Bordeaux vs Lorient Prediction, 1/10/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Bordeaux vs Lorient
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2021
Location: Stade Matmut-Atlantique in Bordeaux, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Bordeaux (+190) Lorient (+375)
Stade Matmut-Atlantique is the venue where Toma Basic and Bordeaux (6-4-7, 13th in Ligue 1) will take on Lorient (3-3-11, 18th in Ligue 1) on Sunday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Benoit Costil for Bordeaux and Paul Nardi for Lorient. Lorient are at at +375 while Bordeaux FC are priced at +190. The over/under opens at 2.5.
Bordeaux faced Reims in their last game and took a loss by a score of 3-1. Bordeaux tried 8 dribbles in this matchup and were successful in 6 of those tries for a percentage of 75.0%. In regard to passing, they ended up with a 89.4% rate by completing 614 of the 687 passing targets last contest. Concerning shot accuracy, Bordeaux finished at a 33.3% rate by putting 3 shots on target of 9 total shots. Bordeaux averages 1.00 goal per 90 (17 total goals) and are sitting with 14 assists in all competitions for this campaign.
Toma Basic is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Bordeaux. He has totaled 10 assists while earning 18 yellow cards during his pro soccer career. Basic has had a starting assignment in 87 matches thus far in his career and he scores 0.18 goals per 90 minutes. The midfielder who is from Croatia has 15 goals in 7,404 professional minutes played. One more player who should impact this match is Josh Maja, the forward hailing from England. Maja has been on the field for 4,009 minutes in 47 starting assignments and has earned himself 4 yellow card warnings. He has helped on a goal 4 times in his career while scoring 25 goals. He currently averages 0.56 goals per 90 minutes so far in his pro soccer career.
The man who will protect the net for Bordeaux is Benoit Costil. Costil has seen the field for 37,466 minutes and has earned 1,223 saves so far in his career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.23 (512 goals allowed) and his save percentage is .711. The goalkeeper born in France has seen 1,718 shots attempted against him in 418 career starting assignments. Costil (145-125-147 record during his soccer career) has earned 116 clean sheets, which gives him a 27.8% clean sheet percentage.
For their last game, Lorient went home with a draw by a final score of 2-2 against Nice. They wrapped up this match by converting 557 out of their 628 passing attempts for a rate of 88.7%. Lorient finished with a 72.7% successful dribble rate by completing 8 out of the 11 dribbles they pursued. Lorient converted 5 shots attempted out of 23 shots attempted which gave them a 21.7% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having earned a total of 16 goals and 8 assists in all matches, Lorient sports an average of 0.94 goals and 0.47 assists per 90 minutes.
Yoane Wissa will need to provide a spark for Lorient. He has an average of 0.39 goals per 90 and has had a starting assignment in 107 games in his career. The forward hailing from France has totaled 9,211 minutes while scoring 40 goals. He has collected 21 yellow card cautions during his soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 13 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Adrian Grbic, the forward who represents Austria. He has collected 31 goals in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 4 different times. Grbic has been handed a total of 9 yellow cards in 5,325 mins (53 starts). His goals per 90 min average so far in his career is 0.52.
Paul Nardi will be looking after the goal for Lorient. Nardi has accumulated 42 clean sheets and has defended 573 shots attempted against him in 15,731 career minutes. He holds a save % of .738 and his shutout rate is currently 24.0%. He has allowed 1.25 goals per 90 while he holds a mark of 72-46-57. In his career, Nardi has conceded 218 goals while earning 422 stops in 175 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lorient (+375)
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