Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 game between Rennes and Reims who meet up this coming Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
Form hasn’t been great recently for Rennes, who hope to turn things around against Reims on Sunday. This is a round 13 match in the current Ligue 1 campaign, and they face each other at Roazhon Park.
Rennes rank 13th in the Ligue 1 standings with 12 points to their name from 12 matches, while visitors Reims rank fifth with 20 points.
Form: Rennes vs Reims
Rennes are currently performing inconsistently, as they lost against Nice by a 2-0 score, before winning 3-1 against Panathinaikos. They were back on the losing side in a 0-1 defeat against Lyon. Rennes claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Ligue 1, which also saw them drawing three and losing two matches, in which they scored nine and conceded ten goals.
In the last three matches, Reims beat Lorient 1-0, won 0-1 against Nantes, and lost 0-3 against PSG. Reims won half their previous six away matches in the Ligue 1, as well as seeing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored ten goals whilst conceding seven.
Betting stats and facts for Rennes and Reims
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Rennes and Reims played across all competitions.
- Rennes have scored in 32 of the last 34 home matches
- In 9 of the last 10 home matches Rennes played, both teams scored
- Rennes have not lost 13 of the last 14 home matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Rennes home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 6 of the last 8 Rennes home matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Reims have scored in the last 19 matches in a row
- In 13 of the last 15 Reims away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 7 away matches Reims played, both teams scored
- Reims have scored in the last 8 away matches in a row
- Reims have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
In-form players: Rennes vs Reims
Having scored just once in six Ligue 1 matches, Benjamin Bourigeaud hopes to rediscover his scoring instincts this coming Sunday. Simultaneously, Reims hope to see Yunis Abdelhamid adding to his recent strike of a single goal in six Ligue 1 outings.
Betting markets: Rennes vs Reims
Roazhon Park witnessed Rennes winning five of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments. They drew three and lost two in this run. Reims won five of their previous 10 games away, drew two and lost three. They did not lose any of their last five Ligue 1 matches away from home.
Both teams to score
Rennes scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Reims scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Reims will feel optimistic about scoring this coming Sunday with Rennes managing a measly one clean sheet in the previous 10 games. The latter fought their way to three clean sheets in their previous 10 games.
In Rennes’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in five of them. They managed to average 1.1 goals per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals appeared in six of the last ten matches that Reims played across all tournaments. They scored 1.3 times on average in the process. Rennes conceded a goal in their previous six Ligue 1 matches on the spin.
Suggested bet: Rennes vs Reims
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Rennes and Reims. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.