Lorient vs Reims: Match Preview and Prediction
Lorient vs Reims: On Saturday, Reims will play Lorient in a league match at Stade du Moustoir. Reims enters the game coming off a 3-2 loss to Toulouse last time out, but they are still seventh in the league after a strong second half in which they scored twice.
Even so, they have recently displayed signs of weakness after going winless in their last three games across all competitions, which also saw them eliminated by lower league side Sochaux in the Coupe de France. It was the visitors’ first league defeat in four league games.
With a 2-1 victory over fellow relegation-threatened Metz, Lorient, their opponents, rose from the bottom of the standings to grab 15th position, three points behind Lyon, who occupy the final safety slot.
The hosts have a dismal league record and have lost their last five home games, but they do have some confidence following their last two meetings, as they were victorious in both games.
Lorient vs Reims: Betting Analysis
When these two last faced off in October 2023, Reims prevailed 1-0. Reims has a five-game winning streak against this opponent and has won three of those games. However, both clubs have scored more than 2.5 goals in half of the last four meetings between the two teams.
Even though Reims has lost three straight and Lorient has won two, the bookies still favor Reims. We emphasis on goal-betting since both sides are scoring a lot. The hosts have also scored two or more goals in their last two games. The visitors have scored ten goals in their last five games in all competitions.
Therefore, at odds of 2.06, our main bet will be on the game to conclude with more than 2.5 goals. In addition, the chances of both teams scoring 1.82 for the second tip seem rather good.
Lorient vs Reims: Head-to-Head
Who will win the match between Lorient and Reims?
With these two teams, we believe FC Lorient will have to work hard to score against this Reims group, who ought to score a goal and win. When the referee blows for full time, our prediction is that Reims will have a slim edge.
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking up the most recent odds on the full-time outcome market for this game, you can support FC Lorient for 3.6, take the draw for 3.58, or wager on Reims to win for 2.11. These are the finest returns on offer right now.