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ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Racing 92 Predictions and Betting Tips: Clermont Eyeing Comfortable Semi-Final Spot


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This seasons European Rugby Championship is drawing ever nearer to a close and the tournament has been whittled down from 20 sides to just eight. The road to this stage has been long for both Clermont and Racing 92 but now the final at the San Mamés Stadium in May is within touching distance. Both sides will be up for the battle with the ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Racing 92 Prediction set for a thrilling contest with nothing left to chance.

ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Racing 92 Prediction

Both sides will head into this game in relatively good form, but it is the home side who have claimed three wins in their last three outings. The two are also very familiar with each other playing against one another in the French Pro 14 league on a regular basis. That will essentially cancel out any advantage there but as we have highlighted before in our best rugby union betting previews, home turf can play a vital role and that looks to be the difference between these two sides in a tight affair.

ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Racing 92 Betting Tips

ASM will be glad the tie is played on home soil as domestically this season their opponents hold the positional advantage. However, on the European stage things are a little different and Auvergne have looked a side capable of going all the way. Three wins in a row has also gone a long way to significantly boosting Franck Azéma’s men’s morale and right now the hosts are one of European Rugby’s form sides. This is why 10Bet’s best Rugby Union betting odds are the way to go especially in the outright match winner market. Racing 92 will run them close but few can argue that Clermont have the pack to deal with whatever Racing throw at them and with a baying home crowd behind them, it will be all smiles in Auvergne come the Sunday night in an open an intense but enjoyable affair.

The pair have quite a solid head to head record in this competition, four meetings, two wins for the hosts and two wins for the visitors but it is in scoring where the statistics suddenly start to make a ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Racing 92 Betting Tips favourite. This is because Auvergne have twice the number of tries compared to their opponents meaning that when they do win, they win big. That is a big deal in Rugby Union and will be one of the key differences when these two meets. That is why 888Sport’s handicap offering is one of the best out there. -6.5 for odds close to evens for a side boasting home advantage and a penchant for scoring high against the visitors makes complete sense and is one of the best bets of the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter final weekend.

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