The Red Star FC 93 and the Racing Club of Strasbourg will be opposed this Friday, February 17, 2017 at 20:00 on behalf of the 26th day of the French Championship of Ligue 2 2016/17. The Red Star is in the “orange zone”: 16th in the L2 standings with 27 points taken in 25 days, 3 laps ahead of Orléans, 18th, and 4 ahead of Laval, 19th. Strasbourg is in 6th position with 39 points and a goal difference scarcely lower than those of Troyes and Reims, 4th and 5th. The Strasburgers are given favorites of the game by the bookmakers while they lost 4-0 to Troyes in their last game played outdoors.
Our Bet Explained
In the first leg, there was a 0-0 between Strasbourg and Red Star at the Meinau on 19 September 2016.
In total, 3 draws in the last 5 games between these two teams.
The Red Star stayed on a 1-1 draw at Laval and had made 1-1 at Le Havre a week ago.
Red Star has conceded 4 draws in 13 games at home this season in Ligue 2.
4 draws in 12 away games for Strasbourg this season in L2.
Our Tips Red Star 93 Strasbourg
The statistics mentioned above make us prefer a bet on a parity score between the Red Star and Strasbourg. Despite being ranked as his opponent and favorite of the encounter, Strasbourg needs to solidify his defense and reassure himself after the defeat at Troyes (4-0). A point that would also do good to the Red Star, in order to keep his distance with the relegation zone.
Prediction: Over 1,5 goals