Lens vs Lorient Betting Tips & Prediction

Lens enjoy home advantage when visitors Lorient swing by for a clash in the Ligue 1 on Sunday. Placed brilliantly 5th in the table Lens have amassed 49 points after 31 games. On 32 points Lorient are ranked in 17th place with as many matches as the home side.

Stats and facts for Lens and Lorient.

  • teamlogoLens unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoLens unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoLens conceded in the last 15 of 17 matches;
  • teamlogoLens scored in the last 11 of 13 matches.
  • teamlogoLorient unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoLorient did not win the last 11 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoLorient conceded in the last 15 of 17 matches;
  • teamlogoLorient scored in the last 14 of 16 matches.

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Form Lens vs Lorient

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Lens on a roll.

Lens looks to extend its current momentum with another positive result. In their previous 3 matches, Lens split the points in a 2-2 draw against Metz and a 2-1 win against Strasbourg. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw against Lyon.

Lorient tough to break down.

Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Lorient, who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their previous 3 matches, Lorient ended with a 1-1 draw against Nice and a 1-1 draw against Nantes. Their latest match served up a 1-0 win against Brest.

Being both the bookmakers favourite at odds 2.10 and with stronger performances lately than Lorient has put on show, Lens seem the natural pick.

Lens v Lorient Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Lorient usually come out on the top

The last time the pair played each other Lens came away as 3-2 winners back in September 2020 in a match in the Ligue 1. Recent meetings between the two have not been action-packed when it comes to goals as 7 of the last 10 matches had under 2.5 goals scored. In addition, at least one team managed a clean sheet in 4 of the last 10 matches. In 10 matches between the clubs Lorient have been the dominant force winning 6 times in 10 matches against Lens in the Ligue 1.

Current standings

Lens find themselves brilliantly placed 5th in the table on 49 points from 31 matches. In 17th place Lorient are 17 points behind in the standings.

Full Time Betting

Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Lens to win pays out at 2.10, the best prize for a draw is 3.40, while an away win for Lorient returns you odds 3.70. Lens won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Lorient lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 55%. This equals odds 1.83 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.91. The last 10 home league games for Lens averaged 2.7 goals per game with BTTS paying out 7 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Lorient the average total goals were 2.6 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 48%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.10 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.73. Lens’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.7 goals a game. 6 of Lens’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Lorient’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.6 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Lorient went over 2.5 goals.

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