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Nîmes vs. Rennes 5/23/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Nîmes encounters Rennes on 5/23/2021.

Rennes clashes with Nîmes in a Ligue 1 match. Nîmes with a record of 15.0-10.0-12.0 this season comes into this game with a 7.0-6.0-6.0 record on the road. Rennes is 15.0-10.0-12.0 this season and is 8.0-4.0-6.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Nîmes and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Rennes than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Rennes and it is an opportunity to get rolling. How does Rennes bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Nîmes.

The Nîmes Roster

The Players to Watch for the Nîmes

Renaud Ripart MF,FW

Renaud Ripart has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Renaud Ripart had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Renaud Ripart has 32 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nîmes teammates, Renaud Ripart had 11 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Renaud Ripart has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Renaud Ripart has 7 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Zinedine Ferhat FW,MF

Zinedine Ferhat has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Zinedine Ferhat had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Zinedine Ferhat has 32 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nîmes teammates, Zinedine Ferhat had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Zinedine Ferhat has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Zinedine Ferhat has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Adrián Cubas MF

Adrián Cubas has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Adrián Cubas has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Adrián Cubas has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Adrián Cubas has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Adrián Cubas has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Adrián Cubas has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Birger Meling DF

As a shooter, Birger Meling had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Birger Meling had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Birger Meling has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nîmes teammates, Birger Meling had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Birger Meling has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Birger Meling has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Lamine Fomba MF

Lamine Fomba has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Lamine Fomba has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Lamine Fomba had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nîmes teammates, Lamine Fomba had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Lamine Fomba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lamine Fomba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Moussa Koné FW

As a shooter, Moussa Koné had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Moussa Koné had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Moussa Koné had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nîmes teammates, Moussa Koné had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Moussa Koné has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Moussa Koné has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Lucas Deaux MF,DF

Lucas Deaux has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Lucas Deaux has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Lucas Deaux has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Lucas Deaux has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Lucas Deaux has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lucas Deaux has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Loïck Landre DF

Loïck Landre has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Loïck Landre had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Loïck Landre had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nîmes teammates, Loïck Landre had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Loïck Landre has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Loïck Landre has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The Rennes Roster

The Players to Watch for the Rennes

Nayef Aguerd DF

Nayef Aguerd has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nayef Aguerd had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Nayef Aguerd has 34 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Nayef Aguerd has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Nayef Aguerd has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nayef Aguerd has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Hamari Traoré DF

As a shooter, Hamari Traoré had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hamari Traoré had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Hamari Traoré had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Hamari Traoré has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hamari Traoré has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hamari Traoré has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Steven Nzonzi MF

Steven Nzonzi has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Steven Nzonzi has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Steven Nzonzi has 31 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Rennes teammates, Steven Nzonzi had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Steven Nzonzi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Steven Nzonzi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Damien Da Silva DF

Damien Da Silva has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Damien Da Silva had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Damien Da Silva has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Rennes teammates, Damien Da Silva had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Damien Da Silva has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Damien Da Silva has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Martin Terrier FW,MF

As a shooter, Martin Terrier had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Martin Terrier had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Martin Terrier has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Rennes teammates, Martin Terrier had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Martin Terrier has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Martin Terrier has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Benjamin Bourigeaud MF,FW

As a shooter, Benjamin Bourigeaud had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Benjamin Bourigeaud has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Benjamin Bourigeaud had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Rennes teammates, Benjamin Bourigeaud had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Benjamin Bourigeaud has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Benjamin Bourigeaud has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Eduardo Camavinga MF

Eduardo Camavinga has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Eduardo Camavinga has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Eduardo Camavinga had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Eduardo Camavinga has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Eduardo Camavinga has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Eduardo Camavinga has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jeremy Doku MF,FW

As a shooter, Jeremy Doku had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Jeremy Doku has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Jeremy Doku has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jeremy Doku has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jeremy Doku has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jeremy Doku has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Nîmes Team Stats

The Nîmes Offensive Stats and Metrics

Nîmes scored 0.89 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nîmes was able to score 0.70 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Nîmes converted on 0.25 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Nîmes attempted 3.51 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Nîmes is able to get 34.8% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Nîmes Defensive Stats and Metrics

Nîmes gave up 1.76 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 5.03 shots were saved by Nîmes goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 66.1% of shots on target were saved by Nîmes goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Nîmes goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 21.6% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Nîmes Utility Stats

Rennes tried 13.41 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Rennes in the top 66 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Rennes has successfully intercepted 9.03 passes per 90 minutes of action. Rennes is in the top 94 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Rennes commits 13.43 fouls. Rennes is in the top 56 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Rennes drew 13.03 fouls. This puts Rennes in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Rennes had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 0.95 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Rennes in the top 2 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Rennes Team Stats

The Rennes Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Rennes was able to score 1.22 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Rennes was able to score 1.03 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Rennes was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Rennes attempts 4.16 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Rennes attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Rennes Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Rennes was able to hold opponents to 1.0 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.41 shots were saved by Rennes goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Rennes truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 70.6% of shots on target were saved by Rennes goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 24.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Rennes. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Rennes Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Rennes had 13.41 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Rennes is in the top 66 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Rennes had 9.03 interceptions. This puts Rennes in the top 94 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Rennes has committed 13.43 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Rennes in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Rennes drew 13.03 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Rennes is in the top 35 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Rennes committed an offside 0.95 times. Rennes is in the top 2 percentile in offside calls against them.

Nîmes vs. Rennes Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Nîmes 2 Rennes 3

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