Auxerre vs Niort
France – Ligue 2
Date: Friday, 28 February 2020
Kick-off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade de l’Abbé-Deschamps (Auxerre).
Auxerre will be aiming for carrying their seven-game unbeaten streak at home further in the league against Niort with their home ground advantage in the clash.
- Auxerre form: 26 matches – 7 wins – 10 draws – 9 losses – 31 points.
- Niort form: 26 matches – 6 wins – 7 draws – 13 losses – 25 points.
Auxerre vs Niort Head-to-head (h2h)
- Their last three matches have ended in a draw.
- The host has won 3 and lost 1 game at home.
- Their previous encounter ended in a 2-2 draw.
- Three of Niort’s recent four wins were as the host.
Auxerre vs Niort Prediction
Auxerre marked their second loss within the last five matches against Troyes with a 3-1 scoreline away from home in their previous encounter.
Meanwhile, Niort will be coming after a 1-0 victory at home against Valenciennes in their previous fixture in the campaign.
Auxerre is unbeaten in their last seven league home matches. In sharp contrast, Niort is on a five-game winless streak with their last two away games ending in a loss.
Moreover, Niort has not won in their recent two visits to Auxerre. To make things worse, the 0-2 win over FC Cournon in early December last year was Niort’s prior away win to date.
From these stats, it is probable that the host has more chance of winning the game. The odds for the home team to win is favorable at 1.60 for the punters.
With their home ground advantage and form at home, Auxerre is likely to give good returns for the punters.
Furthermore, both teams have scored 28 goals each in their 26 appearances in the league. Also, the host has averaged 1.2 goals per match at home.
So, this gives the probability for a safe betting tip of over 1.5 goals in ninety minutes with 1.40 odds which yields safe returns for the punters.
Auxerre vs Niort Betting tips
Full-time result: Auxerre @ 1.60 (3/5).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).