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Fresh from nailing a top four finish last season, Rennes are back again for more. The hosts begin their latest Ligue 1 campaign by welcoming Lorient to the Roazhon Park on Sunday.

Lorient come visiting Rennes, who finished last season in the Ligue 1 as number 4 on 66 points. In contrast, the aforementioned visitors finished number 16 on 36 points.

It is early days yet, anything can happen and both Rennes and Lorient are still highly motivated of getting off to a good start. They both have talented squads, and we expect a cracking affair at Roazhon Park as the teams look to get one over each other.

Rennes are confident they will be scoring goals in their next assignment in the Ligue 1, as they show off very admirable numbers from their past ten matches. The hosts scored 2.5 goals on average per match, or 25 goals in total, while allowing 13 goals against, for an average of 1.3 per outing. They managed three clean sheets along the way.

Lorient are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 11 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.1 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 20 goals, and while Lorient claimed three clean sheets, they conceded an average of two goals per match.

Rennes vs Lorient Preview

In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Rennes racked up five strong wins, but no draws as they lost once. They scored 19 and conceded four goals.

Rennes enter the season as candidates for a top three finish, but more than a third place would in the end would be a rather big surprise.

In the last three games, Lorient were defeated 0-3 against Marseille, before drawing 0-0 with Bordeaux and 1-1 with Troyes.Lorient, meanwhile, won twice, while they've drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Ligue 1.

The target is set for Lorient whose aim is to stay above the relegation line in the coming season in the Ligue 1.

We'd be flabbergasted to see Rennes waste away a win against Lorient, who could be in for a battering, the way goals have been flowing lately.

Rennes vs Lorient Stats

  • Rennes have scored in the last 21 home matches in a row
  • Rennes have won 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Rennes have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches
  • Rennes have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Rennes have not conceded in the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Lorient have not won 19 of the last 21 away matches
  • Lorient have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Lorient have lost 4 of the last 5 away matches
  • Lorient have not scored in the last 3 away matches in a row
  • Lorient have conceded in 4 of the last 5 away matches

Rennes vs Lorient Team News

Rennes are as close to an entire squad as they can with only one player unavailable for the side which faces Lorient.

Rennes are unable to field Warmed Omari on Sunday against Lorient, as he is sidelined with an injury.

Rennes vs Lorient H2H

Rennes enter the match against Lorient with a 6-3-1 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 60%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Both teams scored four times in the previous ten matches between home side Rennes and Lorient. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.95.

Rennes vs Lorient Betting Tips

As the new Ligue 1 campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Rennes and Lorient this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.

In their last 10 matches at Roazhon Park across all tournaments Rennes won eight times, drew zero and lost two times. Lorient claimed two wins, two draw and six defeats in their last 10 games away.Lorient scored the opener a mere two times in 10 away games, while Rennes did the same in ten of their last 10 outings at Roazhon Park.

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Rennes managed an average of two goals, with Lorient averaging 0.6 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this run of matches.Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Rennes’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.9 goals during this run.Over 2.5 goals came up in four of the last ten matches Lorient played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.6 goals in these matches.