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Ligue 1: Lille vs Lyon – Match preview and betting tip

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Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Ligue 1 round 27 game between Lille and Lyon and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.

Lyon will go up against Lille this coming Friday for a Ligue 1 meeting.

The current difference in the Ligue 1 standings between the two teams clashing at Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday is six points.

Form: Lille vs Lyon

Lille Form

Lille have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. Against PSG, they came out empty-handed in a 4-3 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 2-1 win against Brest. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Lens. In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Lille have four wins, while they’ve drawn two and lost none. They scored 11 and conceded three goals.

Lyon Form

Lyon claimed seven points from their last nine available, as they won by 1-3 and 2-1 against Angers and Grenoble, respectively. Last time out, Lorient ended up stealing a point in a 0-0 draw. The Kids won four times in their last six away games in the Ligue 1, in which they drew once and lost once. They conceded six goals while scoring 13 themselves.

Betting stats for Lille and Lyon

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

  • Lille have not lost the last 14 home matches in a row
  • Lille have scored in 20 of the last 21 home matches
  • In 13 of the last 15 Lille home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 Lille home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Lille have won 7 of the last 9 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • In the last 6 matches in a row Lyon played, both teams scored
  • Lyon have lost 5 of the last 6 matches and both teams scored at the same time
  • In the last 6 Lyon matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Lyon have won 7 of the last 9 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Lyon have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches

Players under the radar: Lille vs Lyon

Alexandre Lacazette shows decent form right now for Lyon, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Ligue 1. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Lille, who are strong favourites on Friday. Siding with Jonathan David also looks like a nice prospect as he scored four goals in his last six Ligue 1 matches.

Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy across all tournaments Lille won eight times, drew two, and lost zero times. Lyon claimed six wins, one draw, and three defeats in their last 10 games away. Lille are a tough nut to crack currently, with no less than 10 matches without defeat. They have not lost to Lyon in 5 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Lille only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Astonishingly, Lyon scored the opening goal of the match in six of their last ten games. Lille managed the first goal of the game in only three of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Lyon were first on target in eight of their last 10 outings.

Total goals

Lille witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 2.2 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Lyon, who managed to score 2.2 times in those matches.

Betting tip: Lille vs Lyon

Here we present a free betting tip for this Ligue 1 match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Lille and Lyon.

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