Strasbourg vs Caen
French Ligue 1
Date: Sunday, 9 December 2018
Kick-Off at 14:00 UK / 15:00 CET
Venue: Stade de la Meinau (Strasbourg).
Strasbourg are on fire after the 1-4 drubbing of Rennes and a 1-1 draw to reigning champions PSG in last two rounds. They will have a fantastic opportunity to back up such results on Sunday afternoon when struggling Caen come to visit Stade de la Meinau.
Thierry Laurey’s men entirely backed up the 1-4 victory at Roazhon Park on Wednesday when they held the likes of PSG to a 1-1 draw. It was only Edinson Cavani’s penalty which denied Le Racing full spoils and a massive scalp on the occasion. Nevertheless, such result will certainly instill some confidence into the team and we can say the hosts will come into weekend’s clash with Caen as heavy favourites to keep the splendid form going.
Strasbourg vs Caen: Head-to-head
Caen lead the head to head tie by one win coming into 19th encounter with Le Racing.
The home court advantage played a huge role in the history of head to head affairs between these two sides though.
Strasbourg won 6, drew 2 and lost only 1 of 9 home outings against Caen.
We also have to mention Caen are unbeaten in past seven meetings with Le Racing.
Strasbourg vs Caen: Prediction
The visitors will enter the game in a completely opposite mood. They are winless in past nine matches across competitions. The most recent of failures came on Wednesday evening when they fell 1-2 at home to recently-promoted Nimes.
Caen lost five and drew two of past seven games in all competitions. They’ve been struggling badly for goals ever since the start of the season, especially on travels. Fabien Mercadal’s men notched only five goals in eight away matches in the league, winning just one in the process.
The home win looks to be a banker bet based on everything written above. You can back it at the 1.75 odds. The alternative pick would be Strasbourg to keep a clean sheet at the odds of 2.10.
Strasbourg vs Caen: Bet Tips
Strasbourg to win @ 1.75 (3/4)
Strasbourg to keep a clean sheet @ 2.10 (11/10).