Lyon will aim to get back to winning ways in Ligue 1 when they host newcomers Nimes at the Groupama Stadium on Friday night. Lyon were thrashed 5-0 on the road at Paris Saint Germain prior to the International break, despite the fact they had a better ball possession and more goal attempts than the hosts. Nimes only registered a nil-nil home draw against Reims, although they had over 15 goalscoring attempts. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Lyon were unbeaten in six competitive fixtures prior to their humiliating 5-0 away loss at the reigning champions PSG a fortnight ago. They are now back on home soil where they have won just once in their last four competitive games. The positive thing is that Lyon have only lost once in their last twelve home league games. Les Gones currently lie 6th in the table tied on 14 points with 7th-placed Bordeaux.
Nimes, on the other hand, have only lost three of their opening nine league outings so far this season. They are winless in seven league games at the moment, although four of these have ended in draws. Away from home, Nimes are winless in four league trips and have only won once on the road so far this season.
Lyon should be able to get back to winning ways in this one as Nimes have been struggling for fluency of late. Our betting tips and predictions would back Lyon to win and Over 3.5 goals at odds 2.75.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Lyon to win and Over 3.5 goals at odds 2.75[/bet_tip_now]
Lyon are the better team here despite they were thrashed by PSG a fortnight ago. They take on Nimes, who are winless in seven league outings and who have failed to score in the most recent three of these. Lyon have been a strong side on home soil in Ligue 1 over the past few months and they have been scoring plenty of goals in this term. Our preview anticipate back Lyon to win and Over 3.5 goals at odds 2.75.
Lyon to win at odds 1.33
Lyon vs Nimes Draw at odds 5.00
Nimes to win at odds 9.00
Correct Score odds
Lyon have failed to score against PSG last time out in Ligue 1, but that was the sole game of their last seven in which they haven’t found the back of the net. On the flip side, Nimes have netted just one goal in their most recent four league games and have conceded four in the process. Our correct score fancies Lyon to win 3-1 at odds 10.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Lyon to win 3-1 at odds 10.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Lyon have netted at least two goals in twelve of their last 15 home games across all competitions. Meanwhile, Nimes have conceded at least three goals in three of their five league trips this season, but the positive fact is they managed to score at least once in four of these. Our total goals prediction expect over 2.5 goals at odds 1.53.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Over 2.5 goals at odds 1.53[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Bertrand Traore is Lyon’s top scorer at the moment with four goals under his belt after nine league appearances. He hasn’t scored in his last four appearances for Lyon, but he proved that he can score early in the season. Our first goalscorer prediction is Bertrand Traore at odds 6.50.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Bertrand Traore at odds 6.50[/bet_tip_now]
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