Lorient vs Ajaccio Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in French Ligue 1 on Sunday, 19 February 2023.
Lorient had a strong start to their campaign, but lately they dropped quite some points – and as a result they are now trailing five points below the cut-off for a top-five spot.
Meanwhile, Ajaccio are placed 18th in a table of 20 – right in the clutches of the relegation zone. They scored the least number of goals of all the teams in the league, and won just five times all through the campaign.
Lorient vs Ajaccio Head-to-head stats
The revere fixture ended in a 0-1 win for Lorient on the road, and they are unbeaten against this opponent in the past three years. They also have a 100% winning record at home since 2001, barring just two draws.
Who will win the match between Lorient vs Ajaccio?
Lorient are determined to make amends for their dropped points. They are at home, where they lost just thrice since May, and they also have a 100% winning record in h2h clashes at this venue in the last two decades – barring two draws.
On the other hand, Ajaccio are in the relegation zone – and scored the least number of goals of all the teams in the competition.
It appears that Lorient are about to deliver a winning performance.
How many goals can be expected?
Lorient have a single clean sheet at home since October, while their counterparts Ajaccio let in 13 goals from their past four road trips.
It seems that we can expect at least a moderate number of goals this weekend at the Stade de Moustoir.
Will Both Teams Score in the match?
Both teams are struggling with their defense at the moment. Clean sheets have been a rarity for either of these squads all through the campaign – be it at home, or on the road. Likely, goals are expected to come from both ends of the pitch this Sunday.
Lorient vs Ajaccio Prediction
Lorient recorded a 0-1 win in the reverse fixture, and that too on the road. They are also going after a European spot, and have a near-perfect h2h record at home over the course of the past two decades.
On the other hand, Ajaccio lost six of their last seven games, and their only win on the road in the past four months came against the dead-last placed Angers.
As such, a win for Lorient would be a good pick at an odd of 2.10.
Going on, Ajaccio let in 13 goals from their past four road trips, and their only clean sheet away from home this whole season came back in September. All in all, it is expected that the hosts Lorient would slot in at least two goals against them.
The odds for the same are placed at 2.25.
Lorient vs Ajaccio Betting Tips
Lorient to Win @ 2.00
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Lorient @ 2.25.