Lorient vs Rennes – Prediction, and Match Preview

Lorient vs Rennes – Following a 1-1 Cup De France draw with SC Bastia, FC Lorient gets ready for this match. FC Lorient had a 62% possession advantage in that game and 2 of their 5 shots on goal were successful.

Ibrahima Koné scored a goal for FC Lorient in the 64th second. Bastia had 9 shots on goal, and 2 of them were successful. SC Bastia scored through Joris Sainati (81′). Following a 4-1 shootout, FC Lorient prevailed.

Recently, games against FC Lorient have frequently been interesting affairs with lots of goalmouth activity. At an average of 3.5 goals per game throughout their previous six meetings, both clubs have scored a total of 21 goals, with FC Lorient accounting for 12 of those totals.

However, this tendency might not continue into the following game. FC Lorient had lost all five of its home league games heading into this one. It makes sense that their fans are dissatisfied.

Rennes will be looking to rebound after a poor performance in their most recent Coupe De France match against Marseille.

Rennes had 51% of the possession in that game and attempted 5 goals, scoring one of them. Marseille made 11 shots at goal at the opposite end, scoring three of them. The goal for Marseille came from Mattéo Guendouzi (59′).

According to their recent performance, opponents have scored in 5 of Rennes’ last 6 games, scoring a total of 8 goals. Rennes’ defensive weaknesses have been made clear.

Their prior outcomes demonstrate Rennes’s remain unbeaten in the last two league games against FC Lorient on the road. Have lost their last three league games on the road.

Lorient vs Rennes – Betting Analysis

A look at their previous head-to-head matches, which date back to December 20, 2020, reveals that FC Lorient has won one and Rennes has won four, with one game being tied.

In these games, the two teams combined for 14 goals, with 2 goals for Les Merlus and 12 for Rennes. This results in an average of 2.33 goals scored per game.

The previous league meeting between these teams took place on Ligue 1 Match Day 1 on July 8, 2022, with Rennes defeating FC Lorient 0-1 in the final score.

Rennes had 64% of the ball during that game and attempted 21 goals, six of which were successful. Arthur Theate (65′ Own Goal) was the scorer.

Two of FC Lorient’s 8 shot attempts on goal were on target. Bastien Dechepy served as the referee for the game.

There is only one fitness issue for FC Lorient boss Régis Le Bris due to an otherwise strong squad, thus almost everyone may be taken into consideration. Yvon Mvogo, who had Patella issues, is left out.

Current player fitness is a worry for Rennes manager Bruno Génésio. This game will be missed by Xeka (ankle injury), Arnaud Kalimuendo (dead leg), and Martin Terrier (cruciate ligament rupture).

All things considered, FC Lorient will find it difficult to score against this Rennes team, who we believe will be able to grind out a victory.

Therefore, we anticipate a close match that ends with Rennes winning 0-1 after 90 minutes. Expecting a strong game.

 What are the best odds for the game?

Regarding the latest bookmaker odds in the 90 min. result market, putting your money on FC Lorient can be had for 3.78, a bet on a drawn result is 3.7 and selecting the winner to be Rennes will get you 1.93. They’re the best of the prices being offered at the moment.

Lorient vs Rennes – Head-to-Head

 

 

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Our Prediction: Under 2.5 Goals