Niort vs Brest
France – Ligue 2
Date: Friday, 21st December 2018
Kick-off at 19.30 UK/ 20.30 CET
Venue: Stade René Gaillard (Niort).
Niort welcomes Brest at the Stade René Gaillard, to take part in the 19th round of second division French Football. Brest has a five-point lead over the third team in the league and comfortably occupies the second direct-promotion place in the table. Three points separate five teams that are fighting for the three playoff spots, that allow a chance for promotion to the Ligue 1. Niort is one of them.
Brest registered a home win, against Beziers, in their last league match. Court scored the first goal of the match, in the 45th minute. Later in the second half, Charbonier and Butin added two more goals. Lingani saw the red card in the 64th minute, and Beziers played with a fewer man in the rest of the ninety minutes.
Niort drew their last match, on the road, against Lorient. The visitors had gone ahead first, via a Ndoh goal in the 34th minute. But they couldn’t hold on to their lead till the end. A penalty by Hamel, in the 62nd minute, brought the scores back to level terms. The match ended 1-1.
Niort vs Brest Head-to-head (h2h)
- Brest won four of the last five h2h matches.
- The last three h2h matches have a combined scoreline of 7-0, in favor of Brest.
- Niort was winless in seven of their last 14 games.
- Brest was unbeaten in 19 of their last 21 overall ties.
- Niort played out 12 of their last 21 home fixtures, winless.
- Brest was undefeated in 22 of their last 26 away matches.
Niort vs Brest Prediction
Brest holds the advantage in this tie. They have won four of the last five h2h matches. The team also recorded three straight away wins in their last three attempts in h2h games, at this venue. The last three h2h matches have a combined scoreline of 7-0, in favor of Brest.
Brest holds the second position in this highly competitive league. They also have a five-point cushion over Lens, the third team in league standings. Brest has scored the most goals in the tournament so far.
Niort was winless in seven of their last 14 matches. And, at home, they were winless in 12 of their last 21 attempts.
Brest was unbeaten in 19 of their last 21 games. They also remained invincible in 22 of their last 26 tries on the road.
Six of the total eight h2h matches at this venue had only one or none of the teams on the scoresheet. In the h2h games conducted in the last two years, never has both teams scored in the same match.
Niort vs Brest Betting Tips
Brest: Draw No Bet @ 11/8 (2.38)
Both Teams to Score: NO @ 8/7 (2.15).