Nantes will look to maintain their impressive Ligue 1 form when they make the trip to the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard to take on Saint-Etienne on Friday night. Saint-Etienne were narrowly beaten 1-0 on the road at Lyon last time out in Ligue 1, in a game in which they had more goal attempts than the hosts. Meanwhile, Nantes managed to salvage a point from their 1-1 home draw against Angers thanks to a late goal from Waris Majeed. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Saint-Etienne were on a four-game unbeaten streak in Ligue 1 prior to their narrow 1-0 away loss at Lyon last weekend. Despite the defeat, Les Verts still sit 6th in the league table, just three points behind 4th-placed Lille. St. Etienne are now back on home soil where they are yet to lose in Ligue 1 this season, having won five and drawn two of their seven fixtures.
Meanwhile, Nantes are currently on a six-game unbeaten run across all competitions,winning four and drawing two. They were on a four-game winning streak prior to their most recent two league games which ended in draws. Nantes had a sloppy start to the season, but they now sit 10th in the league table tied on points with two other teams.
Saint-Etienne have been one of the best home teams in the league so far this season, and we fancy them to grab another win here. Our betting tips and predictions would back Saint-Etienne to win at odds 2.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Saint-Etienne to win at odds 2.00[/bet_tip_now]
Saint-Etienne have been amazing on home soil this season. Overall, they have only lost twice in their last 15 home games across all competitions. In addition, their head-to-head home record against Nantes has seen them lose just once in the last ten meetings. On the contrary, Nantes have only won two of their last six competitive trips. Our preview anticipate Saint-Etienne to win at odds 2.00.
Saint-Etienne to win at odds 2.00
Saint-Etienne vs Nantes Draw at odds 3.30
Nantes to win at odds 3.75
Correct Score odds
Saint-Etienne have scored at least two goals in five of their seven home games in Ligue 1 this season. In addition, they have kept three clean sheets in the process. Their opponents, on the flip side, have conceded at least once in nine of their last ten away games across all competitions. Our correct score prediction expect Saint-Etienne to win 2-0 at odds 9.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Saint-Etienne to win 2-0 at odds 9.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
These two sides haven’t scored too many goals between them over the past few years, with three of the most recent four meetings being low-scoring affairs. In addition, both have been involved in cagey affairs of late and both kept a couple of clean sheets recently. Our total goals prediction fancies under 2.5 goals at odds 1.72.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Under 2.5 goals at odds 1.72[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Wahbi Khazri has been Saint-Etienne’s most dangerous player going forward throughout the season, having scored six goals in 13 league appearances. He definitely has what it takes to get on the scoresheet here and we fancy him to continue his good season. Our first goalscorer prediction is Wahbi Khazri at odds 5.60.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Wahbi Khazri at odds 5.60[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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