Ligue 1 Betting Tips

FC Lorient vs Strasbourg Alsace betting tips: Ligue 1 preview, predictions & odds

Les Coureurs routed Lorient 4-0 at the Stade de la Meinau in Strasbourg when the teams last faced each other back in October. Lorient are in decent form at the moment and should make more of a game of it this time around.

Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is FC Lorient 1-2 RC Strasbourg Alsace and is available at odds of 9/1.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Lorient win at 3.3/1 against Le Racing at home on Sunday.

Or, back any away win for Strasbourg at 2.15/1 here at the Stade Yves Allainmat-Le Moustoir.

You can find odds of 3.3/1 for any draw between Lorient and Strasbourg on Sunday.

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Match Preview

The Merlucciidaes welcome RC Strasbourg Alsace to the Stade Yves Allainmat-Le Moustoir on Sunday for this Ligue 1 match. Lorient have won their last two home matches in this head to head and having won three of their last six matches recently, will fancy their chances of keeping this run going. Strasbourg have lost just once in their last nine away matches though.

FC Lorient come into the match on a run of two home defeats in a row. They have picked up 10 points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

Le FCL won their last league match away to Clermont Foot. Expected goals of 1.4 to 1.3 in favour of Lorient indicates they didn't deserve all three points on the balance of chances created.

Matthieu Dreyer made a huge save of a shot from four yards out at 0-0 to keep the scores level. Within 10 minutes, Ibrahima Koné and Leo Petrot had both scored to put the game to bed. The final score of the match was 0-2.

It was Koné’s third goal for Lorient in Ligue 1 this season and he is 4.33/1 to score against RC Strasbourg Alsace on Sunday.

Their opponent on Sunday, RC Strasbourg Alsace, come into the match on a run of six league games undefeated. They have picked up 12 points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

Les Coureurs Alsace won their last league match at home to AS Monaco FC. Expected goals of 0.8 to 0.7 in favour of Strasbourg indicates they also didn't deserve all three points on the balance of chances created.

Alexander Djiku picked a perfect moment to score his first league goal of this season for Strasbourg. The defender scored from close range after a corner and is 12/1 to get on the scoresheet again here. The final score of the match was 1-0.

FC Lorient vs RC Strasbourg Alsace: Previous Ligue 1 Meetings

7 in Total:- 2 FC Lorient wins, 3 RC Strasbourg Alsace wins, 2 draws.

FC Lorient team news

The Merlucciidaes are fortunate to come into Sunday's match without any injuries or suspensions to worry about.

Ibrahima Koné will hope his match-winning goal in his 30-minute cameo appearance was enough to finally earn a first start of the season for Lorient in Ligue 1.

RC Strasbourg Alsace team news

Injuries will rule out Maxime Le Marchand (Back Injury) for the trip to the Stade Yves Allainmat-Le Moustoir.

They are unlikely to make any changes to the side that beat AS Monaco FC in their last league outing.

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