Ligue 1 Match Preview: Toulouse vs. Nantes

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Updated: April 30, 2014
Nantes and Toulouse match

Match Date: 04 May 2014 (local time)

Venue: Stadium Municipal

 

Caught in a winless spell, Toulouse attempts to extend its lead over an aggressive Nantes. Nantes’ is currently high in spirits as it forced a crucial draw against Marseille. The said even steven finish catapulted Nantes to Ligue 1’s top 10.

 

Out of the 10 matches where Toulouse was involved, 9 of them ended in defeat. The only thing that makes the club thrives are the draws that it had incurred. To be more specific, Toulouse’s team form stands at 3 draws and 3 losses.

 

On the other hand, Nantes’ confidence level plays an important factor in their visit to Toulouse. The said match gives them the opportunity to move a notch higher in Ligue ‘s well-revered hierarchy.

 

The Les Canaris’ form is also in good shape, which therefore, increases their possibility of stealing the spotlight against the host. How good is their team form? Well, within the course of its last 6 matches, Les Canaris have been undefeated in 5 of them. The encounter against AS Monaco was their only unsuccessful match.

 

In the sports betting site, 12BET, Toulouse is deemed favorite, with profitable odd pegged at 1.96 and at the same time, handing over a 0.5 handicap to Nantes.

 

If one has to consider the result of their previous matches, one can also go for a draw. Nantes has only won once in their last 6 matches, but they have managed to pull off 2 draws.

 

A draw is pegged at a lucrative value of 3.39.

 

Prediction: Toulouse or Draw

 

Image Source: Sky Sports