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Metz VS Bastia BETTING TIPS (17-03-2017)

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Metz

March 17, 2017 18:00 -
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Bastia

PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Metz VS Bastia

Metz and Bastia meet at Stade Saint-Symphorien in a match for the 30th matchday of Ligue 1. Bastia won 2-0 at the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 10-12-2016 . The record of recent direct clashes favors the away team, which in the last 3 games has won 2 and lost 1. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away games.

The home team is currently in 16th place with 32 points, after 8 wins, 8 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate game, drew at home against Rennes for (1-1). In the last, he drew away against Saint-Étienne by (2-2). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with 7 goals scored and 31 conceded; Against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 22 goals scored and 26 conceded. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Metz have recorded 3 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 14 points out of 30.

For this competition, you have not lost in your stadium for 8 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In the 28 games he played in this event, he only managed 1 turnaround in 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. There has been a highlight in the last 13 home games for this competition: he scored 8 of his 20 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).

Metz return to play at home to the French Championship to win to ease the poor situation in the competition, because it has not won for five days and suffered many goals in the most recent matches away from its fans. As a visiting team, Metz have managed to score goals in ten of their thirteen appearances so far, adding up to 19 goals, which means a modest average of 1.46 goals per game at home. His defense has managed to keep his goal safe on four occasions, but he has performed poorly in general terms.
For this match, the manager should maintain the team in a 4-2-3-1, highlighted by Diabaté in front of attack.

The visiting team is currently in 19th place with 25 points, after 5 wins, 10 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate game, they drew at home against Saint-Étienne by (0-0). In the last game, lost out against Guingamp by (5-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 1 draw and 12 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 10 goals scored and 37 conceded; Against 3 wins, 10 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with a total of 15 goals scored and 13 conceded. For the championship, Bastia won 4 points out of 30, after 1 win, 1 draw and 8 defeats in their last 10 away games. In the matches played out there are some frequent results at the end of the first 45 ‘: 0-0 (6 in 15 matches) and 1-0 (5 in 15 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 29 games in this event, he has never managed to come back in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Bastia will play their 30th match in the French Championship in an even worse situation than their opponents, as they desperately need to find their way back in time to try to leave the relegation zone. As a visiting team, Bastia failed to score in seven out of fourteen matches so far, thus showing off an offensive sector with many problems. Already his defense only for once managed not to concede goals in those matches, which suggests that his defensive system is very inconsistent.
For this match, the coach must either keep the bet 4-4-2 or move to 4-3-3, and he will not be able to count on Danic, who was sent off in the previous match.