Niort vs Chateauroux
France – Ligue 2
Date: Friday, 23 November 2018
Kick-off at 19.00 UK/ 20.00 CET
Venue: Stade René Gaillard (Niort).
Niort, a team hanging just below the qualification zone for the playoffs, hosts Chateauroux, at the Gaillard. The match is supposed to take place this Friday as part of the 15th round proceedings of Ligue 2. Niort occupies the 6th spot in league standings and Chateauroux stays at the 15th position.
Niort recorded an away win against Chauray last weekend. The final scoreline read 0-2 in favor of the guests. The match was the round of 128 fixture of the Coupe de France. The team from Ligue 1 will be happy for their win on the road as well as their clean sheet.
Chateauroux played an exciting match last weekend against Fontenay, also as part of the round of 128 fixture of the Coupe de France. The game saw a total of five goals. Chateauroux was the away team in the tie. They registered three goals against the two of the hosts. Bonaventure chipped in with a brace for the home team.
Niort vs Chateauroux Head-to-head (h2h)
- Niort has recorded five of the last eight wins in head-to-head matches.
- The home sides have recorded 25 wins and just three losses in games between these teams.
- Niort is on a four-match unbeaten streak.
- Chateauroux was winless in ten of their last 15 games.
- Niort has lost only one of their last nine home games.
- Chateauroux remained winless in 12 of their last 16 matches on the road.
Niort vs Chateauroux Prediction
Niort seems the odds-on favorite to win this tie. They have extra incentive to get the three points, as a win will catapult them into the playoff zone. Whereas win or lose this tie, the visitors are not much threatened of their position.
Historically, in head-to-head games, home sides have displayed clear authority over the away team. 25 of the last 28 wins are registered in the name of the hosts for each game.
As of now, Niort is on a four-match unbeaten run, while Chateauroux was winless in ten of their last 15 games.
At home, Niort really does take control of things. They have lost only one of their last nine home ties. Chateauroux remained winless in 12 of their last 16 away ties.
Niort vs Chateauroux Betting Tips
Niort to win @ 2.20 (6/5)
Half Time/ Full Time: Niort/ Niort @ 3.50 (5/2).