Paris Saint-Germain vs. Angers
October 15, 2021 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: Over 2.5 -188, Under 2.5 +150
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PSG is welcoming Angers to Parc des Princes in round 10 of the French Ligue 1. PSG no longer has all wins in Ligue 1 this season, but they are still at the top of the table. Angers is doing surprisingly well so far this season, and they are in 4th place with 16 points.
PSG has 24 points, 22 scored goals, and 9 conceded goals, and that is enough for the top spot, but they lost their last game just before the international break. It was a game against Rennais on the road, and PSG was dominant with 67% of ball possession, but 0 shots on goal, 4 corner kicks, 2 big chances created, and 88% of the correct passes. PSG’s offense was dull in this game, which is surprising for a team with Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe, and unfortunately for PSG, they ended up losing this game 2-0. Speaking of Mbappe, he has been in great form with 5 goals and 4 assists for PSG, while Gueye, Icardi, Herrera, and Hakimi each added 3 goals. Ramos is the only injured player for PSG, but he will start practicing this week. PSG will need to bounce back from their loss, and they certainly can do it, but considering they will be without their South American players, we will see how well they will do.
Angers has done well so far this season, on both ends I might add. With 14 scored goals, 9 conceded goals, and 16 points, Angers is now in 4th place, which is the Europa League spot. The season is still very long, but everything looks well for Angers at the moment. Angers was hosting Metz in their last game, and they were the better team with 58% of ball possession, 5 shots on goal, 12 corner kicks, 3 big chances created, and 87% of the correct passes. Angers was losing twice in this game, but they kept coming back, and they even scored a winning goal in the 93rd minute. The final score was 3-2. Mangani has scored 3 goals for Angers so far this season, while Boufal, Bahoken, Cho, and Traore added 2 goals each. Mangani has also added 2 assists. There aren’t any notable injuries in Angers as of right now. This will be a tough game for Angers, but they are in good form, and I think they can hope for a good result here.
Angers has never beaten PSG in the past, and it will be hard for them to expect it here. Yes, PSG will be without some of their players, but this is the team that still has a ton of depth and quality. I don’t like the price on PSG, and I think this will be a tough game for them as well, which is why I will stick to goals.