Stade Francis-Le Ble
Stade Brest and Strasbourg are involved in this midweek Ligue 1 clash as they both have 1 outstanding game compared to the other teams in the league.
The bookmakers place a win for Stade Brest at 1.91 Odds, while Strasbourg to win sits at 4.42 Odds and a draw is slated at 3.65 Odds on 1xbet.
Stade Brest seemed to have found their rhythm once again after a poor run of games a few weeks ago. They have now won back-to-back league games against Montpellier and Clermont Foot, and they scored 3 goals each in both games. All signs look good for Brest who prepare to welcome Strasbourg to the Stade Francis-Le Ble.
Strasbourg on the other hand are coming into this game as distant second best based on their current stats. The team continues their hunt for a win after a winless run of 8 matches. Their last win was against Metz FC back in September. From all indications, another thrashing in the hands of Stade Brest looks likely.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Stade Brest have found a winning rhythm and now all that remains is for them to maintain it. They are coming off a very poor run that saw them lose 3 games in a row. They ended the string of defeats with a 3:1 win over Montpellier away from home. And then they got another win in their last match against Clermont Foot.
Stade Brest were in fine form in the 3:0 win over Clermont Foot last weekend. Romain Del Castillo gave them the lead from the spot in the 20th minute and 14 minutes later Mathias Pereira Lage doubled their lead. In the second half, Romain Del Castillo grabbed his brace to put Stade Brest 3:0 up until the end of the game.
While all metrics favor Stade Brest in this match, it's important to point out that these two clubs played a close 1:1 draw in this fixture last season. Although Brest managed to beat Strasbourg 1:0 at the Stade de la Meinau in the return fixture last season.
At the moment, Stade Brest are in 7th place with 21 points from 6 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats in 13 games. A win here would see them climb into 5th place above RC Lens and Stade Reims.
With such a landslide of difference between Strasbourg and Stade Brest, they come into this game as huge underdogs. Their search for a win continued last weekend when they faced Stade Reims away from home, a game that they also lost to bring their defeats to 5 in 8 games.
Strasbourg were the same in their 2:1 defeat to Stade Reims at the Stade Auguste Delaune. They conceded 2 goals in the first half, one goal coming from an own goal scored by Lucas Perrin in the 42nd minute. And in the second half, Kevin Gameiro got the chance to score for Strasbourg from the spot and he took it and the game ended in a defeat at full time.
All metrics seem to point to another defeat for Strasbourg in this game. Last season, there wasn't so much to separate both clubs as Strasbourg defeated Stade Brest by 1:0 and then they drew 1:1 in the second meeting. But Strasbourg had the better record in their last 3 meetings against Stade Brest at the Stade Francis-Le Ble as they won 2 and drew once in their most recent visit.
Head to Head
Stade Brest and Strasbourg have played against each other only 13 times before now. Strasbourg won 6 matches and Stade Brest won 3 and 4 matches ended in a draw.
Analysis and Predictions
There's just no reason why Stade Brest shouldn't come all out to grab a win in this game. Strasbourg are a weaker opposition at the moment, while Brest and currently basking in confidence after back-to-back wins.
More analysis and both teams shows, Strasbourg have conceded first in 6 of their last 8 and this game looks like another one of those games when they get opened up early. And when they faced each other, they have played less than 10.5 corners in 4 of their last 5 matches.
- Team 1 to Score Goal 1 at 1.65 Odds
- Home Win FT at 1.85 Odds
- Correct Score 2:0 at 8 Odds