Football tips: Nantes vs Saint-Étienne - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: France Ligue 1
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau (37473 seats)

Only a few games have been played in the Ligue 1 so far, with Nantes placed 12th and Saint-Étienne sitting in the 4th position.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Nantes form and stats

The hosts won their first Ligue 1 game here at Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau, lifting spirits. Home statistics for Nantes last season were 6 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses from 14 games.

Nantes are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-2 away versus Monaco. Before that, Nantes had a home game versus Nimes which ended with a victory 2-1.

This is expected to be a close game, with Nantes perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Nantes as a small favourite), we find ten games. Nantes has won three of these, drawn two and lost five.

It's still early days, but we have some goal stats for the Nantes at home in the league. 2 on target and 1 scored by the opposition; from 1 match.

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Saint-Étienne form and stats

The Saint-Étienne goalkeeper Jessy Moulin is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 205 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Saint-Étienne won their last game, 2-0 versus Strasbourg played at home. Before that, Saint-Étienne secured a home win against Lorient with the score 2-0.

Goalkeeper Jessy Moulin was absolutely vital in the Saint-Étienne victory against Strasbourg, making six saves.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found eight similar matches played by Saint-Étienne in our archives, and the results are: three wins for Saint-Étienne, two draws and three defeats.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Nantes, four draws and four wins for Saint-Étienne. Over 2,5 goals: four times; under 2,5 goals: six games.

Top Goalscorers

Saint-ÉtienneR. Hamouma
R. Hamouma
2 goals
NantesL. Blas
L. Blas
1 goals
NantesA. Girotto
A. Girotto
1 goals

Nantes missing players

Saint-Étienne missing players

Nantes Saint-Étienne
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
3 1 0 Played P 0 0 2
1 1 0 Won W 0 0 2
1 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
3 2 0 Scored S 0 0 4
3 1 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
67% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
67% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 100%
67% 100% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
67% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
33% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 100%
33% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
3.7 4 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 4
6.3 8 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 4
2.3 3 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 1.5
2 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
20 7 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 22
7 4 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 8
43% 50% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 50%
Nantes Last season Saint-Étienne
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
28 14   Played P   14 28
11 6   Won W   4 8
4 2   Drew D   0 6
13 6   Lost L   10 14
28 11   Scored S   14 29
31 11   Conceded C   27 45
93% 86%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 96%
54% 29%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   71% 71%
36% 29%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   64% 50%
14% 7%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   36% 32%
11% 7%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   21% 14%
39% 29%   BTTS BTTS   57% 54%
36% 50%   Clean Sheets C S   14% 18%
32% 36%   Failed to Score F T   29% 32%
 
5.4 5.6   Corners for (avg) C F   4.6 5
4.8 4.1   Corners against (avg) C A   4.9 4.2
1.9 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.2 2.2
2 1   Red cards R C   1 3
 
334 175   Total Shots T S   143 310
112 63   Shots on Target S O   53 100
25% 17%   Goal Efficiency G E   26% 29%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Rennes 3 2 1 0 7 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 5 3 3 7
2 Monaco 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 1 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
3 Lille 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
4 Saint-Étienne 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6
5 Montpellier 3 2 0 1 6 4 2 2 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 6
6 Olympique Marseille 2 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 4 2 2 6
7 Lens 3 2 0 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 4 4 1 6
8 Nice 3 2 0 1 5 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 3 3 1 6
9 Angers SCO 3 2 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
10 Bordeaux 3 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 5
11 Olympique Lyonnais 3 1 1 1 5 3 1 1 0 0 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 2 4
12 Nantes 3 1 1 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 4
13 Nimes 3 1 0 2 7 6 2 1 0 1 6 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3
14 Lorient 3 1 0 2 5 6 2 1 0 1 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 -1 3
15 Paris Saint Germain 3 1 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 3
16 Brest 3 1 0 2 4 7 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 4 -3 3
17 Reims 3 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 3 -2 1
18 Metz 3 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 2 -3 0
19 Dijon 3 0 0 3 1 7 2 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 -6 0
20 Strasbourg 3 0 0 3 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 5 -6 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Paris Saint Germain 27 22 2 3 75 24 14 12 1 1 44 11 13 10 1 2 31 13 51 68
2 Olympique Marseille 28 16 8 4 41 29 14 8 4 2 21 14 14 8 4 2 20 15 12 56
3 Rennes 28 15 5 8 38 24 14 9 2 3 25 14 14 6 3 5 13 10 14 50
4 Lille 28 15 4 9 35 27 15 11 2 2 24 9 13 4 2 7 11 18 8 49
5 Reims 28 10 11 7 26 21 14 5 7 2 12 7 14 5 4 5 14 14 5 41
6 Nice 28 11 8 9 41 38 15 8 4 3 28 20 13 3 4 6 13 18 3 41
7 Olympique Lyonnais 28 11 7 10 42 27 13 5 4 4 17 7 15 6 3 6 25 20 15 40
8 Montpellier 28 11 7 10 35 34 14 10 2 2 26 10 14 1 5 8 9 24 1 40
9 Monaco 28 11 7 10 44 44 14 8 2 4 29 22 14 3 5 6 15 22 0 40
10 Angers SCO 28 11 6 11 28 33 15 8 3 4 20 13 13 3 3 7 8 20 -5 39
11 Strasbourg 27 11 5 11 32 32 13 7 3 3 22 14 14 4 2 8 10 18 0 38
12 Bordeaux 28 9 10 9 40 34 13 4 5 4 19 12 15 5 5 5 21 22 6 37
13 Nantes 28 11 4 13 28 31 14 6 2 6 11 11 14 5 2 7 17 20 -3 37
14 Brest 28 8 10 10 34 37 14 6 6 2 21 11 14 2 4 8 13 26 -3 34
15 Metz 28 8 10 10 27 35 14 5 4 5 18 17 14 3 6 5 9 18 -8 34
16 Dijon 28 7 9 12 27 37 14 6 6 2 20 15 14 1 3 10 7 22 -10 30
17 Saint-Étienne 28 8 6 14 29 45 14 4 6 4 15 18 14 4 0 10 14 27 -16 30
18 Nimes 28 7 6 15 29 44 14 6 2 6 17 15 14 1 4 9 12 29 -15 27
19 Amiens SC 28 4 11 13 31 50 14 3 5 6 17 23 14 1 6 7 14 27 -19 23
20 Toulouse 28 3 4 21 22 58 13 3 0 10 11 24 15 0 4 11 11 34 -36 13

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Ligue 1 is the top league in the French football league system. Seasons run from August to May with 20 teams playing a total of 380 fixtures. The team topping the league table after the final game is the champion of France, receiving the trophy L’Hexagoal. Ligue 1 is one of the top five European leagues.