Metz vs Lille Betting Tips & Prediction

Metz goes up against Lille at Stade Saint Symphorien this coming Friday in the Ligue 1. Placed 9th in the table Metz have amassed 42 points after 31 games. On 66 points Lille is ranked in 1st place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

It has been a few rounds since Metz last taste of success in the Ligue 1 and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Lille.

Stats and facts for Metz and Lille.

  • teamlogoMetz did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoMetz has lost the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoMetz did not win the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoMetz conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches.
  • teamlogoLille unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoLille has won in the last 8 of 9 matches when playing away;
  • teamlogoLille scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Lille’s last 6 of 8 matches.

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Form Metz vs Lille

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

Metz continue to look blunt.

Metz will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their previous 3 matches Metz split the points in a 2-2 draw against Lens and went on to a 3-1 defeat against Rennes. Their latest match served up a 4-0 defeat against Monaco.

Lille in nice flow.

One can’t really point a finger on the results for Lille in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings Lille were trashed by PSG in a 3-0 defeat and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Nimes. Their latest game produced a 1-0 win against PSG.

Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 1.75 and with stronger performances lately than Metz has put on show, Lille seem the natural pick.

Metz v Lille Fixture History

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

Lille have the edge

The last time the two sides faced off against each other Lille came away as 1-0 winners on home turf at Stade Pierre-Mauroy back in September 2020 in the France – Ligue 1. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with Lille enjoying a slight advantage having won 5 matches in the Ligue 1. Metz grabbed all 3 points in 2 matches while 3 matches ended all square.

Current standings

Placed 9th in the table Metz have amassed 42 points after 31 matches. On 66 points Lille are ranked in 1st place with as many matches as the home side.

Full Time Betting

The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Metz to win pays out at 5.00, the best prize for a draw is 3.30, while an away win for Lille returns you odds 1.75. Metz won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Lille lost 0 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 45% in this match. This equals odds around 2.20, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.62. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 62%. The last 10 home league games for Metz averaged 2.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Lille the average total goals were 2.2 with 3 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 44%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.57. Metz’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.2 goals a game. 3 of Metz’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Lille’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. 5 of the last 10 away matches for Lille went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer