Troyes vs Dijon
French Ligue 1
Date: Tuesday, 20th February 2018
Kick-off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Stade de l’Aube (Troyes).
The newly promoted Troyes rely on home form to pile further misery on a lackluster Dijon.
Troyes are 15th in the Ligue 1 standings, yet they come with a good account of themselves in their own backyard. The team defeated Metz on the weekend to make it two wins on the bounce at home. Their formidable defense was once again the standout performer on the day and has now kept 5 clean sheets in the space of 7 games at the Stade de l’Aube.
Dijon on the other hand, were torn to pieces by an inspired Monaco who bagged a comfortable 4-0 win. The defeat stretched Dijon’s win-less run on the road to 7 games and conceded 24 goals in the process. Moreover, the Mustards are the worst away side in Ligue 1 this season, picked up just 5 points from 12 outings so far.
Troyes vs Dijon: Head-to-head
Dijon won 3-1 in the reversal of the corresponding fixture, which happened to be their first meeting in Ligue 1.
The overall head-to-head in recent years is bossed by Troyes, who won 7 of the 13 meetings, drew 5 and lost just twice.
At home, Troyes are unbeaten in the last 6 meetings with Dijon with 5 wins and 1 draw.
Troyes vs Dijon: Predictions
From the look of home versus away form running, Troyes seem to have to a clear advantage in this Ligue 1 fixture. Garcia’s men were victorious in 6 of their last 9 home games and five of those wins came with clean sheets. The prediction is further strengthen by the fact that Dijon are on a 7 match losing streak on the road and some of those came by heavy margins.
Troyes vs Dijon: Bet Tips
FT – Troyes to win for 2.50 odds.
Under 2.5 match goals for 1.90 odds.