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Bordeaux vs Nantes Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Ligue 1 season starts in Bordeaux on Friday

  • French Ligue 1 season starts with Bordeaux vs Nantes on Friday night
  • Bordeaux have drawn 5 goals in their last 7 Ligue 1 matches
  • Les Girondins are playing their first match under new manager Jean-Louis Gasset
  • Nantes are undefeated in 4 of their last 6 away matches in Ligue 1
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Bordeaux host Nantes in Ligue 1 on Friday (Getty Images)

Bordeaux host Nantes in the first match of the 2020-21 Ligue 1 season on Friday. These clubs are evenly matched with a close encounter expected at Stade Matmut-Atlantique.

Bordeaux Form


Bordeaux were 12th in Ligue 1 when the season was called off. They were hard to beat but struggled for wins, undefeated in seven of their last eight Ligue 1 matches but drawing five of their last seven.

Bordeaux had a poor pre-season, earning draws against Angers and Toulouse either side of a 4-2 defeat against Saint-Etienne.

Paulo Sousa’s time in charge ended in August when he was replaced by former Saint-Étienne manager Jean-Louis Gasset. Gasset is expected to line Bordeaux up in a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Bordeaux Team News


Brazilian centre-back Pablo is out until October as he recovers from an ACL injury. Attacking midfielder Yacine Adli is unavailable with a thigh injury.

Nantes Form


Nantes were 13th in Ligue 1 when the season was cancelled. Christian Gourcuff’s side lost 1-0 against Lille and 2-0 at Angers in March.

Nantes have had a positive pre-season, beating Stade Nyonnais 6-0 and Le Havre 3-0 either side of a 0-0 draw against Anderlecht.

Nantes Team News


Midflelder Abdoulaye Touré is recovering from COVID-19. Winger Marcus Coco is out long-term with a knee injury.

Defensive midfielder Mehdi Abeid and attacking midfielder Ludovic Blas are recovering from coronavirus.

Bordeaux vs Nantes Head to Head


Bordeaux have a 34-22 advantage against Nantes with 16 draws in 72 matches. Bordeaux won both matches last season, 2-0 at home and 1-0 in Nantes.

Bordeaux vs Nantes Odds


Bordeaux are 2.50 favourites at Unibet with Nantes priced at 3.30. A draw is available at 3.10 at William Hill. 

Bordeaux vs Nantes Match Up


Bordeaux have won to nil in four of their last five Ligue 1 matches against Nantes, winning 1-0, 3-0, 2-0 and 1-0. 

This is their first match under new manager Jean-Louis Gasset. Will they need time to adjust?

Bordeaux vs Nantes Stats


  • Bordeaux are undefeated in 7 of their last 8 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have drawn 5 of their last 7 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have won to nil in 4 of their last 5 matches against Nantes (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have won 5 of their last 6 home matches against Nantes (Ligue 1).
  • Nantes manager Christian Gourcuff has drawn 3 of his 6 matches against Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset.
  • Nantes are undefeated in 4 of their last 6 away matches (Ligue 1).

Bordeaux vs Nantes FAQ

Where can I watch the Bordeaux vs Nantes live stream online?

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Where is Bordeaux vs Nantes being played?

Bordeaux vs Nantes is being played at Stade Matmut-Atlantique in Bordeaux, France.

When is Bordeaux vs Nantes being played?

Bordeaux vs Nantes is being played at 18:00 BST on Friday 21 August 2020.

What competition are Bordeaux vs Nantes playing in?

Bordeaux vs Nantes are playing in Ligue 1.

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Verdict

Bordeaux have had the edge against Nantes in recent seasons, but the opening match of the new season is expected to end in a 1-1 draw.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @210 at William Hill - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @500 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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