Saint-Etienne vs. Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 Game Preview


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Paris Saint-Germain looks to keep rolling in Ligue 1 play when they visit Saint-Etienne on Sunday. Paris Saint-Germain is coming off a 3-1 home win against Nantes last Saturday while Saint-Etienne beat Troyes 1-0 on the road last Sunday. PSG leads the Ligue 1 standings with 37 points in 14 games while Saint-Etienne is in 19th place with 12 points in 14 games.

The player to watch in this game is Lionel Messi, who scored his first Ligue 1 goal against Nantes on Saturday. Messi has played in six games and this will be a great opportunity to get some more playing time and find his rhythm. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Saint-Etienne: 8.00
• Paris Saint-Germain: 1.34
• Draw: 5.60

• Saint-Etienne: +1.5: 2.01
• Paris Saint-Germain: -1.5: 1.91

• Over 3, 3.5: 1.90
• Under 3, 3.5: 2.00

Key Points to Consider

Last 5: Saint-Etienne, coming off a 1-0 road win against Troyes last Sunday, have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 5 Ligue 1 games. Paris Saint-Germain, coming off a 3-1 home win against Nantes last Saturday, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 5 Ligue 1 games.

Momentum: Paris Saint-Germain has been on an upward trend — with 4 wins in their last 5 Ligue 1 games.

Head-to-Head: These two teams last met in Ligue 1 action on April 18 and Paris Saint-Germain won 3-2.

Projected Leaders

For Saint-Etienne, Arnaud Nordin has an 8.24 percent chance to score. He averages 0.76 shots overall per sim, 0.39 shots on goal per and 0.09 goals per sim.

For Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappe has a 53.42 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.58 shots overall per sim, 1.36 shots on goal per and 0.77 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Paris Saint-Germain Moneyline.

Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Paris Saint-Germain in this one. Average score in simulations is Paris Saint-Germain 2.56 to Saint-Etienne 0.53.

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