Metz vs Reims prediction: Metz and Reims have not enjoyed the joy of winning in Ligue 1 this season. Surely their goal, when they meet each other in the 3rd round, is to win to get 3 points.
- Match date: 01:00 pm on 2021/08/22
- Event: Ligue 1
- Stage: Matchday 3rd
- Location: Stade Saint Symphorien
METZ VS REIMS PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
According to experts, Reims will face a slight disadvantage when coming to be a guest at Metz’s Saint-Symphorien. Will Metz take advantage of this opportunity to defeat the opponent?
Metz’s form in the last 5 matches: W W W D L
Metz’s performance in recent times is going down. Specifically, with the last 5 matches played, Metz has earned themselves 3 victories. The respective win rate of this team is 60%. However, after defeating Montpellier in a friendly, Metz had 2 consecutive matches that could not be won. Those are the two matches that coach Frédéric Antonetti and his team played in Ligue 1 this season.
On the opening match, Metz was playing at home Saint-Symphorien to face defending champion Lille. Leading the opponent 3-1 but the poor defense made Metz only get a 3-3 draw. Stepping to the second round, Les Grenats had to taste defeat. As a guest of Nantes, Metz received a 0-2 defeat in the end.
Reims’ form in the last 5 matches: W L L D D
Reims is having a slight advantage in terms of results compared to Metz after the first 2 rounds. In the opening match, like Metz, Reims also won 1 point. It was a goalless draw when they came to visit Nice. In the second round, coaches Óscar García’s students were returned to the Stade Auguste-Delaune home ground to welcome Montpellier. The two teams together created an exciting match with 6 goals. Draw the opponent 3-3, Reims continues to have 1 more point.
Holding 2 points, Reims is temporarily ranked 10th on the rankings. However, it should be noted that Les Rouges et Blancs are in poor form. Counting only the last 5 games played, the best result that Reims holds is a win. It was a 2-0 win when playing a friendly against Chambly. Immediately after that, coach Óscar García’s team lost 2 and drew 2 matches.
Select: Reims FT.
In the past 18 years, the total number of encounters between the two teams is 18. Notably, there have been 9 matches that ended in a draw, corresponding to a rate of 50%. Metz is the one who is having better results with 6 wins. That number of Reims is half the opponent: 3 wins.
Looking at the last 5 matches played, Metz is also slightly better than the opponent when holding 2 wins. On the contrary, Reims won 1 match. The last time the two teams met, the score was fixed at 0-0.
Select: Draw FT.
Matches between Metz vs Reims usually do not have many goals scored. Counting the last 18 confrontations, the players of both sides together scored 34 goals. Thus, the corresponding scoring performance is only 1.89 goals/match.
The defense is a big problem that both teams need to overcome. After 2 rounds, the total number of goals that Metz received was 5, an average of 2.5 goals/game. Meanwhile, Reims’ conceding performance is 1.5 times/game. It is likely that they will not be able to keep a clean sheet in the next match.
With Over/Under 2.25, Metz’s last 5 matches have won 3 Over times, corresponding to a rate of 60%. On the Reims side, Over won 3 times in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Under 2.25 FT.
Metz vs Reims Prediction: Metz 1-1 Reims FT (0-0 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 3rd match of Ligue 1 between Metz vs Reims on 2021/08/22 of the CMD368 bookie.