Nice – Paris SG Tips & Predictions For Today, March 18, 2018.
League: France – Ligue 1
Tip: Away Win
Match Result: 1:2 WON!!!
|Nice host league-leaders PSG in Sunday’s Ligue 1 (L1) opening clash. The home side will be looking to overtake fifth-placed Nantes in the standings in this round 30 encounter, while PSG are flying high in the league with a seventeen-point margin ahead of Monaco.|
|In 33 previous meetings at the Allianz Riviera in L1 history, Nice have a balanced record against PSG of: W13, D9, L11 (41 goals scored / 43 goals conceded). Nice have excellent momentum going into this clash and will be keen to avenge the 3-0 loss in the reverse fixture.|
|After defeating Lille 2-1 at home in round 28, Nice managed a second straight win trouncing Guingamp 5-2 on the road last Sunday, with Alassane Pléa scoring four goals! Following this good run of form, Lucien Favre‘s men side jumped to seventh place in the table.|
|PSG have won their two matches after exiting the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid. After humiliating bottom-placed Metz 5-0 at home in round 29, Unai Emery’s men defeated Angers 2-1 away in midweek, having played 75 minutes with ten men.|
|Players to watch: Nice’s French striker Alassane Pléa has ten goals and two assists in L1 so far. The 25-year-old celebrated his birthday with four goals in his last L1 game.|
|Pléa will go head-to-head with PSG 19-year-old striker Kylian Mbappe who is in outstanding form this season with 13 goals and seven assists.|
|Stat attack: Clashes between these two sides are usually high scoring affairs with more than 2.5 goals (total) scored in nine of their last 11 encounters in the top flight.|
|Nice have won only one of their last ten fixtures against PSG in the top-flight (W1, D1, L8), losing three of their last four at home.|
|PSG are on a run of eight straight wins in the league, including three straight away successes without conceding a single goal.|