Nantes vs Saint-Etienne: prediction for the Ligue 1 match
Nantes managed to satisfy their fans in the current season - after a disastrous previous season team got off to a fantastic start in the new campaign. The Yellow-Greens beat Brest, Sochaux and Monaco in the French Cup and in the title match team recorded a victory over Nice and claimed that trophy.
After 37 rounds of Ligue 1 the Canaries have 15 victories and nine draws, delivering 54 points and a 9th spot in the standings. After a victory over Rennes (2:1) hosts were defeated by Lyon (2:3). Chirivella and Traore are unavailable for the upcoming game.
Saint-Etienne completely failed the current season and now team is on the verge of relegation to Ligue 2. Team failed to succeed in Ligue 2, the Saints have suffered an unexpected defeat to Bergerac (0:1).
After 37 rounds of Ligue 1 team has seven victories and 10 draws, delivering 31 points and a 19th spot in the standings. Team has a disastrous defensive record with 76 goals conceded. In the previous game the Greens have suffered a defeat to Reims (1:2).
Sakho, Boudebouz, Kolodziejczak, Neyou Noupa and Thioub will miss the upcoming game.
This bet played in 2 of 4 latest matches of Nantes
Hosts have won 2 of 4 latest matches
This bet won in 3 of 4 latest matches of the hosts
Visitors have a slight chance to climb into the relegation play-off zone, where hosts finished the previous season. Nantes have no motivation for the upcoming match, but team will play the last match of the season at home and it might add desire to finish the season with a victory. We believe that hosts won't disappoint their fans.
Our prediction - Asian handicap (0) on Nantes
We are expecting an aggressive performance on the offense from both teams today, which will bring a number of goal opportunities. Opponents have nothing to lose, so they are unlikely to worry about the defense too much.
Our second bet is on total over 2,5 goals