Both Reims and Metz will look to consolidate or perhaps even improve their position in the Ligue 1. The pair go toe-to-toe in what is currently a mid-table clash in the Ligue 1. Reims lie 12th in the table on 40 points after 32 games. 2 points ahead after 32 games, Metz find themselves in 10th place.
Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Metz. They could be in for another rout against Reims.
Stats and facts for Reims and Metz.
- Reims unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- Reims did not win the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Reims unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Reims’s last 10 of 12 matches.
- Metz has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- Metz did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
- Metz has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Metz conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches.
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Form Reims vs Metz
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Reims continue to collect points.
Reims will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings, Reims managed to win 1-0 against Dijon and went on to a 2-2 draw with Rennes. Their latest game produced a 0-0 draw against Nice.
Metz hit troubled waters once again.
The mood could be better in the Metz camp after 3 defeats in recent games. In their previous 3 matches, Metz was outplayed by Monaco in a 4-0 defeat and went on to a 0-0 draw with Monaco. Their latest match served up a 2-0 defeat against Lille.
Reims have put stronger performances on display in recent games, and with the advantage of familiar surroundings, we call a home win here. However, the bookies believe in a tight match with odds 2.55 for a home win while an away win pays out odds of 3.20.
Reims v Metz Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Metz usually come out on the top
The last time the two sides faced off against each other, Metz came away as 2-1 winners at home at Stade Saint Symphorien back in September 2020 in France – Ligue 1. Metz have gained a slight advantage on their upcoming opponent in their 5 most recent matches. Games that have tended to offer quite a few low, by the way. Metz seems to have a great read on Reims, winning 3 times in 5 previous Ligue 1.
Reims lie 12th in the table on 40 points after 32 matches. 2 points ahead after 32 games, Metz find themselves in 10th place.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Reims will payout at 2.55, as bookies predict Reims are in with a 39% chance of beating Metz. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.00 on offer, while an away win for Metz pays out at 3.20. Reims won 3 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Metz lost 3 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 49% in this match. This equals odds around 2.05 while going the other way, and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.73. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 58%. The last 10 home league games for Reims averaged 1.8 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Metz, the average total goals were 2.9, with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 38%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.63 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.53. Reims’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.8 goals a game. 4 of Reims’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Metz’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.9 goals per game. 8 of the last 10 away matches for Metz went over 2.5 goals.