Paris Saint Germain vs Reims
France – Ligue 1
Date: Wednesday, 24 September
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Parc des Princes (Paris).
PSG will abode in the Ligue 1 after a scintillating win against Real Madrid in the Champions League. They will be hosting Reims on their fourth tie at home in the league. The home team is unbeaten for the past four encounters in the league. They have defended well with conceding just two goals in the six fixtures while scoring a dozen.
Reims will be facing the reigning champions in their visit. The visitor has managed to put up a mixed form in the table (W2 D2 L2) in the new season of the league. They have been very stingy with the scoring and conceding in the campaign with just 4 goals and 2 conceded in the process. The guest has lost the previous two trips on the road in the league.
The match will see the champions at their prime form expecting another easy win at their home ground. There will not be a turn in the tables unless the injuries and suspension give troubles at the PSG dugout.
PSG vs Reims Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has registered six wins and two losses from the ten overall meetings since 2012.
- They were on a seven-game unbeaten run from 2013 to 2018.
- The teams combined to score an average of 3.3 goals per match from their last ten meetings.
- PSG is unbeaten at home for the past seven years with two clean sheets.
PSG vs Reims Prediction
Without Mbappe and Cavani in the mix, Neymar and Di Maria will have a lot more work to do in scoring goals. Since the team has conceded only two goals in the league while scoring twelve, it is evident that their fortress is well built. Moreover, their average goal-scoring total from all their meetings since 2012 accounts for 3.3 goals per match. Hence, there is more chance that the match will not move to a rampage score in the end.
PSG is unbeaten at their home against Reims for the past eight years. Also, they even recorded two clean sheets from those five victories over the visiting contingent. Moreover, they did win their previous two clashes with Reims in the same 4-1 score. As such, there is more probability that the match will be dominated by the reigning champions in both halves.
PSG vs Reims Betting tips
Under 4.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5)
Half-time/Full-time: PSG/PSG @ 1.50 (1/2).