With both Niort and Sochaux enjoying the comforts of mid-table, both could make a push for an even stronger position when going toe-to-toe on Tuesday, 2nd at 19:00 at Stade Rene Gaillard. Niort lie 8th in the table on 34 points after 26 games. 5 points ahead after 27 matches, Sochaux find themselves in a up to scratch 7th place.
Sochaux aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Niort on Tuesday after a series of matches without defeat.
Stats and facts for Niort and Sochaux.
- Niort unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Niort conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Niort’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Niort scored in the last 6 of 8 matches.
- Sochaux unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Sochaux unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sochaux’s last 8 of 10 matches;
- Sochaux scored in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Form Of Both Teams
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Niort in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches Niort ended with a 1-1 draw against Chateauroux and went on to a 1-0 defeat against Caen. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw with Grenoble.
Sochaux will be out to extend their fine run of results in the league lately. In their last 3 matches Sochaux finished off Valenciennes in a 2-0 win, followed by a 1-0 win against Amiens. Their most recent match brought a dull 0-0 draw at Guingamp.
It has the look of an equal match up, however Sochaux still seem better value for a win here than ill-performing Niort.
Their most recent encounter in the Ligue 2 was a serious thriller when Niort won 4-3 against Sochaux at Stade Rene Gaillard. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Niort enter the match against Sochaux with a 4-3-3 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Ligue 2.
Placed brilliantly 8th in the table Niort have amassed 34 points after 26 games. On 39 points Sochaux are ranked in 7th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
Niort are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.90, as bookies predict Niort are in with a 34% chance of beating Sochaux. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.10 on offer, while an away win for Sochaux pays out at 2.45. Niort won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Sochaux lost 2 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 50% in this match. This equals odds around 2.00, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.80. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 56%. The last 10 home league games for Niort averaged 2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Sochaux the average total goals were 1.9 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 43%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.30 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.60. Niort’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2 goals a game. 4 of Niort’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Sochaux’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.9 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Sochaux went over 2.5 goals.