Lens vs Lorient
France – Ligue 1
Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Stade Bollaert-Delelis
Lens have been one of the top performing teams in the French top flight for the past several years. And it seems that they have started this new campaign on a good note as well. Meanwhile, Lorient were one of worst the last season, and they were lucky to have avoided relegation.
They had finished 16th in a table of 20, and they evaded dumping into the second division with the clear of just four points. They had won just eight times all through the previous campaign, and had let in goals in huge numbers.
However, they have started off this season with a set of unbeaten outcomes. They are on a three-game unbeaten run so far this campaign.
Meanwhile, Lens had missed out on a European ticket by just four points the last season. And it appears that they are determined to make amends this time around.
They are on an unbeaten run so far, and have a 100% winning record at home. Moreover, only two teams have scored more goals than them in the competition.
By the looks of things, anticipate an interesting Ligue 1 affair between these two in-form outfits on Wednesday.
Lens vs Lorient Head-to-head (h2h)
- The latest encounter had ended in a 2-0 win for Lorient.
- Lens were on a streak of four unbeaten games against Lorient before conceding the above mentioned defeat.
- The hosts have won two of the past three meetings at this ground.
- It’s been three years since the visitors have delivered a victory at this stadium.
Lens vs Lorient Prediction
The Blood and Gold are on an 18-game unbeaten run, and in the process they had gone on a set of winning streaks. Note that, they are having a 14-game unbeaten streak at home matches as well.
On the other hand, Lorient were winless in four of the previous five away fixtures and two of these were losses. Going on, they had let in a total of seven goals in the past three meetings with Lens on the road.
Considering all these observations, expect a winning performance from Lens.
Lens vs Lorient Betting Tips
Lens to win & Over 2.5 goals @ 2.35 Odds.
BTTS @ 1.83 Odds.