Reims vs Metz Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Reims play Metz at Stade Auguste Delaune on Sunday 16 January, Kick-off: 16:00. Read on for our free Ligue 1 prediction and football betting tips.

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Our betting prediction is to bet on Over 2.5 Goals. This means we need Reims and Metz to score three or more goals combined, with this available at 2.30.

Reasons for our Reims vs Metz prediction:

  • Reims have conceded 2 or more goals in 5 of their last 10 home matches
  • Metz have conceded 2 or more goals in 13 of their last 20 matches

We’re expecting a high-scoring Ligue 1 encounter. Therefore, head to the Total Goals market and our tip is to back Over 2.5 at 2.30 where we need three or more.

Those feeling confident of a goalfest might be interested in the bigger odds about Over 3.5 Goals which means you need four or more being scored.

Betting Tips: Reims vs Metz

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Match Preview: Reims vs Metz

Reims played Clermont in their last match and this was an away game at Stade Gabriel Montpied. The scoreline was a 0-0 draw in this Ligue 1 encounter.

Metz lost their last match 2-0 against Strasbourg in the Ligue 1. They had 40% possession and one shots on target in this match. They also had four corners at Stade Saint Symphorien.

It was a 1-1 draw when Reims last faced Metz, with at Stade Saint Symphorien playing host to this match.

Looking back over the past 5 matches, we have seen and Metz win two times. Three games ended in a draw and there has been an average of 1.6 goals scored.

Betting Odds: Reims vs Metz

With the bookies giving them a 58% probability of winning, Reims might become a popular accumulator pick at their current betting odds. That is reflected in their 1.72 price of winning this Ligue 1 clash. Metz are the outsiders at 5.00 and they’re regarded as least likely to win.

A tight game could be on the cards and that is reflected in the short odds about Under 2.5 Goals being scored. If you’re expecting at least one team to keep a clean sheet, you might be interested in the 1.61 about Both Teams to Score No.

The football betting sites offer a Draw No Bet market for all Ligue 1 matches and you can back Reims at 1.25 and Metz at 3.75.

Match Stats: Reims vs Metz

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Full time Result

  • 5 wins, 6 defeats and 9 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 3 wins, 4 defeats and 3 draws in previous 10 home matches

Full time Results

  • 3 wins, 10 defeats and 7 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 2 wins, 5 defeats and 3 draws in previous 10 away matches

Goals

Goals

Reims

Metz

Goals / match
1 1.8
Conceded / match
0.2 2.6
Total / match
1.2 4.4

Corners

Corners

Reims

Metz

For / match
5.6 4
Against / match
5 6.6
Total / match
10.6 10.6

Possession

Possession

Top Scorers & Assists

Top Scorers & Assists

Team News: Reims vs Metz

Make sure you know the lineups ahead of kick-off, with injuries also playing a part when it comes to Reims vs Metz team news.

The Ligue 1 squads highlight the star players operating for every team in the division.

Lineups: Reims vs Metz

Reims Confirmed Lineup 3-4-2-1

Metz Confirmed Lineup 5-3-2

Reims Confirmed Lineup 3-4-2-1

1 Predrag Rajkovic
6 Andrew Gravillon 2 Wout Faes 5 Yunis Abdelhamid
32 Thomas Foket 26 Dion Lopy 8 Jens-Lys Cajuste 28 Bradley Locko
20 Ilan Kebbal 35 Martin Adeline
27 N'Dri Philippe Koffi
30 Marc-Aurele Caillard
17 Thomas Delaine 27 J. Kana-Biyik 4 Sikou Niakate 33 Amadou Salif Mbengue 26 Papa Ndiaga Yade
21 Amine Bassi 8 Boubacar Traore 14 Vincent Pajot
7 Ibrahima Niane 11 Opa Nguette

Metz Confirmed Lineup 5-3-2

Reims Substitutes

  • 4Maxime Busi
  • 11Nathanael Mbuku
  • 12Alexis Flips
  • 16Yehvann Diouf
  • 17Anastasios Donis
  • 18Fraser Hornby
  • 29Mamadou Mbow
  • 33Sambou Sissoko
  • 34Kamory Doumbia

Metz Substitutes

  • 12Warren Tchimbembe
  • 13Cheikh Sabaly
  • 20Lamine Gueye
  • 24Lenny Joseph
  • 25William Mikelbrencis
  • 29Lenny Lacroix
  • 31Danley Jean Jacques
  • 34Noah Zilliox
  • 40Ousmane Ba

Previous Reims Lineups

09 Jan Ligue 1
Clermont 0-0 Reims
22 Dec Ligue 1
Marseille 1-1 Reims
11 Dec Ligue 1
Reims 2-0 Saint-Etienne

Previous Metz Lineups

09 Jan Ligue 1
Metz 0-2 Strasbourg
22 Dec Ligue 1
Lyon 1-1 Metz
12 Dec Ligue 1
Metz 4-1 Lorient

Predicted lineups and confirmed starting 11s form part of our Reims vs Metz lineups service and this includes the formations for each team.

Injuries & Suspensions: Reims vs Metz

Reims Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Hugo Ekitike Straight red
Valon Berisha Muscle injury
El Bilal Touré Africa Cup of Nations
Moreto Cassamá Africa Cup of Nations
Moussa Doumbia Africa Cup of Nations
Ghislain Konan Africa Cup of Nations
Azor Matusiwa Muscle injury
Marshall Munetsi Muscle injury
Arber Zeneli ACL injury

Metz Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Fabien Centonze Thigh injury
Sofiane Alakouch Africa Cup of Nations
Farid Boulaya Africa Cup of Nations
Alexandre Oukidja Africa Cup of Nations
Habib Maïga Africa Cup of Nations
Boubakar Kouyaté Africa Cup of Nations
Pape Sarr Africa Cup of Nations
Dylan Bronn Africa Cup of Nations
Kevin N'Doram Broken foot
Matthieu Udol ACL injury
Manuel Cabit Leg injury

Check out the latest injuries and suspensions. You can find out the length of absence for each player, with injury news being updated regularly.

Squad information is available for every team so you can identify all the players.

France FlagLigue 1 Table

Ligue 1 2021/2022

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 PSG 20 14 5 1 40:18 47
2 Nice 20 11 4 5 32:17 36
3 Marseille 19 10 6 3 27:15 36
4 Rennes 20 9 4 7 34:19 31
5 Montpellier 19 9 4 6 33:24 31
6 Lens 20 8 6 6 34:28 30
7 Monaco 20 8 6 6 29:23 30
8 Strasbourg 19 8 5 6 36:24 29
9 Nantes 20 8 5 7 25:23 29
10 Lille 19 7 7 5 26:26 28
11 Lyon 19 6 8 5 27:27 25
12 Angers 19 6 7 6 26:27 25
13 Brest 20 6 7 7 26:31 25
14 Reims 20 5 9 6 22:22 24
15 Clermont 19 4 6 9 20:32 18
16 Troyes 19 4 5 10 18:28 17
17 Bordeaux 20 3 8 9 30:44 17
18 Lorient 19 3 7 9 15:31 16
19 Metz 20 3 7 10 23:41 16
20 Saint-Etienne 19 2 6 11 17:40 12
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 PSG 9 8 1 0 21:6 25
2 Montpellier 10 6 2 2 19:10 20
3 Rennes 10 6 1 3 19:8 19
4 Lens 10 5 4 1 19:9 19
5 Monaco 10 5 3 2 19:11 18
6 Strasbourg 10 5 2 3 23:12 17
7 Lyon 10 4 5 1 18:12 17
8 Nantes 10 5 2 3 14:10 17
9 Marseille 10 4 4 2 16:10 16
10 Lille 9 4 4 1 11:10 16
11 Nice 10 4 3 3 14:12 15
12 Angers 9 4 1 4 12:12 13
13 Reims 9 3 3 3 11:10 12
14 Lorient 9 3 3 3 8:9 12
15 Brest 10 3 3 4 13:16 12
16 Troyes 10 2 4 4 11:12 10
17 Clermont 9 2 4 3 10:11 10
18 Bordeaux 11 1 4 6 15:21 7
19 Metz 10 1 4 5 14:21 7
20 Saint-Etienne 10 1 4 5 10:21 7

The Ligue 1 standings will highlight the leading teams in the table. Go through the standings to see how many points each side has earned.