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Champions League: Arsenal vs Lens – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Champions League round 5 match between Arsenal and Lens and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Arsenal welcome Lens at Emirates Stadium this coming Wednesday for a match in the penultimate round of the current Champions League season.

In the Group B table, Arsenal are number 1 on nine points after four matches. Lens rank as number 3 with five points after four matches played.


Team form: Arsenal vs Lens

Arsenal Form

Arsenal are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 2-0 win against Sevilla. They went on to beat Burnley by 3-1, before also getting the better of Brentford in a 0-1 victory. Arsenal won four of their last six Champions League matches on home soil, drawing once and losing once. They conceded seven and scored 17 goals.

Lens Form

Lens won twice in their last three matches, but began by losing 1-0 against PSV Eindhoven, before beating Marseille 1-0. Another win followed, this time by 0-3 against Clermont Foot. Lens came through their last six away games in the Champions League without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew two and lost three in which, they were outscored by ten goals to six.

Betting facts for Arsenal and Lens

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Arsenal and Lens played across all competitions.

  • In 18 of the last 20 Arsenal home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Arsenal have not lost the last 11 home matches in a row
  • Arsenal have scored in 23 of the last 24 matches
  • Arsenal have scored in 21 of the last 22 home matches
  • Arsenal have won the last 3 home matches in a row without conceding a goal
  • In the last 4 Lens away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • In 11 of the last 12 Lens matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 5 Lens away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Lens have not won 9 of the last 10 away matches
  • Lens have not lost 9 of the last 10 matches

Interesting players: Arsenal vs Lens

Elye Wahi shows decent form right now for Lens, as he scored two goals in his last four games in the Champions League. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Arsenal, who are strong favourites this coming Wednesday. Siding with Gabriel Jesus also looks a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last four Champions League matches.

Full-time result

Arsenal have really struck gold when it comes to home form, having not lost any of their previous 12 matches at Emirates Stadium. In their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, Arsenal won seven times, drew three and lost zero times. Lens claimed two wins, three draw and five defeats in their last 10 games away.

Both teams to score

Arsenal scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Lens scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Arsenal managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Arsenal’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.8 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Lens, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches.

Suggested bet: Arsenal vs Lens

Here we present a free betting tip for this Champions League match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Arsenal and Lens.

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