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Lorient and Metz play against each other this Wednesday 20th April 2022 in a game that could further condemn Metz to relegation or raise the hope of the visitors with six games to play. Metz was the victor in the reverse game that ended 4-1. But after recent struggles, backing Metz to win comes with some risks.
Lorient vs Metz Free Ligue 1 Predictions by Football Whispers
While Metz’s current struggles is a big worry for the visitors, they have been the better team in the last five meetings with Lorient. Metz won thrice, drew once and lost once to Lorient in the last five meetings across different competitions. Here are the best two predictions for Lorient vs Metz, the second Ligue 2 duel of the season between the two teams:
Both teams to score @ 93/100 (1.93)
We expect both teams to be on the score sheet in this second encounter of the season. We have settled on this market because both sides have series defensive concerns ahead of this game. For example, Lorient conceded 9 goals in the last three games while Metz leaked six goals in the last three. With such stats, there is a high probability that both teams will be on the score sheet on matchday.
4-5 goals will be scored @ 16/5 (4.20)
Another likely outcome in this match between Lorient and Metz us at least four goals to be scored at full-time. The last four meetings recorded at least three goals in two games and at least four goals in the other two. And also looking at the defensive records of these teams ahead of this game, the probability of at least four goals getting scored in this game is high.
Lorient vs Metz Betting Odds, H2H Stats and Current Team Form
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Lorient vs Metz Game Preview, Lineups and News
Metz is struggling to survive and at this point, it will be by sheer luck that they survive the cut. The visitors sit last in Ligue 1 table and need six points to be above the red zone. There are only six games left to play, so we expect a very competitive duel between Lorient and Metz this Wednesday.
Lorient is also under pressure to win games to survive relegation. The hosts sit above the red zone with only a point safety. Home advantage could favour Lorient in this game but the hosts must worry about their poor defending in this match.
Lorient predicted lineup: Dreyer, Goff, Petrot, Jenz, Mendes, Silva, Moffi, Innocent, Abergel, Lauriente amd Soumano.
Metz predicted lineup: Oukidja, Bronn, Kouyate, Amadou, Delaine, Traore, N’Doram, Pajot, Sarr, Preville, Traore and Yade.
FAQs about Lorient vs Metz Ligue 1 Match
When is Lorient vs Metz game set to take place?
The Ligue 1 match will be played on Wednesday, 20th April 2022
What time will Lorient vs Metz game start?
The kick off time is 20:00 GMT +3
How did both teams perform in the last Ligue 1 game?
Lorient lost 2-1 to Nice while Metz drew 1-1 with Clermont before this game.