Niort will visit Stade Océane on Saturday for the Ligue 2 clash with home side Havre AC.
All Havre AC v Niort game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Havre AC will be looking for another win after the 1-3 Ligue 2 triumph versus EA Guingamp.
The only player to score from Havre AC was Jamal Thiaré (6', 45'). Jérémy Mellot (69' Own goal) and Matthias Phaëton (73') scored for EA Guingamp.
Over their last six fixtures, Paul Le Guen's Havre AC have scored a combined total of 9 times resulting in an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
Pre-game facts show that Havre AC:
- haven't lost in the league to Niort in their previous 3 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
Niort go into this clash following a 1-0 Ligue 2 win with the downing of AS Nancy Lorraine in their last fixture.
The only name on the scoresheet from Niort was Ibnou Ba (55').
Over the course of 5 of the prior 6 games featuring Niort, a relatively low number of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game in that spell comes out as a paltry 1.83, with the number of goals averaged by Les chamois equalling 1.
Analysis of their past results shows that Niort:
- have not registered a win against Havre AC when having played them away from home in the previous 6 matches in the league. Not good.
- have not been beaten by Havre AC in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head clashes going back to 15/12/2017 tells us that Havre AC have won 3 of these games and Niort 1, with the number of drawn results being 2.
A combined total of 8 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 5 of them from Le club doyen and 3 being from Les chamois. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.33.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Ligue 2 match day 20 on 10/01/2020 and the score finished Niort 0-1 Havre AC.
The match was refereed by Thierry Bouille.
Team News: Havre AC
Havre AC boss Paul Le Guen will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash with a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Niort
Owing to a fully healthy group ready to go, Niort manager Sébastien Desabre has no fitness concerns at all before this match.
In our opinion, Havre AC look likely to fashion enough chances to find the net more than once while possibly not conceding when they play Niort, who could well struggle to find the back of the net.
Therefore, we are anticipating a controlled 2-0 winning score for Havre AC after 90 minutes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Océane (25,181)
Captain: Alexandre Bonnet
Chairman: Vincent Volpe
Manager: Paul Le Guen
Competitions: Ligue 2 position 8
🔑 Key Player: Jamal Thiaré
Regularly played in the Striker position, Jamal Thiaré was born in Senegal. Having made a first senior appearance for Charleroi in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Forward has hit 2 league goals in the Ligue 2 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 3 appearances.