Rennes 6/5 to beat Nimes in Wednesday’s Ligue 1 showdown
Competition: Ligue 1
Market: Rennes win
Odds: 6/5 @ Bet 365
Looking to extend their buffer in the top-four, Rennes will travel to relegation scrappers Nimes on Wednesday evening.
Starting with the hosts, while Nimes may have brought an end to their losing run last time out, they still find themselves firmly at the heart of a relegation scrap. In their 19 Ligue 1 matches this season, they have recorded just three wins, six draws, and 10 defeats, scoring 15 and conceding 32 in return. Along with being sat three points adrift of safety, it should also be noted that they hold the second-worst attacking record in the division. As for their recent run of results, Nimes have lost four of their last five Ligue 1 appearances and they have also won just one of their last 13 top-flight matchups.
As for the visitors, while Rennes may have seen their winning run come to an end over the weekend, they are still enjoying what has been a stellar run of form. In their 19 Ligue 1 matches this season, they have recorded 10 wins, three draws, and six defeats, scoring 24 and conceding 18 in return. With a points tally of 33, Rennes open the midweek fixtures in third and sit in pole position to secure a Champions League return. As for their recent run of results, the guests have won five of their last six Ligue 1 matchups and they have also landed back-to-back victories on the road.
Bet: Rennes 6/5 to beat Nimes in Wednesday’s Ligue 1 showdown @ Bet 365