Lorient enjoy home advantage when visitors Brest swing by for a clash in the Ligue 1 on Sunday. Lorient finds themselves placed 17th in the table on 29 points from 30 games. In 14th place, Brest is 6 points ahead in the standings.
Lorient aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Brest this coming Sunday after a series of matches without defeat.
Stats and facts for Lorient and Brest.
- Lorient did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Lorient unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Lorient scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Lorient’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Brest did not win the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- Brest conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Brest’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brest’s last 2 of 4 matches.
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Form Lorient vs Brest
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Lorient tough to break down.
Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Lorient who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their 3 latest outings Lorient split the points in a 1-1 draw against Montpellier and went on to a 1-1 draw with Nice. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw with Nantes.
Brest continue to look blunt.
Brest will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their previous 3 matches Brest were trashed by PSG in a 3-0 defeat and went on to a 3-1 defeat against Marseille. Their latest match served up a dull 0-0 draw at Angers.
On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, however judging by recent performances Lorient look the value pick here at odds 2.30.
Lorient v Brest Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Lorient to make it an even four
Lorient were left emptyhanded, when Brest handed them a 3-2 defeat in their last Ligue 1 encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 4-0 win. 4 times in the last 7 matches between Lorient and Brest over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. Both teams found the back of the net 3 times in those 7 matches meetings. Each side claimed 3 wins in their last 7 meetings in the Ligue 1, while 1 match ended in a draw. A very equal encounter seem to be on the cards here with a draw being the high value bet.
Lorient are 17th with 29 points after 30 games. Brest ranks as 14th in the table on 35 points.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Lorient to win pays out at 2.30, the best prize for a draw is 3.40, while an away win for Brest returns you odds 2.80. Lorient won 5 of their last 10 home league games whereas Brest lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 63%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.60 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.20. The last 10 home league games for Lorient averaged 3.5 goals per game with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Brest the average total goals were 2.4 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 56%. This equals odds 1.80 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.91. The last 10 home league games of Lorient had an average of 3.5 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 8 went over 2.5 goals. Brest’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. Meanwhile, 5 of Brest’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.