Wednesday evening, Rennes moves to Nîmes for a late meeting of the 12th day of Ligue 1. Nîmes is still struggling to get out of the red zone while Rennes intends to keep its place on the podium.
Nimes vs Rennes Soccer Betting Prediction
By winning against Reims last Saturday (2-0), Nîmes did a lot of good from an accounting point of view but also on a moral level since this victory came to end a long series of 12 games of rank without success in the championship. Before that, the Crocodiles remained on 4 setbacks conceded against Bordeaux (6-0), Lyon (0-4), Nantes (0-1) and Marseille (3-1). The previous week, they still released Tours in the Coupe de France after a penalty shootout (2-2, 2-4 tab). However, despite this victory, the Nîmes remain in 19th place with 5 points less than the first non-relegation, Metz.
For its part, Rennes can still boast of occupying a place on the podium in this Ligue 1 with 33 units on the clock, one more than the 4th which is none other than the Nantes rival. After winning 7 of their last 8 days contested in Ligue 1, the Bretons bowed Friday evening at Roazhon Park against a Marseille team which they nevertheless dominated overall (0-1). Before that, the Rouge et Noir beat Metz (0-1), Angers (2-1), Lyon (0-1) and Bordeaux (1-0) and qualified for the 16th finals of the Coupe de France by winning against Amiens on penalties (0-0, 5-4 tab).
The staff for Nimes vs Rennes
Nîmes remains deprived of the long-term injured Despres who is still in the recovery phase and of the Montenegrin striker Duljevic, also injured. Against Reims, striker Ripart scored his 4th goal of the season in the league.
Rennes still records the fixed prices of their substitutes Johansson, Guclu and Jonas Martin as well as that of the former Lyonnais Grenier. With 8 goals scored in the 1st part of the season, striker Niang is the most prolific player of the Rouge et Noir.
Probable compositions for Nîmes vs Rennes:
Nîmes: Bernardoni – Alakouch, Martinez, Briançon, Miguel – Fomba, Deaux – Ferhat, Benrahou, Phillipoteaux – Ripard.
Rennes: Mendy – Traoré, Da Silva, Morel, Maoussa – Raphinha, Léa-Sliki, Camavinga, Bourigeaud – Niang, Del Castillo.
Soccer Betting Prediction Nimes vs Rennes
Despite their conceded defeat against OM on Friday evening, Stade Rennais showed rather convincing things that they could repeat to win against a team from Nîmes still in difficulty.
Betting Prediction: Niang to score