Nantes vs Caen
French Ligue 1
Date: Wednesday, 18th January 2017
Kick off at 19:00 UK Time/ 20:00 CET
Venue: La Beaujoire, Nantes.
Both Nantes and Caen are engaged in the relegation battle in Ligue 1 this season. Nantes are 14th in the standings with 22 points, just 2 points ahead of the drop zone. Caen are 14th with 21 points in their bag. Meanwhile, these two teams have improved in recent games unless otherwise both would have been in much difficult situation.
Nantes defeated Toulouse by a 1-0 margin away from home to pick up their third straight league win. They were on a terrible run previously, without a win in 7 with 5 of them being losses.
Caen on the other hand were surprise winners in the weekend Ligue 1 clash at home against Lyon. This is their second consecutive win at home which stretched their unbeaten home record to 5 games. Meanwhile, Caen are the worst away side in the whole of Ligue 1. They earned 1 point from their 9 away games so far, losing in 8.
Nantes vs Caen: Head-to-head stats
The last five meeting between the two sides has resulted in wins for the away side. Nantes have won in 3 and Caen in 2.
There is also not a single draw in the last 8 meetings between these two teams. Nantes are once again the better side as they have 4 wins in the last 6 meetings against Caen.
Nantes vs Caen: Prediction
Nantes seem to have found the winning formula and it has been evident in each of their last three outings. Three wins from three and all with clean sheets, they are a side on top of their confidence. As for Caen, they are the worst away side in the league and could easily end up losing here.
Nantes vs Caen: Bet Tips
Nantes to win at 2.00
Correct Full-Time Score: 2-1 for Nantes at 9.50.