Saint-Étienne vs Toulouse Match Preview and Prediction
This is a Ligue 1 fixture on Sunday afternoon (UK time). Saint-Étienne will take on Toulouse at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard with a 4:00pm start.
BT Sport 3 will broadcast this one in the UK.
Keep reading for preview and match prediction.
In this match, we have the kind of football betting opportunity we like at FTG headquarters.
Scroll down to find out why Frog is excited about the value available in this match. This is marked as a Gold bet opportunity.
Betting Odds for Saint-Etienne vs Toulouse
Betway are 1.62 about Saint-Etienne; William Hill will give you 4.2 for the draw; Bet365 are best price 5.5 about Toulouse.
Reviewing the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.68 at Unibet. The standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.3 if you check out Bet365.
Also, the current best odds for the BTTS market. "Yes" is available at 1.7 with Bet365. If you don't like that, "No" can be snapped up at 2.3 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
Saint-Étienne played Toulouse in April. It was a Ligue 1 match. The winners were Saint-Étienne securing a final score of 2-0. R. Berič scored twice for the home team.
Over the last ten years of results, these sides have clashed 19 times. Saint-Étienne have won in 7 of them and Toulouse have won 5 times. There have been 7 draws.
Combining their head-to-head record, there has been an average of 1.89 goals. Saint-Étienne have scored an average of 1.11; Toulouse score an average of 0.79.
Looking specifically at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 26% of the matches between these sides. The home side has secured the win 36% of the time.
In 16th place in Ligue 1 with 4 points we have the home team.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 44 matches. They have 20 wins; 9 draws; and 15 losses. This gives Saint-Étienne a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 45%-20%-34%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.66 goals for, and 1.34 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 60% (12 wins) from the latest 20 home fixtures. 10% (2) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 30% (6) being a loss for the home team.
While playing at home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 1.9. They have conceded 1.2 on average.
These performance stats for this team have provided some indicators and Frog's job is to share any value.
The away team has 7 points in the Ligue 1, putting them in 9th place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 47 matches. They have 11 wins; 17 draws; and 19 losses. This gives Toulouse a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 23%-36%-40%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.02 goals for, and 1.45 goals against.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 18% (4 wins) from the most recent 22 away fixtures. 27% (6) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 54% (12) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
When the visiting side in this time, their average number of goals scored is 0.68. They have conceded 1.55 on average.
In their last ten matches, across all competitions, they have averaged 1.1 goals per match and 4 of these matches have been victories. The total number of times that Toulouse and whoever they've played have also scored is 4 matches in those ten. There have been 4 matches with three goals or more.
In summary, Frog would be cautious about backing this side in this game. Frog needs a bigger price than the market is offering.
Frog's betting tip for Saint-Étienne vs Toulouse
Saint-Étienne are rightly favoured to win this at 1.67. We think that it is likely to be a decent pick for the FTG followers. Go to Ladbrokes for this if you like the bet. A win for Saint-Étienne is the pick for this match. We expect an impressive display from them.
For this verdict, Frog thinks Saint-Étienne will beat Toulouse and this is a gold bet. The short price might put a few people off however.