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Ligue 1: Lens vs Monaco – Betting preview

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When Monaco come to Stade Bollaert-Delelis for the Ligue 1 match this coming Sunday, Lens will be hoping to use their home advantage to their advantage.

Lens are placed sixth with 36 points after 22 matches. Monaco occupy a position as fiveth in the league on 38 points.


Form: Lens vs Monaco

Lens Form

Having collected three points from three draws in their previous three matches, Lens are on the lookout for a win again. Against Freiburg it finished 0-0, before they split the points with Reims in a 1-1 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 2-2 against Freiburg. Lens won five of their last six Ligue 1 matches at Stade Bollaert-Delelis, scoring 13 and conceding five along the way. They lost once but didn’t draw a single match.

Monaco Form

Monaco were able to add four points to their account from their last three matches. They first shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Le Havre, before claiming three points in a 2-3 win against Nice. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Toulouse. Monaco won half their previous six away matches in the Ligue 1, as well as seeing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored 11 goals whilst conceding 11.

Betting facts for Lens and Monaco

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

  • Lens have not lost 16 of the last 18 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lens have not lost 15 of the last 17 matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lens have scored in 16 of the last 18 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • In 7 of the last 8 Lens matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 10 of the last 12 Lens matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 14 of the last 16 away matches Monaco played, both teams scored
  • In the last 9 matches in a row Monaco played, both teams scored
  • In 14 of the last 16 Monaco away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Monaco have conceded in 24 of the last 26 away matches
  • Monaco have conceded in the last 11 matches in a row

In-form players: Lens vs Monaco

It’s been a great season for Wissam Ben Yedder so far with 11 goals to his name across all tournaments this season. He also hit the target five times in his last six games, and no doubt Monaco want him to continue this productive spell against Lensthis coming Sunday.

Full-time result

Lens won six of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Stade Bollaert-Delelis. They drew three and lost one as well, while Monaco won four of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost two. Monaco conceded a goal in their previous 8 matches. Lens have not lost to Monaco in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Lens scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Monaco scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 5 consecutive away games Monaco played. Lens will be optimistic of getting on the scoresheet on Sunday, as Monaco have been unable to keep a single clean sheet in their last 10 games. The former fought their way to four clean sheets in their last 10 games. Lens have scored in 4 consecutive home meetings with Monaco.

Total goals

Lens saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Of the last ten games for Monaco, seven had more than 2.5 goals, while they managed to score an average of 1.6 times goals per game. Monaco conceded a goal in their last 8 matches.

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