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Nice travels to Nantes to square it out with the hosts in the fifth fixture of the French Ligue 1 2021 season. This post previews this game and includes the best-handpicked odds and betting predictions for Football Whispers readers.

Our Free Match Predictions for Nantes vs Nice

Our bias-free and well-researched predictions for Nantes vs Nice fixture are as follows:

Odds from Grosvenor Sport are subject to change.

Nantes to draw or win

Our first pick is a risky one but highly probable. Nantes comes to this fixture with back to back losses before the international break while Nice bagged two consecutive victories in the same period. We believe a break was much welcomed, especially by the hosts who needed to re-strategize after a start in the new season. With that, we expect a spirited fight by the hosts against in-form Nice.

Both teams will score

Our second pick is goals on both ends of the pitch. We don’t want to underestimate the hosts, especially based on H2H information between these teams. H2H record shows that these teams are fierce opponents. However, because Nice is having a good run, scoring in this game is very likely.

Nice to open the scoring

There is a real chance that Nice will open the scoring in this game. Nantes has a troubled defence to worry about unless head coach. The hosts have kept only one clean sheet in the first four games. On the flipside, Nice has three clean sheets in the first three games, two of which were clean sheet wins. A strong defence plus good attacking makes Nice our favourite to open the scoring in this match.

Nantes vs Nice: More Team Stats and Handpicked Odds from Leading UK Bookmakers

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September 12, 2021
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Nantes vs Nice

flash Head to Head

14/01/22
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Nice odds
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Nice
2 - 1
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Nantes
12/09/21
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Nantes
0 - 2
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Nice
04/04/21
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Nantes odds
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Nantes
1 - 2
odds Nice
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Nice
03/10/20
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Nice odds
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Nice
2 - 1
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Nantes
05/10/19
LI1
Nantes odds
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Nantes
1 - 0
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Nice

Nantes

Last 5

09/01/22
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Nantes
0 - 0
odds Monaco
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Monaco
02/01/22
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Nantes odds
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Nantes
2 - 0
odds Vitre
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Vitre
22/12/21
LI1
St Etienne odds
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St Etienne
0 - 1
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Nantes
18/12/21
FC
Sochaux odds
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Sochaux
0 - 0
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Nantes
10/12/21
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Nantes
3 - 2
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Lens

Nice

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09/01/22
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odds Brest
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Brest
0 - 3
odds Nice
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Nice
22/12/21
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odds Nice
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Nice
2 - 1
odds Lens
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Lens
19/12/21
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odds Cholet
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Cholet
0 - 1
odds Nice
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Nice
12/12/21
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odds Rennes
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Rennes
1 - 2
odds Nice
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Nice
05/12/21
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odds Nice
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Nice
0 - 3
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Strasbourg

Game Preview: Nantes Hoping to Recoup Some Points after the International Break

A poor start to the new season has been costly for Nantes. The hosts have failed to inspire even with four games played. They have 1W, 1D and 2L. On the other hand, Nice has 2W and 1D coming to this fixture. A stronger defence has earned Nice three clean sheets in the first three games. The visitors have a game in hand because the match against Marseille was cancelled after fans disrupted it. In this game, everything boils down to how the managers of both sides have prepared for the big day. For Nantes head coach, coming back from the international has given the hosts the much-needed reprieve and a desire to revenge against Nice after losing twice against the visitors is in the cards.

Your Fixture Questions Answered

Nantes vs Nice

Who will be the referee in this game?

The match will be refereed by Benoit Millot who averages 0.14 red cards and 4.31 yellow cards.

Where is the venue for this game?

The match will be staged at Stade de la Beaujoire, home ground to Nantes.

When is this game taking place?

The match is scheduled for 12th September 2021 at 18:00 GMT +3

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