Orléans vs Clermont Match Preview and Prediction
This is a Ligue 2 match on Friday evening (UK time). Orléans will take on Clermont at Stade de la Source with a 7:00pm kick-off.
This match has no UK TV coverage. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for updates throughout the game.
Keep reading for the preview and match prediction.
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Betting Odds for Orleans vs Clermont
Backers of the home team can get 3.75 about Orleans with Bet365; backers of the away team will be offered 2.25 about Clermont with Bet365. Bet365 are best price 2.8 for a draw.
Last but not least, the odds for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" is available at 1.8 with Bet365; "No" can be backed at 1.9 for the customers of Bet365.
Head To Head
Kicking this preview off, we start with their most recent match. Orléans played Clermont in June for a Club Friendlies game. The winners at the final whistle were Orléans - with a final score of 1-2.
In the recent decade, these teams have played 12 times. Orléans have won in 3 of the matches in this period. Clermont have won 7 of these occasions. A stalemate has occurred 2 times.
Over the course of these matches, there has been an average of 3.08 goals in this match-up. Orléans have scored an average of 1.0. Clermont have scored an average of 2.08 per outing.
A look at this match-up for the travelling team reveals that whichever side has been the visiting team has won 58% of these fixtures. The home side has prevailed in 25% of these matches.
Orléans have 1 point in The Ligue 2. They are in 17th position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 52 matches. They have 21 wins; 12 draws; and 19 losses. This gives Orléans a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 40%-23%-36%.
In this time, they have scored 1.38 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.13 goals on average.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 37% (9 wins) from their last 24 home fixtures. 25% (6) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 37% (9) being a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 1.25 times when playing at home in this last year; they have conceded 1.0.
Frog is not going to look beyond a Orléans win given the market prices. While they are due a good showing, the focus remains on the availability of any value.
Right now Clermont have 7 points in the Ligue 2, putting them in 1st place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 46 matches. They have 14 wins; 20 draws; and 12 losses. This gives Clermont a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 30%-43%-26%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.17 goals for, and 0.89 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 33% (8 wins) from 24 away fixtures. 37% (9) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 29% (7) being a loss.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.17 and they have conceded 0.88 on average.
As far as their recent performance goes, both home and away, they have a total of 13 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 20%. In terms of the BTTS, 7 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 from the last ten.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 4 matches.
In summary, Frog is concerned about getting with this team at the prices available.
Frog's betting tip for Orléans vs Clermont
In conclusion to this preview, the verdict can reveal some value in the match winner market. We are picking Orléans to cruise to victory in this one, at odds of 3.25 with Bet365. This could also be a bet for the impartial bettor. We think Orléans will not have any problems with Clermont. It is one of today's gold picks.