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Ligue 1: Lille vs Nice – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 34 match between Lille and Nice and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Bookmakers favour Lille to win against Nice in their next Ligue 1 match. This takes place this coming Sunday with the hosts in decent form, and a win seems quite likely. Naturally, Nice will put up a fight at the Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy, though.

Lille are third in the Ligue 1 standings after collecting 58 points from their initial 33 encounters. Nice trail them on 54 points after 33 rounds, leaving them as number 5 in the table.


Team form: Lille vs Nice

Lille Form

Lille have been a little inconsistent recently, as they beat Metz by 1-2. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 3-4 against Lyon, before claiming three points in a 1-2 win against Nantes. Lille won four of their previous six Ligue 1 games at the Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy. They both drew and lost once, as they conceded eight and scored 14 goals.

Nice Form

Nice won twice in their last three matches as Strasbourg were defeated by 1-3, before they beat Le Havre 1-0. Paris Saint-Germain proved too strong, though, and a 1-2 defeat followed. In their last six away matches in the Ligue 1, Nice won twice, while also recording two draws. They endured two defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying seven goals conceded and nine scored.

Betting stats and facts for Lille and Nice

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Lille and Nice. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Lille have not lost 44 of the last 46 home matches
  • Lille have scored in the last 34 home matches in a row
  • Lille have scored in 38 of the last 39 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lille have not lost 30 of the last 32 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lille have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Nice matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 5 of the last 6 away matches Nice played, both teams scored
  • In 7 of the last 9 Nice matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Nice have not won 9 of the last 11 away matches in the Ligue 1
  • Nice have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches

In-form players: Lille vs Nice

Scoring 19 goals during a Ligue 1 campaign is just the sort of form, every club adores in a player. Jonathan David is out to extend his current momentum, and the upcoming game should be a good opportunity to add another goal to his name. Picking Jonathan David to score seems like a no-brainer currently.

Popular betting markets: Lille vs Nice

Full-time result

Lille claimed all three points seven times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in one of the games in this run. Nice won four of their last 10 games away, while drawing three and losing three in this series of matches.

Both teams to score

Lille scored the first goal in seven out of their last ten games. Nice got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Nice managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Lille, who scored an average of 1.7 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came out in eight of the last 10 matches Nice played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals themselves during this run.

Betting prediction: Lille vs Nice

To summarize, the upcoming Ligue 1 clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Lille vs Nice mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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