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Ligue 1: Nantes vs Lyon – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 28 match between Nantes and Lyon and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Nantes enjoy home advantage, when visitors Lyon swing by on Sunday for a clash in the Ligue 1. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.


Form: Nantes vs Lyon

Nantes Form

Nantes suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Marseille in a 2-0 defeat. Strasbourg also proved too hard to handle, as they won 1-3, before Nantes were able to strike back last time out in a 1-2 win against Nice. Nantes did not win any of their last six Ligue 1 matches at the Stade de la Beaujoire. They came through these matches with a record of zero draws and six defeats, in which they conceded 11 and scored two goals.

Lyon Form

Lyon are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Toulouse by 2-3. This was followed by a 1-1 with Reims and a 3-0 win against Valenciennes. Lyon recorded no less than five in their previous six Ligue 1 away matches, as well losing once and drawing none. They hit the target 11 themselves while allowing seven goals against.

Betting stats for Nantes and Lyon

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Nantes and Lyon played across all tournaments.

  • Nantes have lost the last 7 home matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 14 of the last 15 Nantes matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Nantes have lost the last 6 home matches in a row in the Ligue 1 while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 15 of the last 17 Nantes matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Nantes have lost 4 of the last 5 home matches without scoring a goal
  • Lyon have scored in 16 of the last 17 matches
  • Lyon have won the last 5 away matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Lyon have won 7 of the last 8 away matches
  • Lyon have won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Lyon away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players on top: Nantes vs Lyon

Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Jean-Charles Castelletto will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Lyon hope Alexandre Lacazette can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Ligue 1 goals in his last six Ligue 1 games.

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Full-time result

Nantes won one of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Stade de la Beaujoire. They drew one and lost eight as well, while Lyon won seven of their last 10 games away. They drew zero and lost three. Lyon have not lost to Nantes in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Nantes scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Lyon scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Lyon should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in this coming Sunday, as Nantes only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Lyon claimed four clean sheets in their last 10 games.

Total goals

Nantes saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.6 goals during this run. In the last ten games for Lyon, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.6 times goals per game themselves.

Recommended tip: Nantes vs Lyon

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Nantes and Lyon 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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