Lille vs Lyon Predictions and Match Preview

Lille vs Lyon
France-Ligue 1.
Date: Saturday, 01 December 2018
Kick-Off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET
Venue: Stade Pierre-Mauroy (Villeneuve d’Ascq).

The Great Danes are 4th in the points table after 14 rounds completed. An impressive 21 goals have been scored and they conceded only 12 in the process. Eight matches have been won and 4 have been lost also. A win in this upcoming match may help them onto the second spot below the high-flying PSG.

At present they are on a 4 match winless streak in all competitions. Three of those matches were losses and they conceded at least 2 goals in those defeats. The final score of 4 of their last 5 competitive fixtures had under 2.5 goals in total.

In front of their home crowd they are unbeaten till now. After a 6 game win streak they drew the last home match against Strasbourg. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 5 of those 7 matches.

The Kids however are second in the league, but 15 points behind PSG. A win in this match will help them to reduce the point difference for sure. From their 14 games they have 8 wins and 3 defeats. A decent 24 goals have been scored by them so far and the defence needs improvement to make amends for the 16 goals they conceded.

Even though they have conceded goals, the team from Lyon are unbeaten in 8 games across all venues. This run has 4 wins included, but they only managed to get 2 clean sheets from it. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 5 of those 7 games as well.

They managed to win half of their 6 away games in the league. Currently they enjoy a 2 match winning run in the league. In the last 7 matches on the road, the final score had more than 2.5 goals in total.

This will definitely be a blockbuster of a match. The result of this game will rearrange the current state of the table.

Lille vs Lyon: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Lille are leading with 3 wins in the recent 5 matches against this opposition.
  • Over 2.5 goals were scored in the last 3 matches on the trot.
  • Lille have not lost any of those 3 games and won 2 of them.
  • In the last 5 h2h matches at their home, Lille has 2 wins and a loss.
  • Under 2.5 goals came in 3 of the last 5 matches between them at this ground.

Lille vs Lyon: Prediction

Both these teams have been great in front of the goal. With talented strikers on both squads, we can expect both of them to score. The hosts have scored in all but one of their 7 home games. Apart from their 2 defeats Lyon has also found the net in all other matches. So we can bet on both the teams to score with 1.63 odd.

There is no doubt that this game will be a high scoring affair. All of the recent away matches of Lyon saw a score of over 2.5 goals in total. In 8 matches of Lille, the same trend can be seen. Thus a bet can be placed on a final score of over 2.5 goals with 1.80 odd.

Lille vs Lyon: Betting Tips

  • Both teams to score @ 1.63 (5/8).
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.80 (4/5).