Sochaux vs Le Mans
France – Ligue 2
Date: Friday, 07 February 2020
Kick-off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade Auguste Bonal (Montbeliard).
Sochaux has had a good run this season as they have bettered their prior season standing in the table. With their home ground advantage, Sochaux will be the favorites to win in the clash with the promoted contingent, Le Mans at Montbeliard.
- Sochaux form: 22 matches – 7 wins – 7 draws – 8 losses – 28 points.
- Le Mans form: 22 matches – 6 wins – 3 draws – 13 losses – 21 points.
Dropping points recently have led Sochaux to slid down to the 11th position. Meanwhile, Le Mans is at the 17th spot in the league table lagging 7 points behind the host.
Sochaux vs Le Mans Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has recorded three of the last five overall wins.
- The team that hosts have stayed unbeaten in the last six fixtures.
- Since 2007, their total score has not gone over 3.0 in a match.
- Their previous encounter awarded a 2-0 home win for Le Mans.
Sochaux vs Le Mans Prediction
It has been a bad fixture for Sochaux recently as they have been facing the top part teams in their schedule. This has led to nine straight winless games in their form with six losses in it. Their most recent encounter with Lorient ended in a 0-4 defeat for Sochaux at home.
Be that as it may, the host has encountered these defeats against stronger teams. Le Mans is a weaker side and a possible candidate for relegation this season. Also, they are a promoted team much unaware of the upper-tier games. Hence, Sochaux will have a better shot to make a comeback into the league this season.
Le Mans was on a three-game straight loss in their schedule until their prior clash. In their previous encounter, Les Mucistes faced Nancy FC which ended in a 1-1 draw at the former’s home. Also, the visitor has only marked two wins in their last ten fixtures in major contests.
Sochaux has had the better run in the league at their home. The host has lost only three of their 12 home matches in the campaign so far. Also, the Lions Cubs have scored an average of 1.25 goals per match at their home in the league.
Besides, the promoted contingent is not that good on the road. Le Mans has lost 7 of their 10 away games in the campaign until now. Also, Les Mucistes have not scored goals in five of their 10 away fixtures.
Based on these stats, it is pretty sure that the home team will create more chances in the game. So, the punters can go with Sochaux as the favorites to win the clash in ninety minutes. To be safe, you can draw no bet upon the host.
Since both teams have not been that good with their scoring boots, the match is likely going to be a low scoring affair at Sochaux. Hence, the punters can have another safe bet in the goals area as the total to be under 2.5 goals.
Sochaux vs Le Mans Betting tips
Draw no bet: Sochaux @ 1.40 (2/5).
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.60 (3/5).