Nantes go up against Lorient at Stade de la Beaujoire on Sunday in the Ligue 1. Nantes lie 18th in the table on 27 points from 29 games. 1 point ahead following the first 29 games Lorient find themselves in 17th place.
Nantes will be eager to close the gap on Lorient in the Ligue 1 table on Sunday.
Stats and facts for Nantes and Lorient.
- Nantes did not win the last 11 matches in a row at home;
- Nantes conceded in the last 26 of 28 matches;
- Nantes conceded the last 11 matches in a row;
- Nantes scored in the last 9 of 11 matches.
- Lorient unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Lorient did not win the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
- Lorient conceded in the last 18 of 20 matches;
- Lorient scored in the last 12 of 14 matches.
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Form Nantes vs Lorient
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Nantes paddling along.
Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Nantes who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their last 3 matches Nantes ended with a 1-1 draw against Nimes, followed by a 2-1 defeat against Reims. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 win against PSG.
Lorient in nice flow.
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 previous 3 matches Lorient won 2-1 against Saint-Etienne and went on to a 1-1 draw with Montpellier. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw with Nice.
It is a match up between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. Nantes are still favored by the bookies to win the match at odds 2.30.
Nantes v Lorient Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Nantes look to avenge rare defeat
Nantes not only managed to beat Lorient in their last two meetings in the Ligue 1. They also kept a clean sheet on the way winning 2-0 in November 2020 and 1-0 in April 2017. 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. Nantes seem to have a bit of a love affair with Lorient, as they have beaten them 6 times in 10 previous meetings in the Ligue 1.
Nantes are placed 18th with 27 points from 29 games. Lorient occupy a position as 17th in the league on a meagre 28 points.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Nantes to win pays out at 2.30, the best prize for a draw is 3.10, while an away win for Lorient returns you odds 3.40. Nantes were unable to win a single one of their previous 10 home league games. Lorient won 0 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 52%. This equals odds 1.91 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.83. The last 10 home league games for Nantes averaged 2.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 7 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Lorient 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 44%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.57. Nantes’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.2 goals a game. 4 of Nantes’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Lorient’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Lorient went over 2.5 goals.