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Ligue 1: Lens vs Nantes – Betting preview

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Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Ligue 1 round 10 game between Lens and Nantes and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.

Nantes go up against Lens on Saturday for a Ligue 1 meeting at Stade Bollaert-Delelis.

Lens are placed 14th in the Ligue 1 standings with nine points after nine matches. Nantes occupy a position of seventh in the league with 14 points.


Team form: Lens vs Nantes

Lens Form

Lens have had three draws in their last three games. They drew 1-1 against Lille, 0-0 against Le Havre, and 1-1 against PSV Eindhoven. In the Ligue 1, Lens have won three out of their last six matches at Stade Bollaert-Delelis. They drew two and suffered one defeat, scoring nine goals and conceding five.

Nantes Form

In their last three matches, Nantes lost against Rennes by 3-1, beat Strasbourg by 1-2 winning 2-0 against Montpellier. Nantes, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Ligue 1.

Betting facts for Lens and Nantes

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Lens and Nantes. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.

  • Lens have not lost 40 of the last 42 home matches
  • In 15 of the last 17 Lens home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lens have scored in 16 of the last 18 home matches
  • In the last 8 Lens matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lens have not lost the last 6 matches in a row
  • Nantes have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Nantes have conceded in 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 10 of the last 12 Nantes away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Nantes have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Nantes have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches

Players under the radar: Lens vs Nantes

Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Wesley Said will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Nantes hope Florent Mollet can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Ligue 1 goals in his last six Ligue 1 games.

Betting markets: Lens vs Nantes

Full-time result

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

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Lens only scored the first goal of the match in two out of their last ten games. Nantes scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Both teams have scored in the past three meetings between Lens and Nantes when playing at Stade Bollaert-Delelis.

Total goals

Lens witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 0.9 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Nantes, who managed to score 1.6 times in those matches.

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

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