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Ligue 1: Lens vs Lyon – Betting preview

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Lens will take on Lyon for a match in the Ligue 1 on Saturday at Stade Bollaert-Delelis.

Placed sixth in the Ligue 1 table, Lens have amassed 19 points after 13 matches. On seven points, Lyon rank 18th with 13 matches played this season.


Form: Lens vs Lyon

Lens Form

Lens are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Marseille by 1-0, before beating Clermont Foot by 0-3. The winning streak came to an end against Arsenal, who ran out 6-0 winners. In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Lens have three wins, while they’ve drawn two and lost one. They scored nine and conceded four goals.

Lyon Form

In their last three matches, Lyon drew 1-1 with Metz, won 0-1 against Rennes, and lost 0-2 against Lille. Lyon managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Ligue 1. On top of winning once they also drew one as well as losing four, while scoring eight times and letting in three.

Betting stats and facts for Lens and Lyon

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Lens and Lyon. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Lens have not lost 43 of the last 45 home matches
  • In 13 of the last 14 Lens matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lens have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
  • In 10 of the last 11 Lens home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lens have not lost 11 of the last 12 matches
  • In the last 10 Lyon away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lyon have not won 15 of the last 17 matches
  • Lyon have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 8 of the last 9 Lyon away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Lyon have conceded in 13 of the last 15 away matches

Players on top: Lens vs Lyon

Florian Sotoca has scored twice in the six most recent Ligue 1 games for Lens, with Alexandre Lacazette providing two goals for Lyon in his last six.

Full-time result

Lens have not lost to Lyon in three consecutive home meetings. In Ligue 1, Lens have gone through an impressive eight games without losing even once. Stade Bollaert-Delelis saw Lens winning five, drawing four, and losing one of their 10 most recent home games across all tournaments. Lyon won two of their 10 most recent away games, drew one and lost seven.

Both teams to score

Lens have not conceded a goal in five consecutive Ligue 1 games. In the last 10 games played, Lyon opened the scoring only once, while Lens scored the opener four times in their last 10 games. Lens have scored in three consecutive home meetings with Lyon.

Total goals

Lens saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Lyon, who managed to score one time in those matches. Lens kept a clean sheet in their last six Ligue 1 matches.

In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Lens and Lyon. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.

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