Ligue 1 Betting Tips

Girondins Bordeaux vs FC Metz betting tips: Ligue 1 preview, predictions & odds

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Two of the last three league meetings between these sides have ended in a stalemate. This includes the meeting between the two sides earlier this season at Stade Saint-Symphorien in Metz on Matchday 14 which finished 3-3.

Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is FC Girondins Bordeaux 1-1 FC Metz and is available at odds of 6.5/1.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Bordeaux win at 1.9/1 against Les Grenats at home on Sunday.

Or, back any away win for Metz at 4/1 here at the Matmut Atlantique.

You can find odds of 3.5/1 for any draw between Bordeaux and Metz on Sunday.

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Match Preview

The Girondins welcome FC Metz to the Matmut Atlantique on Sunday for this Ligue 1 match. Given the current form of both these sides, it’s a struggle to see where a winner may come from at the moment. The pair take up 20th and 19th respectively in the form table and neither has won any of their last seventeen matches between them.

FC Girondins Bordeaux come into the match on a run of eight league games without a win having also failed to score in each of their last four. They have picked up three points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

Le club au scapulaire’s last league match, away to LOSC Lille, ended in a dull 0-0 draw. Expected goals of 3.2 to 0.1 in favour of Lille indicates it was a minor miracle that Bordeaux escaped from the game with a point. Bordeaux have Gaetan Poussin to thank for the clean sheet here, who kept Lille out despite giving up 3.2 xGs worth of chances at the back by making six saves.

The Les Girondins fans will be particularly disappointed with the attacking performance as they registered just two shots, neither of which was on target.

Hwang Ui-Jo, who had their only shot inside the box here, is FC Girondins Bordeaux’s top scorer with ten goals in Ligue 1 this season and is the 2.625/1 favourite to score against FC Metz on Sunday.

Their opponent on Sunday, FC Metz, come into the match on a run of nine league games without a win. They have picked up three points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

The Maroons lost their last league match at home to AS Monaco FC. Expected goals of 2.2 to 0.7 in favour of Monaco almost perfectly mirror the scoreline and indicate perhaps it was a fair result.

Ibrahim Amadou will be disappointed that his equaliser on the hour mark for Metz didn't earn any points for his side. It was Amadou’s first league goal of this season and he is 9,5/1 to get on the scoresheet again here. The final score of the match was 1-2.

FC Girondins Bordeaux vs FC Metz: Previous Ligue 1 Meetings

63 in Total:- 30 FC Girondins Bordeaux wins, 13 FC Metz wins, 20 draws.

FC Girondins Bordeaux team news

The red card shown to Enock Kwateng in their last league match against Lille means Bordeaux will now be without him for today's match.

FC Girondins Bordeaux may otherwise stick with the same side who held onto a point against LOSC Lille in their last league match.

FC Metz team news

Injuries will rule out Manuel Cabit (Traffic Accident), Matthieu Udol (Cruciate Ligament), and Fabien Centonze (Torn Muscle) for the trip to the Matmut Atlantique.

They may look to shuffle their deck voluntarily having lost against AS Monaco FC in their last league match.

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