We should be looking at a thrilling match on Saturday at Stade Francis le Ble, where the home side won their last three outings. Rennes, however, arrive here on the back of three away wins on the spin. Who'll be the first to blink?
Brest are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They scored a steady 15 goals in their previous ten matches, for an average of 1.5 per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents eight goals, or an average of 0.8 a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to four clean sheets in this run.
Rennes are brimming with confidence in front of goal before the upcoming away match in the Ligue 1, as they can show off very handsome numbers from their previous ten games. The visitors scored 2.2 times on average per match, for a total of 22 goals. They also let in nine goals, leaving an average of 0.9 per match. They fought their way to five clean sheets.
Rennes got the better of Brest in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 3-1 and 2-0, respectively.
Brest vs Rennes Prediction
In their last three outings, Brest won 1-0 against Auxerre, beat Clermont Foot by 2-1 and hammered Marseille 1-2. Brest won five of their last six Ligue 1 matches at Stade Francis le Ble, scoring ten and conceding four along the way. They lost once but didn't draw a single match.
Rennes are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Troyes got left behind in a 4-0 win, before AC Ajaccio got hammered in a 0-5 victory. Monaco was the most recent victim in a 2-0 win for Rennes. Rennes won twice, while also recording one draw, and three defeats in their last six away matches in the Ligue 1. The scoreline from these matches says six goals conceded and nine scored.
In current form, we favour Rennes to claim a win, when they challenge Brest at Stade Francis le Ble. We doubt, the home side is able to stop the visitors.
Brest are looking at a record of 11 wins, 11 draws and 15 defeats in the Ligue 1 this season. Rennes are looking at 20 wins, five draws and 12 defeats in the Ligue 1.
Brest vs Rennes Stats
- In 15 of the last 17 Brest matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Brest have scored in the last 10 home matches in a row
- Brest have won the last 4 home matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals
- Brest have scored in 13 of the last 14 matches
- Brest have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
- Rennes have won the last 3 matches in a row without conceding a goal
- Rennes have won the last 3 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 6 of the last 8 Rennes matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Rennes have won the last 3 matches in a row
- Rennes have scored in 7 of the last 8 matches
Brest vs Rennes Squads
Eric Roy will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Rennes from the players listed below (the information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Ligue 1 this season):
Gregoire Coudert (0/0), Joaquin Blazquez (0/1), Marco Bizot (0/36), Achraf Dari (1/18), Bradley Locko (0/21), Brendan Chardonnet (0/29), Christophe Herelle (0/16), Jean-Kevin Duverne (0/33), Josue Escartin (0/0), Kenny Lala (0/16), Lilian Brassier (0/35), Noah Fadiga (1/21), Felix Lemarechal (0/12), Franck Honorat (6/33), Haris Belkebla (1/37), Hugo Magnetti (1/31), Karamoko Dembele (0/14), Mahdi Camara (2/30), Mathias Pereira-Lage (2/23), Pierre Lees-Melou (5/31), Romain Del Castillo (6/26), Alberth Elis (0/10), Jeremy Le Douaron (10/31), Loic Remy (0/0), Steve Mounie (6/22), Tairyk Arconte (0/4).
Here is the full team squad of Rennes. The 56 year-old Bruno Genesio will select his starting lineup from the following players:
Dogan Alemdar (0/5), Elias Damergy (0/0), Romain Salin (0/0), Steve Mandanda (0/34), Adrien Truffert (0/28), Arthur Theate (4/35), Birger Meling (0/26), Christopher Wooh (0/14), Djed Spence (0/8), Guela Doue (0/0), Hamari Traore (1/30), Jeanuel Belocian (0/7), Joe Rodon (1/15), Lorenz Assignon (0/11), Steven Moreira (0/0), Baptiste Santamaria (2/24), Benjamin Bourigeaud (5/36), Desire Doue (3/25), Flavien Tait (2/30), Lesley Ugochukwu (0/25), Lovro Majer (2/31), Warmed Omari (0/15), Xeka (0/8), Alan Do Marcolino (0/0), Amine Gouiri (15/35), Arnaud Kalimuendo-Muinga (7/29), Ibrahim Salah (0/13), Jeremy Doku (6/28), Karl Toko Ekambi (7/35), Martin Terrier (9/16).
Brest vs Rennes Team News
Rennes face a list of four absentees from the squad ahead of their next match this coming Saturday against Brest.
Names like Martin Terrier, Lorenz Assignon, Desire Doue and Baptiste Santamaria most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Brest.
Brest vs Rennes Lineups
Brest vs Rennes H2H
Winning 3-1 and 2-0 in the last two most matches against Brest, will have Rennes looking forward to their upcoming away trip. All in all, Rennes have a fine reading on Brest in previous seasons with a 6-4-0 advantage going into this match. The bookies have Rennes to win this match at best price odds of 7/10.
Brest vs Rennes Results
In five of the previous ten matches between Brest and Rennes both teams scored.
Brest vs Rennes Betting Tips
Jeremy Le Douaron netted twice in his six last Ligue 1 matches for Brest, who look to him to add a third this coming Saturday. Amine Gouiri racked up five goals in his past six Ligue 1 games going for Rennes.
Brest won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing one and losing three as well. Rennes won three from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost six in this run. Brest managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches at Stade Francis le Ble.
Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in the last ten encounters between Brest and Rennes as under 2.5 goals happened four times. Brest scored an average of 0.6 goals a game, with Rennes averaging 1.5 goals in this run. Brest witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.5 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Rennes's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.2 goals in these matches.