Paris SG – Reims SOCCER PICKS
PSG and Reims face each other in Parc des Princes, in a match for the 7 th round of League 1. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 02-20-2016, in a match for the League 1 that ended with PSG’s victory by (4-1). The goals of the match were scored by G. van der Wiel (12 ‘), Z. Ibrahimovic (43’ and 68 ‘) and E. Cavani (45’), for PSG, and P. Oniangué (34 ‘), for the Reims In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Reims presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
After 6 wins, the home team is currently in the 1 st position, with 18 points won. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Rennes by (1-3), after in the previous match they have won (4-0) at home, against Saint-Étienne. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 28 goals scored and 23 conceded; against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses at their stadium, with 43 goals scored and 15 suffered. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, PSG won 7, tied 1 and lost 2.
In this competition, he won the last 6 matches he played. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in all of the last 6 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 26 of the last 29 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 11 games, he got the comeback in 2 of the 4 matches in which he suffered the first goal.
Paris Saint-Germain is the main club of French football today, having conquered Ligue 1 (French Championship) seven times, being the most recent title conquered in 2017/18. In the current season, the team comes again doing a perfect campaign within the national championship, conquering all the eighteen points played until now, being, therefore, in the leadership of the competition, five points ahead of the second classified. In the last ten games that PSG played in their stadium, counting only the national championship, were eight victories of the home team and in seven the PSG was in advantage at the end of the first and second half. We believe that in this confrontation, by playing at home and against a weaker opponent, the PSG will have quality to go ahead in the score in the first half and maintain the advantage until the end.
After 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, the away team is currently in the 11 th position, with 8 points won. In the penultimate match, they tied in a match against Nantes, by (0-0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Dijon FCO, by (0-0). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away matches Reims has 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 matches.
The Stade de Reims is a club that has six titles of the Ligue 1 (French Championship) in its history, being the most recent title expired in 1961/62, in addition to two titles of the Coupe de France, and was twice runner-up in the Champions League. In the current season, the team has had irregular results at the start of the national championship, winning eight of the eighteen points played so far, thus being in the middle of the table. In the last ten games that the Stade de Reims played as a visitor, counting only the national championship, the team lost seven of them and suffered more than 1.5 goals in seven. We believe that in this confrontation, by playing as a visitor against the main club of national football, the Stade de Reims will be at a disadvantage on the scoreboard at the end of the first half and will end up defeated at the end of the match.