Brest takes on Lens for a match in the Ligue 1 this coming Sunday at Stade Francis le Ble. Brest finds themselves placed 16th in the table on 36 points from 32 games. In 5th place, Lens are 16 points ahead in the standings.
Lens aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Brest this coming Sunday after a series of matches without defeat.
Stats and facts for Brest and Lens.
- Brest did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Brest unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Brest conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brest’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Lens unbeaten the last 11 matches in a row;
- Lens unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Lens’s last 6 of 8 matches;
- Lens conceded the last 8 matches in a row.
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Form Brest vs Lens
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Brest in serious trouble
Brest goes into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches, Brest split the points in a 0-0 draw against Angers and went on to a 1-0 defeat against Lorient. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw with Nimes.
Brest in serious trouble
Lens will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their last 3 matches, Lens claimed a 2-1 win against Strasbourg, followed by a 1-1 draw against Lyon. Their most recent match brought a 4-1 win against Lorient.
The two teams are evenly matched by the bookies, but current form makes Lens our choice for a win.
Brest v Lens Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The last time the pair played each other, Lens came away as 2-1 winners back in December 2020 in a Ligue 1. Brest goes into their upcoming match against Lens with a 1-1-1 record in recent meetings in the Ligue 1.
Brest is placed 16th with 36 points from 32 matches. Lens occupies a position as 5th in the league on a meagre 52 points.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Brest will payout at 2.75, as bookies predict Brest are in with a 36% chance of beating Lens. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.40 on offer, while an away win for Lens pays out at 2.63. Brest won 4 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Lens lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 63%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.60 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly, betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.25. The last 10 home league games for Brest averaged 3.2 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 8 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Lens, the average total goals were 3, with 7 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 53%. This equals odds 1.87 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.90. The last 10 home league games of Brest had an average of 3.2 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 7 went over 2.5 goals. Lens’s last 10 away league games averaged 3 goals per game. Meanwhile, 7 of Lens’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.