals came out eight times. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Nantes, who managed to score 0.8 times in those matches.

Here we present a free betting tip for this Ligue 1 match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Reims and Nantes.

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