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Reims vs. Troyes 4/3/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Reims encounters Troyes on 4/3/2022 at 09:00 AM.

Troyes faces Reims in a Ligue 1 match. Reims with a record of 8-12-9 this season comes into this game with a 4-6-5 record on the road. Troyes is 7-8-14 this season and is 3-6-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Reims and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Troyes played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Troyes and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Troyes came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Reims Roster

The Players to Watch for the Reims

Wout Faes DF



Wout Faes has 28 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 Reims teammates, Wout Faes 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.

Wout Faes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Wout Faes has 0 Red Cards this season.

Yunis Abdelhamid DF



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

Yunis Abdelhamid has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yunis Abdelhamid has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ghislain Konan DF



As a scorer, Ghislain Konan had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Reims teammates, Ghislain Konan had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ghislain Konan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ghislain Konan has 0 Red Cards this season.

Azor Matusiwa MF



As a scorer, Azor Matusiwa had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Azor Matusiwa has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Azor Matusiwa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Azor Matusiwa has 0 Red Cards this season.

Andrew Gravillon DF



As a scorer, Andrew Gravillon had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Andrew Gravillon has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrew Gravillon has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrew Gravillon has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Troyes Roster

The Players to Watch for the Troyes

Rominigue Kouamé MF



As a scorer, Rominigue Kouamé had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Troyes teammates, Rominigue Kouamé had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rominigue Kouamé has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rominigue Kouamé has 0 Red Cards this season.

Yoann Salmier DF



Yoann Salmier has 25 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 Troyes teammates, Yoann Salmier had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yoann Salmier has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yoann Salmier has 0 Red Cards this season.

Xavier Chavalerin MF,FW



As a scorer, Xavier Chavalerin had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Xavier Chavalerin has 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.

Xavier Chavalerin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Xavier Chavalerin has 0 Red Cards this season.

Florian Tardieu MF



As a scorer, Florian Tardieu had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Florian Tardieu has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Florian Tardieu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florian Tardieu has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mama Samba Baldé FW,MF



Mama Samba Baldé has 16 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Mama Samba Baldé 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.

Mama Samba Baldé has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mama Samba Baldé has 1 Red Cards this season.

Reims Team Stats

The Reims Offensive Stats and Metrics

Reims scored 0.97 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. Reims scored those goals off assists 71.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.69 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Reims converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Reims attempted 3.45 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Reims attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Reims Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Reims was able to hold opponents to 0.9 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.59 shots were saved by Reims goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Reims truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Reims goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 74.0% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Reims goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 34.5% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Reims Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Reims had 10.28 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Reims in the top 92 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Reims has successfully intercepted 18.93 passes per 90 minutes of action. Reims is in the top 1 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Reims commits 13.03 fouls. Reims is in the top 52 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Reims drew 13.45 fouls. Reims is in the top 32 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Reims committed an offside 2.17 times. This puts Reims in the top 80 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Troyes Team Stats

The Troyes Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Troyes was able to score 0.83 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Troyes scored those goals off assists 83.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.69 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Troyes was able to score on 0.25 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Troyes attempts 3.34 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Troyes attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.3% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Troyes Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Troyes was able to hold opponents to 1.14 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.97 shots were saved by Troyes goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Troyes goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 70.4% of the time. 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, 24.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Troyes. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Troyes Utility Stats

Troyes tried 11.34 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Troyes in the top 85 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Troyes had 16.79 interceptions. Troyes is in the top 8 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Troyes commits 12.52 fouls. Troyes is in the top 41 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Troyes drew 13.07 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Troyes is in the top 38 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Troyes had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.45 times per 90 minutes of action. Troyes is in the top 22 percentile in offside calls against them.

Reims vs. Troyes Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Reims 1 Troyes 1

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