Nice vs St Etienne Prediction & Tips
Nice and Saint Étienne face at Allianz Riviera, in a match for the 22nd round of Ligue 1. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 18‑10‑2020, Nice won by (1‑3). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 5 matches won 3 and drew 2. However, in the last match at this stadium, for Ligue 1, on 16‑05‑2020, the game ended in a draw by (-). Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away matches.
After 7 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in 12th position, having won 26 points. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Lens by (0‑1), after in the previous match they have lost (0‑3) at home, against Bordeaux. This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the league, Nice has recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, having won 8 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 7 matches at their stadium. The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, for which reason it hasn’t been very strong defensively. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 8 of the last 10 matches for the competition have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 20 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turnaround in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Nice enters this game with a victory, by 0-1, in the visit to the field of Lens, putting an end to the five consecutive games without winning in this competition: the only goal of the match was signed by Youcef Atal. In this match against Saint-Étienne, coach Adrian Ursea should play in the usual 3-5-2 favoring a more organized style: Pierre Lees Melou is largely responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. Amine Gouiri is the best scorer of this Nice team with 6 goals scored. For this match the home coach does not have Danilo and Dante, both with physical problems.
After 4 wins, 7 draws and 10 losses, the visiting team is in 16th position, having won 19 points. In the last match, they have lost at Olympique Lyonnais by (0‑5) at home, after in the previous match they have lost (1‑0) an away match against Strasbourg. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with a total of 11 goals scored and 26 conceded. At home, he won 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 28 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the league, Saint Étienne won 6 points out of 30 possible points, after 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong defensively. In 21 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 10 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 11 away matches for this competition, there is 1 period that stands out: they scored 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).
Saint-Étienne starts for this game with a setback, by 0-5, receiving Olympique Lyon, adding in this way the third consecutive defeat in this French championship. On this trip to the Nice field, coach Claude Puel should keep the team in 4-4-2 with Romain Hamouma and Charles Abi the most advanced men. On the other hand, the jersey 17 Adil Aouchiche is the most important weapon of this team, being this player very competent in the offensive organization. For this match the visiting coach does not have Wahbi Khazri, Yvann Macon and Gabriel Silva, all injured.
Nice – St Etienne FREE TIPS
Nice – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90