Rennes vs Strasbourg
Date: Sunday, 02 December 2018
Kick-Off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET
Venue: Roazhon Park (Rennes).
Rennes have been below par at the start of this season. They finished 5th last season and are 13th after 14 games this time around. The Red and Blacks have lost 5 matches and only won 4 in return. Their defense has been poor so far conceding 21 goals while scoring 18 only.
Currently, they are on a 2 match drawing streak in the league and have not lost their last 3 league matches. In the last 5 matches in all competitions, they won 2 and lost only once. Over 2.5 goals were scored in total on 3 of those games. They scored as well as conceded in 4 of those games as well.
But at home, they are winless in the recent 5 matches. Both teams have scored in 5 of their last 6 matches in front of their home crowd. Fewer than 2.5 goals came in 3 of those matches as well.
Strasbourg is just the opposite of Rennes. The visitors finished 15th last year but they are showing a major upgrade this season. With 4 wins and the same number of defeats, they are 9th in the table at present. A decent 20 goals have been scored while conceding 17 in return.
They have more draws than wins until now. Le Racing are fresh from a home loss to Nimes in the league. A 7 match unbeaten run was going on for them until the latest defeat to Nimes. Under 2.5 goals were scored in the last 5 matches on the trot.
At present they are on a 3 match drawing streak in away games. Fewer than 2.5 goals were scored in 3 of their last 5 matches on the road.
Both of them are equals in terms of recent form, but maybe home advantage may play a part in this one.
Rennes vs Strasbourg: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Rennes has 3 wins and 2 defeats in the last 5 h2h games against this opposition.
- All 5 of those matches had a score with more than 2.5 goals in total.
- Rennes are on a 4 match win streak at home against Strasbourg.
- All 4 of those games had a final score of over 2.5 goals in total.
Rennes vs Strasbourg: Prediction
Rennes are in poor form. But they have consecutively drawn the last 2 matches and are unbeaten in three also. They also have a 4 match win streak in this fixture at home. Thus with home advantage, we can bet on the hosts to win with 1.75 odd.
In 8 of the 14 matches played by the hosts, the finals core had over 2.5 goals. This trend is also seen in the last 4 games between them at this venue. Thus we can bet on a final score with more than 2.5 goals scored by both teams with2.00 odd.
Rennes vs Strasbourg: Betting Tips
Rennes to win @ 1.75 (3/4).
Over 2.5 goals @ 2.00 (1/1).