Match Prediction, Odds & Free Tips
It’s Rennes vs Nice on Sunday afternoon, Rennes host Nice at Roazhon Park in a massive clash at the top of Ligue One.
With PSG seemingly running away with the league title, the fight for the Champions League spots is now what the teams are playing for below the Parisians. Rennes are currently in pole position to take one of those top-three spots.
Bruno Genesio’s team are currently in second place in the table, two points clear of third-place Marseille, who have a game in hand on the home team. Rennes head into this clash on the back of a good run of form, with four wins in their last five Ligue One matches.
Their recent attacking performances have been impressive, as Rennes have scored at least two goals in five of their last six league matches.
Christophe Gautier has made a bright start to life with Nice, as they are currently fourth place in the table, four points behind the home team and two points behind second-place Marseille.
However, the visitor’s form has slipped of late in the French top-flight. In fact, they have won just one of their last five league matches, suffering three defeats in the process.
Nice had trouble finding the net of late in Ligue One, failing to score in four of their last five league matches. Les Aiglons have a decent recent away record in the French top-flight, having won three of their last five matches in Ligue One while suffering just one defeat.
Rennes vs Nice Team News
Rennes look set to be without centre-back Jeremy Gelin, who has a knee issue. For Nice, full-back Youcef Atal is also expected to miss this game through injury.
Rennes vs Nice Match Prediction
We are backing Rennes to record a win in a high-scoring encounter, as Nice’s form has been underwhelming of late.
PREDICTION – HOME WIN
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Odds correct at time of publication – please check with your bookmaker before placing a bet as fluctuations can occur.