A football match between Caen and Valenciennes of the Ligue 2 will take place in France on Saturday, March 18th, 2023, check the Caen vs Valenciennes betting tip 2022/2023 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Caen vs Valenciennes will occur
The game is set to be played in the small Stade Michel d’Ornano stadium, in the city of Caen, with a capacity for 21215 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
Where to follow the live game
Including statistics, events and odds, you can follow the match live at Betarena, with access to all the information to help with your sports betting.
Introduction to the Caen vs Valenciennes betting tip 2022/2023
Despite the season change, the Ligue 2 has not changed much regarding goals. Today’s average goals in the competition are still similar to what was seen in the tournament’s last edition. The current mark is 2.3 goals per game, which is very close to the 2.29 goals per game of the last championship.
Caen last match
Caen in its last official match lost (2-1) against Rodez, in a match valid for Ligue 2. Coach S. Moulin’s lined up a 4-3-3 formation.
A fairly even game was expected, with odds for the home defeat at 4.2.
The team’s defensive line was far from their best in the contest. Romain Thomas had a terrible performance, failed at crucial moments, and became one of the leading players responsible for the negative result.
Valenciennes last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a draw in the last round. In a dispute valid for Ligue 2, Valenciennes, who used a 4-2-3-1 formation, faced the Bastia team with a final score of 1-1.
The game had all the elements to be an even game between both teams, for that reason it was logical that the draw was one of the most expected results, with odds around 3.1.
Caen vs Valenciennes h2h
The last time Caen went up against Valenciennes, it was in Ligue 2. Caen, ranked 7th place, started with a 3-4-3 tactic, while Valenciennes, then in 6th place, was charged with a 4-4-2 formation.
These teams played last against each other in a highly contested Ligue 2 game during the 2022/2023 season ending in a 1-1 draw.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
The Caen team in the last five matches has achieved more regular results, with a total of 2 wins, compared to the Valenciennes team, which has no wins recently.
Ligue 2 leaderboard now
Considering the home team Caen, standing in 7th place with 40 points in the Ligue 2 competition in France. Their performance statistics have been such as 10 wins, 7 losses and, 10 draws.
In the 28th round, the team has an advantage of 1 point over the Quevilly Rouen team which is just below, in 8th place and with 1 point less than Grenoble Foot 38 team that is in the 6th place.
The ratio of goals scored to goals conceded for Caen is positive: after 27 rounds the team has scored 32 goals, conceding only 28.
Caen appears to be using a tactical approach in their defensive play, as they have been conceding a high number of fouls in recent matches, above the league average. However, despite this, they have only received a low number of yellow cards, below the league average of 3.93. This suggests that Caen is committing fouls in strategic areas of the pitch, with the aim of disrupting the opposition’s attacking play and preventing them from building momentum.
Caen average number of shots on net is 3.67 per game. This is a good indicator of the fact that the team does not score much, nor does it impose too much of a burden on opposing defenses.
While they’ve won 3 games as the visiting team, this team proves that there is such a thing as a home-court advantage with their record of 7 wins, 1 loss, and 5 draws.
While Valenciennes has only managed to convert 27 of their 2692 attacks into goals, Caen has been much more successful with 3051 attacks and 32 goals.
Best goalscorer from Caen
When we analyze the team’s attack so far, the competition’s performance at the individual level Alexandre Mendy is the player to highlight. Helping Caen with 11 goals scored this season, the Attacker has been instrumental in achieving positive outcomes.
It should also be noted that 3 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
Ligue 2 leaderboard now
Valenciennes arrives in this game with 33 points, and in 12th place in the Ligue 2, having won 7 games in total and lost 8 times, making a total of 12 draws.
This means that, in the 28th round, the team has an advantage of 1 point against the Saint-Étienne team that is just behind in 13th place.
After 27 rounds, Valenciennes has conceded more goals than has scored. They conceded a total of 32 goals so far and scored 27 times.
The team starts as an underdog in their next match, both because they will be playing on a field that is by no means easy and because they are not showing very good finalization skills, averaging 1 scored per game.
Best goalscorer from Valenciennes
In the individual highlights of the team in the offensive sector, the focus falls on Adrian Grbić so far in the competition. With 5 goals with his signature, the Attacker has helped his team Valenciennes to achieve victorious results this season.
It should also be noted that 1 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
Historical data: Valenciennes
The Valenciennes team is one of the leading names in the sport, with 4 titles won in the history of the tournament. The record of the team will impact the final outcome of the match and it will not be the first time the team has managed to impress its opponents with a win at a time when they are in poor form.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Goals Top Betting Tips
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Caen is A. Mendy, who has already scored 11 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Valenciennes is A. Grbic, he has scored in 5 opportunities.
A good time to bet for those watching the live game is in the 75-90 minute period where most goals happen.
Bets on the under 2.5 goals market is an alternative because adding the goals scored at home by Caen 1.46 and the average conceding goals of the visiting team Valenciennes 0.46 does not exceed the average of 3 goals, suggesting a good entry in this market.
Currently, at Bet365, the odds for the Total Goals Under 2.5 market are quoted at 1.65.
Corners Top Betting Tips
Something to explore in order to get favorable betting results is noting the average of 3.92 corners per game which one can get by combining the number of corners of both teams.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Highly disciplined, the teams have an average of only 3.59 yellow cards per match, when added together. In other words, the ‘Under 4.5 cards’ option looks like a great alternative for bettors.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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Caen vs Valenciennes betting tip 2022/2023: FAQ
The match will be played on March 18th, 2023, Saturday.
The match will take place at the Stade Michel d’Ornano stadium in Caen.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Ligue 2 match, referring to the 2022/2023 season, and ended with a 1-1 draw.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365!