* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.
Thaon vs Sochaux: Our top betting tips
Thaon are the underdogs heading into this game but they're in really strong form. Can they pull off an enormous shock in front of their own fans? Find out with our Thaon vs Sochaux match preview with free tips, predictions and odds mentioned along the way.
Thaon to grab shock win
Our first prediction for this game might raise an eyebrow or two but we're backing Thaon to grab the victory. Sochaux haven't been in bad form of late but they've hardly been a winning machine either with just two wins across their last five games but, more notably, they're winless in their last three away from home having lost two of those games. Thaon meanwhile are unbeaten in their last eight games with six of them being wins. When you consider their form, the fact they hold home advantage here and the likelihood that Sochaux make a few changes to their team and we think this game has the all the ingredients for an upset.
Someone will fail to score
Our next tip for this match comes from the both teams to score market and we are betting on the ‘no' outcome. Thaon have seen at least one team fail to score in each of their last three games; they've kept a clean sheet in all three of those matches but have notably blanked in two of them as well. Sochaux meanwhile have seen just two of their last five games end with both teams scoring; that gives them a 60% ‘no' rating across their last five games. On top of that, this isn't the first Coupe de France meeting between the sides; the last clash ended 1-0, which further supports our prediction.
Here are the key stats & form guide for Thaon vs Sochaux
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Can Sochaux avoid a giant killing?
The early rounds of the Coupe de France can sometimes fly under the radar with the higher ranked sides so regularly plodding through the rounds, however, in Thaon we have a side that are bang in form – and playing at home. This game could be a really intriguing one to watch.
Thaon come into this match on the back of a good run of form and, despite playing their football at a lower level than Sochaux, they'll be confident of giving a strong account of themselves. They're solid defensively and have players that know where the goal is.
Thaon Key Player – Mohamed Comara
Sochaux aren't in a bad place heading into this game as they sit third in Ligue 2 and in reasonably good form, however, they can't take a win for granted. The influence of skipper Gatean Weissbeck to guard against complacency could be vital.
Sochaux Key Player – Gaetan Weissbeck
A quickfire FAQ on Thaon vs Sochaux
- Where is the match being hosted? – Stade Robert Sayer
- Who do the bookmakers have as favourites? – Souchaux
- What time does the match kick off? 4 PM GMT