Match : Lille vs Rennes
Competition : Ligue 1
Time / Date : 20:00h / 17 January 2018.
Stadium : Pierre-Mauroy
This Wednesday in the Ligue 1 match, the 11th Rennes will play against the 12th Lille.
Lille on home ground is one of the weakest team in the Ligue 1,only Angers (7 Points) and Metz (4 Points) are with less points (Home) than Lille (12 Home points). But they won in the last 3 games 7 of these 12 points, which obviously improved their form as hosts.
Rennes is in a series of three consecutive losses(1:4 PSG,2:1 Monaco,0:3 Marseille),nothing surprising considering the rivals in these 3 games.
Malcuit is expected to miss Wednesday’s game with a thigh strain, while Ballo starts the first of his three match ban after being shown a straight red card against Caen at the weekend.
Hamza Mendyl could start at left-back in place of Ballo-Touré.
Mubele, Gourcuff, Tell, Baal, and Prcić are all suffering from injuries, while Khazri lasted just forty minutes of the 3-0 defeat at the hands of Marseille and is also expected to miss the trip to Lille.
Lille are undefeated in their last 20 home matches against Rennes in all competitions.
Both teams will try to steal points from this game, and I expect them to approach cautiously and this will make the game nervous.Taking in count Lille 11 YC and 3 RC and Rennes 10 YC ,I do not think it will be a calm match for the ref – Mikael Lasage(0.24 RC per match , 3.52 YC per match, last game he give 5 yellow cards).
A predictions of goals or cards seems to me easier than 1×2 market.
-Over 3.5 Cards at 1.85 odds with 1xBet
-Under 2.5 Match Goals with 1.66 same bookie