Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Champions League round 1 game between Sevilla and Lens and offer team stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
On Matchday 1 of the new Champions League season, Lens will make a trip to the Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan to face Sevilla in what is anticipated to be a challenging encounter in Group B.
Team form: Sevilla vs Lens
Sevilla lost twice in their last three matches, as they were defeated 4-3 by Deportivo Alaves and 1-2 against Girona. They turned the table by winning 1-0 against Las Palmas. In their last six Champions League home matches, Sevilla have two wins, while they’ve drawn one and lost three. They scored eight and conceded 11 goals.
Lens lost their previous three matches by 3-1 against PSG, 3-0 against Monaco and 0-1 against Metz. Lens came through their last three away games in the Champions League without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew one and lost two in which, they were outscored by eight goals to five.
Betting stats for Sevilla and Lens
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Sevilla and Lens. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- In 14 of the last 16 matches Sevilla played, both teams scored
- Sevilla have scored in the last 16 matches in a row
- Sevilla have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches
- In 11 of the last 13 Sevilla home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Sevilla have lost the last 4 matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
- Lens have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches
- Lens have scored in 22 of the last 24 away matches
- In 6 of the last 7 away matches Lens played, both teams scored
- Lens have lost the last 4 away matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Lens have not won the last 7 matches in a row
Players on top: Sevilla vs Lens
As the new Champions League season unfolds, it remains uncertain who will emerge as the top scorers for Sevilla and Lens. Therefore, we have compiled a list of players expected to make an impact for each team this season.
Popular markets: Sevilla vs Lens
Sevilla claimed three wins in the previous 10 matches at home, as well as drawing three and losing four. Lens won four of their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost five of these matches.
Both teams to score
Sevilla scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Lens scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Lens managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
In the last ten matches, Sevilla had over 2.5 goals in five of them, scoring an average of 1.2 goals. Lens had over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches, scoring an average of 1.1 goals. Sevilla scored at least once in their previous 17 matches, while Lens have conceded a goal in their last six matches.
Betting prediction: Sevilla vs Lens
Here we present a free prediction for this Sevilla vs Lens Champions League match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts.