REIMS V LORIENT
In that match, Reims managed 36% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 3 on target. For Reims, goals were scored by Hugo Ekitike (26') and N'Dri Philippe Koffi (67'). For their opponents, Stade Rennais FC got 9 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
Óscar García's Reims have netted a sum total of 7 times in their prior six outings. The corresponding tally of goals that have been scored against them in those games stands at 8.
FC Lorient head into the game following on from a 2-1 Ligue 1 win versus Lille in their last match.
In that match, FC Lorient managed 44% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For FC Lorient, the goalscorers were Armand Laurienté (7') and Terem Moffi (87'). At the other end, LOSC Lille Métropole got 9 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Burak Yılmaz (25') was the scorer for Lille.
Looking at their form, and FC Lorient have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 8 goals in total. In defence, FC Lorient have not been doing too well.
Prediction: Both teams to score
ESTAC V MONTPELLIER
ESTAC will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-2 Ligue 1 success vs FC Metz.
In that game, ESTAC managed 38% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For ESTAC, the scorers were Gerson Rodrigues (50') and Xavier Chavalerin (84'). FC Metz got 16 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
It’s been seldom in recent times that ESTAC haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that ESTAC have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 10 goals along the way. We will have to see if that trend will be sustained in this game.
Montpellier come into this clash following on from a 2-0 Ligue 1 win over St Etienne in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Montpellier managed 43% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Montpellier, the goals were scored by Stephy Mavididi (32') and Valère Germain (62'). AS Saint-Etienne got 14 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 clashes featuring Montpellier, a minimum of three goals have been hit. The overall average goals scored per game within that time is 3.83, with the average number of goals for Montpellier being 2.17.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
MARSEILLE V RENNES
Marseille prepare for this match coming off the back of a 1-1 Europa League stalemate against Lokomotiv Moscow.
In that match, Marseille managed 74% possession and 18 shots on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Marseille was Cengiz Ünder (59'). Lokomotiv Moskva had 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Tino Anjorin (89') was the scorer for Lokomotiv Moscow.
Marseille have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve totted up the amount of 12 during that period while also conceding a total of 7. With no two games being the same, we must now wait to see whether the trend shall continue on in this next game or not.
Coming into this clash, Marseille are undefeated in their last 10 league matches at home. A very good run at home.
In their last fixture, Rennes drew 2-2 in the Conference League match with Tottenham Hotspur.
For Rennes, the goals were scored by Loïc Badé (11' Own goal), Flavien Tait (23') and Gaëtan Laborde (72'). Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (76') was the scorer for Tottenham Hotspur.
Throughout their 6 latest matches, Bruno Génésio's Rennes have found the back of the net a total of 8 times thus yielding them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Prediction: Both teams to score
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