Saint-Etienne vs Reims Prediction, 2/20/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Saint-Etienne vs Reims
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021
Location: Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Saint-Etienne (+152) Reims (+233)
Mathieu Cafaro and Reims (7-8-10, 13th in Ligue 1) go to Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on Saturday where they'll take on Saint-Etienne (7-8-10, 15th in Ligue 1). The men protecting the net are Jessy Moulin for Saint-Etienne and Predrag Rajkovic for Reims. Saint-Étienne are at +152 while the Red and Whites are at +233. The O/U has been set at 2.25.
Saint-Etienne stepped onto the pitch against Rennes in their most recent game and walked away with a win by a score of 2-0. When discussing the passing game, they ended up with a 64.3% received passes percentage by connecting on 173 out of their 269 pass targets in their last outing. Saint-Etienne tried 25 dribbles in this outing and completed 13 of the attempts for a percentage of 52.0%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Saint-Etienne walked away from the pitch at a 50.0% rate by landing 3 SoT of 6 shots. Saint-Etienne averages 0.92 goals per 90 min (23 goals in total) and are sitting with 18 assists in all matches this season.
Denis Bouanga is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Saint-Etienne. Bouanga has started 135 matchups during his pro soccer career and he accounts for 0.36 goals per 90 mins. The forward from France has totaled 48 goals scored in 12,072 mins. He has accounted for 18 assists while accumulating 20 yellow cards during his pro soccer career. Another guy who should impact this match is Adil Aouchiche, the midfielder representing France. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 3 times during his career and he has scored 2 goals. Aouchiche has played 1,237 minutes in 16 career starts and has been handed 1 yellow card caution. He is currently averaging 0.15 goals per 90 minutes so far in his career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Saint-Etienne will be Jessy Moulin. Moulin has defended the goal for 3,927 minutes and has accumulated 137 saves so far in his career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.33 (58 goals surrendered) and he has a save % of 72.5%. The keeper from France has had 189 shots sent his way in 43 starting assignments. Moulin (13-13-18 mark during his career) has earned 13 shutouts, which has earned him a 30.2% shutout rate.
When they last played, Reims finished locked up with a final of 1-1 against Lens. Reims finished with a 56.3% successful dribble percentage by completing 9 out of the 16 dribbles they pursued. They finished the match by converting 254 of the 331 passes they tried for a rate of 76.7%. Reims had 6 shots on target out of 9 shots attempted which had them at a 66.7% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. With 28 goals and 16 assists in all their contests, Reims sports an average of 1.12 goals and 0.64 assists per 90 minutes.
Mathieu Cafaro should provide a spark for Reims. He currently averages 0.22 G/90 and has been a starter in 55 contests in his career. The forward born in France has accumulated 4,562 mins and has scored 11 goals. He has earned 11 yellow cards during his pro soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 7 times. You should also watch out for Boulaye Dia, the forward representing France. Dia has been handed 3 yellow cards in 4,422 mins played (51 career starts). His goals per 90 min average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.45. He has scored 22 goals so far in his career while assisting on a goal 2 times.
Predrag Rajkovic will be residing in front of the net for Reims. In his career, Rajkovic has conceded 77 goals and has 218 saves in 90 starting assignments. He has surrendered 0.87 goals per 90 while holding a mark of 41-27-21. He sports a save percentage of 74.7% and his clean sheet rate is 42.2%. Rajkovic has tallied 38 clean sheets while seeing 293 shots attempted against him in 8,010 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Saint-Etienne (+152)
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