Troyes vs Nice – Before we get started with this match, ESTAC and Nantes are currently tied for second place in Ligue 1 with a record of 2-2. ESTAC had 46% of the game’s possession and 9 shots, 4 of which were on goal.
Mama Baldé and Wilson Odobert scored for ESTAC in the 64th and 92nd minutes, respectively. In contrast, Nantes had 19 shots total, with 9 of them finding the back of the net.
Nantes scored goals through Nicolas Pallois (25′) and Evann Guessand (95′). In recent years, ESTAC has kept a clean slate very sometimes.
According to the data, ESTAC’s defense has been exposed in six of their past six games, allowing 12 goals to get through. It is unclear whether the tendency will continue in this game because no two games are the same.
According to the form guide going into this game, ESTAC had lost both of their prior league encounters with Nice. In the previous 13 league games, they have failed to win at home. The situation is becoming very desperate.
Nice and their visiting supporters will be hoping for a better outcome after suffering a defeat in their previous Ligue 1 match against Clermont Foot.
Nice had a 56% possession rate and 15 shots, 5 of which were on goal, in that contest. Gatan Laborde (41′) was the lone scorer for Nice.
Three of Clermont Foot’s nine tries at goal were successful. Clermont Foot scored goals through Muhammed Cham (37′) and Saîf-Eddine Khaoui (83′).
The numbers speak for themselves; Nice has allowed goals in six of their last six games, and opponents have scored 10 goals overall.
Nice’s defense hasn’t exactly been very strong. Nice have lost their last three league games away from home coming into this match.
Troyes vs Nice – Betting Analysis
Reviewing their most recent head-to-head matches dating back to 05/03/2016 reveals that ESTAC has won 2 and Nice has won 4, with 0 games being drawn.
Between the two teams, 15 goals were scored in total throughout this time, with Troyes scoring 6 and Les Aiglons scoring 9. 2.5 goals have been scored on average each game.
The previous league meeting between these teams took place on Ligue 1 Match Day 10 on September 9, 2022, and was won by Nice 3-2 ESTAC.
Nice had a 61% possession rate and made 14 efforts on goal, scoring on six of them. Mattia Viti (2′), Andy Delort (37′), and Nicolas Pépé (50′) scored the goals.
ESTAC, on the other hand, had 17 shots total, with 6 of those being on goal. Abdu Conté (90′) and Xavier Chavalerin (82′) both scored. Johan Hamel officiated the game.
For ESTAC manager Patrick Kisnorbo, Florian Tardieu (Achilles tendon issues) and Renaud Ripart (Achilles tendon rupture) won’t be available.
With starts going to Gauthier Gallon, Erik Palmer-Brown, Adil Rami, T. Banhie Zoukrou, Andreas Bruus, Wilson Odobert, Lucien Agoumé, Yasser Larouci, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Iké Ugbo, and Mama Baldé, it is possible that ESTAC will play the 3-4-3 system this time.
The Nice manager Didier Digard does not have any fitness concerns at all going into this match because he has a totally healthy group to choose from.
Les Aiglons are probably going to choose a 4-3-3 formation, with Kasper Schmeichel, Antoine Mendy, Jean-Clair Todibo, Dante, Melvin Bard, Y. Ndayishimiye, K. Thuram-Ulien, Hichem Boudaoui, Badredine Bouanani, Terem Moffi, and Gatan Laborde as their starting goalies.
We have a gut feeling that ESTAC will need to score as a unit in order to defeat this Nice club, who should be able to grind out a victory.
What are the top odds for the game?
Turning to the betting odds on the WDW market, the win for ESTAC is best priced at 4.72, betting on a draw is 3.85 and selecting a win for Nice gets 1.74. They’re the top returns on offer at this very moment.
Troyes vs Nice – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals