Nimes welcome Saint-Etienne for a clash in the Ligue 1 at Stade des Costieres this coming Sunday. Placed 18th in the table Nimes have amassed 29 points after 30 games. On 33 points Saint-Etienne are ranked in 16th place with as many matches as the home side.
Stats and facts for Nimes and Saint-Etienne.
- Nimes unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Nimes scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Nimes’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Nimes conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Saint-Etienne scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Saint-Etienne’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Saint-Etienne conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches;
- Saint-Etienne scored the last 4 matches in a row when playing away.
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Form Nimes vs Saint-Etienne
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Nimes on a roll.
Nimes will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings Nimes went down 2-1 in a match against Nice and went on to a 1-1 draw against Montpellier. Their latest game produced a 2-1 win against Lille.
Saint-Etienne keep target in sight.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Saint-Etienne in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their last 3 matches Saint-Etienne were beaten 3-2 by Lens, followed by a 1-0 win against Angers. Their most recent match brought a 4-0 defeat against Monaco.
On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, however judging by recent performances Nimes look the value pick here at odds 3.20.
Nimes 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.
Saint-Etienne usually come out on the top
It finished all square on when Nimes last faced Saint-Etienne in the Ligue 1. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 2-2 in the end. The last 5 matches between Nimes and Saint-Etienne over 2.5 goals was a winning bet 3 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 4 times in those 5 matches meetings. All in all, Saint-Etienne have had a fine reading on the Nimes lately with a 3-2-0 advantage in the Ligue 1 going into this match.
Nimes lie 18th in the table on 29 points after 30 matches. 4 points ahead after 30 games, Saint-Etienne find themselves in 16th place.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Nimes to win pays out at 3.20, the best prize for a draw is 3.30, while an away win for Saint-Etienne returns you odds 2.30. Nimes won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Saint-Etienne 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 Nimes averaged 2.9 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 2.4 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. Nimes’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.9 goals a game. 3 of Nimes’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Saint-Etienne’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Saint-Etienne went over 2.5 goals.