Dunkerque vs Valenciennes betting preview

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade Marcel-Tribut (4200 seats)

The Ligue 2 season is still fresh and sports bettors should be cautious. This meeting between Dunkerque and Valenciennes promises to be an interesting one.

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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Dunkerque form and stats

The first Ligue 2 game here at Stade Marcel-Tribut resulted in a draw. Last season Dunkerque's home game statistics were 6 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats from 13 games. Their last two home games have resulted in two points, meaning they were both draws.

Dunkerque drew their last game, also a home match. Clermont (placed 9th) was the opponent, 1-1 the score. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus Clermont.

Dunkerque has scored 1 goal so far and conceded 1 goal from 1 home game. These are numbers from the league only.

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Valenciennes form and stats

The visitors' first away game in the Ligue 2 ended in defeat. Last season Valenciennes had these away match statistics: Played 14; won 4, drew 4 and lost 6.

The supporters enjoyed Valenciennes's previous game versus Châteauroux (placed 13th), a Ligue 2 1-0 win played at home. Prior to that match, the Valenciennes manager O. Guégan faced defeat when travelling to Paris and losing 0-1.

As for goals scored and conceded in the league games away so far, Valenciennes has managed 0 goals and let in 1 from 1 match.

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

ValenciennesT. Chevalier
T. Chevalier
2 goals
DunkerqueN. Bruneel
N. Bruneel
1 goals
DunkerqueB. Ketkeophomphone
B. Ketkeophomphone
1 goals

Dunkerque missing players

Valenciennes missing players

Dunkerque Valenciennes
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
2 1 0 Played P 0 1 3
1 0 0 Won W 0 0 2
1 1 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 1 1
2 1 0 Scored S 0 0 4
1 1 0 Conceded C 0 1 1
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
50% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 33%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 33%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
50% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 67%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 33%
 
2 2 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 2 4
9 10 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5 3.3
1 1 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 1.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12 4 0 Total Shots T S 0 6 31
6 2 0 Shots on Target S O 0 2 10
33% 50% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 40%
Dunkerque Last season Valenciennes
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 13   Played P   14 28
14 6   Won W   4 11
5 4   Drew D   4 9
6 3   Lost L   6 8
42 25   Scored S   10 24
26 17   Conceded C   13 20
96% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   86% 82%
80% 92%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   43% 43%
52% 62%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   21% 18%
24% 31%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   14% 11%
12% 23%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   0% 4%
56% 77%   BTTS BTTS   36% 29%
28% 15%   Clean Sheets C S   29% 46%
20% 8%   Failed to Score F T   50% 43%
 
4.8 4.5   Corners for (avg) C F   4.6 4.5
4 3.9   Corners against (avg) C A   6.2 5.2
2.1 1.8   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.8 2.3
3 3   Red cards R C   0 5
 
282 155   Total Shots T S   99 258
115 62   Shots on Target S O   35 86
37% 40%   Goal Efficiency G E   29% 28%

  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 3 3 0 0 6 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 5 1 5 9
2 Caen 3 2 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 3 0 4 7
3 Niort 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
4 Troyes 3 2 0 1 5 2 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 6
5 Sochaux 2 2 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 6
6 Valenciennes 3 2 0 1 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 6
7 Grenoble Foot 38 3 2 0 1 7 5 1 1 0 0 5 3 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 6
8 Le Havre 3 2 0 1 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 3 3 1 6
9 Clermont 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 5
10 Dunkerque 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
11 Rodez 3 1 1 1 2 4 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 -2 4
12 Amiens SC 3 1 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 3
13 Châteauroux 3 1 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 -1 3
14 Auxerre 3 1 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 -2 3
15 Nancy 3 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 -2 1
16 Guingamp 3 0 1 2 3 6 2 0 0 2 1 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 -3 1
17 Chambly 3 0 1 2 2 6 2 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 1 0 1 1 -4 1
18 Pau 3 0 1 2 1 6 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 1
19 Ajaccio 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 -2 0
20 Toulouse 2 0 0 2 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 5 -3 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 Pau 25 13 9 3 43 20 13 8 4 1 34 12 12 5 5 2 9 8 23 48
2 Dunkerque 25 14 5 6 42 26 13 6 4 3 25 17 12 8 1 3 17 9 16 47
3 Boulogne 25 14 4 7 32 17 12 8 2 2 18 8 13 6 2 5 14 9 15 46
4 Bourg-en-Bresse 25 11 9 5 38 30 13 6 6 1 21 11 12 5 3 4 17 19 8 42
5 Red Star 25 12 6 7 30 22 13 6 3 4 15 11 12 6 3 3 15 11 8 42
6 Avranches 24 13 3 8 30 26 12 9 1 2 19 9 12 4 2 6 11 17 4 42
7 Villefranche 25 10 11 4 34 24 13 7 4 2 21 11 12 3 7 2 13 13 10 41
8 Lyon Duchere 25 11 7 7 37 32 12 5 4 3 20 15 13 6 3 4 17 17 5 40
9 Creteil 25 9 8 8 33 27 13 5 4 4 17 13 12 4 4 4 16 14 6 35
10 Laval 25 9 8 8 26 24 13 6 3 4 14 9 12 3 5 4 12 15 2 35
11 Concarneau 25 8 7 10 21 25 12 4 4 4 12 10 13 4 3 6 9 15 -4 31
12 Cholet 25 7 7 11 32 40 12 5 4 3 14 14 13 2 3 8 18 26 -8 28
13 Quevilly Rouen 24 6 6 12 26 34 11 4 2 5 12 13 13 2 4 7 14 21 -8 24
14 Bastia-Borgo 23 5 9 9 22 32 11 5 1 5 15 17 12 0 8 4 7 15 -10 24
15 Le Puy F.43 Auvergne 25 6 5 14 27 40 12 2 4 6 12 18 13 4 1 8 15 22 -13 23
16 Beziers 25 5 8 12 26 43 12 4 3 5 14 16 13 1 5 7 12 27 -17 23
17 Gazelec Ajaccio 25 4 8 13 15 35 13 3 6 4 9 10 12 1 2 9 6 25 -20 19
18 Toulon 25 1 10 14 17 34 13 1 6 6 11 14 12 0 4 8 6 20 -17 13
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 Lorient 28 17 3 8 45 25 14 9 1 4 22 12 14 8 2 4 23 13 20 54
2 Lens 28 15 8 5 39 24 14 9 3 2 19 9 14 6 5 3 20 15 15 53
3 Ajaccio 28 15 7 6 38 22 14 6 4 4 17 12 14 9 3 2 21 10 16 52
4 Troyes 28 16 3 9 34 25 14 8 1 5 20 17 14 8 2 4 14 8 9 51
5 Clermont 28 14 8 6 35 25 14 7 3 4 21 14 14 7 5 2 14 11 10 50
6 Le Havre 28 11 11 6 38 25 14 5 7 2 18 10 14 6 4 4 20 15 13 44
7 Valenciennes 28 11 9 8 24 20 14 7 5 2 14 7 14 4 4 6 10 13 4 42
8 Guingamp 28 10 9 9 40 33 14 5 6 3 20 14 14 5 3 6 20 19 7 39
9 Grenoble Foot 38 28 7 14 7 27 29 14 3 8 3 13 13 14 4 6 4 14 16 -2 35
10 Chambly 28 9 8 11 26 32 15 4 4 7 12 21 13 5 4 4 14 11 -6 35
11 Auxerre 28 8 10 10 31 30 14 5 7 2 19 12 14 3 3 8 12 18 1 34
12 Nancy 28 6 16 6 27 26 14 6 6 2 16 9 14 0 10 4 11 17 1 34
13 Caen 28 8 10 10 33 34 14 4 5 5 14 17 14 4 5 5 19 17 -1 34
14 Sochaux 28 8 10 10 28 30 14 6 5 3 17 11 14 2 5 7 11 19 -2 34
15 Châteauroux 28 9 7 12 22 38 14 3 4 7 11 23 14 6 3 5 11 15 -16 34
16 Rodez 28 8 8 12 31 34 14 6 3 5 22 18 14 2 5 7 9 16 -3 32
17 Paris 28 7 7 14 22 40 13 3 2 8 9 22 15 4 5 6 13 18 -18 28
18 Niort 28 6 8 14 30 41 14 4 5 5 16 16 14 2 3 9 14 25 -11 26
19 Le Mans 28 7 5 16 30 45 14 5 3 6 16 17 14 2 2 10 14 28 -15 26
20 Orleans 28 4 7 17 21 43 14 2 2 10 8 23 14 2 5 7 13 20 -22 19

Read more about Ligue 2

Ligue 2 is the second highest division in French football. Most games are played at Fridays and Mondays, allowing the top league Ligue 1 “ownership” of the weekend days. 20 teams play 380 fixtures in total, creating a league table where the top three teams promote and the bottom three relegate.