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Reims vs Clermont prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 20th August 2023
Kick-Off: 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
Venue: Stade Auguste-Delaune

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

Reims vs Clermont: top free betting tips

Reims and Clermont go up against each other in the second round of Ligue 1 at Stade Auguste-Delaune on Sunday, 20 August. The Red and Whites have lost the previous game against Marseille and the Lancers tasted defeat against Monaco.

Match result prediction: Clermont to win

Clermont has defeated Reims in three of the previous five H2Hs while losing only one. The Lancers have also won three of the previous five road fixtures in Ligue 1, together with one defeat and a draw. On the other hand, the Red and Whites have gone winless in the previous five league outings and suffered three defeats in that course. Therefore, we back Clermont to fancy their chances and take away three points from this game.

Total goals prediction: over 2.5 goals

Three of the previous five H2Hs of these two sides at Stade Auguste-Delaune have finished with Over 2.5 Goals. Reims have scored an average of just one goal per game in the previous five league outings. However, Clermont has rattled the net ten times in the same number of games. On the other hand, Reims’ defence has also been napping as they conceded 12 goals in the aforestated period. Therefore, we can expect a total of at least three goals in this game.

Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Clermont

Reims have been limited to scoring only one game in three of the previous five matches in Ligue 1. Reims have also struggled at the back end and conceded multiple goals in each game during the same course. On the other hand, Clermont has notched two or more goals in four of the previous fixtures in the league. Defensively, the Lancers have leaked six goals in the same number of away Ligue 1 outings. Hence, we believe to see a 1-2 lead for Clermont in this encounter.

Reims vs Clermont: form, recent games, and news

Reims preview

Reims couldn’t hold their advantage of a 0-1 lead against Marseille and left the pitch empty-handed with a 2-1 defeat. Azzedine Ounahi scored an equaliser for Marseille in the 23rd minute and Vitinha scored a winning goal in the 73rd minute. Thibault De Smet will not be able to give his services in the next game due to a hamstring injury.

Clermont preview

The Lancers were able to level the score by 2-2 against Monaco in the 53rd minute through Muhammed Cham. However, Ben Yedder put Monaco back in the lead in the 70th minute and Maghnes Akliouche scored in stoppage time to earn a 2-4 victory for his team. The team’s preparation is marred by an injury-related absence of Maximiliano Caufriez.

FAQs regarding Reims vs Clermont

Reims vs Clermont

Who is the referee for this match? Romain Lissorgue.
What was Reim's last result? 2-1 Loss to Marseille.
What was the last Head to Head result? 1-0 to Clermont.