Sevilla vs Lens – Predictions and Free Bets

Published: September 19, 2023
Last Updated: September 19, 2023

Sevilla head into an encounter against Lens on Wednesday. Played out at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan, this is their first of sixteen outings in the Champions League group stage this fall.

Sevilla vs Lens Stats

  • In 14 of the last 16 matches Sevilla played, both teams scored
  • Sevilla have scored in the last 16 matches in a row
  • Sevilla have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 Sevilla home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Sevilla have lost the last 4 matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
  • Lens have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches
  • Lens have scored in 22 of the last 24 away matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 away matches Lens played, both teams scored
  • Lens have lost the last 4 away matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Lens have not won the last 7 matches in a row

Sevilla vs Lens Squad lists

Sevilla Squad

The 62-year-old coach of the home team, Jose Luis Mendilibar, will select the lineup against Lens from this squad:

  • Alberto Flores (31), Alfonso Pastor, Marko Dmitrovic (1), Matias Arbol (33), Oerjan Haaskjold Nyland (13), Adria Pedrosa (3), Federico Gattoni (2), Jesus Navas (16), Kike Salas (27), Loic Bade (22), Marcao (23), Marcos Acuna (19), Sergio Ramos (4), Tanguy Nianzou (14), Adnan Januzaj (25), Boubakary Soumare (24), Djibril Sow (18), Erik Lamela (17), Fernando (20), Ivan Rakitic (10), Joan Jordan (8), Juanlu Sanchez (26), Manu Bueno (28), Nemanja Gudelj (6), Oliver Torres (21), Dodi Lukebakio (11), Lucas Ocampos (5), Mariano Diaz (12), Rafa Mir (9), Suso (7), Youssef En-Nesyri (15).

Lens Squad

Here is the full squad of the away team. The 52 year-old Lens manager Haise will select his starting XI from these players:

  • Brice Samba (30), Jean-Louis Leca (16), Wuilker Farinez (1), Yannick Pandor (40), Facundo Medina (14), Faitout Maouassa (20), Jimmy Cabot (19), Jonathan Gradit (24), Kevin Danso (4), Massadio Haidara (21), Ruben Aguilar (2), Abdukodir Khusanov (25), Adrien Thomasson (28), Angelo Fulgini (11), Ayanda Sishuba (32), David Costa (10), Deiver Machado (3), Fode Sylla (33), Nampalys Mendy (26), Neil El Aynaoui (23), Oscar Cortes (15), Przemyslaw Frankowski (29), Salis Abdul Samed (6), Andy Diouf (18), Elye Wahi (9), Florian Sotoca (7), Ibrahima Balde (36), Morgan Guilavogui (27), Wesley Said (22).

Sevilla vs Lens Lineups

Sevilla vs Lens Preview

Sevilla managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Champions League. In the remaining four, they drew one and lost three, as they scored eight and conceded 11 goals.

Lens came through their last six away games in the Champions League without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew one and lost two in which, they were outscored by eight goals to five.

Sevilla vs Lens H2H

This is the first time that Sevilla and Lens face each other in the Champions League since the 21st century began, so any previous head-to-head records stem from cup matches or friendlies.

Full Time Betting

Sevilla claimed three wins, drew three and lost four of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Lens won four, drew one and lost five of their last 10 games away. Sevilla scored the first goal of the game in only three of their 10 previous matches played at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan. Lens scored first in five of their last 10 outings away from home.

Both Teams to Score

Having never played each other in the Champions League in the 21st century, this is the first time Sevilla comes up against Lens in this tournament as of late. Thus, any eventual h2h stats stems from meetings in cup matches or friendlies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Sevilla’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Lens played across all tournaments. They scored 1.1 times on average in the process.