Paris Saint-Germain is expected to continue the championship series and also bring the title this season. On the other hand, a contested race could start at the international starting places. Teams like Nantes and Angers put on a promising start to the season and are the beneficiaries of the current situation.
Today’s Betting Tips Nantes vs Nice
But it remains to be seen whether teams like Angers or Nantes can maintain their current form. Angers played only a draw against the 16th-placed Amiens at last matchday round. Nantes, meanwhile, has won five of the last six Ligue 1 games and wants to continue the success story. For the ninth matchday, Nice will be received at home.
The bookmakers favored a tie between Nantes vs Nice according to odds the landlords. This is no wonder at the previous performances at home. Nantes conceded a goal in none of the four home games. Most recently, Ligue 1 took three home games in succession.
However, Nice was not one of the favorite opponents of the Green and Yellow of Nantes in the recent past. Last season, there was a 1-2 defeat at Nice at the Stade de la Beaujoire. The guests are difficult to classify this season, partly because of the great injury worries in the Nice squad.
Nantes – Statistics & Current Form
Nantes wants to build on the recent momentum at home and continue the trend of success. Three home wins and a draw were so far in front of home scenery. Above all, the defense bulwark of the Green and Yellow knew to convince.
Already in the last season counted Nantes to the home strong teams of Ligue 1 and even won the home game against the star team from Paris. In the new season started the green and yellow with a considerable balance sheet. On the strong defensive work, it is now important to continue.
On the final day, there was a surprising away win at Olympique Lyon. The Nantes defensive has largely kept Lyon’s strong offensive in check. For the second time in a row, the white vest was kept in Ligue 1. At home, Nantes has only lost once in a season in the last nine home games.
Christian Gourcuff will be satisfied with the season so far, especially since there have been some changes in the squad during the summer. Kalifa Coulibaly is currently the top scorer of the team with three goals. Due to injury Gourcuff will have to miss the long-term injured Marcus Coco and Charles Traore in the home game against Nice.
Expected formation of Nantes:
➱ Lafont – Appiah, Girotto, Pallois, Fabio – Moutoussamy, Abeid, Toure, Simon – Benavente, Coulibaly
Last matches of Nantes:
⚽️ 28.09.2019 – Lyon vs.. FC Nantes 0: 1 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 25.09.2019 – FC Nantes vs. Rennes 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 20.09.2019 – Strasbourg vs. Strasbourg FC Nantes 2: 1 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 15.09.2019 – FC Nantes vs. Stade Reims 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 31.08.2019 – FC Nantes vs. Montpellier 1: 0 (Ligue 1)
Nice – Statistics & Current Form
OGC Nice is one of the teams in Ligue 1 that still has plenty of room to move up. The “Aiglons” have a promising squad and count among Patrick Vieira as a hot candidate for the international starting places. The former French star player has been coach of Nice since July 2018 and has since been able to rev up the team.
Despite the summer departures, his current squad still has promising talents. Nice has an average age of 23.3 years. Ex-Bayern player Dante is the oldest player in the squad with 35 years in central defense.
In the summer Nice strengthened with players like Kasper Dolberg, Alexis Claude-Maurice and Stanley Nsoki. In total, 52.5 million euros were spent in the most recent transfer window, which came as a surprise to the Nice situation. Under Patrick Vieira goals are set accordingly high this season.
In four of the last six Ligue 1 games Nice had last to leave points. The “Aiglons” played only a draw against Lille last season and thus remained winless for the second time in a row. In this competitive season Nice has so far been able to hold zero in any game. In each Ligue 1 match, at least one goal was scored for the Vieira team.
Among other things, this can be attributed to the current injury worries in the squad. Seven players are currently on the injured list and will therefore not be available in the away match at Nantes. In central defense Vieira had compulsorily last put on the 19-year-old Andy Pelmard.
Surprisingly, the youngster was on the defensive a strong performance and also earned much praise from his coach. With the defaults in the squad but Vieira will continue to struggle and is accordingly happy about any point win.
Expected lineup of Nice:
➱ Benitez – Coly, Nsoki, Pelmard, Burner – Lusamba, Cyprien, Melou – Claude-Maurice, Dolberg, Atal
Last matches of Nice:
⚽️ 28.09.2019 – OGC Nice vs. OSC Lille 1: 1 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 24.09.2019 – AS Monaco vs. OGC Nice 3: 1 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 21.09.2019 – OGC Nice vs. FCO Dijon 2: 1 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 14.09.2019 – Montpellier Vs. OGC Nice 2: 1 (Ligue 1)
⚽️ 01.09.2019 – Rennes Vs. OGC Nice 1: 2 (Ligue 1)
Nantes vs Nice Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
It will be the 79th duel between Nantes and Nice. So far, a prediction on the yellow greens from Nantes has come true 30 times, 29 games ended in a draw and 19 times went Nice as the winner from the square.
In the last three seasons, Nice dominated in the duels against Nantes. Nice has not lost a game against Nantes since 2016. Nice beat Nantes 2-1 last season. The second round ended with a 1-1 draw. Six times in a row last paid a tip on Nice against Nantes, Both teams to score, from. Does it also stay with this duel?
Nantes vs Nice Soccer Betting Tips and Odds
Nantes has made a surprisingly strong start to the season and above all to convince with the defensive bastion. At home conceded the green and yellow so far no goal and last picked up three home wins in a row. In the home game against Nice, the momentum should continue to be exploited.
Nice still complains about a variety of injury worries in the squad, so the mixed season start is not surprising. The team has great potential and is one of the candidates for the international grid positions.
Key facts – Nantes vs Nice tips
♦️ Nantes have not conceded a goal at home yet and have won the last three home games.
♦️ Nantes has not won a game against Nice since 2016.
♦️ Nice are currently plagued by serious injury worries in the squad, which is why Youngster Pelmard, among others, moved into the starting line recently.
Until the hospital shrinks the team of Patrick Vieira will continue to be difficult to assess. Due to the personal situation in the squad, the Nice coach last sat on the 19-year-old Andy Pelmard in central defense. The youngster was able to persuade consistently and brought a little more stability in the previously very vulnerable defensive game of Nice.
We would take a guess on lucrative odds against Nizza against Nice and risk five units. Nice will struggle a lot with the home side’s strong defense, which is why we do not rule out a defensive battle between the two teams. Alternatively, at Nantes against Nice also bets on under 2.5 goals are recommended.
Competition: Ligue 1
Bet Tip: Draw (X)
Stake: 5/10 units