Rennes vs Clermont prediction, odds & betting tips 18/02/2024

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Rennes vs Clermont prediction
Rennes looking to continue their winning streak in Ligue 1 against Clermont – Photo by Anthony Dibon/Icon Sport

Rennes prepare to host Clermont in Ligue 1 on Sunday, 18 February, hoping to extend their winning streak. Will Rennes pull off their sixth win in a row in Ligue 1 or will Clermont put a dent in those plans? Read our Rennes vs Clermont prediction to find out, but don't forget to check out our other Ligue 1 predictions too.

Rennes vs Clermont prediction: The battle of the bottom

Rennes vs Clermont predictions
Our pick

⚽ Winner prediction

Rennes

⚽ Total goals prediction

Over 2.5 total goals

⚽ Rennes total goals prediction

Over 1.5 total goals

While Rennes enter this match with five wins in a row in the league (eight in a row if we also include Coupe de France), they also suffered a rough 3-0 loss to AC Milan in Liga Europa a few days ago. Meanwhile, Clermont have only managed to win once in their last 10 games in the league.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Rennes the obvious favourite

  • HOME: 8/15 (1.53) – 65.20%
  • DRAW: 7/2 (4.50) – 22.20%
  • AWAY: 11/2 (6.50) – 15.40%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

It's hardly surprising to see Rennes as the expected winners in this game given their recent form, as well as Clermont's struggles this season. After all, Rennes are currently 15 points ahead of Clermont in the standings.

Last five H2Hs: Slight advantage for Rennes in overall H2H record

France Ligue 1 20/12/23

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Clermont Foot

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Rennes

Rennes

3

France Ligue 1 19/02/23

Rennes

Rennes

2
Clermont Foot

Clermont Foot

0

France Ligue 1 11/01/23

Clermont Foot

Clermont Foot

2
Rennes

Rennes

1

France Ligue 1 11/01/23

Clermont Foot

Clermont Foot

2
Rennes

Rennes

1

France Ligue 1 23/01/22

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Clermont Foot

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Rennes

Rennes

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Rennes and Clermont have only met six times in their history, with Rennes winning three times, Clermont with two wins, and one draw in Coupe de France, which was decided in Rennes' favour after extra time.

Team news and form guide

Rennes: Sixth win in a row in Ligue 1 incoming?

After eight wins in a row in all competitions, Rennes lost in Europa League to AC Milan to end that streak. However, their winning streak in the league remains alive as Rennes push for a spot in Europe next season. Meanwhile, Enzo Le Fee and Fabian Rieder are injured.

Predicted LineupMandanda – G. Doue, Omari, Theate, Truffert – Bourigeaud, Santamaria, Matusiwa, D. Doue – Terrier, Kalimuendo-Muinga

UEFA Europa League 22/02/24

W

AC Milan

AC Milan

2

Rennes

Rennes

3

France Ligue 1 18/02/24

W

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Clermont Foot

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Rennes

Rennes

3

UEFA Europa League 15/02/24

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AC Milan

AC Milan

3

Rennes

Rennes

0

France Ligue 1 11/02/24

W

Le Havre

Le Havre

0

Rennes

Rennes

1

France Cup 06/02/24

W

Sochaux

Sochaux

1

Rennes

Rennes

6

Clermont: Can Clermont escape from the last place in the standings?

With just one win in their last 10 games in the league and only three wins in the entire season so far, Clermont sit in the last place in the standings with 16 points from 21 matches. On top of that, Elba Rashani is suspended for this game, while Cheick Oumar Konate is injured.

Predicted LineupDiaw – Pelmard, Matsima, Caufriez, Borges – Gonalons, Gastien, Boutobba, Saracevic, Virginius – Nicholson

France Ligue 1 18/02/24

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Rennes

Rennes

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France Ligue 1 11/02/24

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Brest

Brest

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Clermont Foot

Clermont Foot

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France Ligue 1 04/02/24

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Lille

Lille

4

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France Ligue 1 28/01/24

D

Strasbourg

Strasbourg

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France Cup 21/01/24

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Strasbourg

Strasbourg

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Our free expert picks: Rennes to win in a game with many goals

In addition to our free betting tips for this game, we feel that there are other interesting Rennes vs Clermont betting tips and markets to explore here.

For example, both teams to score at 10/11 (1.91) odds sounds realistic, which is the same as a 52.40% probability. You might also want to back Martin Terrier to score at any time at 33/20 (2.65) odds and 37.70% probability.

Hot tip – Rennes to win

  • Rennes have been in great form lately, winning their last five Ligue 1 games in a row, which includes a win over Clermont too.
  • Clermont are last in Ligue 1 standings at the moment, with just one win in their last 10 games.

Other tips

Over 2.5 total goals

  • Four of the six H2H duels between these two teams have gone over 2.5 total goals.
  • Rennes have averaged 3.36 total goals per game at home in the league, while Clermont have averaged 2.70 total goals per game in away games in Ligue 1.

Rennes to score two or more goals

  • Rennes have scored at least two goals in three of their last five duels with Clermont.
  • At home in Ligue 1 this season, Rennes have scored 2.00 goals per game.

Player to watch: Martin Terrier

Despite the fact that he only started in 10 games this season, Martin Terrier has five goal contributions for Rennes in Ligue 1 – three goals and two assists.

Martin Terrier
Terrier to score the first goal? – Photo by Gwendoline Le Goff/FEP/Icon Sport

Good choice for first goalscorer?

This season Terrier scored five goals for Rennes in all competitions and three of them were the first goal of the match. Furthermore, Terrier has 74 goals in his career and half of those goals came in the first half.


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