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Ligue 1: Lyon vs Nantes – Betting preview

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Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Ligue 1 round 17 game between Lyon and Nantes and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.

Lyon take on Nantes for a match in the Ligue 1 on Wednesday at Groupama Stadium.

In the Ligue 1 standings, Lyon rank 16th with 13 points to their name from 16 matches, while visitors Nantes rank 11th in the table with 18 points.


Team form: Lyon vs Nantes

Lyon Form

Lyon look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Marseille, they were left empty-handed in a 3-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Toulouse in a 3-0 win. They followed that up with a 0-1 win against Monaco in their most recent outing. Lyon only managed one meager home win from a possible six at Groupama Stadium in the Ligue 1. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored eight and conceded eight goals.

Nantes Form

Nantes have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it started with a 1-0 win against Nice. Unable to follow that up, they went down 2-1 against Paris Saint-Germain, before handing over all three points in a 0-2 defeat against Brest. Nantes claimed two wins against zero draws and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Ligue 1. The scoreline from these matches reads 13 goals conceded and six scored.

Betting facts for Lyon and Nantes

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

  • In 10 of the last 12 Lyon matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lyon have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • In the last 4 Lyon home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lyon have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
  • Lyon have scored in 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Nantes have not won 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • Nantes have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
  • Nantes have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In the last 5 Nantes away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Nantes have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches

Players in form: Lyon vs Nantes

Alexandre Lacazette is showing good form for Lyon, scoring three goals in their last six Ligue 1 matches. Florent Mollet scored once in his previous half-dozen outings.

Betting markets: Lyon vs Nantes

Full-time result

Lyon have not lost to Nantes in six consecutive meetings. Groupama Stadium witnessed Lyon winning three of their 10 latest home matches across all tournaments. They drew three and lost four in this run. Nantes won two of their previous 10 games away, drew one and lost seven.

Both teams to score

Lyon scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Curiously, Nantes only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Lyon managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They have scored in three consecutive home meetings with Nantes.

Total goals

Lyon witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.2 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Nantes’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.8 goals in these matches.

Betting tip: Lyon vs Nantes

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 Lyon and Nantes.

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