PSG vs Angers: prediction for the Ligue 1 match
Paris Saint-Germain opened the new season with a French Super Cup match, in which they failed to get revenge on Lille for a defeat in Ligue 1 (0:1). After that capital club put up an impressive run of 10 matches without a single defeat.
In the Champions League Blue-Reds dropped points in the first match against Brugge (1:1), but then recorded a home victory over Manchester City - a billion dollar team suffered a 0:2 defeat at Parc des Princes.
In nine rounds of Ligue 1 PSG recorded eight victories, which brought them 24 points, a top spot in the league and a six-point handicap over the nearest competitor. After successful matches against Metz (2:1) and Montpellier (2:0) Mauricio Pocchettino's men took a surprising defeat at the hands of Rennes (0:2).
Team's offensive line is looking great, they scored 22 goals, capital team also concedes one goal per game on average.
Gharbi and Bernat, who has a knee injury, are on team's injuried list. Draxler and Kurzawa are isolated due to coronavirus.
In five most recent seasons Angers earned a reputation of a solid mid-table team and made everyone respect them. Team finished the previous season at 13th place, but in the new season Black-Whites are aiming for the European competitions zone.
In nine rounds of the new season Gerald Baticle's men suffered only one defeat, recorded four victories and four draws. After two draws against Marseille (0:0) and Troyes (1:1) visitors recorded a home victory over Metz (3:2). Team is currently eight points behind the leader.
Ould Haled won't play against PSG due to a hip injury.
This bet won in 2 out of 4 most recent away matches of Angers
This bet won in 3 out of 4 most recent matches of PSG
In every third head-to-head match penalty was awarded
PSG won five consecutive head-to-head matches
Angers slowed down a little bit, so their results went downhill. Paris Saint-Germain got off to a great start, but in the most recent match team suffered a first defeat in the season.
Some of Paris' players are unavailable so far, plus Mauricio Pochettino is yet to name the line-up, but we think that Parisians will be able to break the unexpected European spot contender even with a weakened squad of players.
Our prediction - Asian handicap (-1,5) on PSG
Prediction: Handicap (-1,5) on PSG
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We think that visitors will park the bus and will rely on counter-attacks and set-pieces. But hosts will be ready for it, they are able to break through any defense.
Our second bet is on PSG to win by three goals