Preview updated at 15:42 16/10/2020 UKT
Angers SCO v Metz
3.4
Draw
Tipped at 2020-10-16 15:25 UKT (always check current prices before betting)
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Angers SCO vs Metz Match Preview and Prediction

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This is a Ligue 1 match on Sunday afternoon (UK time). Angers SCO will take on Metz at Stade Raymond Kopa with a 2:00pm kick-off.

This fixture has no official UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores throughout the game.

Read on for the preview and match prediction.

The content of the preview explains the most important stats and metrics in this fixture and describes the logic behind the prediction. Frog will break it down below.

Betting Odds for Angers SCO vs Metz

In the 1X2: 888sport go 2.1 about Angers SCO, Bet365 are 3.4 for the draw and Betfair Sportsbook are 4.2 about Metz.

On the O/U 2.5 Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.38 via Bet Victor; the standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.61 available with Bet365.

Next up, the latest best prices for the BTTS market. "Yes" is currently available at 2.0 with Bet365. "No" is currently available at 1.85 for account holders at Bet Victor.

Head To Head

Frog's records show that Angers SCO played Metz in 2019, in what was a Ligue 1 match. The winners were Angers SCO - winning with a score of 3-0.

In ten years, the sides have clashed 12 times. Angers SCO have emerged victorious in 5 of them; Metz have won 3 times. There have been 4 draws.

There has been an average of 2.0 goals in this match-up. Angers SCO score an average of 1.17; Metz have scored an average of 0.83 per match.

A look at this match-up for the travelling team reveals that whichever side has been the visiting team has won 25% of these fixtures. The home side has prevailed in 41% of these matches.

Angers SCO

In 12th place in Ligue 1 with 9 points are Angers SCO.

There has been 36 matches played by them over the course of the last year. They have 14 wins; 8 draws; and 14 losses. Therefore, Angers SCO have won 38%, drawn 22%, and lost 38% of their recent matches.

Over this 12-month period, they average 1.0 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.25.

When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 38% (7 wins) from their last 18 home fixtures. 22% (4) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 38% (7) being a loss.

While playing at home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 0.94 and they have conceded 1.22 on average.

Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have a total of 9 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 40%. Of those ten matches, 4 of them have seen both sides score; and there has been 4 matches with over 2.5 goals.

And they have scored at least once in each of their last 4 matches.

Metz

The away team has 7 points in the Ligue 1, putting them in 15th position.

Looking over the last year, they have played 31 matches. They have 11 wins; 10 draws; and 10 losses. This gives Metz a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 35%-32%-32%.

In this period, they have an average of 1.03 goals for, and 1.1 goals against.

Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 14% (2 wins). There have been 14 away fixtures. 42% (6) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 42% (6) being a loss.

Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 0.57 and they have conceded 1.36 on average.

Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 13 goals in their last ten matches - 5 of these matches have been wins for them. Of those ten matches, 4 of them have seen both sides score. The frequency of matches with a total of three goals or more is 4 games in their last ten outings.

They have scored at least once in each of their last 3 matches.

Frog's betting tip for Angers SCO vs Metz

We think there could be a stalemate on the cards. Frog's betting tip in the 1X2 market is to get with the draw, available at 3.4 with Bet365 - this is the value play.