Lorient vs Metz: Preview and Predictions

Lorient vs Metz French Ligue1 Match Preview 22nd April 2017

Lorient vs Metz
France Ligue 1
Date: Saturday, 22nd April 2017
Kick off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade de la Mosson, Lorient.

Lorient’s great 3 game unbeaten run which saw them finally leave the bottom of the table came to a crashing end at Montpellier last weekend when they went down 2-0. But all is not lost, and at home they will feel confident that they can beat Metz.

Lorient looks like they will be fighting with Nancy and Caen to remain in Ligue 1. At home Lorient have lost 50% of their games and have just 1 win in their past five matches here when they beat Caen 1-0 last time out.

Metz are just on the edge of the chaos with 36 points and a win here could in theory seal their Ligue 1 status. It would at least give them a huge confidence boost. Metz are on poor form though where they haven’t won for a month in Ligue 1.

Away from home Metz have just 1 point from their last 15 available and have won just 3 times all season.

Lorient vs Metz: Head to Head Stats

From 5 matches played at home, Lorient has won 4 and Metz has 1 victory. Home or away Metz has no wins in the last 5 games. There are goals in these fixtures as we have witnessed 17 in the last four games.

Lorient vs Metz: Prediction

For us this will be a solid home victory and this will be our main bet. Lorient usually get the better of Metz, and take away the Montpellier loss which was away from home and Lorient have actually been one of the better in form teams in Ligue 1. We feel very confident to back Lorient for the win.

Lorient vs Metz: Betting Tips

Jack keeps an eye on what happens in the training ground every week alongside the pre-match statistics to derive his predictions. He has been in and around the game for more than ten years.