Stade de la Beaujoire
Nantes are eager to end their nightmares as they welcome Angers to the Stade de la Beaujoire for the very last time this season. Nantes are on the verge of getting relegated if they fail to win here and if Auxerre gets a win in their match. So they are all out for a win here to survive the drop.
The season has been a huge disappointment for Angers and they have been the worst team throughout the campaign. With their relegation already settled, they have no real ambitions in this game. Both clubs are struggling at the moment and it will be interesting to see how this ends at full time.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Nantes have been handed the opportunity to survive the drop in this match. All they need is a win here and Auxerre's loss in their match. But that may seem far-fetched as Nantes are currently struggling to win games. They come here with a 9-match winless streak and 4 defeats and 1 draw in their last 5 games. Their last game against Lille ended in a 2-1 defeat away from home.
Nantes are playing at home once again and their home form has been very poor all season. In their last 10 home matches this season they had just 1 win, 5 defeats and 4 draws. And their last 5 home matches ended in 3 draws and 2 defeats. They have also lost their last 2 home games back-to-back, with the latest match ending in a 3-0 defeat to Montpellier.
Nantes were poor in their last game and they were beaten 2-1 by Lille. Nantes got the first goal in the first half as Quentin Merlin opened the scoring in the 17th minute. But Lille came back stronger in the second half, as Jonathan David led the comeback with their first goal from the spot in the 51st minute. Then in the 88th minute Jonathan David struck again from the spot to give Lille a 2-1 win at full time. According to statistics, Nantes had 34% possession, 3 shots on target and 3 corner kicks in the game.
Nantes are currently 17th in the league, with 33 points and a goal ratio of 36:56. They played 37 games and recorded 6 wins, 15 draws and 16 defeats.
Team streak: no win (9), less than 4.5 cards (4/5).
Angers are ending their nightmare season with an away match as they look ahead to the relegation zone. Angers will end the season at the bottom of the Ligue 1 table, irrespective of the outcome of this match. They are also in very horrible form and they have been all season. Their 6-match winless run came to an end with their 2-1 win over Troyes last weekend. Their last 5 games ended in 1 win, 1 draw and 3 defeats.
Angers are playing away from home and they have been horrible in such games this season. In 18 away matches they played throughout the season, they had 1 win, 3 draws and 14 defeats. And in their last 5 away games they had 1 draw and 4 defeats with their latest away match being a 2-2 draw against Reims last month.
Angers pulled off a dramatic 2-1 win over Troyes last weekend. Both clubs were level in the first half as Xavier Chavalerin’s opener for Troyes in the 13th minute was canceled out by Himad Abdelli’s goal for Angers in the 38th minute. And in the second half, Angers left it late to grab the winning goal through Lilian Raolisoa’s effort. According to statistics, Angers had 60% possession, 5 shots on target and 14 corner kicks in that game.
Team streak: without a clean sheet (7), more than 2.5 goals (7/7), both teams scoring (7/7
Head to Head
Nantes and Angers have faced each other 20 times before now. Nantes have 9 wins, while Angers have 6 wins and 5 matches ended in a draw.
- Nantes have not lost in the last 6 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 6/7 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 7/9 meetings.
Analysis and Betting Tips
According to analysis, Nantes have scored 36 goals and conceded 55 goals in 37 matches this season. They have scored 1.0 goals per game and have a 8% conversion rate. They also create 1.6 big chances per game and take a total of 11.8 shots per game with 4.1 shots on target per game. They take an average of 5.1 corners per game and take up 46.1% possession on average. On the defense, they have 10 clean sheets and they conceded 1.5 goals per game.
According to analysis, Angers have scored 33 goals and conceded 80 goals in 37 matches this season. They have scored 0.9 goals per game and have a 9% conversion rate. They also create 1.8 big chances per game and take a total of 9.9 shots per game with 3.5 shots on target per game. They take an average of 4.4 corners per game and take up 46.4% possession on average . On the defense, they have 4 clean sheets and they conceded 2.2 goals per game.
- 1st Half Under 1.5 Goals at 1.6 Odds
- Over 9.5 Corners at 1.78 Odds
- Both Teams to Score No at 1.95 Odds