**The odds were correct at the time of writing but are subject to change**
Metz and Nantes are set to square it out in the 26th game of the 2022 Ligue 1 season. The hosts need points to get away from the red zone but can they do it against high flying Nantes? Find out in this our detailed preview of the Ligue 1 fixture.
Metz vs Nantes: Free Predictions by Football Whispers
Lack of victory in the last four games and only one win in the last eight outings put Metz is a difficult situation as they get ready to welcome Nantes for this Ligue 1 game. The visitors have now won all their last four league games and hope to make it five in a run. Our best picks for this game are as follows:
Half-time draw @ 1/1 (2.00)
Despite the poor run that has condemned Metz to a struggling spot in Ligue 1, this fixture is historically different. For example, in the last twenty meetings, Metz and Nantes drew 12 times. Also taking a look at the latest results on both sides, it seems Metz has improved defensively and will fight for at least a point against a stronger opponent in Nantes. The hosts have two barren draws in the last three games while Nantes has two clean sheets in the last three matches. A draw is a plausible outcome in the first half.
Goals on one side @ 4/5 (1.80)
Our tipsters are predicting a game that will have goals on one end. While Metz is struggling to get results, the visitors have a strong resurgence and will likely be the first team to find the net in this game. Nantes is vs our favourites to win this match.
Metz vs Nantes Betting Odds, Form and H2H2 Stats
Here are the latest stats, the best odds and form for Metz vs Nantes.
Metz vs Nantes Game Preview and Predicted Lineups
A fixture at Stade Saint Symphorien should hand Metz some advantage in this second encounter of the season with Nantes. The hosts won at home last season against Nantes. However, as things stand, Metz will need to do something extraordinary to stand a chance of bagging all points in this game.
The hosts are suffered inconsistencies in recent run and have equally been poor in front of goals. On the other hand, Nantes have four consecutive Ligue 1 wins heading to this game and we don’t think it will be easy to deny them a fifth win in a row against a struggling outfit like Metz.
Metz predicted lineup: Caillard, Delaine, Bronn, Kouyate, Salif, Cande, Maiga, Pajot, Sarr, Boulaya and Mafouta.
Nantes predicted lineup: Lafont, Appiah, Castelletto, Pallois, Merlin, Chirivella, Simon, Girotto, Blas, Muani and Corchia.
FAQs-Metz vs Nantes
Who will the referee on matchday?
What time will Metz vs Nantes kick off?
The game will start at 17:00 GMT +3
When is the Metz vs Nantes Ligue fixture taking place?
The game is scheduled for Sunday 27th February 2022.