Nantes vs Nice Prediction, 4/4/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Nantes vs Nice
Date: Sunday, April 4, 2021
Location: Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Nantes (+130) Nice (+210)
Stade de la Beaujoire is the venue where Renaud Emond and Nantes (5-13-12, 19th in Ligue 1) will take on Nice (11-6-13, 11th in Ligue 1) on Sunday. The goalies protecting the net are Alban Lafont for Nantes and Walter Benitez for Nice. Nice are at at +210 while Nantes are priced at +130. The total opens at 2.25.
Nantes faced Lorient in their most recent match and walked away with a draw with a final of 1-1. In sharing the ball, they ended the game with a 74.3% received passes percentage by converting 283 of the 381 pass attempts in their last game. Nantes tried 24 dribbles in this game and were successful in 12 of those tries for a percentage of 50.0%. In regard to shooting accuracy, Nantes walked away from the pitch at a 37.5% rate by putting 3 shots on target out of 8 total shots. Nantes has an average of 1.03 goals per 90 min (31 goals in total) and have racked up 19 assists in all games for the season.
Renaud Emond is a player who should be able to impact this game for Nantes. He has accounted for 8 assists while accumulating 15 yellow cards in his career. Emond has had a starting assignment in 118 contests during his soccer career and accounts for 0.46 goals per 90 minutes. The forward born in Belgium has 55 goals scored in 10,807 professional minutes played. Another player who could decide the outcome is Ludovic Blas, the midfielder born in France. He has helped a teammate on a goal 14 times during his pro soccer career and he has scored 18 goals. Blas has played 10,342 mins during 111 starts and has been given a total of 18 yellow card cautions. He currently averages 0.16 goals per 90 minutes during his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Nantes is Alban Lafont. Lafont has been on the pitch for 16,949 minutes and has accumulated 521 stops in his pro soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.26 (237 total goals conceded) and he has a save percentage of 71.8%. The keeper born in Burkina Faso has had 733 shots tried against him in 189 career starting assignments. Lafont (51-61-77 mark in his career) has accumulated 51 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 27.0% clean sheet percentage.
When they last played, Nice took home the win by a final score of 3-0 against Marseille. Nice finished the match with a 66.7% successful dribble percentage by converting 14 out of the 21 dribbles they tried. They finished this game by completing 322 of the 404 attempted passes for a percentage of 79.7%. Nice connected on 7 shots on target out of their 17 shots attempted which had them at a 41.2% rate in their last match. With a total of 38 goals and 20 assists in all their matches, Nice has an average of 1.27 goals and 0.67 assists per 90 minutes.
Alexis Claude-Maurice should provide solid play for Nice. The midfielder hailing from France has totaled 6,764 professional minutes while scoring 22 goals. He has 7 yellow cards thus far in his career and has helped on a goal 6 times. He currently averages 0.29 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 74 outings during his career. Be sure to watch out for Amine Gouiri, the forward hailing from France. He has scored 12 goals so far in his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 6 times. Gouiri has earned himself a total of 5 yellow cards in 2,508 professional minutes played (27 starts). His G/90 average in his career is 0.43.
Walter Benitez will be residing in front of the goal for Nice. Benitez has earned 49 clean sheets and has defended 615 shots attempted against him in 14,525 career mins. He holds a save percentage of 73.7% and his clean sheet rate is 30.4%. He has allowed 1.27 goals per 90 and he has a mark of 60-45-56. In his career, Benitez has surrendered 180 goals and has accumulated 456 saves in 161 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Nantes (+130)
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