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Ligue 1: Lyon vs Lens – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 24 match between Lyon and Lens and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Lens go up against Lyon on Sunday for a Ligue 1 meeting at Groupama Stadium.


Team form: Lyon vs Lens

Lyon Form

In their last three matches, Lyon won 1-0 and 1-2 against first Nice then Metz, before drawing 0-0 against Strasbourg. It has been a bit hit-and-miss for Lyon but at least mostly hit, as they put four wins on the board in their previous six Ligue 1 matches. They didn’t draw any matches, but lost twice, scoring eight goals while conceding five.

Lens Form

In their last three matches, Lens drew 1-1 with Reims, drew 2-2 with Freiburg and lost 2-3 against Monaco. Lens won half their previous six away matches in the Ligue 1, as well as seeing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored seven goals whilst conceding three.

Betting stats for Lyon and Lens

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

  • Lyon have scored in the last 12 matches in a row
  • Lyon have won 4 of the last 5 home matches in the Ligue 1 without conceding a goal
  • Lyon have won the last 5 matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals
  • Lyon have scored in 18 of the last 20 home matches
  • Lyon have won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In the last 10 Lens away matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 12 of the last 14 Lens away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 8 of the last 9 Lens away matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 7 of the last 9 Lens matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Lens have not lost 8 of the last 9 away matches in the Ligue 1

Players on top: Lyon vs Lens

It has been a great season for Alexandre Lacazette so far as he currently has 12 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net five times in his last six games, leaving Lyon hoping he delivers against Lens on Sunday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

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Full-time result

Lyon claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Lens won three of their last 10 games away, while drawing three and losing four in this series of matches. Lyon won their last 4 matches. Lyon have not lost to Lens in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Lyon scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Lens got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Of the previous 10 outings, Lyon scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents were first on target in six of their last 10 games. Lyon have scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with Lens.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Lyon, who scored an average of 1.6 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Lens, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches. Lyon were on the scoreboard at least once in their previous 9 matches.

Betting prediction: Lyon vs Lens

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Lyon and Lens seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Ligue 1 match.

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