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Ligue 1: Metz vs Lyon – Betting preview

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Metz take on Lyon for a match in the Ligue 1 on Friday at Stade Saint Symphorien.

The Maroons are placed 17th in the Ligue 1 standings with 17 points after 22 matches. Lyon occupy the 11th position in the league with 25 points.


Form: Metz vs Lyon

Metz Form

In their last three matches, Metz suffered a 1-2 defeat against Lorient, followed by a 1-1 draw with Marseille, and then another loss to Montpellier by 3-0. Looking at their last six Ligue 1 matches at home, Metz have secured one win, while they’ve drawn one and lost four.

Lyon Form

Lyon are in great form heading into their next match, having won their last three games. They defeated Lille 2-1, hammered Montpellier 2-1, and secured a 1-0 victory against Nice. In the Ligue 1, Lyon won three out of six away matches, with no draws and three losses. They scored seven goals and conceded ten.

Betting stats for Metz and Lyon

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Metz and Lyon played across all competitions.

  • Metz have conceded in the last 13 matches in a row
  • Metz have conceded in the last 11 matches in a row in the Ligue 1
  • Metz have lost 7 of the last 8 matches in the Ligue 1 while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Metz have not won 13 of the last 14 home matches
  • Metz have not won 14 of the last 16 matches in the Ligue 1
  • In 15 of the last 17 Lyon away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lyon have scored in the last 11 matches in a row
  • Lyon have won 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Lyon have won 9 of the last 11 matches and the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lyon have won the last 4 matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals

Players to watch: Metz vs Lyon

Matthieu Udol has scored twice in his last six Ligue 1 matches for Metz, and the team looks to him to add a third on Friday. On the other hand, Alexandre Lacazette has accumulated five goals in his past six Ligue 1 games for Lyon.

Betting markets: Metz vs Lyon

Full-time result

Metz have maintained an undefeated record against Lyon in their four consecutive meetings. However, their record at the Stade Saint Symphorien is less impressive, with only one win from 10 attempts. In this streak, they drew three matches and lost six. On the other hand, Lyon won five out of their 10 most recent away games, with zero draws and five losses.

Both teams to score

Metz have scored in six consecutive league meetings with Lyon. The Maroons managed the first goal of the game in only three of their 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Lyon were first on target in seven of their last 10 outings.

Total goals

Amazingly, Metz failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 12 Ligue 1 matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of Metz’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.4 goals during this run. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten Lyon matches would have returned some winnings in six of them. Lyon managed to score an average of 1.6 goals per game. They’ve also scored at least once in their previous eight Ligue 1 matches on the bounce.

Betting suggestion: Metz vs Lyon

The match between Metz and Lyon should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Ligue 1 game.

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