Dijon vs Rennes Prediction, 10/16/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dijon vs Rennes
Date: Friday, October 16, 2020
Location: Stade Gaston Gérard in Dijon, France
TV: beIN SPORTS
Odds/Point Spread: Dijon (+265) Rennes (-114)
Roger Assale and Dijon (0-1-5, 20th in Ligue 1) host Rennes (4-2-0, 1st in Ligue 1) at Stade Gaston Gérard on Friday. The goalkeepers protecting the net will be Saturnin Allagbe for Dijon and Romain Salin for Rennes. Dijon are at +265 while the Red and Blacks are at -114. The O/U has been set at 2.25.
Dijon has controlled possession for 45% of matches while successfully dribbling 66% of the time (7th in the league). They have attempted 46 shots with 15 of them being on target, which is a 32.6% SOT percentage. Dijon as a team have scored 3 goals this year, which is currently 20th in Ligue 1. Their players have received 2,209 passes on 2,562 attempts so far this year, which gives them a receiving percentage of 86.2%.
Roger Assale is a guy who can be a difference maker for Dijon. He has 18 assists while earning 11 yellow cards so far in his career. Assale has been in the starting lineup in 82 outings during his soccer career and accounts for 0.39 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from Côte d'Ivoire has tallied 33 goals scored in 7,521 mins played. Another guy who should impact this match is Bersant Celina, the forward hailing from Kosovo. Celina has been on the pitch for 9,922 mins in 112 starts and has been given a total of 8 yellow cards. He has assisted on a goal 15 times during his career while scoring 19 total goals. He scores 0.17 goals per 90 minutes during his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Dijon will be Saturnin Allagbe. Allagbe (38-41-39 mark in his career) has recorded 28 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 23.9% shutout rate. The keeper from Benin has had 327 shots sent in his direction in 117 career starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.24 (145 goals allowed) and he has earned a save percentage of .728. Allagbe has defended the goal for 10,507 mins and has earned 227 stops during his career.
Rennes has 3,326 pass targets on the year (5th in Ligue 1) to go along with 2,987 completed passes. They hold a receiving percentage of 89.8% while controlling possession of the ball 59.3% of the time. The Red and Blacks have successfully dribbled 55% of the time for the year while scoring 13 goals. The have hit on 32.6% of their shots on target out of 86 total shots.
Adrien Hunou will need to provide a spark for Rennes. The forward who is from France has been on the field for 9,531 professional minutes and he has scored 34 goals. He has 10 yellow card warnings during his soccer career and has assisted on a goal 8 times. He currently averages 0.32 goals per 90 mins and has been in the starting lineup in 103 outings so far in his career. Make sure to watch out for Sehrou Guirassy, the forward representing France. Guirassy has been given 13 yellow card warnings in 8,126 mins played (86 career starts). His goals per 90 min average in his pro soccer career is 0.40. He has earned 36 goals so far in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 7 different times.
Romain Salin will be looking after the goal for the Red and Blacks. During his professional soccer career, Salin has given up 202 goals while he has earned 466 stops in 150 starts. He has given up 1.37 goals per 90 minutes while he holds a mark of 50-36-61. He has earned a save percentage of .699 and his shutout rate sits at 24.0%. Salin has accumulated 36 clean sheets while defending 667 shots tried against him in 13,314 career mins.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Dijon (+265)
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