Orleans vs Ajaccio: Soccer betting preview

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Competition: France Ligue 2
Competition: Fri 14.February
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade de la Source (5849 seats)

Struggling Orleans will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Ajaccio in the upcoming league round. It's 20th vs 3rd and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 1100 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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Orléans form and stats

Orléans's results here at Stade de la Source in the Ligue 2 have been very modest with 2 victories, 2 draws and 8 defeats. Orléans has three losses from their three previous games and the tension is increasing in the dressing room for both the manager D. Ollé-Nicolle and the players.

In their previous game, the manager D. Ollé-Nicolle led his Orléans to a defeat in the Ligue 2 match away at Niort. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Stade de la Source. Preceding that match was the home game against Rodez that was lost 1-2.

Orléans have scored 8 league goals here from 12 matches, not a lot. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Orléans defense is not exactly impregnable. 18 goals conceded from 12 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Ajaccio form and stats

Ajaccio, who have the most points (26) away in Ligue 2, have an excellent away record in the Ligue 2 so far with 8-2-2 from 12 games. Winning streaks in away matches are not that common, but Ajaccio are close to a proper streak after winning their two previous away games.

The manager O. Pantaloni was unhappy after their last game, a Ligue 2 match played at their home ground Stade François Coty. Ajaccio suffered a 2-3 loss to Auxerre (placed 12th). Before that one, a nice away victory 3-2 at Paris.

Ajaccio are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 18 times in 12 away games so far. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (10 so far).

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Ajaccio - Orléans 0-0 played earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last nine matches): Orléans two wins, four draws and Ajaccio three victories. As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), seven games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

AjaccioG. Courtet
G. Courtet
8 goals
OrléansA. Scheidler
A. Scheidler
5 goals
AjaccioM. El Idrissy
M. El Idrissy
5 goals

Orléans missing players

Ajaccio missing players

Orléans Ajaccio
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 5 12 24
3 2 0 Won W 5 8 12
7 2 1 Drew D 0 2 6
14 8 3 Lost L 0 2 6
19 8 3 Scored S 11 18 32
36 18 11 Conceded C 4 10 22
88% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 88%
54% 50% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 58% 58%
42% 33% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 33% 38%
29% 25% 75% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 25% 25%
12% 8% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 40% 17% 12%
42% 33% 50% BTTS BTTS 40% 42% 46%
21% 17% 0% Clean Sheets C S 60% 58% 50%
50% 50% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 8% 17%
 
4.8 6.6 4.2 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.2 4.5
4.8 5.4 3.8 Corners against (avg) C A 3.6 4.9 4.9
2 1.4 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.8 2.2 2
4 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
251 141 39 Total Shots T S 50 112 239
93 47 10 Shots on Target S O 22 48 90
20% 17% 30% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 38% 36%
Key stats in Ligue 2 this season:
  • Ajaccio has the most clean sheets (7) away
  • Ajaccio has the most points (26) away
  • Ajaccio have scored at least twice as many goals away as Orléans have scored home.
  • Orléans have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored at home.
  • Orléans have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Orléans haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  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 24 16 3 5 43 21 12 9 1 2 21 9 12 7 2 3 22 12 22 51
2 Lens 24 13 8 3 33 17 12 8 3 1 17 5 12 5 5 2 16 12 16 47
3 Ajaccio 24 12 6 6 32 22 12 4 4 4 14 12 12 8 2 2 18 10 10 42
4 Clermont 24 11 8 5 30 23 12 6 3 3 19 13 12 5 5 2 11 10 7 41
5 Troyes 24 13 2 9 27 23 12 7 0 5 16 15 12 6 2 4 11 8 4 41
6 Le Havre 24 9 11 4 33 22 12 4 7 1 16 8 12 5 4 3 17 14 11 38
7 Guingamp 24 9 8 7 36 28 13 5 5 3 19 13 11 4 3 4 17 15 8 35
8 Valenciennes 24 9 8 7 18 16 12 6 4 2 11 5 12 3 4 5 7 11 2 35
9 Nancy 24 6 15 3 24 20 12 6 6 0 15 6 12 0 9 3 9 14 4 33
10 Sochaux 24 8 8 8 24 23 13 6 4 3 16 10 11 2 4 5 8 13 1 32
11 Grenoble Foot 38 24 6 14 4 23 22 11 2 8 1 9 8 13 4 6 3 14 14 1 32
12 Auxerre 24 7 9 8 27 25 12 4 6 2 16 11 12 3 3 6 11 14 2 30
13 Caen 24 6 10 8 26 30 12 3 5 4 12 16 12 3 5 4 14 14 -4 28
14 Rodez 24 7 6 11 28 31 12 5 3 4 20 16 12 2 3 7 8 15 -3 27
15 Chambly 24 7 6 11 20 28 13 3 3 7 8 18 11 4 3 4 12 10 -8 27
16 Châteauroux 24 6 7 11 16 32 11 1 4 6 6 17 13 5 3 5 10 15 -16 25
17 Niort 24 5 7 12 26 34 12 3 4 5 14 15 12 2 3 7 12 19 -8 22
18 Le Mans 24 6 3 15 26 40 12 4 2 6 14 16 12 2 1 9 12 24 -14 21
19 Paris 24 5 6 13 19 37 11 2 2 7 8 20 13 3 4 6 11 17 -18 21
20 Orléans 24 3 7 14 19 36 12 2 2 8 8 18 12 1 5 6 11 18 -17 16

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.