Lens vs Grenoble
France – Ligue 2
Date: Saturday, 24 November 2018
Kick-off at 13.45 UK/ 14.45 CET
Venue: Stade Bollaert-Delelis (Lens).
Two top teams from the French Ligue take on each other in this exciting fixture at the Bollaert Delelis. The game is scheduled as the 15th round proceedings of second division France Football. Lens occupies the fourth position in the table with 26 points, while Grenoble is at the fifth place, also with 26 points.
Lens has scored 22 goals so far in the tournament and conceded 11. Grenoble recorded 19 goals in their favor in return for 13.
Lens recorded an away victory in their last match as they took care of their round of 128 fixture in the Coupe de France. Chouiar scored a brace for the visitors and dispatched Nogent-sur-oise with a 2-0 scoreline. Both the goals came one minute before and after halftime. Lens progresses to the round of 64 with this win.
Grenoble also ensured their participation in the next round of the French Domestic Cup with a clinical display against Beaune. The final scoreline read 0-3 in favor of the visitors, Grenoble. The fans will be happy that three different players took part in the scoring duties, and also because the defense managed to keep a clean sheet.
Lens vs Grenoble Head-to-head (h2h)
- Lens has a 100% unbeaten record against Grenoble.
- Every single head-to-head match had both teams on the scoresheet.
- Lens has lost only five of their last 21 games.
- Grenoble was winless in seven of their last 15 matches.
- Lens has lost only two of their last 13 home games.
- Grenoble was winless in nine of their last 14 away ties.
Lens vs Grenoble Prediction
The home team looks most likely to come out with smiles after the match. They have a 100% unbeaten record against this opponent, be it at home or on the road. Lens will also want to take advantage of the backing of the home crowd and take care of the complacency that has crept up in their midst.
Every single game between these teams had both teams on the scoresheet. Both sides are well known for their scoring prowess in the Ligue 2.
Lens has always been a strong presence at their home. Grenoble will find it hard to break down a determined home defense. All stats point towards at least a point for the hosts.
Lens vs Grenoble Betting Tips
Lens: Draw No Bet @ 1.40 (2/5)
Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.80 (4/5).