Nice vs Saint-Etienne Prediction & Match Preview

Nice vs Saint-Etienne
France – Ligue 1
Date: Friday, 14th December 2018
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Allianz Riviera (Nice).

The Round 18 of Ligue 1 has Nice hosting Saint-Etienne at the Allianz Riviera. Both sides are vying to get themselves into the European spots. The match will definitely produce sparks.

Nice occupies the seventh spot in the table and has posted 25 points from their 16 matches so far. They won seven games, drew four and lost five. The team managed to score 12 goals and conceded 14 in the process.

Etienne is the sixth team in league standings and has 26 points against their name on the board. Their record reads seven wins, five draws, and four losses. They scored 24 goals in their league campaign and let 21 past their defense.

Nice played out a dull draw against Angers in their last league match. The whole ninety minutes remained goalless. Angers also saw a red card right at the end of the ill-tempered game.

Etienne suffered a tough loss on the road, against Bordeaux, last weekend. The five-goal thriller saw Etienne conceding three goals. The winner, by the home team, came in the 90th minute, after Etienne had managed to score the first goal, and equalize the second goal. A tough loss, but a great performance nonetheless.

Nice vs Saint-Etienne Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The home teams won the last four h2h matches in a row.
  • Nice is enjoying a seven-game unbeaten streak.
  • Etienne was winless in six of their last nine ties.
  • Nice is unbeaten in their last four home-fixtures and won three of them.
  • Etienne is winless in their last five away attempts and has just one win to their name in the last ten matches on the road.
  • Nice has won the last three h2h matches, at this stadium, in a row.

Nice vs Saint-Etienne Prediction

The home team looks the favorites to win this tie. Home teams won the last four h2h matches in a row. Nice won the last three h2h games at this stadium, consecutively.

Nice is currently enjoying a seven-match unbeaten run. At home, they are unbeaten in the last four matches and managed to win three of them.

Saint-Etienne was winless in six of their last nine matches. They are winless in their last five away games and has just one win to their name in the last ten fixtures on the road.

The last six h2h games had only one or none of the teams on the scoresheet. The last five h2h ties at this stadium, too, have the same stat to show.

Nice vs Saint-Etienne Betting Tips

  • Nice: Draw No Bet @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • Both Teams to Score: NO @ 2.00 (1/1).