Laval vs Cholet Match Preview and Prediction
Cholet go to Stade Francis Le Basser to take on Laval on Friday 16 August. The kick-off time is 7:00pm (UK) for this National match-up.
The fixture will not be broadcast live in the UK. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores throughout the match.
The following key findings break down the reasoning for the prediction in this match-up.
We have found positive expected value to be exploited with this one. Frog's analysis will break down where it lies.
Betting Odds for Laval vs Cholet
Ladbrokes offer 1.91 about Laval; Bet Victor will give you 3.3 for the draw; Bet Victor will give you 4.1 about Cholet.
Looking at the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.23 with Unibet. If you don't like that, the standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.62 with Bet Victor.
Here we have the best odds for the Both Teams To Score market. "Yes" is available at 1.85 with Bet Victor. "No" can be taken at 1.95 for account holders at Ladbrokes.
Head To Head
In the most recent head-to-head, Laval played Cholet in February in a National match. The winners on the day were Laval - winning with a final score of 3-2.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have met 5 times. Laval have won in 4 of these head-to-head matches. Cholet have won none of these occasions. The other match ended in a draw.
Overall there has been an average of 3.0 goals in this particular clash. Laval have scored an average of 2.0 and their opponents, Cholet score an average of 1.0.
Looking at the match-up in terms of combined Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 80% of these matches and the visitors have won 0% of the time.
Laval have 4 points in the National, putting them in 4th place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 35 matches. They have 17 wins; 6 draws; and 12 losses. This gives Laval a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 48%-17%-34%.
Over this period, they have scored 1.49 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.2.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 82% (14 wins) from their last 17 home fixtures. 11% (2) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 5% (1) resulting in a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 2.12 times when at home in this period while they have conceded 0.94.
Across all competitions, they are averaging 1.3 goals per game in their most recent ten matches; 3 of these matches have been wins. The frequency of matches in which both Laval and their opposition have scored is 7 out of the ten. The frequency of matches with three match goals or more is 4 games in their last ten outings.
In 11th place in National with 2 points are Cholet.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 36 matches. They have 10 wins; 15 draws; and 11 losses. This gives Cholet a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 27%-41%-30%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.22 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.19.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 26% (5 wins). There have been 19 away fixtures. 31% (6) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 42% (8) being a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.21 goals when playing away in this last year; they have conceded 1.37.
Across all competitions, their recent performance data shows that they have scored 9 goals in their last ten matches - none of these matches have been wins for them. The total number of times both Cholet and the opposition have scored is 7 out of the ten and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 games over this same period.
And they have scored in each of their last 6 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Laval vs Cholet
With data to support both teams, Frog thinks this could be a match during which both Laval and Cholet could pose a threat up-front. "Yes" is the choice for this fixture. If you agree with this one, you can get odds of 1.87 with the Bet Victor BTTS market. Frog thinks this is a good play.