Rennes 23/20 to beat Saint Etienne in Sunday’s Ligue 1 matchup
Competition: Ligue 1
Market: Rennes win
Odds: 23/20 @ Bet 365
With the chance to really close the gap on the top-four, Rennes will welcome Saint Etienne to a resurgent Roazhon Park on Sunday afternoon.
Starting with the hosts, knocking Lille out of the Coupe de France in midweek, few would have expected Rennes resurge entering the New Year. In their 23 Ligue 1 matches this season, they have won nine, drawn six and lost eight, scoring 31 and conceding 31 in return. With a points tally of 33, another win on Sunday could see Rennes jump as high as fifth in the table. As for their recent run of form, the hosts have won three of their last four matches across all competitions. They have also now won six of their last seven matches at Roazhon Park.
As for the visitors, after crashing out of the Coupe de France last week, it has been a tricky start to 2019 for Saint Etienne. In their 22 Ligue 1 games this season, they have won 10, drawn seven and lost five, scoring 33 and conceding 26 in return. While their points tally of 37 may see the occupy fourth position, Saint Etienne could in the weekend as far down as ninth in the table. As for their recent run of form, the Green and Whites are without a win in their last three matches and have recorded just one win in their last seven matches on the road.
Bet: Rennes 23/20 to beat Saint Etienne in Sunday’s Ligue 1 matchup @ Bet 365