Nimes and Rennes meet in an outstanding match in Ligue 1, on January 15, from 8:00 pm.
Nimes is in the penultimate place of the standings, with 15 points (15-32 goalscoring), and Rennes is 3rd, with 33 points (24-18 goalscoring).
The tip for the Nimes vs Rennes match can be read at the end of this analysis.
◾️The pressure is high on Nimes. The “Crocodiles” are 5 points away from the first place that ensures the direct maintenance in Ligue 1.
◾️The success of the previous stage (2-0 with Reims) was the first after four consecutive defeats and after a series of 12 matches without victory.
◾️Reims occupies the 10th position, while the opponent in this draw is one of the top teams in the French championship.
◾️Coach Bernard Blaqart cannot count on the attackers Duljevic (12 matches played this season in Ligue 1/0 goals scored) and Ben Amar (2/0), both injured.
◾️Nimes is 18th in the form standings, with 3 points won in the last 5 stages, 3-14 goalscoring.
◾️Rennes played well in the derby for 2nd place with OM, but the Marseille team prevailed 1-0 and went eight points ahead.
◾️The distance can be reduced to a reasonable size if the “red-blacks” are forced to Nimes.
◾️Rennes has 7 victories in the last 9 league matches, and in the ranking of away games it is on the 4th place, with 4 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats (9-7 goalscoring).
◾️The most important absence is what the central defender Gelin (10 matches played this season / 0 goals scored).
◾️Grenier’s central midfielder is uncertain, but chances are he will play from the first minute.
◾️The guests count on the attacking couple Niang – Hunou, who has scored 13 goals so far.
◾️Rennes is 3rd in the form standings, with 12 points won in the last 5 stages, 5-2 goalscoring.
⚽️Statistics of the direct matches Nimes vs Rennes
▪️Nimes and Rennes have met twice last season.
▪️Each team won the match on their own field. It was 3-1 at Nimes and 4-0 at Rennes.
Football Prediction of the Day Nimes vs Rennes
Rennes has only scored 2 goals in the last 5 matches, and Nimes has scored only 5 times in the last 9 stages.
The guest team is more valuable and fighting with real chances for a place that ensures direct participation in the Champions League groups.
Rennes has the ability to absorb the natural pressure of the home team and finally prevail.
Bet Tips: Rennes 0 Asian handicap