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Ligue 1: Rennes vs Lyon – Betting preview

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Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Ligue 1 round 12 game between Rennes and Lyon and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.

Mid-placed Rennes face relegation-threatened Lyon at Roazhon Park in round 12 of the Ligue 1 in a match that kick-offs this coming Sunday. The visitors have a lot more at stake, but are lacking in quality.

Rennes are placed 11th in the Ligue 1 standings with 12 points after 11 matches. Lyon occupy a position of 18th in the league with four points.


Form: Rennes vs Lyon

Rennes Form

Rennes delivered a bit of everything as their last three matches added four points to their tally. An encounter with Strasbourg brought a 1-1 draw, which was followed by a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Nice. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail, as they beat Panathinaikos by 3-1. Rennes managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Ligue 1. In the remaining four, they drew three and lost one, as they scored 14 and conceded ten goals.

Lyon Form

Lyon have been a tad mediocre in their last three matches where a win has failed to come their way. Against Lorient, they gained a point in a 3-3 draw, before coming up short against Clermont Foot, who ran out 1-2 winners. Lately, they managed to steal a point in a 1-1 with Metz. In their last six Ligue 1 away matches, Lyon failed to win even once. Instead, they’ve drawn one and lost five, scoring three while also conceding ten times.

Betting stats and facts for Rennes 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 Rennes and Lyon played across all tournaments.

  • Rennes have scored in 32 of the last 34 home matches
  • In 9 of the last 10 home matches Rennes played, both teams scored
  • Rennes have not lost 13 of the last 14 home matches
  • In 8 of the last 9 Rennes home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 6 of the last 8 Rennes home matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • Lyon have lost 6 of the last 8 away matches without scoring a goal
  • In 14 of the last 15 Lyon away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lyon have lost 9 of the last 11 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Lyon have not won 14 of the last 15 matches
  • Lyon have lost 6 of the last 8 away matches while scoring less than 0.5 goals

Players in form: Rennes vs Lyon

Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Benjamin Bourigeaud 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.

Full-time result

Rennes have not lost to Lyon in three consecutive home meetings. Roazhon Park witnessed Rennes winning six times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing three and losing one as well. Lyon claimed one win, one draw, and eight defeats in their last 10 games away.

Both teams to score

Rennes scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Curiously, Lyon only scored the opening goal of the match in zero of the last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last six home games Rennes played in Ligue 1. Both Rennes and Lyon kept their opponents from scoring in two of their last 10 matches. Lyon have scored in eight consecutive meetings with Rennes at Roazhon Park.

Total goals

In Rennes’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in six of them. They managed to average 1.4 goals per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Lyon, who managed to score one time in those matches.

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 Rennes vs Lyon mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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