**The odds were correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change**
Metz vs Angers is a Ligue 1 game scheduled for 14th May 2022. Metz will make another push to safety in this second-last game of the season against Angers. Do they hosts have a chance? Find out in this our match preview and analysis.
Metz vs Angers: Free Predictions and Betting Tips by Football Whispers
Metz needs another win to increase their survival chances. While it is unlikely that the hosts will make it above the red zone at the end of the season, we expect them to fight for a relegation playoff spot. Our best two tips for the Ligue 1 game are:
Metz to win @ 9/10 (1.90)
Metz is now focused on securing a playoff spot in the relegation round and we think they will make it. The hosts have been formidable in recent matches, winning one and drawing the other in their last two games. Metz defeated Lyon against expectations the last time out and should be a difficult opponent with a price to pay in this home game. We are tipping home victory at full-time.
BTTS @ 3/4 (1.75)
Another likely outcome here is goals on both ends. Metz has been unable to keep clean sheets in seven straight games ahead of this duel. On the flip-side, Angers also failed to record a clean sheet in their last 7 matches. We are backing goals on both sides.
Metz vs Angers Odd and Current Team Stats
Metz vs Angers Game Preview, News and Team Lineups
Metz has been relentless in their quest for survival. However, it looks like finishing the season above the red zone is impossible even if Metz win their remaining two games. The hosts are currently 19th and a win will keep them grounded on the same spot because of goal-difference. The best Metz can finish this season in 18th and that will mean they participate in the promotion playoffs.
Based on many factors, finishing on promotion playoffs spots could the magic wand that Metz need to survive the drop because they will play against Ligue 2 teams. This game should favour the hosts. They have now gone unbeaten in two games even though defensive challenges are Metz biggest worry ahead of this match.
On the flip-side, Angers look to finish the season above the red zone and it doesn’t matter if they lose the remaining two games. Angers are currently ranked 14th and 10 points clear of the red zone.
Here are the predicted lineups for this match.
Metz predicted lineup: Caillard, Lacroix, Kouyate, Niakate, Mikelbrencis, Pajot, Traore, N’Doram, Delaine, Ze and Preville.
Angers predicted lineup: Mandrea, Lage, Manceau, Traore, Ebosse, Doumbia, Fulgini, Bentaleb, Mendy, Bahoken and Ali-Cho.
Frequently Asked Questions
What time will Metz vs Angers game kick off?
Kick off time is 22:00 GMT +3 on Saturday, 14th May 2022
Which team are we backing in this duel?
Metz should be the team to beat in this match and are likely to win the game.
Who will be the referee?
Jeremie Pignard will be in charge of Metz vs Angers game