Metz vs Paris Saint Germain Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Metz vs Paris Saint Germain Match Prediction

By Marius Hrebenciuc

Metz are still searching for their first victory of the new Ligue 1 season when they welcome last season’s runner-ups Paris Saint Germain at the Stade Saint-Symphorien on Friday night. Metz suffered a 1-0 defeat on the road at Caen prior to the International break, with Philippe Hinschberger’s men conceding the goal soon after half-time. On the other hand, Paris Saint Germain won 3-0 at home over Saint-Etienne last time out thanks to a brace from Edinson Cavani and another goal from Thiago Motta. Below we have our betting tips, predictions, team news and match stats all in our SBAT preview.

Betting Predictions and Tips

PSG should be able to pick up a comfortable victory here as they have won each of their last six meetings with Metz across all competitions. They should be able to score a couple of goals here, as they netted at least two goals in each of their last six meetings with Metz across all competitions.

Asian Handicap -2.5, -3 on PSG at 1/1

Over 3.5 goals at 8/13

Metz saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played against Paris Saint Germain

Paris Saint Germain scored over 2.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played

Paris Saint Germain scored over 2.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played against Metz

AVG Goals

3.1

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Metz Form Guide

Metz Team Logo

Metz

Won

3

Draw

1

Lost

6
W A

17-09-2017

Ligue 1

Angers Team Logo Angers

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

23-09-2017

Ligue 1

Troyes Team Logo Troyes

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

30-09-2017

Ligue 1

Nantes Team Logo Nantes

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

06-10-2017

Club Friendlies

Sporting Charleroi Team Logo Sporting Charleroi

FT 3 - 0

(HT 3 - 0)

L A

14-10-2017

Ligue 1

Saint-Etienne Team Logo Saint-Etienne

FT 3 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L H

21-10-2017

Ligue 1

Dijon Team Logo Dijon

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

25-10-2017

League Cup

Red Star Team Logo Red Star

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

29-10-2017

Ligue 1

Lyon Team Logo Lyon

FT 2 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

L H

05-11-2017

Ligue 1

Lille Team Logo Lille

FT 0 - 3

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

18-11-2017

Ligue 1

Toulouse Team Logo Toulouse

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Paris Saint Germain Form Guide

Paris Saint Germain Team Logo

Paris Saint Germain

Won

8

Draw

2

Lost

0
D A

23-09-2017

Ligue 1

Montpellier Team Logo Montpellier

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

27-09-2017

Champions League Grp. B

Bayern Munich Team Logo Bayern Munich

FT 3 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

30-09-2017

Ligue 1

Bordeaux Team Logo Bordeaux

FT 6 - 2

(HT 5 - 1)

W A

14-10-2017

Ligue 1

Dijon Team Logo Dijon

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

18-10-2017

Champions League Grp. B

Anderlecht Team Logo Anderlecht

FT 0 - 4

(HT 0 - 2)

D A

22-10-2017

Ligue 1

Marseille Team Logo Marseille

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

27-10-2017

Ligue 1

Nice Team Logo Nice

FT 3 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

31-10-2017

Champions League Grp. B

Anderlecht Team Logo Anderlecht

FT 5 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

W A

04-11-2017

Ligue 1

Angers Team Logo Angers

FT 0 - 5

(HT 0 - 3)

W H

18-11-2017

Ligue 1

Nantes Team Logo Nantes

FT 4 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

Metz Preview

Metz had a terrible start to the new Ligue 1 campaign, having lost each of their opening four league games. Overall, they are winless in six games across all competitions, losing four and drawing twice in the process. The most worrying fact is that Metz have failed to score a single goal in their most recent three games in Ligue 1. They are the only team without points under their belts in this early part of the season and find themselves at the bottom of the table, having scored just once in four games. The sole goal of this campaign has been scored by summer signing Nolan Roux. Metz’s recent home form has also let them down as they have only won once in their last ten home games across all competitions and are currently on a five-game winless run. In addition, Metz are winless in the last three home meetings with Paris Saint Germain in Ligue 1, conceding three goals in two of these. They are still looking for their first victory in this new campaign, but this seems to be an impossible task as Metz have suffered defeats in each of their last six meetings with Paris Saint Germain across all competitions, conceding at least two goals in each of these.

Metz Team News

Yann Jouffre is the only doubtful player for Metz ahead of this clash.

Paris Saint Germain Preview

On the contrary, Paris Saint Germain have had an impeccable start to the new domestic campaign as after beating Monaco 1-2 in the French Super Cup, PSG followed this up with four consecutive wins in their opening games of the new Ligue 1 season. Les Parisiens find themselves at the top of the Ligue 1 table tied on 12 points with the second-placed Monaco, but they have a better goal difference. PSG have scored 14 goals and conceded just two in the opening four league fixtures. Edinson Cavani is the team’s topscorer with five goals under his belt in his four league appearances, while Neymar has provided three goals and three assists. Paris Saint Germain need to pick up another victory here as they will kick off their Champions League campaign next weekend. They have been handed a pretty difficult group against the likes of Bayern Munich, Anderlecht and Celtic. PSG’s away form over the past seven months has seen them win 13 of their last 15 games across all competitions and are currently on a five-game winning run. Furthermore, PSG have picked up back-to-back wins in their most recent two visits to the Stade Saint-Symphorien, scoring three goals in each of these.

Paris Saint Germain Team News

Lucas is a doubt, but Marco Verratti is definitely out through suspension.

Metz Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

0.7

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS + Win

BTTS + Draw

BTTS + Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Paris Saint Germain Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

3.4

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS + Win

BTTS + Draw

BTTS + Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Metz vs Paris Saint Germain Sidelined Players

Metz
Paris Saint Germain
11 Angel Di Maria Injured
27 Javier Pastore Injured

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Probable Lineup

No. Pos Player m kg
16 GK Eiji Kawashima 185 82
25 LB Ivan Balliu 175 68
6 CD Milan Bisevac 185 81
23 CD Chris Philipps 182 70
32 RB Benoit Assou-Ekotto 180 69
21 LM Moussa Niakhate 180 82
17 RM Mathieu Dossevi 172 65
24 CM Renaud Cohade 180 78
26 CM Cafu 185 82
9 CF Nolan Roux 182 75
29 CF Emmanuel Riviere 182 76
No. Pos Player m kg
16 GK Alphonse Areola 190 85
3 CD Presnel Kimpembe 183 67
5 CD Marquinhos 183 75
12 LB Thomas Meunier 190 78
17 RB Yuri Berchiche 181 77
10 CM Neymar 174 68
25 CDM Adrien Rabiot 188 71
29 CM Kylian Mbappe 178 73
8 CDM Thiago Motta 183 82
23 CM Julian Draxler 187 72
9 CF Edinson Cavani 184 74