Metz vs Rennes Prediction & Tips
Metz and Rennes face at Stade Saint ‑ Symphorien, in a match for the 30 th round of the Ligue 1. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 23‑12‑2020, Rennes won at home by (1‑0). At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the away team, since they have a record of 1 win and 2 draws in the last 3 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 04‑12‑2019, in a match for the Ligue 1, Rennes won by (0‑1). The only goal of the match was scored by A. Hunou (39 ‘). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Metz presents significant differences between home and away results.
The home team is currently in 7th place, with 42 points won, after 11 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Angers SCO by (0‑1). In the last match, they tied for Lens by (2‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have registered 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. For the league, Metz won 10 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 0‑1 (5 out of 14 matches). The team allowed goals to its opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, reason why it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to concretize in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 10 of the last 14 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 29 games in this competition, he only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 14 home matches for this competition: they have scored 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Metz enters this round motivated after an equalizer, in 2×2, in the trip to the field of Lens, registering in this way the second consecutive game without winning in this French championship: the goals of the team in the match were signed by Thomas Delaine and Vagner. In this match against Rennes, mister Frédéric Antonetti should play in 3-5-2 favoring defensive organization and counterattacks by the runners. When he invests in the offensive process, he usually does it through the left aisle, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by defender Matthieu Udol. Striker Farid Boulaya is the highlight of this team with 5 goals scored. For this match, the home coach should not be able to count on Alexandre Oukidja, suspended, in addition to Warren Tchimbembe, Opa Nguette, Kevin N’Doram, Ibrahima Niane and Manuel Cabit for being injured.
The visiting team is currently in 8th place, with 41 points won, after 11 wins, 8 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Olympique Marseille by (1‑0). In the last match, they won at home against Strasbourg by (1‑0). This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away matches for the league, Rennes has 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 12 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong defensively. In 29 games in this competition, he only managed 4 turns on the scoreboard in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Rennes heads into this match with a 1-0 win against Strasbourg, putting an end to the eight straight games without a win in this competition: the only goal of the match was signed by Benjamin Bourigeaud. The visiting team usually acts in a traditional 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of the ball possession and the attacks organized by the runners. In this drawing, the three most advanced men will be Jérémy Doku, Martin Terrier and Benjamin Bourigeaud, with the last athlete named Rennes’ best scorer with 5 goals scored. Unavailable for physical problems: Jonas Martin and Clément Grenier.
Metz – Rennes FREE TIPS
Rennes – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90