Lille vs Guingamp: Preview and Predictions

Lille vs Guingamp French Ligue1 Match Preview 22nd April 2017

Lille vs Guingamp
France Ligue 1
Date: Saturday, 22nd April 2017
Kick off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille.

Losses to Nice and Rennes have left Lille in a 50-50 situation regarding their Ligue 1 status. They are on 37 points and six points safe from the bottom three and they just need one more win to feel safe. But the visit of Guingamp will be a tricky fixture.

Lille has won just 11 points from their past 10 games and this second half to the season has been a real slog for the team. In home matches, Lille along with Bastia has the worst record in the league. They haven’t won at home this year and have just 5 wins all season at home. They also have lost 4 of their past 5 matches, which is unlike Lille given that they usually have a strong home record.

Guingamp are very safe in 8th position and have had a solid season. But recent form they have shown inconsistency, and it has become very hard to predict which Guingamp side will turn up. On the road, they have been incredibly poor; with no wins in 2017 and have won just 2 games on the road all season.

Lille vs Guingamp: Head to Head Stats

In 4 matches played this century at Lille the home club has just one victory over Guingamp. From all 11 matches played between the two there has been 8 occasions where we have seen fewer than 3 goals.

Lille vs Guingamp: Prediction

Our prediction is that we will see a very flat game with few opportunities. Guingamp will play for pride only but they have a decent side and will make life difficult for Lille. Don’t expect to see many goals.

Lille vs Guingamp: Betting Tips

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Jack keeps an eye on what happens in the training ground every week alongside the pre-match statistics to derive his predictions. He has been in and around the game for more than ten years.