Saint-Etienne vs Nice Prediction, 10/18/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Saint-Etienne vs Nice
Date: Sunday, October 18, 2020
Location: Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne, France
TV: beIN SPORTS CONNECT
Odds/Point Spread: Saint-Etienne (+110) Nice (+230)
Kasper Dolberg and Nice (3-1-2, 8th in Ligue 1) travel to Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on Sunday where they'll take on Saint-Etienne (3-1-2, 7th in Ligue 1). The goalkeepers protecting the net are Jessy Moulin for Saint-Etienne and Walter Benitez for Nice. The moneyline on this game has Saint-Etienne coming in at +110 and Nice are priced at +230. The O/U is set at 2.5.
Saint-Etienne as a team have totaled 8 goals this year, which ranks them 10th in the league. They have attempted 49 shots at the goal with 21 of them being on target, which calculates to a 42.9% SOT percentage. Saint-Etienne has been able to maintain possession for 44.5% of games while dribbling successfully 59.1% of the time (10th in Ligue 1). They have received 1,923 passes on 2,250 attempts for the season, which gives them a receiving percentage of 85.5%.
Romain Hamouma is a player who should impact this matchup for Saint-Etienne. He has totaled 45 assists while tallying 50 yellow card cautions in his career. Hamouma has started 256 matchups in his career and he tallies 0.26 goals per 90 minutes. The forward representing France has accumulated 66 goals in 22,558 minutes. One more guy who should impact this match is Denis Bouanga, the forward from France. Bouanga has totaled 10,746 minutes in 121 career starting assignments and has been given 16 yellow card warnings. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 15 times during his career while scoring 46 total goals. He currently averages 0.39 G/90 so far in his career.
The man who will protect the net for Saint-Étienne is Jessy Moulin. Moulin (9-6-10 record in his career) has accumulated 8 shutouts, which has earned him a 33.3% shutout percentage. The keeper from France has faced 123 shots attempted against him in 24 starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.18 (29 total goals conceded) and he has earned a save percentage of .797. Moulin has defended the goal for 2,217 mins and has accumulated 98 stops so far in his pro soccer career.
Nice has tallied 3,526 pass targets on the year (2nd in Ligue 1) and they have 3,195 successful received passes. They have a receiving percentage of 90.6% and they control possession of the ball 59% of the time. The Eagles have successfully dribbled 56.7% of the time on the campaign while tallying 7 goals. They have been able to complete 32.8% of their shots on 61 shots.
Kasper Dolberg should provide solid play for Nice. The forward from Denmark has totaled 7,274 minutes while he has scored 46 goals. He has totaled 6 yellow cards so far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 11 times. He averages 0.57 goals per 90 mins and has been given a starting assignment in 81 matches during his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Pierre Lees-Melou, the midfielder from France. He has scored 21 goals so far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 17 times. Lees-Melou has been given a total of 21 yellow card warnings in 11,196 mins (128 starting assignments). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.17.
Walter Benitez will reside in front of the goal for the Eagles. Benitez has racked up 43 shutouts while he has seen 502 shots against him in 12,365 career mins. He has earned a save percentage of .737 and his clean sheet rate is 31.4%. He has surrendered 1.25 goals per 90 minutes and he has earned a record of 52-40-45. In his career, Benitez has conceded 147 goals while totaling 375 saves in 137 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Nice (+230)
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