Angers enjoy home advantage when visitors Saint-Etienne swing by for a clash in the Ligue 1 this coming Saturday. Angers are 9th with 39 points after 28 matches. Saint-Etienne ranks as a deplorable 16th in the table on 30 points.
While Angers could be sneaking inside the top 6 with a win here, Saint-Etienne will be hoping to add some distance to the lower regions.
Stats and facts for Angers and Saint-Etienne.
- Angers unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Angers’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Angers’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Angers conceded the last 6 matches in a row at home.
- Saint-Etienne did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Saint-Etienne scored in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Saint-Etienne’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Saint-Etienne conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
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Form Angers vs Saint-Etienne
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Angers tough to break down.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Angers in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their last 3 matches Angers split the points in a 0-0 draw against Strasbourg, followed by a 2-2 draw against Lens. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 win against Metz.
Saint-Etienne hoping for fresh start.
Saint-Etienne go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings Saint-Etienne split the points in a 1-1 draw against Reims and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Lorient. Their latest game produced a 3-2 defeat against Lens.
On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, however judging by recent performances Angers look the value pick here at odds 2.80.
Angers v Saint-Etienne Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Don’t expect goals
The most recent outing in the Ligue 1 between Angers and Saint-Etienne took place in September 2019. The match failed to produce a winner with the score reading 0-0 after the final whistle. Recent meetings have had a tendency to be rather shy on goals as 6 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with Saint-Etienne enjoying a slight advantage having won 5 matches in the Ligue 1. Angers grabbed all 3 points in 1 match while 4 matches ended all square.
Placed 9th in the table Angers have amassed 39 points after 28 games. On 30 points Saint-Etienne are ranked sad in 16th place with as many matches as the home side.
Full Time Betting
Angers are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.80, as bookies predict Angers are in with a 36% chance of beating Saint-Etienne. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 2.70 on offer, while an away win for Saint-Etienne pays out at 2.90. Angers won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Saint-Etienne lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 42% in this match. This equals odds around 2.40, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.50. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 67%. The last 10 home league games for Angers averaged 2.6 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Saint-Etienne the average total goals were 2.6 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 31%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 3.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.33. Angers’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.6 goals a game. 6 of Angers’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Saint-Etienne’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.6 goals per game. 5 of the last 10 away matches for Saint-Etienne went over 2.5 goals.