Nantes vs Guingamp
France Ligue 1
Date: Sunday, 14th May 2017
Kick off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Stade de la Beaujoire.
Nantes and Guingamp are two teams battling for a top half finish in French Ligue 1 this season. The home side are placed at 8th in the standings at the moment, while they visitors are a point behind at ninth. Both teams have absolutely no chance to push for European places.
Nantes are coming on the back of a 3-2 away defeat at Lyon, which put an end to their 2 match winning run. Meanwhile, their recent home form is more than decent. Their last six games at the Stade de la Beaujoire saw them winning 4 times along with a draw. Previously, they struggled to get results at home and their overall home record season is a ordinary which reads 7W-4D-7L from 18 games.
Guingamp are coming on the back of some moderate form. Last round saw them thrashing Dijon 4-0, but the previous two were defeats without scoring. Away from home, they have managed just 2 wins all season and haven’t won a game since October 2016. Their last six road trips resulted in 6 losses and 1 draw.
Nantes vs Guingamp: Head-to-head
Guingamp won the reverse leg of the current campaign by a comfortable 2-0 margin. But Nantes were unbeaten in the previous five with 4 wins and a draw.
At home, Nantes haven’t lost a league games to Guingamp since 2009, a streak of 5 matches with 4 wins and a draw. The last three Ligue 1 home matches of Nantes against Guingamp are wins by the exact same 1-0 margin.
Nantes vs Guingamp: Prediction
On current form, Nantes is the better side. The hosts also have the backing of a strong home record against their Sunday’s opponent. It will be worth backing Nantes for a win, especially when Guingamp had lost in 6 of their last 7 Ligue 1 away games.
Nantes vs Guingamp: Bet Tips
FT – Nantes to win at 2.05 with William Hill.