Football tips: Nice vs Reims - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: France Ligue 1
Competition: Sun 11.April
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Allianz Riviera (36178 seats)

There's been ups and downs for these two teams so far this season, occupying positions near the middle of the Ligue 1 table so far. Here's the Nice - Reims latest:

Insights:
  • Nice have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Reims have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

It's quite the trip for Reims when visiting Nice as the cities are 900 kilometers apart.

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Nice form and stats

5 victories, 2 draws and 8 defeats. That’s what Nice have to build on here at Allianz Riviera in the Ligue 1. Nice has recorded two wins in a row here at Allianz Riviera, increasing their hopes of victory in this match.

A strong away win for Nice against Nantes the last match, as Kasper Dolberg (2) were on target. Ahead of that match, Nice won a home game hosting Olympique Marseille (3-0).

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

Nice are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 19 goals in 15 games. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Nice defense is not exactly impregnable. 25 goals conceded from 15 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Reims form and stats

5 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses. That’s the product of Reims playing as the away team in the Ligue 1 this season. Reims has recorded two wins in a row in their away matches and hold legitimate hopes of a third one.

Reims delivered a 0-0 draw playing at home against Rennes (placed 8th) in their previous match; a Ligue 1 game. Preceding that game was the away victory against Dijon with the score of 1-0.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 13 similar matches played by Reims in our archives, and the results are: six wins for Reims, four draws and three defeats.

Reims are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 24 times in 16 away games so far. As opposed to that, Reims have seen the ball go into their own net 23 times on the road. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Nice and Reims have met before this season: Reims - Nice 0-0. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: four wins for Nice, five draws and one win for Reims. Over 2,5 goals: zero times; under 2,5 goals: ten games.

Top Goalscorers

ReimsB. Dia
B. Dia
13 goals
NiceA. Gouiri
A. Gouiri
12 goals
NiceP. Lees Melou
P. Lees Melou
4 goals

Nice missing players

Reims missing players

Nice Reims
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
31 15 4 Played P 5 16 31
12 5 1 Won W 2 5 9
6 2 0 Drew D 1 5 12
13 8 3 Lost L 2 6 10
41 19 4 Scored S 10 24 36
42 25 6 Conceded C 6 23 36
94% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 84%
84% 87% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 75% 61%
65% 80% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 80% 62% 45%
19% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 60% 31% 26%
6% 7% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 6% 6%
58% 60% 25% BTTS BTTS 60% 62% 52%
26% 13% 25% Clean Sheets C S 20% 19% 29%
23% 27% 50% Failed to Score F T 20% 19% 35%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2 1.7 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.1 2.1
2 1 0 Red cards R C 2 3 5
 
10.6 10.9 11.5 Shots (avg) S ( 12 9 9.2
3.5 3.3 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.6 3.3 3.1
37% 39% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 45% 38%
Key stats in Ligue 1 this season:
  • Nice have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Nice haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Reims have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Reims haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Lille 31 19 9 3 51 19 16 9 5 2 25 10 15 10 4 1 26 9 32 66
2 Paris Saint Germain 31 20 3 8 67 22 16 10 1 5 35 11 15 10 2 3 32 11 45 63
3 Monaco 31 19 5 7 64 38 16 10 5 1 36 17 15 9 0 6 28 21 26 62
4 Olympique Lyonnais 31 17 10 4 60 31 15 9 3 3 31 16 16 8 7 1 29 15 29 61
5 Lens 31 13 10 8 47 43 15 5 6 4 22 21 16 8 4 4 25 22 4 49
6 Olympique Marseille 30 12 9 9 38 36 15 7 4 4 23 18 15 5 5 5 15 18 2 45
7 Montpellier 31 12 9 10 49 50 16 7 2 7 30 30 15 5 7 3 19 20 -1 45
8 Rennes 30 12 8 10 37 33 15 6 3 6 17 19 15 6 5 4 20 14 4 44
9 Metz 31 11 9 11 36 36 15 5 4 6 17 17 16 6 5 5 19 19 0 42
10 Angers SCO 31 11 8 12 34 44 15 5 3 7 16 21 16 6 5 5 18 23 -10 41
11 Nice 30 11 6 13 39 41 15 5 2 8 19 25 15 6 4 5 20 16 -2 39
12 Reims 30 9 11 10 36 36 14 4 6 4 12 13 16 5 5 6 24 23 0 38
13 Bordeaux 30 10 6 14 32 38 15 5 4 6 13 15 15 5 2 8 19 23 -6 36
14 Brest 30 10 5 15 43 53 15 8 2 5 29 25 15 2 3 10 14 28 -10 35
15 Strasbourg 30 9 6 15 37 44 15 4 4 7 16 19 15 5 2 8 21 25 -7 33
16 Saint-Etienne 30 8 9 13 30 46 15 3 6 6 14 25 15 5 3 7 16 21 -16 33
17 Lorient 30 7 8 15 36 54 15 6 2 7 22 27 15 1 6 8 14 27 -18 29
18 Nimes 30 8 5 17 30 56 15 3 3 9 17 29 15 5 2 8 13 27 -26 29
19 Nantes 30 5 13 12 31 46 15 2 8 5 15 23 15 3 5 7 16 23 -15 28
20 Dijon 30 2 9 19 20 51 16 0 6 10 5 22 14 2 3 9 15 29 -31 15

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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.