Lens vs Lyon Betting Tips & Predictions

Lens go up against Lyon at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on Saturday in the Ligue 1. Lens are 5th with 48 points after 30 games. Lyon ranks as 3rd in the table on 60 points.

Lens aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Lyon this coming Saturday after a series of matches without defeat.

Stats and facts for Lens and Lyon.

  • teamlogoLens unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoLens unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoLens conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
  • teamlogoLens scored in the last 10 of 12 matches.
  • teamlogoLyon unbeaten the last 13 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoLyon scored in the last 26 of 28 matches;
  • teamlogoLyon scored the last 14 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Lyon’s last 3 of 5 matches.



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Form Lens vs Lyon

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 will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their last 3 matches Lens managed to win 3-2 against Saint-Etienne, followed by a 2-2 draw with Metz. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 win against Strasbourg.

Lyon hope to boost points tally.

One can’t really point a finger on the results for Lyon in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches Lyon finished off Sochaux in a 5-2 win, followed by a 1-1 draw with Reims. Their most recent match brought a 4-2 defeat against PSG.

In a match between two sides performing almost identical in recent weeks, we still favor Lyon to first make a breakthrough.

Lens v Lyon Fixture History

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

Lyon look to extend winning streak

The last time the pair played each other Lyon came away as 3-2 winners back in January 2021 in a match in the Ligue 1. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Lyon seem to have a great read on Lens, winning 8 times in 10 previous meetings in the Ligue 1.

Current standings

Placed brilliantly 5th in the table Lens have amassed 48 points after 30 matches. On 60 points Lyon are ranked in 3rd place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

Full Time Betting

The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Lens to win pays out at 3.90, the best prize for a draw is 4.00, while an away win for Lyon returns you odds 1.85. Lens won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Lyon lost 0 of their last 10 away league games.


The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 64%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.57 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 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 Lyon the average total goals were 3 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 63% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.60 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.20. Lens’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.7 goals per match. 6 of Lens’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Lyon’s last 10 away league games averaged 3 goals per game. 5 of Lyon’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer


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