Lorient take on Nice for a match in the Ligue 1 this coming Sunday at Stade du Moustoir. Lorient are 17th with 27 points after 28 matches. Nice ranks as a sad 12th in the table on 35 points.
Stats and facts for Lorient and Nice.
- Lorient has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- Lorient conceded in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Lorient scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Lorient’s last 2 of 4 matches.
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Nice’s last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Nice’s last 7 matches in the row;
- Nice conceded the last 5 matches in a row;
- Both teams scored in Nice’s last 5 matches in the row.
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Form Lorient vs Nice
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Lorient enjoy steady progress.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Lorient in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches Lorient lost 1-0 to Nimes, followed by a 2-1 win against Saint-Etienne. Their most recent match brought a 1-1 draw against Montpellier.
Nice struggling for results.
Nice will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their previous 3 matches Nice managed to win 2-1 against Rennes and went on to a 2-1 win against Nimes. Their latest match served up a 2-0 defeat against Monaco.
Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 2.60 and with stronger performances lately than Nice has put on show, Lorient seem the natural pick.
Lorient v Nice Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Goals on the menu:
Lorient and Nice had to settle for a point each in their most recent Ligue 1 match which finished with a 2-2 scoreline. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Nice enjoy a 4-4-2 advantage in the Ligue 1 against Lorient.
Lorient lie 17th in the table on 27 points from 28 games. 8 points ahead following the first 28 games Nice find themselves in a unsatisfactory 12th place.
Full Time Betting
Lorient are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.60, as bookies predict Lorient are in with a 38% chance of beating Nice. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.30 on offer, while an away win for Nice pays out at 2.88. Lorient won 5 of their last 10 home league games whereas Nice lost 4 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 57%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.75 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 1.95. The last 10 home league games for Lorient averaged 3.5 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Nice the average total goals were 2.4 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 49%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.05 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.75. Lorient’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 3.5 goals a game. 8 of Lorient’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Nice’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. 5 of the last 10 away matches for Nice went over 2.5 goals.