Nimes vs Strasbourg Prediction, 4/18/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Nimes vs Strasbourg
Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
Location: Stade des Costières in Nîmes, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Nimes (+210) Strasbourg (+106)
Moussa Kone and Nimes (8-6-18, 18th in Ligue 1) play Strasbourg (10-6-16, 14th in Ligue 1) at Stade des Costières on Sunday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Baptiste Reynet for Nimes and Eiji Kawashima for Strasbourg. Nîmes are at +210 while Strasbourg are at +106. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Nimes faced off with Brest in their last match and walked away with a draw with a final of 1-1. When discussing the passing game, they finished with a 71.9% passes received percentage by completing 225 of the 313 pass targets in their last outing. Nimes attempted 12 dribbles in this matchup and successfully completed 7 of the attempts for a percentage of 58.3%. Regarding shot accuracy, Nimes wrapped this game up at a 60.0% rate by hitting 3 shots on target of 5 total shots. Nimes has an average of 0.97 goals per 90 minutes (31 total goals) and have earned 21 assists in all matches for this campaign.
Moussa Kone is a guy who can be a difference maker for Nimes. Kone has been given a starting assignment in 70 contests thus far in his career while scoring 0.46 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Senegal has tallied 32 goals in 6,329 professional minutes played. He has totaled 9 assists while accumulating 14 yellow card warnings so far in his career. One more guy who should impact this match is Renaud Ripart, the forward representing France. He has helped a teammate on a goal 18 times in his career while he has scored 43 goals. Ripart has earned 15,596 mins during 175 career starting assignments and has been given 12 yellow card warnings. He scores 0.25 goals per 90 mins for his career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Nimes is Baptiste Reynet. Reynet has played for 28,472 minutes and is sitting with 988 stops during his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.48 (467 total goals conceded) and he is the owner of a save % of 69.6%. The keeper from France has had 1,428 shots tried at him in 316 starting assignments. Reynet (98-86-130 record during his soccer career) has accumulated 78 shutouts, which leaves him with a 24.7% clean sheet percentage.
When they last played, Strasbourg walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 4-1 against PSG. Strasbourg earned a 76.2% successful dribble rate by converting 16 out of the 21 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this contest by connecting on 315 out of their 394 passes they attempted for a percentage of 79.9%. Strasbourg connected on 3 shots on target out of 9 shots attempted which gave them a 33.3% clip in their last outing. With 41 goals and 22 assists for all their games, Strasbourg is averaging 1.28 goals and 0.69 assists per 90 min.
Habib Diallo will need to provide a lift for Strasbourg. He currently averages 0.54 G/90 and has been a starter in 130 matches so far in his career. The forward who is from Senegal has been on the field for 11,899 mins while scoring 72 goals. He has tallied 10 yellow card cautions during his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 21 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Ludovic Ajorque, the forward representing Réunion. He has accumulated 48 goals in his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 16 different times. Ajorque has been given a total of 23 yellow cards in 10,984 mins (126 career starting assignments). His G/90 average so far in his career is 0.39.
Eiji Kawashima is expected to look after the goal for Strasbourg. Thus far in his career, Kawashima has given up 314 goals and has accounted for 690 saves in 223 starts. He has conceded 1.41 goals per 90 while holding a mark of 76-61-86. He is the owner of a save percentage of 68.9% and his clean sheet rate sits at 29.1%. Kawashima has racked up 65 shutouts and has seen 1,001 shots tried against him in 20,030 career minutes.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Nimes (+210)
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