The Ligue 1 clash at Stade de la Meinau on Sunday sees home team Strasbourg battling it out for three points with Auxerre.
Strasbourg looking for revenge after succumbing to a disappointing defeat in the last meeting against Auxerre. Judging by the odds from the bookmakers, they have a good chance of making it.
Auxerre average 0.7 goals a game in their last ten outing, scoring a total of seven goals. They conceded an average of 1.4 per game, for a total of 14 goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring three times.
The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Auxerre came away as 1-0 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome on Sunday.
Strasbourg vs Auxerre Prediction
Strasbourg failed to win any of their last three matches, though they gained a point against Clermont Foot in a 1-1 draw, before coming up short against Brest in a 0-1 defeat. Most recently, they settled for a 2-2 draw against Marseille. Strasbourg only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Ligue 1 matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew one and lost three, as they scored nine and conceded nine goals.
Auxerre are unbeaten in their previous three matches, winning 0-1 against Lorient, before sharing the points in a 1-1 draw with Nice. Another draw followed, this time 0-0 against Rennes. Auxerre managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Ligue 1. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring seven time and letting in five.
Are Strasbourg good enough currently to justify the prices with the bookies, when they face Auxerre at Stade de la Meinau? It could be tight, but considering form and match history, we believe the home side represents the best betting option.
Strasbourg won seven points from their last seven encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won two, scored ten and let in 13 goals. Auxerre recorded ten points following two wins from their last six games against teams placed among the bottom six. They scored seven goals, but also conceded five. Strasbourg claimed four wins, 11 draws as well as 12 defeats in the Ligue 1 this season. Auxerre are looking at five wins, eight draws and 14 defeats in the Ligue 1.
Strasbourg vs Auxerre Stats
- Strasbourg have conceded in 27 of the last 29 matches
- Strasbourg have not won 17 of the last 19 home matches
- Strasbourg have conceded in 17 of the last 19 home matches
- In the last 8 Strasbourg matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 8 home matches Strasbourg played, both teams scored
- Auxerre have conceded in 23 of the last 25 away matches
- In the last 5 Auxerre matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Auxerre have not lost the last 5 matches in a row
- In the last 3 Auxerre matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In the last 3 Auxerre away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Strasbourg vs Auxerre Squads
The 61-year-old Strasbourg manager, Frederic Antonetti, will select the lineup against Auxerre from these players (the statistics in the brackets refer to scored goals and games played in the Ligue 1 this season):
Eiji Kawashima (0/0), Matz Sels (0/27), Robin Risser (0/0), Alexander Djiku (1/24), Colin Dagba (0/15), Eduard Sobol (0/8), Frederic Guilbert (0/8), Gerzino Nyamsi (0/14), Ismael Doukoure (1/17), Lucas Perrin (0/17), Maxime Le Marchand (0/21), Thomas Delaine (0/13), Aymeric Ahmed (0/0), Benjamin Besic (0/0), Dany Jean (0/2), Dimitri Lienard (0/22), Ibrahima Sissoko (0/17), Jean Aholou (3/21), Jean-Ricner Bellegarde (1/19), Morgan Sanson (0/7), Mouhamadou Diarra (0/18), Nordine Kandil (0/6), Sanjin Prcic (1/24), Habibou Mouhamadou Diallo (13/27), Kevin Gameiro (7/25), Lebo Mothiba (2/15), Tom Saettel (0/0), Yuito Suzuki (0/0).
Here is the full team squad of Auxerre. The 57 year-old Christophe Pelissier will select his starting lineup from the following players:
Donovan Leon (0/0), Ionut Andrei Radu (0/8), Theo De Percin (0/0), Vincenzo Cozzella (0/0), Akim Zedadka (1/18), Brayann Pereira (0/2), Denys Bain (0/2), Gideon Mensah (0/18), Jubal (2/26), Julian Jeanvier (1/15), Kenji Van Boto (0/1), Souleymane Toure (0/15), Theo Pellenard (0/0), Birama Toure (0/27), Elisha Owusu (0/0), Gauthier Hein (2/24), Hamza Sakhi (1/23), Han-Noah Massengo (0/7), Kays Ruiz-Atil (0/1), Kevin Danois (0/0), Mathias Autret (2/20), Natanael Bouekou (0/0), Ousoumane Camara (0/0), Rayan Raveloson (1/23), Siriki Dembele (0/5), Youssouf M'Changama (0/19), Gaetan Perrin (3/26), Idjessi Metsoko (0/0), Kylian Silvestre (0/0), Lassine Sinayoko (0/25), M'Baye Niang (3/21), Matthis Abline (3/20), Nuno Da Costa (3/22), Remy Dugimont (0/10).
Strasbourg vs Auxerre Team News
At the time of writing, Strasbourg have four players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Auxerre on Sunday.
Eiji Kawashima, Thomas Delaine, Colin Dagba and Nordine Kandil nurses various injuries and won't take part for Strasbourg against Auxerre at Stade de la Meinau.
Auxerre have three on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Strasbourg on Sunday.
Auxerre need to do without Kays Ruiz-Atil, Ionut Andrei Radu and Theo Pellenard, who are not fit enough to travel to Stade de la Meinau.
Strasbourg vs Auxerre Lineups
Strasbourg vs Auxerre H2H
The last time the pair played each other Auxerre came away as 1-0 winners, and rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind on Sunday. Strasbourg enter the match against Auxerre with a 2-3-5 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 20%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Strasbourg vs Auxerre Results
Both teams to score paid out four times in the previous ten matches between home side Strasbourg and Auxerre. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 19/20.
Strasbourg vs Auxerre Betting Tips
It has been a great season for Habibou Mouhamadou Diallo so far as he currently has 13 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net five times in his last six games, leaving Strasbourg hoping he delivers against Auxerre on Sunday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.
Strasbourg claimed two wins, drew three and lost five of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Auxerre won four, drew three and lost three of their last 10 games away. Auxerre won two of their last 10 away matches without conceding a goal.
There were over 2.5 goals five times in the last ten encounters between Strasbourg and Auxerre. Strasbourg managed an average of one goal, while the latter scored 1.4 goals on average. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this run. Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Strasbourg, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Auxerre, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches.