Match Metz - Strasbourg promises to be an exciting clash in the French Ligue 1. The latest results of both teams indicate an almost equal situation, with a slight advantage in favor Metz, judging by his latest form.
Last time Metz has mixed performances, but his tenacity is evident. They managed to win victories over their opponents and maintain their positions even against stronger teams, as can be seen from the matches with Marseille and Reims, which ended in a draw. The team seems to struggle more in away matches, especially the painful 5-1 defeat to Rennes. The corners stats show that the team may be a bit conservative in away games but are resilient, taking fewer scoring opportunities.
Strasbourg, on the contrary, demonstrates the consistency. Strong home games against Montpellier and Toulouse demonstrate their skill in front of their fans. However, they were defeated in the game against Monaco, which indicates the vulnerability of their defense, especially away.
The historical record of these teams shows dominance Strasbourg, who won three victories in the last five meetings. However, the dynamics of recent meetings may even out the situation.
Event: Match outcome
Bid: Draw, CF 3. 3
Why: Both Metz and Strasbourg have relatively equal results in their last matches. Strasbourg have dominated recent meetings, but Metz's current form is stronger than last season. In addition, in the last 5 matches both teams have a goal difference of -2, which indicates their equal opposition. A draw seems to be a completely acceptable result, especially considering the odds offered.
Event: Total goals
Bid: Total over 2.5, EF 2.15
Why: Statistics show that both teams are prone to high-goal matches. In their last 5 matches, both teams are averaging over 2.5 goals per game (combined goals for and against), with Metz 3.2 and Strasbourg 2.8. Given their attacking nature and vulnerability in defense, a total of more than 2.5 goals is quite likely.
The overall attacking nature of both teams combined with their defensive vulnerabilities makes this an attractive bet. Both teams have been on a trend of over 2.5 goals scored in matches lately and this match could continue that trend. Considering the odds, this bet offers a good balance between risk and potential reward.
Event: Both teams will score
Bid: Both teams will score - Yes, CF 1. I
Why: Both Metz and Strasbourg have shown in recent matches that they can score. Given the statistics and their recent form, there is every chance that both teams will score in this meeting. In addition, in the last matches both teams scored and conceded, which suggests that the game will be open.
Event: Total corners
Bid: Total corners under 8.5, EF 2.03
Why: Judging by the statistics of corners in the last matches of both teams, we can conclude that in games involving these teams the number of corners is not very high. Taking this into account, betting on total corners under 8.5 may be a good option.
Event: Mets won't score
Bid: Mets won't score, EF 2.85
Why: Despite Metz's decent form, Strasbourg have dominated recent meetings. Given Strasbourg's defensive performance against Metz in the past, there is a possibility that they will be able to keep a clean sheet.