Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk – Match preview, predictions, odds & where to watch | 23.02.2023

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UEFA Europa League playoffs: Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk – Match preview, predictions, odds & where to watch | 23.02.2023, 21:00 CET
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Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk prediction for Thursday’s Europa League fixture at Roazhon Park. The kickoff for this game is scheduled at 17:45 UK time. Read on for our free prediction betting tips and preview.

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Free Predictions And Betting Picks for Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Bookmaker Ratings Prediction One – Shakhtar Win/Draw – 2.18

Bookmaker Ratings Prediction Two – Over 2.5 Total Goals – 1.744

Bookmaker Ratings Prediction Three – Both Teams To Score – 1.725

Shakhtar Donetsk Win/Draw

The Ukrainian side are yet to lose a game against Rennes since they first met in 2005, beating Rennes 1-0 in the Europa League. Rennes on the other hand are currently avoiding draws even as they are in a bad shape, having lost 6 times in the last 9 games and won the rest.

Over 2.5 Total Goals

Shakhtar Donetsk have finished their last 9 games with Over 2.5 Total goals, even their last tie against Rennes ended with 3 goals. Rennes have ended 5 out of their last 6 games with Over 2.5 Total goals.

Both Teams To Score

Shakhtar have ended 8 out of their last 9 games with Both Teams To Score option, the side lock hors with a Rennes side that have ended 6 out of their last 7 UEFA games with Both Teams To Score outcome.

Preliminary Review and Match Prediction for Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk


Having lost 6 out of their last 9 games, Rennes are already one leg out of the Europa League. They will though look to put up a tough fight when they host Shakhtar on Thursday as they will also look to claim their first victory against the Ukrainian side.

Shakhtar Donetsk

After crashing out of the UEFA Champions League, Shakhtar turn to the Europa League, with an impressive record of avoiding a loss in their last 5 games, the side will look to seal their first leg victory against Rennes in order to move into the next round of the competition.

Safe Bet

Considering the form of these two teams and how good they have been in producing goals during matches, the Over 1.5 total goals will be a very safe bet. This pick has the odd of 1.22 on 22bet.

Please note that this bet does not guarantee that you will win 100% of the time. However, it increases your chances of winning to the greatest extent possible.

Get Quick Rich Bet

To take a more risky bet and make a higher profit we will back the 1-2 correct score option when both teams face-off On Thursday. This selection has the odd of 14 on 22Bet.

Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk Team News

Shakhtar will be without Korniienko, Ocheretko and Shved who all missed the first leg. On the other hand, Rennes will be without Assignon, Terrier, Troare and Xeka due to injuries.

Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk Probable Lineups

Rennes (4-4-2): Mandanda; Spence, Omari, Belocan, Truffert; Toko Ekambi, Ugochukwu, Bourigeaud, Doku; Kalimuendo, Gouiri.

Shakhtar Donetsk (4-1-4-1): Trubin; Mykhayklicenko, Matviienko, Bondar, Konoplya; Stephanenko, Bondarenko, Sudakov; Kryskiv, Traore, Zubkov.

Most Popular FAQ for Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Who won the last meeting between these teams?

Shakhtar Donetsk won 2-1 against Rennes the last time they met in the Europa League.

Where will this match be played?

Thursday’s game between will be played at Roazhon Park (Rennes).

Which bookmaker has the best odds for this fixture?

We recommend checking out the odds at 22Bet for Rennes vs Shakhtar Donetsk.

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17:45/23 feb
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