Lorient vs Le Havre
France- Ligue 2
Date: Saturday 28th July 2018
Kick off at 14:00 UK/ 15:00 CET
Venue: Stade du Moustoir (Lorient).
Lorient just missed out on being in Ligue 1 for this season and will have to endure another year in Ligue 2. Their campaign will kick off against the oldest club in France Le Havre.
Lorient start as the bookmakers favourite to win this game and get their campaign off to the best possible start. They can be backed at odds on of 1.90 to win and Le Havre are drifting out too 4.50.
Lorient struggled at times last season but they started to build a reputation for their home record. Nothing in the summer suggests that will change and the club will understand that home points will go a long way to determining if they can win the league or at the very least finish in the top 3 and give themselves a chance. What is clear is that Le Havre will not relish coming to this ground.
Lorient vs Le Havre: Head to Head
The last time the teams played at this stadium was in March where Lorient won 1-0.
Le Havre have no wins away from home against Lorient in over 20 years.
Based on results going back 20 years and over 7 games there is a 100% success rate to see under 2.5 goals in this fixture.
Lorient vs Le Havre: Prediction
So here we go again for unlucky Lorient and if they put their focus to it they have a great chance to be promoted to Ligue 1 at the end of this season. As for this match we think they can overcome their opponent. We also cannot ignore under 2.5 goals which has such a successful record over a number of years.
Lorient vs Le Havre: Bet Tips
Lorient to beat Le Havre at 1.90
Under 2.5 goals to be scored at 1.62.